Weight Loss

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

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...

Bergamot: Another Healthy Reason To Love Italy

Kevin Leivers M.R.Pharm.S | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kevin Leivers M.R.Pharm.S

As if Chianti, pizza and Gucci were not enough reasons to love everything Italian, one of the latest natural therapies for common cardiovascular condi...

Hydration - The Facts

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Water, the second most popular drink in the USA... after fizzy drinks! A shocking statistic when you consider that our love of sugary drinks is one re...

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.