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 Keep it Simple: 5 Top Tips in the countdown to summer
    Work your way towards summer with 5 top tips from Simple experts in nutrition, skincare and fitness, and you’ll have your summer body prep sorted in no time! TIME POOR? – high intensity circuit...

  • 22 Cycle your way to a healthier life
    There are, quite frankly, some exercises which are just not appealing. But cycling is usually an enticing and pleasant sport for people of all ages. What’s more, it boasts a wealth of benefits...

  • 23 The most effective ways to banish cellulite
    The countdown to summer has begun. And one of the greatest post-winter challenges is getting rid of cellulite. Don't wait until you try on your swimsuit a week before heading to the beach - start fighting...

  • 24 'Olympics effect' is making Londoners more sport loving
    Last week we marked 100 days to go until the Olympics. Now, research shows that the historic event is helping to change the dynamics of dating within London. We're becoming much more interested in sport...

  • 25 Slendertone: An easier way to whip your abs into shape
    We have already suggested sit ups as part of an exercise regime to help you spring into shape. But if you simply don’t have the time for lengthy workouts or going to the gym, there is an easier...

  • 26 Top 10 tips to start running wild
    With the London Marathon coming up on April 22, and the Olympic Games 2012 in July, are you inspired to get training? Our expert advice will help you take a step in the right direction. Trainer Sam...

  • 27 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...

  • 28 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...

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

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

  • 31 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

  • 32 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

  • 33 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...

  • 34 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...

  • 35 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...

  • 36 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...

  • 37 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...

  • 38 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...

  • 39 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...

  • 40 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,...



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