Gym

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.

10 Men's Fitness Channels You Must Follow To Smash Your Pecs

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are thousands of fitness videos on YouTube, so finding the best ones for tips and fitspiration can sometimes be difficult. To save you hours ...

Selfie Obsessed? Maybe It's Time to Join the Revolution...

Sarah Wagland | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Wagland

But...are you ready for this, ladies? What if we could capture ourselves working at maximum output? If we could actually see the blood, sweat and tears during our workouts, would we like what we saw? Well, I was about to find out...

My First Day as a Writer

Furquan Akhtar | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Furquan Akhtar

I start to think about the writer I want to be. Maybe I'll get really good at Twitter. I could become one of those writers who has their finger on the pulse and can talk about Newsnight and the latest series of Ex on the Beach, Yeah, maybs. I turn the wifi back on.

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Gym?

John Lawless | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
John Lawless

The trick is understanding that there are both strong and weak reasons for you finally braving the sweat and toil of gym life; like anything, it's just a case of recognising what a good reason is and what isn't.

I Will Not be Labelled a Lazy Student

Katie Palmer | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Palmer

As far as some people believe, when students are not studying they are reclining back watching Netflix with a large sharing bag of crisps, which they definitely aren't sharing. You are most probably right, in some cases.

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...

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

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 07.04.2015 | 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.

Dry January. How Was It for You?

David Hall | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Hall

If we look at behavioural theory, there's evidence to suggest that the sceptics might be overstating the futility of January austerity. One of the most powerful forces in behaviour change is social norms, the simple idea that we are heavily influenced by what others do.

Barry's Bootcamp Made Me The Fittest I've Been In My Entire Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The first time I went to a Barry's Bootcamp class I was shocked. Not just physically, but emotionally. Walking to work after the 7.10am class had f...

Gym Thoughts

Sadie Brown | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Sadie Brown

I'm also punishing myself each morning by doing 50 naked squats in a full-length mirror so I can witness the full horror of enjoying Milk Tray for breakfast, Ferrero Rocher for lunch and Christmas cake for dinner in HD.

Chris York

Is A Personal Trainer What You Need To Really Get Fit?

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris York | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I'm in good shape. I run a lot. I do the occasional kettlebell session. Once, I even managed to do a 10K in under 39 minutes. So yeah, I'm in good ...

Why You're Not Seeing The Results You Want At The Gym

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Any personal trainer will tell you that the key to getting the most out of your gym session is knowing what areas of your body you're working. But ...

Man Beats Gym Memberships By Creating Cardboard Elliptical Trainer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With Christmas over, you've probably got a lot of cardboard around the house from all those presents. But before you throw those boxes into your r...

THIS Is How You Recover From A Treadmill Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Comedy

There's 'shaking it off'.... and there's shaking it off. Watch and learn, people. THIS is how you recover from a treadmill fail. ...

Although There Is No Holy Grail for Fat Loss...

Jean-Claude Vacassin | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jean-Claude Vacassin

For those of us with some level of gym experience - that is three to 12 months of regular working out - there are eight basic rules to speeding up your fat loss, whatever your mind and body preference.

Improve Your Gym Sessions By Recreating The Fight Scene From 300

The Huffington Post UK/Zoom.in | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Comedy

A group of gym enthusiasts decided to spice up their session by perfectly recreating the fight scene from popular war film 300. The movie was based...

Why the Gym Is the Worst Place to Meet Your Next Lover

The Guyliner | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

It seems no part of the gym is off limits when it comes to being chatted up or flirted with or, in the most extreme of cases and depending on your proximity to Vauxhall, a spot of shagging. The sunbed room at my gym - 12 tubes, an Ikea chair and a bin filled with discarded wet wipes - is almost always occupied and I have never seen any ultra violet light beaming from under that door.

Fitness Facts: How Many Reps Is Enough?

Jean-Claude Vacassin | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jean-Claude Vacassin

Some will have us believe that we need nothing more than bodyweight exercises, others will insist that we should do higher reps with lighter weights while others are convinced that if the weight isn't super-heavy we are not providing the body with enough of a challenge. But who should we listen to and what is the best rep scheme to use if we want to get into shape?