Tried and Tested

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...

Can A Die-Hard FOMO Sufferer Really Succeed At JOMO?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

On a night out, I'm one of those people who never knows when to go home. In fact, my FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) urges are so strong that I once spe...

Rachel Moss

Tried And Tested: Dancing Like A Lunatic Sober Is More Fun Than You Think It Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When I first heard about Clubbercise - billed as the exercise class "that feels more like a night out", I have to admit, I was more than a little bit ...

Four Fitness Apps To Help You Get Fit Without A Gym Membership

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

New year, new gym membership - well, that's what people keep telling us. But in true Say No To January spirit, we've decided to give the gym member...

Could Partner Stretching Really Iron Out You Aches And Pains?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I'm 26 years old going on 60. I make "oof" noises when I stand up after sitting down for a long time. I have creaky hips, achy joints and in winter I ...

Can A Mani-Pedi-Facial Combo For Men Ever be Worth £170?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's not often I find myself in Mayfair on a Monday night. And by often I mean never and by Monday I mean ever. In fact I'm fairly sure the area h...

We Trial Christmas Hot Drinks, So You Don't Have To

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Flickering fairy lights surround us, turkey and cranberry sandwiches are plentiful and our favourite coffee shops are vying for our love with their fe...

Poorna Bell

'Caffeine Addiction Is As Real As Being Hooked On Heroin'

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us wouldn’t have a slab of hash first thing in the morning, a toke of heroin before a work meeting or a line of cocaine to perk you up in th...

Caroline Frost

How Easy Is It To Find Happiness Like Hector?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In this week's feel-good film, 'Hector and the Search for Happiness', Simon Pegg as Hector is a psychiatrist who realises he's fooling his patients, h...

Five Things I Learned On The Juice Detox

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A few weeks ago I tried a two-day juice detox. While juicing may be very a la mode - everyone from Gwyneth Paltrow to Millie Mackintosh getting in...

How I Learnt To Dance Like Beyoncé In An Hour And A Half

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"By the end of the class you will be dancing like Beyoncé". That was the guarantee that Seen on Screen founder Bonnie Parsons made me before I tr...

Does This Massage Actually Clinically Reduce Stress?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Massages by their very nature are meant to be de-stressing, but having tried and tested many, many treatments during the course of my career, I sadly ...

Brogan Driscoll

How A Few Personal Training Sessions Could Supercharge Your Exercise Routine

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like many women, I'd sooner attend a fitness class than work out in the testosterone-filled weights room. This isn't because their big beefy frames in...

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: I Can See Why This Diet Works For The World's Oldest Woman

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve always thought food deliveries were for the lazy or the genuinely time-strapped-yet-cash-rich. But, having tried a three-day food delivery serv...

Poorna Bell

Is Back Pain Linked To Emotional Stress?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Poorna Bell

Food Intolerance Tests: Are They Worth It?

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

Sometimes the food and diet industry is awash with such conflicting advice, it can be hard to know what to eat and what to avoid. Some don’t agr...

Back Pain? Try Sitting On An Exercise Ball At Work

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When people learn that I sit on an exercise ball at work, their reactions tend to be a mixture of disbelief, amusement and curiosity. And frankly, ...

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: The Best Facial I've Ever Had

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The world tends to be divided into two types of people: facial people and massage people. Until I really start freaking out about ageing, I sit firmly...

Boot Camp Diet Means Eating Well, Without Thinking Or Suffering

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ok, so it's February, the New Year's resolutions long since slipped back through the door, the rain still hitting the pavement, the yearning for a sal...

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: What Happened When I Tried F**k It Therapy

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As one of the champions of our Third Metric strategy – the HuffPost’s drive against burnout, to seek out less stress, and a sustainable way of liv...

Ellen Stewart

Tried And Tested: The Busy Girl's Perfect Detox

HuffingtonPost.com | Ellen Stewart | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After breaking my commitment to a dry January after just three days I spent most of the month eating and drinking myself into a "I refuse to accept it...

Emily Verdouw

Why Adopting The Vegan Diet Is Harder Than You Think

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Verdouw | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Modern veganism has never looked more attractive - simply take a look at the thousands of gorgeous dishes being Instagrammed on a daily basis. And wit...

Tried And Tested: Can You Train Yourself To Be Happy?

The Huffington Post | Emily Verdouw | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We tend to define our lives by the pursuit of happiness. Will my job make me happy? Will my partner make me happy? If I have more money, will this mak...

The Thinwich: A Low-Calorie Lunch That Fills A Hole, But Not For Long

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While we're not ones for restrictive diets or crazy detoxes here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we will admit to carrying a little extra holiday weight sin...

Wii Fit U: The Gym Hater's Alternative Workout

The Huffington Post UK | Emily Verdouw | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Firstly, you may not going to like this winter workout alternative if you struggle with technology. But - if it's a toss up between going to the g...