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Fighting Fake Fitness News

Michael Betts | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Betts

Fake news has certainly been a topic of much conversation of late. However, fake news is really nothing new. In the fitness industry, some people have been using "fake news" to promote the alleged benefits of their products and/or services for years. Ask anyone and they're sure to be able to name a few wild and crazy fitness fads from years past. Having been in fitness for over 30 years, I've seen more than my fair share.

Born To Be Mild

Caragh Little | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Someone's always telling you what you ought to do. Read the papers often enough and you'll end up at once enlightened and confused. Chocolate will be part of the sugar scare one day, and will save you from strokes and heart attacks the next; red wine will give you cancer in January but save you from it in March.

5 Scientific Reasons Why It Is Okay To Have Another Cup Of Tea

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

After another night with a few too hours sleep, we are all guilty of chain-drinking our way into a caffeinated hole. And even if we aren’t drinking ...

Girls And Young Women Share What Feminism Means To Them

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Parents

Girls develop perceptions about gender and equality from a young age. We may be more vocal about our drive for equal opportunities as we grow older, b...

Instagram Fitness Star Shares Proud Photo Of 'Loose Skin' Six Months Postpartum

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Parents

A fitness guru and Instagram sensation has shared a “proud” photo of her stomach showing loose skin. Australia-based Tammy Hembrow, who has an imp...

People Share The Times They Tried Something New During Sex, And Instantly Failed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It is no secret that after a while, things can get stale in the bedroom, and it is good for your sex life to try and spice things up a little. But the...

Online Dating: 10 Tips For Newly Single People

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you have found yourself single after many years of being off the market, you might have noticed that things have changed a little since you were la...

Actor Mourns Death Of 89-Year-Old Neighbour Who He Invited To Live With Him

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An actor who invited his 89-year-old terminally ill neighbour to move in with him has revealed that she has sadly passed away. Big-hearted Chris Salv...

Single On Valentine's Day? Don't Worry, The Internet Is A Comforting Pit Of Misery

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We are well aware that the Domino’s delivery guy texts us more than any other human being, we really don’t need a whole day dedicated to reminding...

Rape Survivor And Perpetrator Stand Side By Side On Stage To Deliver Powerful Message About Consent

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A rape survivor and the man who raped her stood side by side on stage to deliver a powerful message about consent. Thordis Elva was just 16 years old ...

Women Reveal What They Get Up To When Their Partner Isn't Around

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We realise society expects women to be fart-free, hair-free, elegantly swishing through life like a Pantene advert, but the reality is that we’re hu...

New Dad Who Battled Testicular Cancer Pens Note On Being 'Dream Husband'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Parents

A dad who won his battle against testicular cancer shared a candid photo with his newborn son and wife with a note about being a “dream husband”. ...

Man Asks Internet For Help To Marry His Fiancé Before Her Dad Dies Of Cancer

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A man has asked strangers for help to make his dream wedding a reality after his father-in-law was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Ryan Byrne proposed...

Interracial Couples Share Some Of The Prejudice They Experience About Their Relationship

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Unbelievably, some people are still shocked by the idea that people with different skin colours might want to date each other. On Reddit, interracial ...

People Who Were Bullied Reveal How It Changed Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The effects of childhood bullying can stay with people well into adulthood - to the point where it affects everyday life. While a small portion of pe...

How To Last Longer In Bed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Wondering how to last longer in the bedroom? You’re not the only one. A report from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, found tha...

7 Women Who Prove You Should Never Apologise For Being Competitive

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

On Sunday the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge went head-to-head in a relay race alongside Prince Harry and it wasn’t long before papers reported that ...

Woman Reveals The Unusual Breast Check Method That Could Save Lives

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has opened up about the unexpected breast check method that she hopes will save countless lives. Hayley Browning, 27, from Chelmsford, Essex,...

Five Things I Learnt From Dry January

Katie Teehan | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Teehan

Waking up on New Year's Day, I actually believed I would. I felt determined, for the first time, to stick to a booze ban. I was slightly affronted by the number of people who mocked my plan, citing my Irishness, and usual love of 'a few drinks' as reasons why I couldn't possibly succeed.

13 Things To Not Do On Valentine’s Day If You Are In A New Relationship

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

So we’re only one month into 2017 and you’ve already successfully upgraded from the lonely hearts club to a semi-serious relationship – congratu...

Mum Shares Moment She Saved Her Daughter From Choking To Help Other Parents

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Parents

The moment a mother rescued her daughter from choking on a veggie chip was caught on camera. Jennifer Hull’s one-year-old Hollis had been snacking o...

19 Times The Great British Public Absolutely Couldn't Cope With People With Colds

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again: we’re all sniffling into our sleeves, doing shots of orange juice and wishing our ill colleagues would quarantine th...

When It Snows: Expectation Vs Reality

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It is happening people, our annual battle with the snow has started, as the Met Office forecast that the white stuff could arrive from Canada as soon ...

6 Reasons Why Tracee Ellis Ross Is The Female Hero We All Need In 2017

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

As she’s a bigger star in the US, you might not be familiar with her work, but 2017 is going to be a big year for Tracee Ellis Ross, our latest fema...

Man Knits Spectacular Jumpers Featuring Famous Landmarks To Wear On His Travels

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Style

We all spend a while planning our holiday wardrobes but one man has taken it a step further and knits jumpers to wear on his travels. Sam Barksy from ...