Fitness

12 April 2013

Men's health: Five tips for growing muscle

If you're looking to build more muscle gentlemen, then we have the expert tips just for you.  Professor Jamie Timmons, Chair of Systems Biology in Loughborough, the UK's leading Exercise Science ...
10 April 2013

The benefits of exercise

Just 12 minutes of exercise a day could provide you with numerous physical and mental health benefits, and could save £7 billion too.  Over £7 billion of savings could be achieved ...
9 April 2013

Exercise tips for pregnant women

Keeping in shape and staying active during your pregnancy is important for yours and your baby's health, so we have some expert tips to help.  With so many soon-to-be yummy mummies ...
8 April 2013

How to stay fit and trim with Hayley Newton: Week 4

With Easter holidays upon us at the Italia Conti Arts centre, I have had some time to put into my new home. This week I'm going to concentrate on my garden. Pull ...
7 April 2013

Tamzin Outhwaite gets in shape with swimming

Tamzin Outhwaite was keen to get into her swimsuit and show off her bikini body which is looking better than ever thanks to toning up with swimming.  Tamzin before her challenge Tamzin ...
6 April 2013

Power walking fitness tips

Did you know that 42% of breast cancer cases could be avoided by developing healthier lifestyle choices? Research has shown that making small changes like getting regular exercise, eating healthy ...
5 April 2013

Christine Bleakley encourages women to get on their bikes

Cycling is a great way of keeping fit and getting around, but there are less women than men doing it. Christine Bleakley is encouraging us to get on our bikes. The ...
4 April 2013

Top tips for active living

Could Pain Be Coming To A Joint Near You? We often associate joint pain with old age, however the condition which currently affects 9 million Britons, can strike at any age, ...
2 April 2013

How to stay fit and trim with Hayley Newton: Week 3

This week at the Italia Conti Arts Centre, I introduced HELL WEEK…dum dum dum! A week filled with intense challenges, fitness & performance. It was a good way to set ...
30 March 2013

How to keep fit at work

Maintaining a good work-life balance can be difficult, so unless you have a physically demanding job most of us will spend several hours a day sitting down. Such a sedentary ...
28 March 2013

£260 million blown on home fitness that fails

The intention is there, we buy the fitness equipment in a bid to do it at home, it's more convienient isn't it? Well, not really.  In a bid to lose weight ...
27 March 2013

UK kids cycle a million miles to beat inactivity

Childhood obesity is a problem in this country as we know, but kids are fighting back in an effort to get more active.  Between 28 February and 20 March when hundreds ...
26 March 2013

Pole dancing: a fun way to spice up your fitness regime

Once associated with seedy strip-clubs, pole dancing is now used by many as a fun way to keep fit. After a quick rise in popularity, gyms across the country now ...

25 March 2013

How to stay fit and trim with Hayley Newton: Week 2

This week for me has been quite stressful, and I have found the best thing is to keep my body moving. Many studies show that people who exercise regularly benefit with ...
22 March 2013

5 Fitness tips for complete your marathon training

The whole of the UK is alive with beating hearts and sweaty palms, as the final countdown to the 2013 London Marathon begins. In just over four weeks' time, the capital ...
21 March 2013

Fitness tips to keep you motivated and focused

I’m working for the  and Kelly has kindly put together some great training tips for people signing up to races this year to keep focused and motivated. I wondered whether ...
20 March 2013

Improve your running on a rainy day

Unfortunately the British weather is notorious for throwing a spanner in the works of even the best laid training plans. Whilst you can hit the treadmill, after a few days ...
19 March 2013

Fitness tips: 10 things you never knew about stretching

How often do you finish an exercise class or workout without taking the time to stretch? And when you do stretch, how do you stretch and why? Greg Brookes(www.gbpersonaltraining.com), personal trainer ...
19 March 2013

Inactive lives kill 36,000 people a year

We all know how important it is to move around each day, but did you know that an inactive lifestyle kills as many as 36,815 people a year.  Lack of physical ...
18 March 2013

How to stay fit and trim with Hayley Newton: Week 1

As I have arrived back in the UK from Los Angeles, I have brought back with me some wonderful knowledge in regards to keeping fit & healthy. Hayley Newton In America, I ...
17 March 2013

International Fitness Week: Day seven, Rest & Relaxation Day

After a long and dedicated week of working out and undertaking new challenges, you deserve a break. So, pop in to Fitness First on Sunday for rest & relaxation day ...
16 March 2013

International Fitness Week: Day six, Top 20 Workout Day

Day six of International Fitness Week is Top 20 Workout Day.  Start your weekend off with a little inspiration from Fitness First’s list of Top 20 workouts. Each exercise on the list ...
15 March 2013

International Fitness Week: Day five, Healthy eating day

You can’t run on empty, to ensure your body has enough fuel to keep you going, here we have top tips and advice on healthy eating. Admit it—you love to eat ...
14 March 2013

International Fitness Week: Day four, Group exercise day

It’s time to burn calories the fun way—with friends. Gather up your pals for a group exercise class, such as Zumba, BODYCOMBAT, or Athletic Fitness. What better motivation to shape up ...