Keeping Fit

How To Get A Six-Pack (In The Comfort Of Your Own Home)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The good news? You already have a six-pack. The bad news? You've got to shift that layer of fat on top of it before it becomes visible. If that se...

Poorna Bell

Bodybuilder Anita Albrecht, Who An NHS Nurse Branded As Obese, Talks BMI And Keeping Healthy

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Super fit Anita Albrecht, a competitive bodybuilder and personal trainer, hit the headlines after an NHS nurse branded her as obese. SEE ALSO: Huf...

Poorna Bell

Women's Sportswear: Is Style-Driven Brand Lija Worth the Money?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sportswear brand Lija is unusual for two reasons: first, it has been known to actually inspire women to try sport (rather than women buying it just fo...

High Intensity Training (HIT)

Dr David Ashton | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr David Ashton

There are certainly good studies showing improvements in insulin and glucose metabolism as well as aerobic fitness (oxygen consumption) as a result of HIT. However, many important questions remain.

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...

The Sound of Music

Elaine Benton | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

As ridiculous as this sounds, we started dancing around the lounge and kitchen, to the loud music and our uninhibited cavorting instantly lightened our mood. Moving to music is not only fun but highly beneficial, freeing up those stiff rigid joints and an excellent cardiovascular workout.

Exercise CAN Help Cut The Risk Of A Stroke By 20%

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

After BBC presenter Andrew Marr suffered a stroke earlier this year, and the cause was thought to be too much vigorous exercise, the relationship betw...

84-Year-Old Breaks World Record Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Richard Byerley | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK
Richard Byerley

At age 84, I'm glad I made it to the top of Kilimanjaro and back down again, but truth is I missed my wife, Beth. We've been married for 63 years, and we're pretty much inseparable.

Keep Fit With Classical Pilates This Autumn

Paola Bassanese | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Paola Bassanese

Most people have experienced a Pilates class in a gym or leisure centre, but how much do we know about Pilates and the philosophy behind it? Pilates ...

84-Year-old Attempts Record Kilimanjaro Climb

Richard Byerley | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Byerley

Here I am, at age 84, about to climb Kilimanjaro. They tell me that if I make it, I'll be the oldest person to do so, and I'll be entered into the Guinness World Records.