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Get fit the fun way with celeb-inspired workouts

We didn't need that second serving, nor that extra round of drinks. But we can't punish ourselves – Christmas is a time of indulgence and we were bound to put on a few pounds! Now, however, is...

Leona Lewis and JLS join forces to help Little Stars shine

Olympic hero Mo Farah, chart-toppers JLS, pop sensation Leona Lewis and England football captain Steven Gerrard are just some of the big names who have joined forces to applaud Britain's bravest children. They...

Stop stressing: How to cope with the pressures of modern life

We are all affected by the pressures of modern living, whether it be from work deadlines, the daily commute, running around after children or simply never having enough hours in the day. Stress seems...

Tummy problems? Feel better with a ten-minute yoga routine

A recent survey suggests that up to 10 per cent of the UK population are plagued by stomach complaints. But, whilst using over-the-counter medication can relieve symptoms, ultimately moderation...

Expert advice: Protect your relationship in the digital age

Social networks have honed our public prowess, reinventing the way we meet new people and stay in touch with old friends. Those in the market for love and romance also find themselves gazing into an...

Surviving breast cancer: Be aware of the health myths

According to the latest figures, one in eight British women develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. But the survival rates are improving. Of the 50,000 people who are newly diagnosed...

Be an eco-fashionista like Livia Firth

When you hear the terms 'green' and 'eco-friendly' the chances are energy-efficient lightbulbs and compost heaps spring to mind. But now there are more enjoyable – and glamorous – ways that...

Summer's over, it's time to shine in the workplace

You might have spent a week turning golden on a sunny beach, gone hiking around the UK or even headed to more exotic realms. But now that the summer's over it's easy to get the back-to-work blues,...

Mum-to-be Fearne is the queen of cravings

Recently spotted strolling to work with sweet treats, Radio 1 DJ Fearne Cotton is clearly making the most out of celebrating her journey as a mum to-be. Alongside the joys of pregnancy often come...

Breathe easy: A simple solution for stress

Do you feel the need to distress, increase your energy levels and improve your overall health? The answer could be right under your nose… With a successful film career spanning three decades,...

Inspired by London 2012? Get an Olympian body now

The warm weather may not stick around for much longer, so now's the perfect time to get outside and enjoy some summer sports while you can. And where better to look to for inspiration than the past Olympics,...

Hypnogogo! Motivate yourself to get fit

The UK has been swept up in Olympic fever for the past fortnight, leaving many of us eager to get out there and get fit. But now it's all over, some people may be lacking the motivation to exercise that...

Picture perfect: Does Photoshop promote unrealistic ideals?

In today's society we are constantly exposed to images via the media and advertising – it is estimated that the average city dweller sees over 5,000 per day. One particular piece of software, Adobe...

London 2012's finest physiques in action

First and foremost we admire them for their sporting prowess and devotion to their discipline. During London 2012 they've demonstrated world-class sporting excellence and kept crowds on...

Is working from home all it's cracked up to be?

Thanks to the Olympics more of us than ever are having the chance to experience home-working. During the Games 1.5 million of the 5 million London workers are estimated to be working from home,...

Gary Lineker and Amanda Holden join Team Give Blood ahead of the Olympics

Gary Lineker is playing the red card this summer as he joins the drive to encourage more people to give blood. The Match of the Day host is one of eight celebrities backing the NHS Blood and Transplant...

Jenni Falconer looks hot as she keeps cool for sun awareness campaign

You'll be delighted to know that, despite the recent wet weather, the sun is set to make an appearance in the coming weeks. And thousands of families will be jetting off to exotic locations on their...



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