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 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...

  • 62 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...

  • 63 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...

  • 64 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...

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

  • 66 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...

  • 67 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...

  • 68 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...

  • 69 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?...

  • 70 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...

  • 71 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...

  • 72 How the stars stay in shape: actress Sheree Murphy
    "To get back in shape for summer, I put a picture of myself on the fridge. It's from before I had kids, so it's a little bit unrealistic, but it's...

  • 73 How the stars stay in shape: TV presenter Emma Griffiths
    "I use light weights to elongate the muscles and cycle and do lots of rowing on the machines, which works your upper body while exercising your legs as you push...

  • 74 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 –...

  • 75 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...

  • 76 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...

  • 77 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...

  • 78 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...

  • 79 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...

  • 80 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...



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