UK Lifestyle

Six Reasons Why You Should Choose Strength Training Over Cardio

Jean-Claude Vacassin | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jean-Claude Vacassin

Strength training is vital for every single person. Regardless of your age, gender, weight, height, fitness level or even your goals - you should be doing some form of resistance training.

Asthma Inhalers - Why the Life-Saver in Your Pocket Is Not, and Never Will Be, a Fashion Accessory

Sonia Munde | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sonia Munde

Did you know that three people will die today because of asthma attacks? Preventable asthma attacks. We all know someone who has asthma, 1 in 11 people have the condition, but because of this there is a common misconception that as an illness it is sorted; 'you just take a puff on your inhaler and you'll be fine'. But many people are not fine.

This Gym-Cum-Human-Arcade-Game Makes Us Want To Work Out

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Exercise is great for health, but it can still be a bit of a chore - which is where New York-based fitness studio Asphalt Green comes in. The gym is b...

Adorable 90-Year-Olds Go On Blind Date To Book Shop

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Two 90-year-olds went on a blind date to a book store and the internet can't handle it. Miriam Steiner, 93, and Harold Sharlin, 90, met up at Politics...

5 Ways Working Night Shifts May Affect Your Health

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Working night shifts not only plays havoc with your social life, it can also have an impact on your health. A new study has shown that people who work...

Smelling This Popular Herb Could Improve Memory

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If your memory is a little lax, you might want to start growing rosemary in your home. (Or at least invest in some diffuser oil.) Researchers at North...

Bed Bugs Are Drawn To These Two Colours

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Got a black or red duvet cover? You might want to reassess your bedding situation, as scientists have discovered the colours are a favourite of bed bu...

Powerful Video Reveals The Online Abuse Women In Sport Receive

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Julie DiCaro and Sarah Spain are both sports reporters in the US. Alongside balancing their busy work schedules, they have to spend hours each week sh...

100-year-Old Grandma Martha Becomes Britain's Oldest Bridesmaid

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A grandmother-of-four has become Britain's oldest bridesmaid after following her granddaughter down the aisle – on the same day as turning 100. When...

This Is Why You Shouldn't Hug Your Dog

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After a long day at work, sometimes all you want to do is go back home and have cuddles with your beloved pooch. But research suggests that while you...

Quiz: Real Superfood Or One We Made Up?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Think you know your superfoods? This quiz will be the judge of that. From putting algae in your smoothies to powder from the root of an African tree ...

Gynaecologist Answers The Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes we can all get a little embarrassed about asking sex-related questions to a health professional. This is why Dr Raj has answered the questio...

Dating App Bumble Just Gave Guys A Huge Reason To Buck Their Ideas Up

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dating app Bumble is known for empowering women by giving them the first move. And now, it's hoping to up the ante by implementing a new rule which me...

London Restaurant Launches 'Pay It Forward' Campaign

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For years charitable folk have been "paying it forward" by helping out people they've never met. But now, one London business is helping turn Pay It F...

Doctor Gives Patient Hilarious Gift After Vasectomy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A doctor has come up with a unique way to ensure his patients leave with a smile on their face after undergoing a vasectomy. The good-humoured medic h...

Woman And Cat Sail The World Together, Live Every Dream Imaginable

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman and her adorable cat are giving us serious life goals by travelling the world together and sleeping under the stars in a sailboat. Liz Clark h...

Grandfather Claims He's 'Allergic To Electricity'

Caters/ The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A grandfather has claimed he's developed a bizarre allergy to electricity and is now forced to watch the cricket with a t-shirt over his face. Dan Red...

Pero The Faithful Sheepdog Travels 240 Miles To Get Home

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In what is the ultimate act of love, a homesick sheepdog has travelled 240 miles, from Cumbria to the small Welsh village of Penrhyncoch, to get home ...

Empowering Photo Series Shows 'Tween' Girls They Are 'Fearless, Funny And Unique'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There's no doubt about it, being a young girl is tough. One minute, you're content playing with dolls, the next you're worrying your thighs are too b...

Flu Jabs 'More Effective' If Given In The Morning, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you get a flu jab you might want to book an appointment that's early in the day. A new study has found that flu jabs administered in the mor...

War and Peace in Cancer - The Words We Choose

Dr Mark Taubert | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Mark Taubert

What I sometimes witness is that this fighting language turns into something else when cancer progresses; people tell me they feel like they are losers in this war, and search for reasons why they did not win, often blaming themselves or some action they did or did not take at an earlier point.

Break Up 101

Makeda Phillips | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Makeda Phillips

We've all been there and felt the numbing ache in pit of our stomach when a relationship comes to an end. Whether or not you knew deep down it wasn't meant to be or whether you were the person who ended things, it rarely makes a difference. You're sad, you're hurt and you're also committed to making the next few months the most painful, and memorable, for yourself.

Marks And Spencer Now Sell Pre-Cut Avocado Slices And People Aren't Happy

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Marks and Spencer is now selling ready-sliced avocado - and it's hugely dividing opinion. While some have said the pots are "an absolute disgrace" as...

11 Tips to Get Yourself Ready for Summer Lovin'

Jonathan Bird | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Bird

Take off your winter coats and get swimsuit season ready! Summer is only around the corner! In fact, the first day of summer is June 21st which doesn't give you long to prep yourself ready for those perfect summer dates.

Did You Ever Visit a Country and Felt Like it Was Home?

Anna Roth | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Roth

I feel at home the most in Greece. The atmosphere of every dayness inspires me to feel lighter and more sensual, to be open to magic. I see abundance every day when I look to beautiful nature. Often I encounter situations which open my heart and invite me to dream. Many people express "this magic" in many different ways, but for me it is this.