Health & Fitness

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

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

  • 42 The time is right... for exercise
    Have you ever wondered what's the best time of day to get in shape? How best to schedule your fitness sessions to get the most benefit from the time you spend at the gym, swimming, jogging etc.? Clearly...

  • 43 Fit and fabulous: Jane Fonda releases brand new fitness DVDs at the age of 72
    Twenty five years have gone by since Jane Fonda released her very first exercise video. And now, incredibly, at the grand old age of 72, the American actress is back with a brand...

  • 44 In full bloom for birth: expectant Miranda Kerr shows how it's done
    Miranda Kerr has proved it's possible to maintain fitness while expecting - new footage for her skincare line shows the model practicing yoga four months into her pregnancy. "You can pretty much...

  • 45 Kelly goes circus training to get bikini fit
    OK, so it’s not any old circus. And she wasn’t exactly lacking in the bikini department to start off with. But Kelly Brook reckons a mixture of Pilates, yoga and dance, performed with a resistance...

  • 46 Workplace work out
    Spending long hours in the office may keep you away from the gym but it shouldn't stop you keeping in shape: there are plenty of simple exercises you can do at your desk which, combined with healthy habits,...

  • 47 Look to your legs
    Say goodbye to tights and stockings. After the coldest winter in the UK for more than 30 years, it'll soon be time to tuck your trousers and tights at the back of the wardrobe and start to show off your...

  • 48 Thirty minutes to fitness!
    We're all liable to be lazy when it comes to physical exercise. That can't-be-bothered feeling gets to us and we forget the physical and mental benefits we're missing out on. Make an effort to get over...

  • 49 Hit the streets in style, with Princess Beatrice
    The London Marathon attracts hundreds of celebrities, including, this year, Princess Beatrice. But if you’re taking part – or even if you run regularly to keep fit – there are basic...

  • 50 Hollywood's hottest slimming tips: get in shape with the stars
    How the stars stay in shape

  • 51 Gemma Arterton’s slimming secret revealed
    She’s a beautiful woman, regardless of her size. But Gemma Arterton still works out to keep herself in shape, especially as she’s at the centre of two of this year’s biggest blockbusters,...

  • 52 Get that post-baby bod back in shape
    Do you ever wish that, just once, a celebrity would not ping back into perfect shape within hours of leaving the maternity ward? Heidi Klum routinely seems to have a catwalk show booked in weeks after delivering, and...

  • 53 Strictly's Alesha Dixon on her fitness regime
    Strictly's Alesha Dixon on her fitness regime

  • 54 Top health and beauty tip of the week
    Help blend concealer that’s too pale for sunkissed skin with a swish of bronzing powder over the top Freeze a few eye drops on a spoon and hold against skin for a minute to shrink summer spots and...

  • 55 Treatment of the week
    It's one of the most indulgent and therapeutic treatments you can enjoy at a spa or salon. But what is hot stone massage – and is it right for you? We asked Noella Gabriel, director of product treatment...

  • 56 Get trim like Tom with strict – but swift – fitness regime
    On the promotional tour with new film Valkyrie, Tom Cruise has been looking decidedly slimmer and more in shape than of late – having already apparently lost 10lb thanks to a regime devised by friend...

  • 57 Mikyla Dodd reveals stunning new figure
    She used to call herself the "fat girl from Hollyoaks" when her curvy shape made her stand out against the show's famously slender stars. And after losing three stone on Celebrity Fit Club,...

  • 58 Strictly stars use dance to stay in shape
    Strictly Come Dancing has proven to be so successful that former celebrity contestant Kelly Brook and professional dancer Flavia Cacace have come together to launch a fitness DVD so we can all use the...

  • 59 Strictly stars use dance to stay in shape
    Strictly Come Dancing has proven to be so successful that former celebrity contestant Kelly Brook and professional dancer Flavia Cacace have come together to launch a fitness DVD so we can all use the...

  • 60 How the stars stay in shape: singer Liz McLarnon
    "I was obsessed with crisps and ate four bags a day. So I asked my mum Jan, a hypnotherapist, to hypnotise me and I haven't touched a bag since. But I'm not a great fan of exercise – I'd love...



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