Fitness

15 May 2015

10 reasons why laughter is as good for you as exercise

Healthier biscuit brand, go ahead!, recently conducted research into the UK's exercise habits and discovered that 70% of people would do more exercise if it was more fun, and 60% ...
12 May 2015

Post-Pregnancy Workout!

'Let's Keep The Baby Weight', Said No Woman EVER! Getting back into the gym routine after giving birth may be seen as the last priority in any new mother's schedule, but ...
30 April 2015

6 tips to help you turn your walk into a workout

With May being National Walking Month, Nordic Walking UK expert and author of ' The Complete Guide to Nordic Walking', Gill Stewart, reveals how to walk your way to better health ...
1 April 2015

The perfect Easter Calorie Counter

Tim Hart has created a brilliant Easter calorie counter for users of Female First, so now you can enjoy yourself over the Easter break and ensure you're doing the right ...
10 March 2015

10 Excuses women use not to go to the gym

Think Money has found that 57% of women who have a gym membership don't actually go- however they don't cancel it because they convince themselves that they are going to ...

28 January 2015

Top 10 Tips for The First Time Gym-Goer

If it is your first time heading to the gym, it may feel a little daunting. With different types of equipment from free-weights to weight machines and all the cardio ...

16 January 2015

eBay discovers British reality stars top the fitness DVD charts

eBay UK have today revealed that the fitness DVD charts dominating their auction site are those of British reality stars such as Charlotte Crosby of Geordie Shore fame and the ...
29 November 2014

Don't let colds ruin your workout

Exercise is great for keeping energy levels up during the dark winter days, but with cold and flu germs rife, the sneezes and sniffles can play havoc with your exercise ...
27 November 2014

The cold yoga workout – Ski-Ram

The first ever cold yoga class was launched this week, taking place in a walk-in fridge – doesn’t sounds particularly inviting but do read on. Crystal Ski Holidays, the ski and ...
17 November 2014

Get the most from your workout: 10 gym mistakes to avoid

New research revealed that women are increasing their workouts, but are they making mistakes whilst doing it?  There's no point in putting in so much work and effort if you're not ...
15 November 2014

How to get in the mood to train this winter

Winter weather is here and that means there's plenty of excuses not to workout, but it’s important to keep your fitness levels up throughout winter.  And remember, your bikini body is ...
7 November 2014

A Ballet workout to get your body toned and lean

With just seven weeks to until Christmas, thoughts turn to party season.  You might have a killer LBD at the ready, but do you have the confidence to make a memorable, ...
1 November 2014

Ease your joints into exercise with walking

For those of us who suffer with muscle and joint problems, either from an existing health condition or simply from too much impact sport, walk your way to improved health ...
25 October 2014

How to choose the right personal trainer

Ricardo Macedo, founder of R-Fitness has over 12 years experience in training some of the worlds most recognised names in the TV, music and film industries.  Ricardo has a wealth of ...
24 October 2014

How safe are your exercises?

Precautions should always be taken when exercising as it can do significant damage to your muscles and joints, but what moves exactly are doing this? Just because the body can perform ...
23 October 2014

How to have an active, healthy pregnancy

With many new mums under pressure to get back into pre-baby shape as soon as possible, the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) is advising expectant mums to create a fitness ...
16 October 2014

How to learn to love exercise

We all know that exercise is good for us.  We join gyms, start running, buy home workout DVDs, all in the quest for a fitter, slimmer, more toned body and ...
12 October 2014

How to get washboard abs

The squat challenge is out the window for some women who have turned their attention to their abs. Washboard abs are certainly having their moment in the health and fitness ...
29 September 2014

3 tips for an effective warm up

When it comes to exercising, most people pay cursory attention to warming up. Yet according to top personal trainer Greg Brookes, warming up properly could increase the effectiveness of your exercise ...
28 September 2014

The 10 minute fitness workout that works

We all know that finding the time to workout can be difficult, but 10 minute bursts can in fact have a positive effect on your fitness and health.  They are quick, ...
26 September 2014

Five tips for a perfectly fitted sports bra

If you're working out and exercise a sports bra is an essential for any woman, as it's National Fitness Day we thought when better to share these essential tips.  Research from ...
25 September 2014

Exercise may not be as healthy for you as you think

We’re consistently being told to exercise more and increase activity, but could it in fact have a detrimental effect on our health? New research shows that people drink more alcohol on ...
23 September 2014

3 of the best new post work-out pick me ups

Doing the exercise is important, but it's also vital that you refuel your body properly afterwards - essential for muscle recovery.  Here we have three new post workout products that will ...
15 September 2014

Exercising when you’re sick

The thought of exercising whilst you’re sick may be the furthest thing from your mind, but could it help? The Training Room’s Lucy Birch discusses training whilst you’re unwell. However much we ...
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