Gym

Six Things That Change When You Start Lifting Weights

Natalie Roberts | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

Many women are scared about weight lifting, I admit that when I first started I had fears my figure would become bulky and masculine. But so many of us are finally ignoring those stupid myths and lifting heavy weights, yay!

This Is Why You Should Never Show Off In The Gym

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Comedy

This fool-hardy gym-goer thinks he can squat 855lbs (387kg). He can't. As a result of this blatant overconfidence, things don't exactly go a...

The Gym Invasion

Anna Smith-James | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Smith-James

In the current obesity climate and with depressing health scares constantly making appearances in the news, the more people making an effort to get fit should be celebrated! And often than not, it will be the fit and healthy who bemoan and complain about the people clogging the NHS with their obesity-related issues.

Three Very Common Gym Mistakes

Adam Warren | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Warren

I decided to write a post about three very common gym mistakes that you may find yourself making because nobody has yet pointed them out to you, but after reading this post it could completely reshape your entire outlook at the gym so that you're in a better position to get so much more from it.

Six Things to Love About the London Fitness Scene

Natasha Wynn | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Wynn

Forget about New Year Resolutions that only last until Valentine's Day, London is currently in a fitness revolution that is everlasting. New studios, new styles and new inspirations are encouraging Londoners to ditch the sofa and choose squats instead. Here are just a few things that I love about London's love affair with fitness.

What Do You Really Want to Achieve By Dieting and Exercising?

Karen Morris | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Morris

This is a common occurrence with exercise and healthy eating regimes. Particularly so in the gym, as often people join because they feel it it's the 'right thing to do', along with wishing people they haven't spoken to for ages 'happy birthday' on Facebook and agreeing to work overtime on top of an already hectic schedule.

Compound Exercise 1: Deadlift

Katie Booth | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Booth

This is my absolute favourite exercise, hands down. Don't get me wrong, I love a good squat too - but for me the barbell deadlift is the ultimate move...

Being Fit Shouldn't Mean Being Smug

Laura Potter | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Potter

Nobody was born at the gym. We all make a decision to be - or get - fit, and we all probably had some help and encouragement along to way to make it a habit. What we probably didn't have, or didn't have enough of to put us off, was a whole load of tutting and eye rolling at our mere presence.

Compound Exercises: Get Stronger and Leaner

Katie Booth | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Booth

If you want to really change and reshape your body, strength training is the way to go. By building muscle and losing fat you can build and sculpt a healthy, lean and strong body - but with so many exercises and programmes out there, it can be confusing to know what exercises will give you the most bang for your buck.

One Quarter Of Gym Goers Have Had Sex In The Gym

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There are many unusual places that people choose to have sex - whether that's in cars, parks or public toilets. But now there's a new sexy time venue ...

Eight Points to Consider When Joining a Gym

Karen Morris | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Morris

If you're looking to join a gym then choosing the right gym is vital for your health and bank balance! If you pick the wrong one, you could risk a very messy and expensive escape from a lengthy contract.

What Makes a Great Gym

Adam Warren | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Warren

These thoughts are purely my own, however over the past 10 years I've attended a number of different gyms for my own training, some of which were good, some were average and some I didn't even complete the 7-day free trial with!

Too Scared to Go to the Gym? Don't Let Gym Fear Ruin Your Health

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

This is really about those who want to exercise and aren't confident enough to step foot in the gym or just plain don't like the large rooms packed with people heaving and sweating. This is not a problem; there are lots of workouts that you can do in the comfort of your own home, where the only heavy breathing you'll hear is your own.

Muscle Building Without a Gym Membership

James Haskell | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Sport
James Haskell

Traditional bodybuilding wisdom might tell you that you need heavy barbells and expensive weights machines to build muscle, but in reality, that's just not the truth. All you really need is willpower, dedication, and a little bit of know how...

How to Build Muscle Correctly in the Gym

James Haskell | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Sport
James Haskell

As a committed fitness enthusiast one of the things which upsets me most is when people fall off the wagon. By falling off the wagon, I should say "throw in the towel"; having become disillusioned as to their rate of progress.

The Power of the Face Workout

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

Facegym makes your face glow by literally working out the face. The best bit is you don't have to move a muscle with their wonderfully trained therapists doing the hard work for you!

Seven Ways to Take Your Training Outdoors This Summer

James Haskell | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Sport
James Haskell

Instead of falling into the same trap as everyone else, why not diversify your training and take it outdoors instead? This way, you get to enjoy the sunshine (whilst it lasts!) and get a solid workout in at the same time...

Abdominal Workout With Sara Malm Part 1

James Haskell | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Sport
James Haskell

I am taking Sara Malm a fitness enthusiasts and Daily Mail Online foreign correspondent through her paces. Sara really enjoys her training and whilst she has been working out for a while, she is by no means a professional. I have tried to give her a taster of a few different exercises that will help develop her abs.

Don't Judge Me, I Go to the Gym Now

Danielle Warren | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Comedy
Danielle Warren

I wore my new Nike Air Max at all times. I frowned as I walked past McDonald's, and I felt unashamedly good as my flat mate tucked into a large pepperoni pizza in front of the tele. "You haven't even been to a gym class yet!" she yelled. I guess people will say anything when you go to the gym now.

Pet Peeves Of Sharing The Gym With Other Human Beings

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If there's one thing you learn going through life: it's that gym-goers take their exercise time seriously. And woe betide anyone who gets in their ...

How to Take the Perfect Fitness Selfie

Adam Tanous | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech
Adam Tanous

The Fitness Selfie floods our social media newsfeeds, with gym goers eager to show off their newly-chiselled torsos, so adopting a 'If you can't beat them, join them approach' I spoke to leading Fitness photographer, Tom Miles and physique model Tom Gilbert to find out how to take the perfect fitness selfie.

The Gym Is Hell. Here's Why.

Harvey Wilks | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

The muffled, grief-stricken howls of ten thousand souls denied redemption get louder, more piercing... until you realise it's actually a Cascada remix from the early Noughties. And everywhere you look, accursed subjects drip with sweat and endure their unending enslavement.

Which Sports Bra Should You Buy? We Put Them To The Test

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Style

Not being able to find the right sports bra deters one in five women from taking part in sport or exercise, according to a study by the University of ...

15 Gym Hacks For People Who Are Allergic To Exercise

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If those bold promises to get fit haven't materialised since you first made the promise in January, they may never do. Darren Williams from Promot...

Top Nine Tips to Help You Survive an Indoor Cycling Class

Petra Kravos | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Kravos

Just looking at those red faces in the gym vigorously pushing their pedals to please the shouting instructor. It looks hard doesn't it? You may think it's not for you, but anyone can do it and with a little bit of preparation it will be much easier and less scary than you might think. Just follow my advice and you will survive.