Exercise

  • 21 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...

  • 22 10 top fitness tips to help you spring into shape
    After what seems like an eternity of dark nights and brisk temperatures, the weather is finally warming up. With the imminent need to shed layers of clothing, many of you may be wondering how to shift...

  • 23 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...

  • 24 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...

  • 25 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...

  • 26 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...

  • 27 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...

  • 28 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...

  • 29 Your summer home work-out in just ten steps
    “I know I should exercise in summer, but I just can't be bothered!” If that's the way you feel, then be reassured that there are plenty of others just like you. After all, summer's the time for sitting...

  • 30 Keeping your figure over the summer
    In the run up to the summer, we're all hard at work trying to shake off those extra kilos so we can do justice to our new bikinis. But once the holidays actually start, it's all too easy to let the discipline...

  • 31 HELLO!'s sensational 'Beauty Book' - your ultimate go-to guide for summer chic
    Spring has turned into summer and with hot weather (hopefully) fast-approaching, are you ready to bare all on the beach? HELLO! magazine’s sensational Beauty Book, sold with issue 1180, is packed...

  • 32 Stop the sag
    Sagging skin affects some parts of the body in particular: buttocks, breasts, arms and especially the abdomen. These are the areas where loss of skin tone is especially noticeable. But what causes it and...

  • 33 Summer work out warnings
    For many, the summer brings longer leisure hours and the chance to relax at the seaside and enjoy the sun. But for others, the better weather means there's more time for outdoor sports, whether it's tennis...

  • 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 Get ready, get set... but just don't forget to warm up!
    With summer just around the corner, many of us have suddenly realised it's time to start a new keep-fit routine in a hasty attempt to shed those unwanted winter kilos. There's no doubt this is a good...

  • 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 Spring into the new season
    We've had the spring equinox and spring is officially with us; the days are getting longer, the birds are nesting, gardens are bursting with life, and everywhere is brighter and lighter. Maybe you'd like...

  • 39 Eating after exercise
    However often you go to the gym, and however religiously you follow through the exercise routines, if you want the calories you eat to be converted into energy and not fat, you need to pay attention to...

  • 40 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...



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