Weight Loss

Why The Fasting Diet Works For Me

Alexandra Johnson | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Johnson

Feel free to scoff (no pun intended) and tell me your diet is better/easier to follow/has quicker results etc, that's great, if it works for you. My point is this: it doesn't matter what the studies say, or that the Daily Mail is slating your choice of weight loss plan this week, what matters ultimately (and all the experts agree on this) is the best weight loss plan is the one you can stick at.

21 Essential Questions To Ask A Hypnotherapist Before You Hire Them

Steve Miller | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Whilst I am all for the free market it often drives me to talk to people considering Hypnotherapy given the sensitive nature of any type of therapy.

The Real Truth Of How To Get Shredded Part Two

Ali Stewart | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ali Stewart

As you can see there is nothing glamorous about getting super lean, it isn't even that complicated and I promise this is what I actually do and what my clients will do. It is all about your start point, pure determination, and consistency.

Why Desk Lunches Could Be Seriously Scuppering Your Weight Loss Goals

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Not having lunch at your desk and switching off the TV while eating could be the key to losing weight, new research suggests. A new study on the effec...

Swallowable Balloon Helps Obese Patients Lose Over Two Stone In 16 Weeks

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A swallowable balloon could help tackle obesity by making people feel full so they eat less, according to new research. A study found that the Elipse...

How This 45-Year-Old Transformed His Body In Just 12 Weeks

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 45-year-old is telling men they’re never too old to get into shape after he transformed his physique in just 12 weeks. Dad-of-three Ben Jackson h...

The Real Truth Of How To Get Shredded Part One

Ali Stewart | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ali Stewart

This would not be one of my articles if there weren't a few brutal home truths before I get into the nuts and bolts of how to do it. I can speak honestly on this as I am a seasoned natural bodybuilder and I know what is needed to get shredded.

On Spin Cycle

Debs Wild | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Debs Wild

In preparation, I laid out what I thought to be appropriate gym gear the night before. I also read a few online articles about what to expect. The first piece led me to rethink every item of clothing as it was all wrong -- including the trainers.

Lena Dunham Fires Back After Magazine Uses Her Photo To Promote Diet Tips

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lena Dunham has hit back after a magazine placed her on its cover to promote a feature on diet tips. A photo of the star was shown next to the headlin...

Why I'm Not Losing Weight For My Wedding

Bexx Hillman | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bexx Hillman

Have you ever been to a wedding, and scrutinised the bride's weight? I'm guessing not. But, if you have, I think it says more about your own insecurities than it does about the bride. For me, a wedding isn't about perfectly coordinated colour schemes, elaborate menus, or shrinking yourself into a dress. It's a celebration of love.

The Evolution Of Fat Loss

Ali Stewart | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ali Stewart

Therefore, for us to improve our bodies we must get back some of our primal instinct. We need to remember that our bodies are living organisms that need the correct fuel and exercise to work properly, without this they fall into a state of disrepair.

Does Exercise Really Lead To Weight Loss?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

If we are speaking in a very literal sense, exercise does not lead to weight loss - if you believe that all an hour of exercise does is burn off 200 calories worth of a 400 calorie doughnut.

Why We Tend To Make Poorer Food Choices When We're Stressed

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

It is never just the foods you choose and the quantity you eat nor the regularity with which you move your body that impact on your weight. Emotional and physical stress can also tip the balance of the nervous system and subsequently the scales. But it's not always about weight gain, stress can also be a catalyst for people to lose weight - or change their eating habits.

Fasting Diets No Better Than Traditional 'Healthy Eating' For Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re looking to kickstart weight loss, a fasting diet may not be the best method. New research suggests intermittent fasting is unlikely to aid...

How A Woman Who Couldn't Climb Stairs Due To Her Weight Lost 12 Stone

PA Real Life | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who became so heavy she couldn’t climb stairs and was forced to spend four years sleeping on her sofa has revealed her amazing transformatio...

Tracking Weight Loss Progress Without The Scale

Sam Whitaker | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Whitaker

So you could weigh the same, but if you have more muscle and less fat than you used to, you'll look different, even if you weigh the same. And most people's goal, (or at least one of them), is to look better. So that's why it's important to focus on more than just the number on the scale.

Maximise Muscle Growth

Ali Stewart | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ali Stewart

This next bit may mean you stop reading right now because the real truth is, there is no 'best' way. There are various methods you could employ that would optimise your training that may suit you more and would allow you to achieve your potential. With that conversation stopper, let me explain the mandatory requirements you need to attain to make some substantial muscular gains.

Six Simple Lifestyle Changes That Will Boost Your Metabolism

Quora | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Quora

Losing weight can be challenging. It is important to look at your behaviors and patterns as they relate to food choices. Many people have formed some unhealthy habits through the years. Once you have identified some of the key issues start with changing one behavior at a time.

Kim Kardashian West Branded 'Irresponsible' For Describing The Flu As An 'Amazing Diet'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Kim Kardashian West has hailed a new “diet” for her six-pound weight loss ahead of the 2017 Met Gala, and it’s proven rather controversial. The...

How Coffee Can Make You Fat

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

Coffee can make you fat. I know. Some of you will want to block your ears at this information. Sorry, I can't change our biochemistry! Caffeine acts on the adrenal glands by stimulating the production of adrenalin.

Why Fat Shaming Won't End Until We Give Up The Calorie Equation

Clare Goodwin | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Goodwin

But this isn't just by the media, certain presidents, and internet trolls. The calorie model leads to a lot of self-deprecation. We tell ourselves that we just can't control ourselves, that we deserve to feel inferior and down about how we look, all because of the mindset surrounding weight and calories.

Reaching For The Junk Food? Sleep Deprivation May Be To Blame

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re looking to cut down on the amount of rubbish you eat, you should start by getting a good night’s sleep. That’s according to a new stud...

Couple Lose 11.5 Stone Between Them After Husband Forced To Ask For Belt Extension On Plane

SWNS | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Having to ask for a seat belt extension on a plane drove a couple to shed more than 11.5 stone, then win a slimming award. Mark Gibbon was so mortifie...

Should I Go Vegan?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

In fact, studies show that vegetarian (including vegan) populations tend to be less overweight and suffer less from diabetes, heart disease, some cancers and more - living longer as a result. Whether that is from avoiding animal products specifically, or having a generally healthier diet and lifestyle anyway, is difficult to be sure of, but good nutrition almost certainly plays a major role.

Olive Oil - The Facts

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Sally explores the world of olive oil, taking a look at the research behind its benefits and whether it really is as healthy for us as we think. O...