Health & Fitness

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

  • 61 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...

  • 62 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...

  • 63 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...

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

  • 65 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 topFreeze a few eye drops on a spoon and hold against skin for...

  • 66 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?...

  • 67 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...

  • 68 How the stars stay in shape: singer Natasha Hamilton
    "I think diets are boring and getting into a general pattern of healthy eating is worth it if it means I can avoid them. I eat little and often –...

  • 69 How the stars stay in shape: singer Lisa Scott-Lee
    "I used to think that by missing breakfast I was doing well. But actually I've found it kick-starts my metabolism so I eat whether or not I'm hungry, going for...

  • 70 Nutrition: Citrus switch
    Swap your orange juice for the real thing and not only will you get twice as much vitamin C, an orange will give you half the calories of a large...

  • 71 Wellbeing: Tastier water
    If you'd like to drink more water to enable your body to function at its best, but resent spending pounds every day on bottled brands, you can make tap water...

  • 72 Wellbeing: Bottled cool
    If sitting in front of a fan still isn't giving you enough relief from the heatwave, freeze a bottle of water – pour a little out first, to allow space...

  • 73 Wellbeing: Keeping your nose clean
    We now know that, between flower, tree and grass pollen, hayfever can be an almost year-round problem. Angela Chalmers, chemist at Boots, recommends using a vaporiser as it cleans out...

  • 74 Wellbeing: Online yoga directory
    With the likes of Madonna and McCartney among its celeb fans, these days yoga is one of the UK's most popular forms of exercise and relaxation. And now there's www.allaboutyoga.co.uk...

  • 75 Nutrition: The future's orange
    Mandarins are reckoned to cut the risk of developing liver cancer and hardening of the arteries, according to a couple of studies in Japan. Even better, juice containing carotenoids, the...

  • 76 Health: Go brown for optimum health
    We all know that brown rice and bread are much better for our health than white, not least in terms of fibre intake. But did you know refining brown rice...

  • 77 Health: You can see it in the eyes
    Catching up with This Morning's Dr Chris Steele about the launch of his website, www.thefamilygp.com, he gave us a handy sign to watch out for in relation to high cholesterol...

  • 78 Fitness and exercise: Walk off the pain
    If you're prone to aches and pains after resistance training, finish your session with a brisk walk – it stimulates blood flow which helps get rid of waste products that...

  • 79 Nutrition: Smoothie solution for seeds
    We all know how important seeds are to our diets, but if you find their taste and texture unpalatable, liquidise them into smoothies instead – particularly because the nutrients are...

  • 80 Health: Keep eyes shining bright
    Victoria Beckham and Kate Moss are renowned for their trendsetting taste in sunnies. Let's hope they apply the same good sense to their children. The fluids, lens and cornea are...



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