Fitness and Exercise

5 Easy Exercises To Help You Get Fit Fast

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a busy schedule (or you just hate the gym) the best way to tone and strengthen muscles quickly is to do exercises that work your whole b...

The Future Of Running?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Sport

Nike have just launched the Flynit Lunar 3, which could be their best running shoe yet. Whether it's your first mile, or even attempting at maratho...

Fitness Trainer Reveals Secrets To Abs Just 8 Weeks After Giving Birth

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Just eight weeks after giving birth, a fitness trainer has set out on a mission to prove that women can achieve their original physique post-pregnancy...

101 Ways to Lose Weight: Follow Your Fitness Idols

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

There are tons of round ups of Instagram fitness stars to follow, but depending on the publication and their reader's idea of the 'ideal body', the list is either all long and lean models or hard-core quads of steel body builders. Here are my suggestions of fitties to follow on Instagram now.

See Inside Brompton Bicycle's London Factory

Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

Will Butler-Adams runs one of the UK's great export success stories - the famous folding bike company, Brompton Bicycle. Travelling around the world t...

The Cycling Apps You Should Be Using Now

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The many benefits that cycling offers to a person's health have long been touted: regular cycling has been shown to reduce stress, improve cardiovascu...

Plus-Size Fitness Instructor: 'You Can Still Be Overweight And Healthy At The Same Time'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A plus-size fitness instructor is sticking two fingers up to expectations within society that anything other than skinny means unhealthy. Charlott...

Beyoncé Reveals Workout Video, World Breaks Into A Sweat Just Watching It

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Oh to be Beyoncé. The singer graced us with an insight into her epic fitness regime last night. And - to be quite honest - it made us sweat ju...

Watch: How To Train Like A Pro In The Alps

Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sophie Radcliffe, adventurer and ironwoman, is gearing up to run the Annapurna circuit in Nepal so we’re joining her on a training run in Greenwich ...

#ExtremeYoga Takes Being Bendy To A Whole New Level

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us do yoga in the comfort of our local gym with a mat and an experienced instructor to help. But an increasing amount of people are trying ...

Meet 'Muscle Barbie', The Teen Bodybuilder Who Never Misses A Workout

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Move over Valeria Lukyanova, there's a new human Barbie in town, and this one can lift more than most adult men. Julia Vins is known as ‘muscle ...

Top Six Tips to Make Fat Loss Sustainable

Ben Hanton | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Hanton

Diets do not lead to long term weight loss in the vast majority of individuals. In fact, compensatory reductions in metabolic rate, increased hunger signals and lost lean muscle mass very often lead to dieters gaining back more body fat than they lost in the first place!

A World Record Winner Is Reinventing The Way We Think About Gyms

Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Sport

He's one of Britain's most iconic sportsmen and now he's going to bring his winning ways to the high street. Olympic gold medal decathlete Daley Th...

Male Ballet Dancer Smashes This 'Take Me To Church' Dance In Nude Tights

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The world may be caught up in Fifty Shades madness but we'd rather spend an evening with ballet dancer Sergei Polunin than Christian Grey after seeing...

Marathon Training: What Trainers to Buy?

Vikki Stone | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vikki Stone

I have a lot of friends doing it this year, and they're all diligently posting on social media how far they've run, what gels and shakes they're using and showing off sparkly new trainers. There's been a number of things I've had on my 'to do list', and getting better trainers has been one of them.

Breaking the Sugar Chain... Forever

Lisa Regan | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

Ah but time and education is a great thing, when we all began to think and saw past the multimillion dollar advertising and marketing campaigns that helped us to choose low fat and literally cut the fat, it was not good to finally learn what we were putting into our bodies.

The Fashion Girl's Guide to Running

Lorna Weightman | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lorna Weightman

As a fashion professional, looking good while engaging in such an activity became a priority, as well as ensuring my footwear protects a dodgy ankle I fractured in school playing World Cup standard hockey.

101 Ways to Lose Weight: Commit to change at Any Age. What Would Madonna Do?

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

Elle Macpherson has genetics on her side but the Queen of pop, Madonna is a yoga-loving, disco dancing, karate kicking, gym hound and it shows. It's fair to say at the age of 56, she has never been fitter. She is proof that it isn't too late to get into exercise, improve your fitness and look hot.

Fit Tips: Keep Your Skin in Shape While Working Out - A Skin Care Guide for Exercisers

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

Additional sweating, the bacteria transferred from the gym equipment to your face by your hands, working out while wearing make up and exposure to the elements from exercising outside can lead to spots or weather damaged skin. It's a strong look, and one I'm sure you're keen to avoid.

Natasha Hinde

Prehab Workout Is Improving My Body's Weaknesses

HuffingtonPost.com | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve never been massively into exercise. I’m the kind of girl who would chop off her right arm to get out of PE and, besides from a few half-heart...

How to Become a Sporting Goddess in Three Steps

Paula McGuire | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Paula McGuire

Sport, thankfully, is a wealth of diverse pursuits. Walk in the woods, climb up a cliff, fence with a foe: find something that suits your personality and you'll never suffer sport again. If you're not enjoying the exercise you're doing, you're not doing the right exercise.

Forget Marathon Running, It's All About The Gentle Jog

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us admire marathon runners - even the idea of running 26 miles is tiring. But although these athletes may appear to be the epitome of fitn...

This Proves Yoga Isn't Just For Slim White Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Search "yoga" in Google Images and the majority of pictures you'll find will be of slim, young, white women. And if you don't fall into one (or all...

Low Self-Esteem Puts Women Off Sport. This Has Got To Change.

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women are not engaging in sports activities for fear of being "judged about how they look", the chairman of Sport England has revealed. Research by...

Real vs. Fake Women

Alice Hughes | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Hughes

What I cannot accept is the fact that a poster and TV advert renders my female identity void with the phrase 'I jiggle therefore I am' - all because I am skinny.