Weight Loss Tips

Three Habits You Absolutely Need for Summer

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

It's easier to be out of shape in winter, with all those layers to hide under. But once the warmer weather is here, being in less-than-peak form gets harder to ignore - particularly if we're carrying a few (or more) extra pounds. Just the wake-up call we need for a mind and body turn-around.

Are Your Friends Making You Fat?

Victoria Wills | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

You find yourself in a situation which is, at best, undermining your efforts and at worst, absolutely soul destroying and likely to have you reaching for the comfort of cake as you slip back in to the perpetual vicious circle.

Weight Loss Happens In Your Head, Not Your Stomach

Victoria Wills | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

The word 'diet' sends a shiver of misery down most spines. I know this because I spent many years locked in a cycle of diet, binge, diet, binge, which in turn led to feelings of guilt and made a serious dent in my self-esteem.

Three Things That Keep You From Your Health and Weight Loss Goals!

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

If the change of season has put a spring in your step, you may already be motivated to get healthy and energised for summer - only to get frustrated and give up after the first couple of weeks! Here are three mistakes to avoid when setting up your health and weight loss goals.

Online Personal Training... Does It Work?

David Kingsbury | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

The internet has provided a number of ways in which people can improve their life and this is very true for health and fitness. These are just some of the benefits that will come from using online coaching to improve your standard of fitness.

Seven Weight Loss Myths That Could Be Holding You Back

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

When you feel like you're doing all the right things, it's frustrating not to see the results of your labour when you step on the scales. Here are seven weight loss myths that could be holding you back...

The Real Reason We Eat So Much Junk Food

Joe Sexton | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Sexton

While I think all of these are very valid reasons why some people eat junk food, I still don't think they touch on maybe the biggest reason of them all, the reason that is so mind numbingly obvious. Junk food tastes absolutely amazing.

Why Eating Less Won't Help You Lose Weight in the Long Run

Sean Lerwill | Posted 07.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sean Lerwill

How many people do you know who starve themselves with the aim of lowering their body fat, losing weight or 'toning' up? You may have even tried it yourself. You probably found it worked at first, but soon tailed off. What did you do? Probably what most people do in that situation; lower the amount of food you eat again.

Escape the 'Quit And Start Over' Cycle Now

Natalie Roberts | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

We've all been there. You start with good intentions, get sidetracked, then give up. But it's all good because you intend to start fresh on Monday, right? If you really want to achieve your goals then it's time you quit starting over.

Keep Your Fitness Resolutions in 2016

Sarah Maxwell | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Maxwell

You don't need a pricey gym membership or fancy equipment - just taking ten minutes to fit some simple exercises into your daily routine can make all the difference. In fact, setting realistic goals that don't take up too much time or money is the best way to keep motivated and make sure you stay on track.

Christmas Trimmings

Dean Hodgkin | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dean Hodgkin

You know how it goes... it starts with a few chips and dips at the company Christmas party and ends up with you sprawled on the sofa polishing off a box of chocolates, watching a festive film on TV.

Too Scared to Go to the Gym? Don't Let Gym Fear Ruin Your Health

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

This is really about those who want to exercise and aren't confident enough to step foot in the gym or just plain don't like the large rooms packed with people heaving and sweating. This is not a problem; there are lots of workouts that you can do in the comfort of your own home, where the only heavy breathing you'll hear is your own.

What Would You Swap Your Health For?

Louise Parker | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Parker

When asked, most of us would say that being healthy is a top priority. In a survey of 100 people that I have just made up for this article, 87% of peo...

Are You Eating Too Much Healthy Food?

Laura Agar Wilson | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Agar Wilson

I love eating and I love food. It's like a hobby. I have no shame in sharing that I very much enjoy everything about food: planning it, shopping for it, preparing it, eating it, tasting it, everything! To me, food will never just be fuel. It will always been something to be enjoyed, and sometimes, I enjoy it just a little too much!

Get Fit in a Week, My Boot Camp Story

Lauren Riley | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Riley

I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived at the country retreat in Brinsop Hereford, it was truly beautiful, set in its own grounds complete with a moat and four swans. The all-female attendees stay for a week in total, it's an all-consuming experience. You stay in their accommodation, either shared or private and the rooms were lovely.

Is Protein the Secret to Successful Weight Loss?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Let's face it, when it comes to weight-loss we're always on the lookout for the latest food group to celebrate or villainise. We've been through almost every food group, labelling each one as either a health saviour, or evil villain...

Why Every Little Counts When it Comes to Weight Loss

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 21.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

We all know that feeling, when at first you lose a few pounds and then your weight loss plateaus, or simply doesn't seem to be getting anywhere. It can be disheartening, and make you feel as though that goal is unattainable. But, the truth is that even a modest weight loss can have an impact on our health and here's why...

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...

Five Appetite Suppressants That Will Make You Feel Fuller For Longer

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we're pro-food and firmly anti-fad diet. So if you're looking to lose weight, there's not need to starve yourself or...

5 Easy Ways to Estimate Portion Size

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all have eyes bigger than our bellies from time to time, but if you regularly stack up your plate with more food than you can eat, you could be suf...

Top Six Tips to Make Fat Loss Sustainable

Ben Hanton | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Hanton

Diets do not lead to long term weight loss in the vast majority of individuals. In fact, compensatory reductions in metabolic rate, increased hunger signals and lost lean muscle mass very often lead to dieters gaining back more body fat than they lost in the first place!

Could Fibre Be The Simple Key To Weight Loss?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Knowing where to begin when trying to kick-start weight loss can be an absolute minefield. But new research may have just made dieting far easier. ...

What's The Super Shred Diet?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

New year, new fad diet. And this time, we're talking about super shredding. The brainchild of Dr Ian Smith, the Super Shred diet promises to help y...

Generation Zero

Malminder Gill | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

Some sugared drinks do not try to hide their calories. Many of these add high-fructose corn syrup, sucrose, and honey to their recipes. However, most people are at least able to read and understand what they allow into their body.

Bored Of Dieting Already? Make Small Changes Instead

Rachael Phillips | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Phillips

I know this is going to come as a shock to you if you're used to counting calories but not all calories are created equally. It's time to forget totting up the numbers and instead think about how the food you're eating is making you feel and what good it can do to your body.