Fitness and Exercise

This Man Can Transform Your Body In 90 Days (And Here's The Proof)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Diets: whether it's Atkins, Cambridge or Paleo, chances are we'll all try out some kind of restrictive eating plan during our lifetimes. The lates...

Getting a Quick Start to Sustainable Fitness

Amy Willerton | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Willerton

You just have to show up on time and give each class your best effort. The freshly prepared meals are also absolutely delicious. The portions sizes are certainly quality over quantity, but having come straight from having been on a juice, I felt completely overfed.

Woman Left With Excess Skin Posts Brave Response To Those Calling Her Weight Loss Fake

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who shed almost half of her body weight in less than a year and was called a 'fake' by non-believers, has responded in the most perfect way. ...

What Happens When You Work Out Like A Victoria's Secret Model?

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

While they might not break a sweat on the catwalk, Victoria's Secret models are known for giving it their all in the gym. Whereas I haven't set foo...

Hilaria Baldwin's Daughter Proves There's No Better Fitness Trainer Than A Toddler

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Parents

Hilaria Baldwin has got a new fitness trainer to motivate her as she documents her #ShrinkingBaldwinBabyBump... her one-year-old daughter. Keeping ...

Action Pro-Cyclist On Why Women Should Enter More Races

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you imagine a race like Formula 1, but with bikes, you're some way towards understanding what Red Hook Crit is. The cycling event is hardcore -...

The Rise Of Instagram Fitness Gurus And How They Made A Success Of It

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Without giving the social media sharing app too much credit, Instagram has had a massive impact on empowering people to take up fitness. Previousl...

10 Things You Need To Know About Running Your First 10K

Rachel Moss | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

If you told me at the start of the year that I would be able to run 10K, I'd have probably laughed. But a few weeks back I ran the Nike Women's 10K in Victoria Park (and bloomin' loved it). So whether you're considering signing up for your first 10K race, or you've already committed to doing one (eek!) here's everything you need to know in 10 easy points.

Should You Exercise While Detoxing?

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

No matter what form of aerobic exercise you undertake, it is best to keep it at a moderate level and you should look to focus on your breathing. If your breathing becomes short and gasping, you should stop immediately.

How To Get A Six Pack With One Simple Exercise

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you long for a toned stomach but don't want to put in the hours at the gym, then this is the exercise for you. The 'V-sit with tuck' is a simple...

I'm Just Looking Out for My 60-Year-Old Self

Grace Olivia Parry | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Grace Olivia Parry

As children, we drink our milk and eat our vegetables to grow big and strong. As teens, we follow the advice of our elders, rushing to become adults. But when we get there, hitting our mid-twenties, what's next? Not everyone tells you to look out for your older-self.

Adidas' New Trainers Are Rubbish, Quite Literally In Fact

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech

Adidas has unveiled a pretty special pair of trainers made entirely out of rubbish from the ocean. As one of the founding members of Parley for the...

The Best Fitness Gear To Buy In The Sales This Week

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Style

Sale season is still going strong and there are some great finds to be had. Can't face the hassle of the high street? We've trawled the internet for t...

Computer Game 'Helps Weight Loss'

PA | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Tech

A simple computer game has been shown to help people lose weight by turning them off high-calorie snacks.Scientists believe the online training game, ...

This Is How Simple It Is To Fake A Before And After 'Fitspo' Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You know those before and after 'fitspo' shots on Instagram that make you want to (almost) drop the cake and do burpees on the spot? Well, one fitn...

Training for a Triathlon: Sink or Swim

Susannah Taylor | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Sport
Susannah Taylor

Learning to swim properly and efficiently has been one of the most rewarding things I've done on my fitness journey - especially when I go on holiday and can swim out to sea and feel strong and unfrightened. For anyone that wishes they could swim better, my advice is to get in there and find a good teacher - remember you're never too old to learn.

The Tri-Hard - Diary of Training for a Triathlon

Susannah Taylor | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Sport
Susannah Taylor

I've only gone and signed up for a sprint triathlon. It seemed like a good idea at the time. My friends and I thought it would be really clever to do the longer distance (last year we did the Super Sprint which is shorter.) So here I am, signed up for a 750m swim, 19.8km bike ride and a 5.5km run in early June.

Are You What You Eat?

Carly Wilford | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Carly Wilford

When it comes to being healthy there are so many do's, don't and dieting extremes that the Internet becomes a Pandora's box of fitness contradictions. This year I decided that I wanted to see in the summer feeling healthy not only physically but mentally too.

It's Okay to Hate Running

Sophia Eribo | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Eribo

That's it. No more. I've decided a clean break is for the best. Like a failed relationship, I've experienced the anger, the sorrow, the resignation...

Project Me: How Fitness Changed My Life

Susannah Taylor | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

I myself have been on an amazing health and fitness journey over the last four years, and the benefits have been SO huge I want to share it with everyone. Four years ago I was just coming through the fog of having two babies - my children were four and two at the time. I was. Just.

Sarah Ann Harris

Why Sports Bras And Trainers Mean More To These Homeless Women Than Politicians' Promises

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

After Christine suffered two breakdowns, and her family couldn’t afford to support her, she suddenly found herself homeless. "I lost my dignity,"...

How To Prepare For A Major Sports Event

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're about to embark on something of a fitness journey in preparation for a major sporting event this summer then you're not alone. Whether it...

Poor Basic Fitness Amongst School Children Highlights Wider Concern

Charlie Rigby | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Charlie Rigby

New research has found that two-thirds of primary school children aren't reaching basic fitness levels for their age group - an awful statistic. Child obesity rates are soaring as a result and this can easily be linked to the decline of sport and exercise. With the emphasis on creating a generation of test-passers and box-tickers, exercise and sport are being neglected in schools.

Why Walking the London Marathon is Miles Better Than Running It

Nina Barough CBE | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Sport
Nina Barough CBE

I have a huge respect for the people who do the training and complete the race. The dedication and discipline it takes is amazing... I know, I've done it, but that doesn't change the fact that it's better for you to walk the Marathon than run it.

Full Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Want to exercise but can't afford that pricey gym membership? Fear not for there are plenty of places you can work out for free - take your local park...