Tried and Tested

Raising The Barre On A Traditional Pilates Class

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re looking to tone up in time for summer, but can’t face yet another hour of the same exercises you’ve been toiling with all winter, you ...

Why I Told A Stranger My Problems While Running Around Hyde Park

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I've never been to therapy. That's what I told William Pullen, psychotherapist and creator of Dynamic Running Therapy, when he asked. I've alw...

How I Dropped 2Kg In Two Weeks And Got Toned In The Process

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Changing your body shape is no mean feat. First, you have to decide that you really, really want to do it. And this want must overpower your desire fo...

This Is What Happens To Your Thighs When Ballet Meets Yoga

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve been doing ballet since I was four years old, and although I may not be as fit as I was when I did a class every day, I can still complete a ba...

TRX Is A Great Whole Body Workout But Probably Not Best For Beginners

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to get in shape right now, one thing you're definitely not short of are options. Any decent gym these days caters for pretty much every...

Poorna Bell

Sugar Ban Was Horrendous, But I Lost Weight And Gained Good Skin

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone who embarks on a sugar ban usually has had a pivotal moment that prompted it. Mine was when I stared at my reflection in a petrol station m...

Can This 40-Minute Treatment Give You Oscar-Worthy Skin?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

On Sunday, Hollywood's rich and famous will be out in full force for the Oscars. And as red carpet pictures begin to surface online, I'll be wondering...

Natasha Hinde

Prehab Workout Is Improving My Body's Weaknesses

HuffingtonPost.com | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve never been massively into exercise. I’m the kind of girl who would chop off her right arm to get out of PE and, besides from a few half-heart...

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 12.06.2015 | 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, ...