Tried and Tested

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 29.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With an increasing number of celebrities from Natalie Portman to Jay-Z and Beyonce turning vegan (we already know about you, Gwyneth) and after witnes...

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...

Matt Bagwell

Paleo Diet For Men: Can You Exercise And Go Caveman At The Same Time?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Bagwell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I love food. Especially healthy food. I'll admit that I'm even a little obsessed with it, to the point of reading the nutritional information table on...

Brogan Driscoll

Fierce Grace: The New Hot Yoga Practice Suited To Everyone

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With yoga becoming increasingly popular over the past decade - there are believed to be between 300,000 to 460,000 yogis currently practising in the U...

Tried And Tested: How Scary Is Facial Acupuncture?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve had acupuncture before but never in my face. And I’m not crazy about needles, but as long as I can’t see them I’ll be fine, I reason. (Be...

The Lazy Person's Detox

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The idea of having to work - or worse spending valuable time off - in a cranky state because I'm only allowed juice or hot water and lemon has never a...

Brogan Driscoll

Is It Possible To Learn To Ski In A Day?

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I wasn't brought up with regular holidays to the slopes of Courchevel, nor could my parents afford to send me on the annual school ski trip which cost...

TRIED AND TESTED: If It's Good Enough For Naomi...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’m always up for a challenge, especially one that promises to improve my skin, help me sleep, feel lighter on my feet and an all-round rejuvenation...

Patricia Doma

The New Xbox Fitness Workout Is A Dream For Gym Haters

HuffingtonPost.com | Patricia Doma | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Do you ever get that sudden urge to lose weight and pay a fortune for a fancy gym membership and new workout gear yet fail miserably to make a commitm...

Patricia Doma

Whoever Said Exercise Was Dull Has Never Tried A Hula Hooping Class

HuffingtonPost.com | Patricia Doma | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hula hooping instantly evokes fun childhood memories. But who'd have thought such an effortless sport would end up becoming such a popular fitness wor...

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: Is It Worth Paying To See A Nutritionist?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us believe the following sentences: fruit is good for you – you should eat as much as you can. Eating three square meals is the best thing. ...

Brogan Driscoll

How To Create A Spa-Worthy Facial With Contents Of Your Kitchen Cupboard

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While we're all guilty of looking in the mirror and wondering when on earth those frown lines got so deep, the majority of us can't afford the time - ...

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: Can Prescriptive Skincare Help Treat My Spotty 30-Something Skin?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Spotty teenager syndrome bypassed me completely; instead my skin decided to cause havoc when I was 25. What started off as the occasional spot soon tu...

In Need Of Some TLC? This Spa Treatment Is The Ultimate Way To Relax

The Huffington Post UK | Jody Thompson | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

I was spending a long weekend at this gorgeous 43-acre resort near St Austell for my dear friends' wedding down the road at the Eden Project. So a...

Poorna Bell

Ballet-Inspired Class Had Me Weeping In A Non-Dignified Ballerina Way

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There have been several moments over the years – usually when watching Swan Lake or admiring the sinewy strength of a ballet dancer’s body – whe...

How Beneficial Is Teeth Whitening?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that feeling, the one thing about ourselves we’d like to change. For me, it was the teeth, totally normal-looking no doubt to other peop...