Weight Loss

The Truth About Fat-Burning Workouts

Sam Whitaker | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Whitaker

Fat burning workouts sound like something you need to be doing when you're trying to lose weight. Online media outlets know that people are drawn to the term 'fat burning' and use it to good effect to get people to click the links to their articles.

Five Things We Learned About Fitness In February

Chris Hall | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Hall

Staying on top of the latest research in health, fitness and strength and conditioning can be confusing - there's so much of it, and so much of it is conflicting. But I've looked at the research that came out in February and picked out five gems you can use in your training straight away.

The Importance Of Female Weightlifting

David Kingsbury | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

I incorporate female weightlifting into many fitness plans as the benefits are endless. Lifting weights helps to build and improve muscle tone and body composition. It's also good for preventing osteoporosis, as is strengthens bones and increases bone density.

Low Carb Diets - Do You Really Need To Cut Out Carbs To Lose Weight?

Sam Whitaker | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Whitaker

Just to clarify, food quality does matter, I'm not saying calories are all that matter. But you need to understand that calorie balance needs to be taken into account, or you'll hit a roadblock.

24 Stone Woman Loses Half Her Weight After Spine Became 'Too Weak To Support Body

Caters | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman lost 165lbs (11.7 stone) naturally after obesity nearly broke her back. Lisa Monachos, 31,weighed 340lbs (24.2 stone) and hit 59% body fat aft...

How Taking Photos Of Food Could Help Track Your Diet And Aid Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re looking to kickstart weight loss you may want to join the hoards of people sharing photos of their dinner on Instagram. New research sugge...

Never Ever Give Up

Alison King | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alison King

And while the glitz and glamour of Hollywood couldn't be much further than my truth of living in my mum's house, which desperately needs decluttering and redecorating, the message still resonates, I just have my own benchmarks to work with.

Healthy Eating And Still Piling On The Pounds?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

First of all. Eating healthily is important for far more than managing weight - so keep doing it! But if you find that all your efforts in healthy eating are not helping you to lose weight, then consider the following:

Fat Burning Foods

Sam Whitaker | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Whitaker

The term 'fat burning' is thrown around quite a lot these days; fat burning foods, fat burning supplements, fat burning workouts. Brands and magazines like to throw 'fat burning' in front of something to try to sell products and grab people's attention.

Oprah Winfrey Reveals How Weight Struggle ‘Kept Her From Doing Things’

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Oprah Winfrey has said being overweight was her “shield and shame” which she used as an excuse not to have to attend parties. Talk show veteran ...

Help Your Husband To Lose Weight

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

There used to be a feeling that you could be obese but still healthy - however, recent research has put paid to that as it shows that even people who seem to be healthy have changes in their blood vessels which can lead to heart disease and stroke in later life. So, he can't fob you off with that excuse!

This Woman Ditched Sugar From Her Diet, Lost 15 Stone And Has Never Felt Better

Caters News Agency | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who spent £7,000 a year on chocolate has ditched her sugar addiction, hired a personal trainer and lost 15 stone. Nygarie Bartlett, 33, from...

Five Reasons Why Diets Don't Work

Gloria Halim | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Gloria Halim

Given half a chance, your body will balance out by itself, but this is only possible by getting out of the diet mentality and listening to what you truly need. Imagine taking all of the outward energy you expend on diets, fads and gimmicks and turning it inward, so that you can listen to your heart and inner wisdom.

Couple Reveal How They Lost Half Their Body Fat In 12 Months

Caters | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An obese couple who weighed a combined 55 stone have shed half their body fat in 12 months. Lexi Reed, 26, weighed 34st 6lbs when she married husband ...

7 Lessons Learned From Channel 4's 'How To Get Fit Fast'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’re all officially obsessed with fitness. Gym membership is at an all-time high and social media is chock-a-block with photos of weight loss trans...

New Year, Old FAT Me!

Thandi Ejindu | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thandi Ejindu

We forget this, or sometimes don't take it into account at all - for instance we can be often so focused on losing weight as quickly as possible using calorie restrictive crash course diets that we forget as soon as we stop and try to eat normally again we'll gain all, if not more, of the weight back.

Actress Embraces Loose Skin Thanks To Support From Body-Positive Instagram Community

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A body positive vlogger has revealed she won’t be getting surgery to remove her loose skin after dramatic weight loss, thanks to the confidence she...

Woman Who Ate Kilo Of Mints A Day Sheds 11 Stone, Reveals It's 'Changed Her Life'

Caters Agency | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who ate 4,000 calories of mints every day, looks unrecognisable after losing 11 stone. Judith Pallanza, 34, from New South Wales, Australia, w...

What Bootcamp Is Really Like

Olivia Cox | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

We've arrived!!!! Landed at Marrakech airport around 4pm (via a nutritious lunch of porridge and red wine on the plane, oops. Did you know BA doesn't do in-flight meals anymore? Porridge was the only healthy wheat-free (but not gluten-free, boo hiss) option they had) and cruised through about seven security checks to the luggage reclaim.

Protein - Your Secret Ally To Weight Loss And Health

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

When it comes to weight-loss we are always looking to spotlight a particular food group as the hero or villain. We talked about fats for years - they were DEFINITELY the reason behind our obesity crisis and so we were sold low-fat, sugary, processed apologies for food to make us all slim and healthy. Oooops! Well, that certainly didn't work.

What Do You Do When Your Fat Loss Plateaus?

Dr. Sach Mohan | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Sach Mohan

The fat loss plateau is common, and something almost all of us have to face when we're trying to get back into shape. Fortunately, that means there's a lot of tried and tested advice out there for kicking your metabolism back into action once it starts dragging its feet!

Woman Who Was Mistaken For Gastric Band Patient In Hospital Loses 7 Stone

Caters | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who was mistaken for a gastric band patient has lost an incredible seven stone. Amanda Jones claims when she went into hospital for a routine ...

Is Your Diet Ageing Your Face? 5 Tips For Weight Loss That Won't Age Your Skin

Amanda Elias | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

New Year, New You? Have you started the year focused on changing how you look this year? What if the diet you've started is actually going to make you...

Why Does Mummy Exercise?

Claire Gregory | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Gregory

I try and follow the same approach now with my two daughters, however this IS a deliberate tact from us as parents. There are so many references to weight on TV, media and generally from people in and around our family circle that it could so easily have an unconscious influence on my daughters.

Five Reasons Why You Shouldn't Join A Gym In January

Karen Laing | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Laing

I've been the fitness business for over 12 years. I know the industry trends and so do newspaper editors and marketing directors. In January everyone feels guilty. We've typically over spent, over eaten and turned into TV watching or relative visiting sloths. And guilt is so easy to sell to.