Fitness

9 September 2013

Five million Brits can't ride a bike

Despite Britain’s cycling champions having achieved international success both on the road and in the velodrome, a new study reveals not everyone has been bitten by the cycling bug as ...
8 September 2013

Look hot in your jeans with this workout

Looking good in a pair of jeans is a battle millions of women face on a daily basis, but with a little bit of effort and sweat you can feel ...
7 September 2013

The Playboy bunny bootcamp

We all know what to expect from a Playboy Bunny, and that is one toned, fit body. Now you can have one too. The iconic brand has partnered with GymBox to ...
5 September 2013

Women choosing to workout at home

Finding the motivation to go to the gym can be hard enough, never mind the working out bit when we actually get there. So it's no wonder that women are ...
30 August 2013

The most beneficial workout? High intensity interval training

Of course you want the best from your workout, and visible results in a shorter amount of time is the stuff of dreams.  Well, scientists may have just found the answer, ...
29 August 2013

Sedentary lifestyle is leaving us in pain

An active lifestyle is something that is not only recommended by the government, but it could also help reduce pain too. The British Chiropractic Association (BCA) is today warning that young ...
28 August 2013

Women wearing sportswear longer than recommended

If there's one way to motivate yourself with fitness and exercise, it's to buy a new wardrobe for your workout. Yet, women are wearing their sportswear longer than recommended.   New ...
26 August 2013

6 easy yoga poses for postpartum exercise

Working on your post-baby body can be hard work, bit with these six easy-to-do yoga poses you’ll be on your way. Michele Pernetta, one of the UK’s leading Bikram yoga teachers, ...
24 August 2013

Men not doing enough cardio exercise

Two-fifths of men are doing little or no cardiovascular exercise when they're working out, preferring to stick to the weights instead. The main motivation to those who preferred weights, according to ...
23 August 2013

Nutrition and fitness advice

TV presenter Michaela Strachan is helping to support the Miles for Macmillan walks that are taking place during August and September.  She is taking part in the Regent's Park walk on August ...
22 August 2013

Half of seven year olds don’t get enough exercise

Half of all seven-year-olds are not getting enough exercise, especially girls who are far less active than boy, according to new research. The figures show that they are sitting for up ...
21 August 2013

Exercise won’t help your insomnia for months

A hard workout in the gym is going to tire you, but new research reveals it won’t help to cure your insomnia. Exercising to help with sleeping difficulties is often recommended, ...
19 August 2013

How to stay fit and trim with Hayley Newton: Week 23

Keep positive! When you first start exercising, it’s easy to get disheartened when you don’t see the results as quickly as you would like to. But don’t worry. Although they may ...
18 August 2013

Health benefits of showering after exercise

Whether you’re a daily diver or a weekend runner, showering after exercise should be an essential part of your workout. Rather than simply keeping you clean, however, a post-workout shower can ...
16 August 2013

Quick exercises to work the whole body

We've all used the excuse of not having enough time to workout, but who is it really benefiting in the long run?  Now, there is no excuse of time with these ...
15 August 2013

The bench yourself beautiful workout

There is a stigma in the gym when it comes to women suing free weights, but toning your muscles and increasing muscle mass is beneficial to your overall fitness. With the ...
14 August 2013

Brits not doing enough exercise

Our exercise levels are just not where they are supposed to be as new research reveals that 1 in 10 of us haven’t even gone for a five minute walk ...
13 August 2013

Get a body like Pippa Middleton

Pippa Middleton is known for her fantastic body thanks to her training regime and love of multisport events such as the Highland Cross Challenge duathlon and Blenhiem Triathlon.   While we ...
8 August 2013

Daisy Lowe: 'Fit not Thin'

Daisy Lowe this week launched a new campaign in the Sunday Times Style mag urging women it's important to be 'Fit not Thin'.  And this is definitely something that needs more ...
6 August 2013

Ashton Kutcher: Jobs' Fruit Diet Was 'Misinformed'

Ashton Kutcher became seriously ill after copying Steve Jobs' diet. The 35-year-old actor was rushed to hospital with severe pancreatic pain when he adopted the late Apple founder's fruit diet, based ...
6 August 2013

The importance of sleep in your fitness routine

The importance of good sleep on your training or exercise regime is as important as having the right diet and the right equipment but is often chronically overlooked. Getting a good ...
5 August 2013

How to have a healthy lifestyle

The reluctant exerciser Can't seem to lose those extra pounds no matter how much you diet? Well there's no need for a Jane Fonda-style workout before your eyes are even open. One ...
5 August 2013

Shopping burns 15,000 calories a year

If there’s never been a better excuse to shop it has to be that new research finds that each year 15,000 calories are burnt whilst we’re doing it. Walking the average ...
4 August 2013

We spend more time worrying about exercise than actually doing it

We need to lighten up when it comes to exercise according to new research, as over a third of us have admitted to taking it too seriously, and nearly two ...
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