Health & Fitness

All the latest news and photos from the health and fitness world, exercise ideas, keep-fit tips and ways to stay healthy

  • 21 Yoga vs Pilates: Which one is for you?
    Everyone is talking about Yoga and Pilates these days, or practising one of the techniques. But what are the differences? Here is a guide to help you choose which one is right for you: The word...

  • 22 Top tips from J-Lo's trainer on getting sexy summer legs
    Jennifer Lopez shows off her fantastic figure as part of the new Gillete Venus Proskin Sensitive campaign. "I’m always running around, trying to be on top of everything, but there are some things I...

  • 23 Kym Marsh helps parents on how to get children active
    Kym Marsh helps parents on how to get children active

  • 24 Spring into shape this season with celebrity fitness guru Rob Edmonds
    Spring into shape this season with celebrity fitness guru Rob Edmonds

  • 25 Dancing tips from Arlene and Len designed to help you get fit and stay fit
    Dancing tips from Arlene and Len designed to help you get fit and stay fit

  • 26 Dr Ellie Cannon gives her top tips on how to stay healthy in the cold weather
    Dr Ellie Cannon gives her top tips on how to stay healthy in the cold weather

  • 27 The best time to exercise
    So, this is it: this time you're determined to exercise, and determined to make it count. After all, exercise is good for your figure and, even more important, it's good for your health, both physical...

  • 28 Getting your figure back after the summer
    Even if you spent the run-up to the summer focused on your personal 'operation bikini', the chances are you've returned to the fray only to find you've brought back a few extra kilos along with the...

  • 29 Skating: wheely good exercise!
    The summer's beginning to wind down, but there should still be time to get in some outdoor exercise, and skating – with either in-line or quad skates – is both healthy and good fun, as well...

  • 30 Biking to beauty
    In the battle for firm thighs and shapely legs your bike can be your best ally. As you push on those pedals, you're working out the lower body muscles – legs, hips and buttocks – and if you...

  • 31 Heidi Klum proves she's a flexible friend in outdoor yoga class
    Heidi Klum's new fitness regime has taken New York City by storm. To promote her lifestyle blog on AOL, the 38-year-old has convinced a team of runners to clock up 100,000 miles in total...

  • 32 On your bike!
    Cycling is one of the healthiest and cheapest forms of exercise, and yet we tend to relegate it to summer weekends with the kids or a turn on the exercise bike while we're at the gym. Why not get the bike...

  • 33 Fancy a walk on the beach?
    What could be more relaxing than a barefoot walk along a sandy beach? Besides being a treat for the senses, this simple pleasure is actually a very healthy option that adds to the attractions of a beach...

  • 34 Don't hide your knees!
    With the imminent arrival of the good weather, we'll be donning our summer skirts and dresses and knees will 'come to light' again. But if they've spent the winter covered by woolly tights or trousers,...

  • 35 First Lady of fitness: Michelle Obama works out on White House lawn
    As a champion of fitness and health for all, Michelle Obama took to the South Lawn of the White House and proved she is a woman who practices what she preaches. There to announce new physical fitness...

  • 36 Fitness for feet
    With summer coming, it's time to discard heavy boots and thick socks and tights and find your feet again. Here are some exercises to help get those toes and tootsies back in trim: Walk on your...

  • 37 A question of constancy
    When we talk about an exercise routine we tend to focus on the word 'exercise' rather than on 'routine'. But it's precisely the routine element – i.e. the regularity and constancy – that's...

  • 38 New baby, new exercise routine
    Although you know that you really ought to get back in shape, if you're a new mum, the last thing you want to do is to leave your baby behind when you head off to the gym each day. But there are types...

  • 39 10 keys to choosing the right gym
    Every year we make the same New Year's resolutions: every year we say we'll join a gym, lose weight and get fit. But the vast majority of us fall at the first hurdle, and by February there are very few...

  • 40 Celebrity slimmers: see the stars who've shed the pounds
    Celebrity slimmers: see the stars who've really shed the pounds



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