Fitness

14 February 2013

Fifth of Brits admit sex is the only exercise they get

In order to help stave off the growing number of obesity, the government has issued a recommended level of activity that we all need to take part in, yet only ...
13 February 2013

Women want the body of 'Heffer' Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook may have been named a 'heffer' by Katie Price, but this hasn't stopped her being loved by thousands of men and women.  Women aged 18-35 in the UK overwhelmingly ...
10 February 2013

Fitness video: Banish the bingo wings

Toning your arms, particularly the tops of your arms takes hard work and a lot of patience. Here we have the tips to help you banish those bingo wings and help ...
9 February 2013

Fitness video: Circuit training

Circuit training is an effective method for burning fat and toning up muscle fast. High intensity circuit training will leave you feel breathless, but you will start to feel the benefits ...
8 February 2013

Fitness video: Target your abs and love handles

A trim silhouette with hardly an inch to pinch, it's time to target the abs and lose those love handles.  With the help of USN Fitness we have the exercises to see ...
8 February 2013

Fitness trends in group exercise

If you have trouble sticking to your fitness goals, it’s no secret that if you train as part of a group, you will be kept motivated and interested for longer. ...
7 February 2013

Fitness video: Bum and legs

Who doesn't want legs like Brooklyn Decker or a pert bym like Kylie Minogue?  Here are the exercises to help you achieve this.  The USN Makeover Challenge is helping you to get ...
6 February 2013

Fitness video: The all-over body workout

Get in shape fast with the help and demonstration of the all-over body workout video below.  These full body exercises combine cardio and strength and are taken from the USN Body ...
4 February 2013

9 reasons to run

I'm sure there are hundreds of reason that you can come up with not to run, but I'm going to give you just 9 on why you should.  Take these on ...
1 February 2013

The best fitness workout for you

Millions of us could be spending hours of our precious time sticking to lengthy exercise routines when all we need to do is short bursts of activity each day. A scientific ...
1 February 2013

Weight loss going nowhere? You may be doing the wrong exercises

Many women associate lifting weights with dramatic muscle gain, avoiding the male dominated weights section of gyms at all costs. However, Jean-Ann Marnoch from industry watchdog REPs (the Register of ...
30 January 2013

Fitness trend 2013: Bokwa

If you have not heard anything about it before, it is a new and completely different approach to group exercise that is rapidly spreading across the globe.  It is the brainchild ...
29 January 2013

Mr Motivator talks fitness and exercise

Mr Motivator has been encouraging us to get fit for years and now he only wants two mintues of our time everyday to get us to move more and increase ...
27 January 2013

Gym memberships and sports kits see us waste hundreds

Couch potatoes who vow to get fit for 2013 will waste an average of almost £1000 on gym memberships and sports equipment they will rarely use, according to a new ...
26 January 2013

Gym workout? No, we're just going there for a chat

Despite spending an average of two-hours a week at the gym, researchers found for one in three of us less than five minutes of that time is spent building up ...
24 January 2013

Fitness trend 2013: Les Mills GRIT Series

Featuring two brand new high-intensity interval training classes, the Les Mills GRIT Series breaks through gym-time monotony by incorporating two components: STRENGTH and PLYOMETRICS. This means that your muscles work ...
24 January 2013

Top 5 fitness tips to get you in shape in 2013

Getting into shape takes time and effort and sometimes we all need a little help.   Here we have the top fitness tips from Boutique Sport Glambassador and personal trainer PT Mollie.  Ultra ...
23 January 2013

Fitness trend 2013: Hot Bikram Yoga

Bikram Yoga is the nation’s fastest growing form of yoga and it involves a 90 minute session which takes place in a room heated to 40 degrees Celsius with 40 ...
20 January 2013

Fitness benefits of hockey

Playing hockey not only strengthens your upper body and rids the dreaded bingo-wings, but also helps to tone your bottom and legs. Hand eye co-ordination and reflexes are also tested throughout ...
20 January 2013

Fitness benefits of volleyball

Volleyball is a really diverse sport; from indoor volleyball to beach, sitting and outdoors, it can be played throughout the year and is a great way to tone up and ...
18 January 2013

Exercise with a new sport this year

There's plenty of reasons to get fit in the New Year, but what about carrying on your fitness level for the rest of your life?  You're going to have to enjoy ...
18 January 2013

The perfect gym playlist

Getting in shape is one of the most popular new year’s resolutions, but only 12% will actually achieve their aims. To help reach those goals, music streaming site rara.com has ...
17 January 2013

Burn more calories by working out with a friend

Exercising with a friend is considered better than exercising alone, according to new research by Virgin Active.  Those of us who are choosing to exercise with a friend are found to ...
16 January 2013

Cheryl Cole ensures a better workout in the gym

Cheryl Cole is not only inspiring our fashion and beauty choices ladies, she's helping us to get fit too.   It can sometimes be tough to find the motivation to push yourself ...