Gym

Ken's Got Issues Too: Let's Talk About Male Beauty Standards

George P. Simmonds | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
George P. Simmonds

It seems this dismissal of male beauty issues has become so ingrained in society that we're no longer equipped to notice when a man might have a problem. Who, after all, is going to question a fervid gym junkie when there are women willingly starving themselves in their own homes?

How Your Cross-Trainer Can Make You 'Coregasm' (And Why It's Not That Great)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us leave the gym with aching thighs and a sweaty back but turns out some ladies get waaaay more from a workout. Research shows more and mor...

I Deserve to Have an Ice Cream

Joy Ogude | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joy Ogude

We had highs of 32degrees in London today! Whaaaaaa!!! I nearly died, although I don;t know if I would have made Heaven! I literally felt like life had been taken out of me! I was so lethargic. I literally couldn't function.

How To Get Fit Without Going To The Gym

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that regular exercise is key to a healthy lifestyle, but for some the idea of going to the gym couldn't be less appealing. While some f...

My First Time at the Gym: Survival Tips for the Absolute Novice

Rachel Moss | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

Like many people in the UK I enjoy the adrenaline and feel-good effect of exercise, but I had always found the prospect of going to the gym for the first time a little intimidating absolutely, completely terrifying.

These 7 Minute Exercises Will Give You A Beyoncé Booty In No Time

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're hoping for toned thighs and a pert derriere to rival Beyoncé's, this workout could be for you. In this video from Shape's fitness guru N...

'Pregnancy Isn't An Excuse To Get Lazy' Says Mum Who Weightlifted Two Days Before Birth

Barcroft Media | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

At zero months pregnant, we're unable to lift 215lb, yet that's the amount Meghan Umphres Leatherman was able to lift despite being two days away from...

Is Body Shame Keeping You Out of the Gym?

Helen Osborne | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Osborne

With no disrespect to Victoria Pendleton and Jessica Ennis, we need more 'normal' looking people in fitness to prove you really don't have to look like an Olympian to join the 'fit club'.

Gymtimidation: Tips On How To Work Out Confidently

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're looking to unplug and recharge after a long day at work, it turns out the gym may not be ideal sanctuary you were after. According to new...

Fitness Goal Goodies and Gym Bag Beauty Treats

Sarah McGiven | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

After the Easter scoff-fest, and as magazines begin to herald the latest way to get a 'Beach Ready Body' for Summer, minds may well be turning back to those abandoned gym resolutions. Here's my selection of gym bag beauty treats and all other manner of exercise carrots to help you get back on track with those fitness resolutions.

Three Injured After Gym Ceiling Collapse

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

Three gym-goers were injured on Wednesday when part of a ceiling collapsed onto a section of rowing machines. Two woman and a man were treated at t...

Best Exercises For Men: How To Look And Feel Great

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When hitting the gym it's easy to get stuck in a routine rut - you'll have the exercises you know well and, more often than not, you'll stick to them....

WATCH: Why Men Should Try Ballet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The typical male gym-goer wouldn't be seen dead outside the weights room and sniffs at more 'feminine' classes such as yoga, Zumba and aerobics. Bu...

The Male Size Zero

John Mason | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John Mason

To have and maintain a body like the ones men's magazines portray, I had to dedicate myself to it like it was a full time job. In fact, it WAS a full time job. Surely that 's (Like the Size Zero) unattainable to the majority of men? How can someone maintain that training regime with a family, career, dog etc?

Mind

Natasha Corrett | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Corrett

#DIETSDONTWORK. We have tried and tried them over and over, but every time we do it seems we end up with the same result. If you were to bang your head on the wall and the result was that it hurt, would you do it again? Most likely not. So why put yourself through the emotional pain of this which has the same outcome?

What Personal Trainers Really Think

Colin McQuistan | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

I used to work in a gym for around 6 years and if you go to a gym you've probably wondered what's going on in our heads. Well let me share a few of those thoughts.

Eight Things They Should Tell You When You Join the Gym

Charlotte Buxton | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Buxton

So you've joined a gym. Good for you. But before you go in there and attempt to pump any iron there are some things you should know. There are rules they don't include on your membership form or on that bit of paper that asks if you've ever injured your back or had an allergic reaction to Lycra. I'm talking about social rules, gym etiquette...

The Seven Habits of Fast Fat Loss

Ian Mellis | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ian Mellis

Eat Smart. This is the first port of call when looking to reduce body fat. You have to create a caloric deficit while eating enough protein, carbohydrates and essential fats to support your current muscle mass while reducing body fat.

Poorna Bell

Top Exercise Tips For Beginners Going To The Gym

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a beginner, the gym can be a terrifying place, fraught with its own social etiquette, not to mention the paranoia that everyone is looking a...

Forget The Gym: Here's A Brilliant Workout You Can Do At Home

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you aren't ready to hit the gym, or you just can't bear going outside, there are ways of getting fit at home that involve nothing but your towel an...

Is Joining the Gym Really Going to Help Your Love Life?

Brett Harding | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brett Harding

Recent studies suggest that joining to the gym and working to keep fit may not be as useful for your love life as you think - and in many relationships, the couples are happier when they are not worrying about their weight...

Poorna Bell

5 Things To Say 'F**k It To' In January

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For the month of January, HuffPost UK Lifestyle is saying no to everything the month has become associated with: extreme diets, detox, alcohol and cho...

The Future Of Working Out? Take A Look At The Gym Equipment Of Tomorrow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a fan of trying the latest fitness craze - first in the queue when Zumba came to town and contorting your body into all manner of postures a...

Is Exercise Making You Fat?

The Huffington Post UK | Alice Harvey | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why, after a gruelling gym session, you're still not the svelte, toned version of yourself you might have envisioned? Well, you're not a...

From Chelsea Buns, to Iron Buns

Sadie Brown | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sadie Brown

I recently turned 36, and don't get me wrong - I adore my thirties, but tipping the scales closer to forty, I looked over my soft curves with an extra portion of arse, and thought - It's now or never. My twenties were a ball of confusion, random sex, and insecurities, so I wouldn't want them back for love or money, but, I was a great deal slimmer.