Fitness Goal Goodies and Gym Bag Beauty Treats

Sarah McGiven | Posted 18.04.2014 | 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 15.04.2014 | 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 31.03.2014 | 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?


Natasha Corrett | Posted 31.03.2014 | 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 26.03.2014 | 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 19.03.2014 | 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 | 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 | 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.

I'm the Chattiest Person in the World... Until You Get Me in a Gym

Gina Lyons | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

So, I took up the gym last week. Mainly because I had put on weight, but equally so I could continue my life eating what I had now become accustomed to, although I'm not entirely sure it works that way.


Gina Lyons | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

A few years ago, I went out with a very skinny, Mr Muscle lookalike dude, who ended up dumping me. I found myself with no confidence and due to his dinners of fried food and cheese, FAT. Not 'Channel 5 doc' fat, but a big, chubby size 16.

How to Survive a Juice Fast Without Losing All Your Friends

Lucy Karsten | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

I recently did a juice fast. I am not, by nature, the type of person who does juice fasts, or really any sort of 'fast' other than breakfast, but I was convinced by a friend to join Frame's Re-Boot Camp, which was sold to me as 'like being healthy, but for lazy people'.

Are We Turning Into A Nation Of Exercise Dodgers?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Let's get the bad news out of the way - the majority of us in England don't do anywhere near the recommended amount of exercise needed to stave off di...

WATCH: The Student Tw*ts Guide To Working Out

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Three young, near-naked muscly males, panting from pumping iron and talking us through their er, strenuous, workout. What's not to like? Ok, so ign...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'Don't Arm The Cannibals,' Vlad Tells Dave

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on 17 June 2013... 1) VLAD TO DAVE: 'DON'T ARM THE CANNIBALS' Our prime minister is starting to look pretty isol...

Could This Gym Machine Double Your Weight Loss?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you've ever set foot inside a gym there's a likelihood you've spotted a Power Plate machine before. It's usually in the corner looking very sad and...

I Blame My Personal Trainer

Gareth Johnson | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gareth Johnson

I'm not emotionally ready to sign up with a new personal trainer, so I've been checking out apps, technology, and other forms of professional support that might help get me motivated and keep my gym regime on track.

Post Exercise Protein Shakes - Is the Anabolic Window a Myth?

Aidan Goggins | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

The concept of the post-exercise 'anabolic window' has become so engrained in the resistance training community that it is practically dogmatic. It refers to a limited time period where, post resistance training, skeletal muscle is primed for growth as long as a suitable protein source is consumed.