Working Out

Working Out In Winter

Callum Melly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Callum Melly

What people forget, or probably don't even realise is that when we gain weight (body fat) due to a calorie surplus, we create more fat cells to store fat molecules as energy. Fat cells never disappear, we can burn the stored fat within the cells, but the cells themselves remain.

Here's How To Make Fitness A Priority In Your Life Again

Jen Barton | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For lots of us with busy schedules, it often feels like we have to make a choice: go to the gym, or go out and socialise with friends. And we all know...

Fitness for Fun? How Zumba Revolutionised My Workout

Nadia Henderson | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nadia Henderson

I very quickly realised - mere seconds into the first routine - that this is no piece of cake. Dancing without a drink in my gut and another in my hand is not something that comes naturally to my graceless limbs.

Gym Thoughts

Sadie Brown | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Sadie Brown

I'm also punishing myself each morning by doing 50 naked squats in a full-length mirror so I can witness the full horror of enjoying Milk Tray for breakfast, Ferrero Rocher for lunch and Christmas cake for dinner in HD.

The Complete, Pure, Unadulterated, Incomparable, Joyless Misery of Exercise

Paul Marshall | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

As I recently discovered the other day, getting back into working out after a period of inactivity - due to illness or self inflicted laziness - is far worse.

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: Get Fit Like A Ballerina In Your Own Home | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This is the time of year when our resolve to visit the gym tends to wane, and for some, that means giving up on fitness altogether. But let’s consid...

Wii Fit U: The Gym Hater's Alternative Workout

The Huffington Post UK | Emily Verdouw | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Firstly, you may not going to like this winter workout alternative if you struggle with technology. But - if it's a toss up between going to the g...

WATCH: The Student Tw*ts Guide To Working Out

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Three young, near-naked muscly males, panting from pumping iron and talking us through their er, strenuous, workout. What's not to like? Ok, so ign...

Latest L.A. Work-out Craze: The Sweaty Secret Stairs of Santa Monica

Jody Brettkelly | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Brettkelly

I've just been down to LA and the latest workout craze is climbing the Sweaty Secret Stairs of Santa Monica. Also the most novel new way to try and sp...

Student Beans' Offers Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

This week's Student Beans offers, exclusive to HuffPost UK Students... Free Palmers Cocoa Butter Get yours now... Samsung Galaxy S3 + Unlimit...

Should Children Be Allowed to Sit in on Exercise Classes?

Sarah Packer | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Packer

If more children got to see their parents exercising the child obesity rate might reduce. Most people could say they were influenced by their parents growing up, unfortunately for me my parents were not very active, which was possibly why I was always slightly overweight.

The Great Gym Conspiracy

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Harrison Roberts

I was one of those keen new gym members in January. I started off determined to get into shape, but at the same time I was also terrified.

The Truth About 'Toning Up'

Charli Cohen | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Cohen

How do I lose my belly fat? How can I tone up my arms? Which exercise will shrink my thighs? The sad truth of the matter is, whether you want to get rid of that annoying lower ab pudge, firm up those pesky bingo wings or attain the elusive 'thigh gap', the answer is always the same.

Should You Work Out When You're Ill?

Charli Cohen | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Cohen

'To train, or not to train?' This is the question we regular exercisers agonise over when lurgy strikes. Those unconvinced of the joy of exercise will struggle to comprehend why it is we WANT to train though the illness - why not take the opportunity to 'pull a sickie' on our fitness regimen.

Why You Should Eat Your Greens

Iain Mahony | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Iain Mahony

People look at me with confusion when they see the amount of kale and broccoli in my trolley - five a day is not wrong but it is certainly not right either. Make it your mission to eat that and more. If you are serious about being lean, happy and healthy these are essential.

Fat Loss, Diet, Hormones and Your Health

Iain Mahony | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Iain Mahony

Where you store fat is the key to understanding your hormones. This in turn reveals how you should eat, train, and live to have optimal body composition and, ultimately, be as healthy as possible.

Mens Sana In Corpore Sana

Jon Denoris | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Denoris

Although the Greeks are playing out a modern day tragedy, we can still learn much from their ancient past when it comes to understanding the importance and indeed relevance of exercise and staying in shape.

LOOK: Russian Bears Photographed 'Working Out' In Zoo Enclosure

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Comedy

It's not often that we wish we'd been to the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia, but today we do. We really do, in fact. It's all because of this extra...

Origins and the Evolution of Fitness

Ricardo Macedo | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ricardo Macedo

With so many training systems on the market, it can be very difficult to choose the right one, my suggestion is pick the one you enjoy doing the most. It has been statistically proven that people tend to stick to a routine when they enjoy doing it!

Do I Really Need a Six-Pack to Make an Impact? Why I'm Sticking With the Body I've Got

The Guyliner | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

If there's one thing you're going to need as a gay man, it's a body. You can try telling me different, but nine times out of 10 you're not going to get much interest from another gay man just because you look as if you read a lot of books.