'I’m sick of the stereotype that fat equals unfit.'
Despite being a widely-used health metric around the world, BMI measurements do not tell the full story about our health
'I'm not going to let some outdated calculator tell me I'm obese.'
A man praised his friend's daughter for standing up against body-shape norms that "persecute children", by refusing to calculate
Children between the ages of four and 11 should have annual body mass index (BMI) checks, a government think tank has advised
This fairly harmless impulse to look good has been leapt upon by diet companies and magazines as some annual ritual, as if getting in shape or being healthy the rest of the year matters not. My key gripe, is that it sums up the biggest problem with exercise and diet: that it is primarily to lose weight.
Super fit Anita Albrecht, a competitive bodybuilder and personal trainer, hit the headlines after an NHS nurse branded her
Punk pioneer John Lydon is to be honoured for his contribution to music at a respected music industry awards bash later this
A few years back I was starring on Coronation Street, playing Sam the Stripper, wowing TV audiences across the UK when my character got his kit off in the Rovers Return. I won Rear of the Year and I was in great shape and at the top of my game. Fast forward to 2013 and I had let thing's slip and approaching 40 (next year) I didn't like what I saw in front of me or on paper.