Weight

Women Carrying Extra Weight Around Waist 'Have Higher Risk Of Womb Cancer'

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Women who have a higher waist to hip ratio may have an increased risk of developing womb cancer. That’s according to a new study which found that fo...

Weight Is Just A Number - A Plea To My Daughter

Vicki Coombe | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Parents
Vicki Coombe

My daughter stood on my scales last night and I admit; my heart broke a little. At two years old she knew what she needed to do to weigh herself. Like most behaviours it was learnt, and it was learnt from me.

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...

Respect Your Body

Lisa Roukin | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

Respecting your body is an ordeal for most. Like myself there is always a part of my body that I wish could be better or improved. Ultimately we shoul...

Spiritual Weight Loss In Four Easy Steps

Alice Grist | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

How about this instead? Maybe the desire to be 'less' is a state of delirium imposed on you by a society that wishes to sell you anxiety. When you buy into that anxiety you become a pawn. One who lives out his or her life beholden to your own bodily parts.

Want To Lose Weight In 2017 - Then Stop Exercising

Jason O'Callaghan | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jason O'Callaghan

Do you know how long it takes you to burn off a snickers bar? Or a packet of crisps? Or a fish and chips? Or a glass of wine? Well let me tell you. ...

Take a walk in my heels and converse

Naomi Hefter | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

What is an aesthetically attractive female? A revealing outfit? A pretty face? A good figure? All of the above? Anyway aren't people's looks subjectiv...

Outraged Mum 'Overheard Asda Staff Call Her Son Fat'

MEN Syndication | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum claims she heard an Asda staff member call her eight-year-old son ‘fat’ and she was outraged by what managers offered her by way of apology....

Instagram Fitness Star Shares An Empowering Message About Weight

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes it can be all too easy to stand on the scales and get hung up about the number you see. But one woman wants you to ditch everything you beli...

Obesity Linked To 'Reduced Cognitive Performance And Self-Control', Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Obese people may be less intelligent than people who are a healthy weight, a controversial study has found. Researchers from the University of Manitob...

Your Weight Does NOT Define You - Three Mindset Secrets

Andrew Beatty | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Beatty

Why is it that you can get bogged down so easily with your weight and your body image? Why is it that we think of ourselves as fit, fat, skinny, ugly? Here, take this example. Let's just say that you're on a weight loss quest.

Dress Size Does Not Determine Health

Rivkie Baum | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rivkie Baum

Your negative and judgemental stereotypes make a mockery of all the work people (especially women) have done to remind women and young girls that health (both physical and mental) not size or looks are a priority.

Easy Life Hacks to Think Your Way Slim

Victoria Wills | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

So, we've officially dived-in to the bikini and flip-flops season. And like many of us, you might be trying to convince yourself that a punishing new gym regime is the way forward if you're going to squeeze into your swimsuit or beach shorts.

Why Athletics Needs to Move Away From the Runner's Body Uniform

Sophia Parvizi-Wayne | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Sport
Sophia Parvizi-Wayne

Tomorrow is the first, official National Eating Disorder Awareness Day and in response to this worldwide recognition of need for awareness, I thought ...

The Double Edged Sword of Weight Loss

Laura Maisey | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Maisey

Losing weight as a consequence of becoming a runner is no great surprise. It's the stuff of women's magazines everywhere. That doesn't mean, however, that when it happens to you, you are familiar with the effects this will have.

Me Vs Beauty Standards

Ashleigh Mitchell | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ashleigh Mitchell

When I was smaller I was still insecure, things didn't come easier to me and I was told I was too skinny. In fact I was miserable but yet I keep thinking that something magical will come of losing weight, like all my shit would suddenly be together because I was skinny.

Why It Is Physically Impossible to 'Look Anorexic'

Katie Simon Phillips | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Simon Phillips

The weight or size of a person will never tell you how ill or how well someone is with an eating disorder... The myth that eating disorders can be seen or measured is a dangerous, stigma inducing and potentially fatal story that needs to stop being told.

Are YOU a 'Real' Woman?

Kirsty Lemare | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Lemare

Are YOU a real woman? I can't tell if I'm honest. The glut of content I've read (note - I mean had shoved in my face by ALL THE MEDIA) is shall we say, 'conflicted' on the topic.

The A4 Waist Challenge - Have We Reached the Ultimate Low in Our Obsession With Appearance?

BritChick Paris | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

The A4 challenge is paper thin, and will leave young girls feeling despondent, depressed and disgruntled this week as super skinny photos whizz are around the web. How many of them will turn to diet pills, excessive sport, bulimia even?

Study Finds Short Men And Overweight Women Earn Less

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women who are overweight and men who are short are more likely to earn less than their tall and slim co-workers, experts have said. Research sugges...

Seven Reasons You're Bloated (And What to Do About It)

James Haskell | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

You don't need us to tell you how bad it feels when you're bloated after a meal. You're enjoying your food, minding your own business when BAM! A food baby grows in your belly, usually accompanied by strange sounding noises and abdominal discomfort. We've all been there, and know exactly how uncomfortable (and unattractive) it is.

10 Easy(ish) Ways to Start Running

Julie Creffield | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

Let's go back to basics and simply review the very best ways to begin your running journey with suggestions for how to actually start...none of them are particularly easy, but nothing worth having in life is right?

Woman's Essay For Those Who Think She Has No Sex Life Because She's 'Fat'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has written a powerful rant hitting back at those who think they have the right to judge her (and her relationship with her husband) because s...

How to Love Your Body

Alison Paton | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Paton

Every new year we set resolutions that instantly set us up for a fall. To lose weight, to get better skin, to find someone who will love us unconditionally. Well, why not make this the year you do things a bit differently?

Stop Telling Women They Can't Be Fat and Fit

Julie Creffield | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

Weight gain and the inability to lose weight easily happens also for a range of complex reasons. Telling fat women that take regular exercise that they are doing this in vain, is nasty and vindictive and in my opinion dangerous.