Healthy habits

  • 1 Weight loss: top tips to help you stick with your exercise goals
    After the many excesses of the Christmas period, many of you are planning to head to the gym pronto.But how do you make that initial burst of enthusiasm and determination...

  • 2 Get energised with Nell McAndrew's calorie-burning workout
    On your marks, get set and get ready for a fun fitness solution to kick start your 2013 health regime with gorgeous, toned model Nell McAndrew.Improving your fitness can be a...

  • 3 Give up for good: How to sustain a smoke-free lifestyle
    It's easy to pick up a smoking habit with a single puff but it's a much less simple task to give it all up. With the nation's smokers vowing to...

  • 4 Health tips for World Diabetes Day
    Each year on November 14 the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) seek to promote the theme of ‘education and prevention’ on World Diabetes Day. A huge concern for the modern generation...

  • 5 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...

  • 6 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...

  • 7 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...

  • 8 Feed your hair
    Most experts agree that hair grows best when we follow a healthy diet. Quite simply, healthy eating is good not just for our bodily health, but also for our hair...

  • 9 The basics of a healthy diet
    Good health is the foundation of beauty, and a healthy diet is the foundation of good health. By watching our diet to ensure it includes certain foods, we can make...

  • 10 Getting the kids to eat more fruit
    Fresh fruit offers one of the most delicious and refreshing forms of sweetness to be found, loaded with vitamins, fibre and natural raw sugars. Sadly though, given the choice, all...

  • 11 Weight loss know-how
    Diets and weight-loss are big business, and all of a sudden this nutrition plan or that fitness-and-health regime becomes the focus of media attention. For those of us who seem...

  • 12 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...

  • 13 Do it right: dieting
    There's still some time to go before summer is with us and we want to flaunt our figures in strappy tops and swimsuits. But, as the days get longer and...

  • 14 Three keys to combat stress
    Did you know that stress can add years to your complexion? Tension and worry provoke a veritable avalanche of free radicals, as well as generating natural irritants that cause damage...

  • 15 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...

  • 16 Say goodbye to that bloated belly!
    Most of us have suffered with bloating and are familiar with those times when it's a swollen stomach rather than extra kilos that make our waistbands tighter than usual. The...

  • 17 Eating for energy
    Spring is in the air, and as we look forward to longer, brighter days, most of us notice that our energy levels start to pick up and we begin to...

  • 18 So you want to gain weight?
    When people talk about having weight problems, we almost always assume they're talking about being overweight; we forget that there are some people who actually have difficulty putting weight on...

  • 19 The time is right... to start a diet
    Dieting is tough enough at any time, so don't make it even harder for yourself by choosing a particularly difficult time to start. Whatever form of diet you choose, once...

  • 20 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...



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