Weight Loss Tips

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 27.05.2015 | 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 21.05.2015 | 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.

New Year, New 'Skinnier' You

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

It's time to let go of the things you will never have, work on enhancing your best features and what is realistically achievable. Exercise and healthy eating programmes will not make your legs grow as long as a supermodel's.

Be Kind Lose Weight - How I Lost 5 Kilos in 6 Weeks

Cat Elliott | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

By placing too much physical stress on the body it can initiate the release of the stress hormone, cortisol, which has been shown to cause weight gain. Hence why stress = weight gain, and how rest is ESSENTIAL to allow our body and our muscles to repair so we don't STRESS.

Easy Fit

Dean Hodgkin | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dean Hodgkin

In terms of preventive health, simply putting down the remote control and getting off the sofa rates in the same category as stopping smoking and remembering to strap on your seatbelt. From heart disease to osteoporosis and diabetes to back problems, much of the illnesses we once associated with old age are actually due to decreasing activity levels.

Seven Reasons Why Your New Year's Resolutions Will Fail

Adam Strong | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Strong

Researchers have found that the first two weeks go smoothly but then it all starts to fall apart: you get complacent and start making mistakes. You believe that because you made such a great start during those first weeks, you can take the pressure off a little.

How To Lose Weight In 12 Minutes A Week

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With busy work schedules and packed social calendars, kickstarting weight-loss can be especially difficult this time of year. But in his new book T...

Weight Loss: The Single Most Important Thing I Do With My Clients

Nathan Towle | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nathan Towle

I've spent a lot of time talking to people who have successfully lost weight. When I ask them how they finally succeeded they often look a little sheepish. They tell me they just did the things they always knew they should. They ate better and they exercised.

Ho Ho Ho- Here Comes the Christmas Slimdown!

Lisa Regan | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

Ah yes and so it begins- Christmas is coming and in November it is now almost everywhere we turn. Christmas the time of festive cheer right? However it also is a time that puts the fear into women especially as the festive party season looms.

Fat Isn't Funny - When Two Become One

Lynne Parker | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lynne Parker

I have not done this quickly either and the project is very much ongoing. Four months or thereabouts in, the benefits of being more like my former trim self are beginning to become apparent. Along with the jeans a plethora of other favourite garments banished to the nether regions of my wardrobe are now reinstated for everyday wear.

How Losing Weight Could Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

One of the many reasons that women, and occasionally men, come to see me for weight loss advice is because they want to start a family, but are struggling. Did you know that obesity is a major cause of difficulty getting pregnant - and can increase the risk of miscarriage or problems during pregnancy and childbirth?

Weight Loss: Stop Blaming Yourself

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

How much time do you spend thinking about your weight? If you're overweight and fed up with being overweight, then probably you think about it a lot. And the vast majority of these thoughts will be negative and self-critical.