Low Carb, High Fat, High Carb, Low Fat... WTF?!

Ali Stewart | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ali Stewart

The main issue is that most people don't know what they're trying to achieve let alone how to eat. Eating for fat loss is different to eating for health. You may think getting ripped and lean is healthy but I can assure you when taken to extreme levels it is anything but.

Why Are My Muscles Not Growing? The Training Effect

David Kingsbury | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

Increasing your muscle size is known as hypertrophy. This basically means the increase in skeletal muscle through the increase in the size of its component cells. There are two factors that help your muscles to grow; sarcoplasmic hypertrophy is all about the glycogen storage within muscles and myofibrillar hypertrophy which is concerned with increased myofibril size.

Is Cosmetic Surgery to Improve Your Figure Ever the Best Option?

Rob Blakeman | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Why do we so desire to own this great body? Is it just to be more attractive? No, if we get deep down inside ourselves and be completely honest, we find the real reason behind doing this is for a sense of self-mastery, efficacy. That's the real reason behind all goal achieving.

Poorna Bell

Is Back Pain Linked To Emotional Stress? | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I've put up with a knot in my neck which like a squatter, has moved in since 2012 and is refusing to budge. And on days when I'm really lucky, it spre...

LOOK: The World's Bendiest Woman

Barcroft Media | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Check out the world’s bendiest woman effortlessly contort herself into the most improbable shapes. Russian-born Zlata can twist herself like a sn...

Six Reasons Why Doing Weights Is Amazing For Your Body

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"If you don't have good muscle, you don't have good health." It's hard to argue with advice from David Marshall aka The Bodydoctor, who is the trainer...

Fitness Exam

Andy Brown | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Brown

Mindlessly staring at a question for minutes on end doesn't make the answer magically appear. All it achieves (if achieves isn't too strong a word in this context) is to make the question seem even more incomprehensible than it did in the first place. And it seemed pretty incomprehensible initially.

Seven Health Benefits of Chocolate | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

No, your eyes aren't deceiving you, and no, it's not just wishful thinking - chocolate really is good for you! Dark chocolate has a whole host of health benefits and is good for just about every part of your body.

The Great Gym Conspiracy

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Harrison Roberts

I was one of those keen new gym members in January. I started off determined to get into shape, but at the same time I was also terrified.

Arnold Classic Europe Bodybuilding Event In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Arnold Classic Bodybuilding Event In Madrid Attended By Schwarzenegger (PICTURES) SEE ALSO: Moustafa Ismail, Egyptian Bodybuilder's 31-Inch 'Popeye...

LOOK: Fake Tan Fail

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

With his rippling, mahogany-hued muscles, this bodybuilding competitor looks like he's been expertly painted in Ronseal - it's just a shame they've fo...

Drugs May Revive Ageing Muscles

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Drugs could one day be used to reverse the muscle-wasting effects of ageing, new research suggests. Scientists have identified a key process respon...

Why Popeye Got It Right: Spinach Does Help Build Your Muscles

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, a compound found naturally in spinach may have a powerful effect on muscle strength. ...

Why is Yoga Hard for Some Men?

Jill Lawson | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jill Lawson

While women can cruise through an hour and a half of yoga relatively unscathed, even very fit men can end up feeling defeated, left soaking in a puddle of sweat by the time corpse pose comes to their rescue. The following is an explanation into why this happens.