Fitness

  • New exercise habits during lockdown

    New exercise habits during lockdown

    8 May 2020

    Over half of Brits have taken up a new form of exercise during lockdown, with many vowing to continue with their new regimes. The experts at Nuffield Health have been finding out about the nation’s preferred forms of home fitness.…

  • Foam roller moves

    Foam roller moves

    7 May 2020

    Feeling tight after your workout? It’s time to get foam rolling. Foam rolling helps to reduce muscle pain and increase blood flow, using your body weight to apply pressure to any knots or tight spots. Known as ‘self-myofascial release’ and…

  • 6 moves for great legs

    6 moves for great legs

    7 May 2020

    Shape and tone your legs with these great moves you can do almost anywhere. Aim to perform two to three sets of 10 to 15 repetitions. The last few reps should be challenging. Reps and sets Beginners: 2 sets of…

  • Improve your posture

    Improve your posture

    6 May 2020

    Improving your posture will enable you to stand taller, look slimmer and feel more confident. Try these effective moves by personal trainer Anne-Marie Lategan. Four-point abdominal brace Four point abdominal brace   Works the core and pelvic floor. Kneel on…

  • 4 moves for better arms

    4 moves for better arms

    6 May 2020

    Shape, tone strengthen your arms with this workout that can be done anywhere. Exercising your arms will not only make them look shapely and toned in T-shirts and sleeveless tops, but it will also make daily tasks like lifting heavy…

  • How to find time to exercise

    How to find time to exercise

    5 May 2020

    Is your life really too busy or are you looking for excuses like ‘I don’t have time’ when you’re tempted to skip workouts? Here’s how to make time and ditch those excuses. Even if you’re highly motivated and on a…

  • 8 things every new runner should know

    8 things every new runner should know

    4 May 2020

    Want to start running but don’t know how to get started or how far or fast to run? Christina Neal, author of the book ‘Run Yourself Fit’, has some top tips for new runners on taking those first steps. The…

  • Lost weight? How to keep it off

    Lost weight? How to keep it off

    4 May 2020

    Just recently lost some weight? Congratulations! Now make sure you keep it off with our top tips to help you keep the weight off for good. You’ve got the body you’ve always wanted. Now how do you make sure you…

  • Sign up for a charity challenge

    Sign up for a charity challenge

    3 May 2020

    Taking part in a charity event is a great way to motivate yourself to get fit. Christina Neal explains why it could be a great opportunity to get in shape and achieve your goals while doing good. Do you lack…

  • Get the most out of your workout

    Get the most out of your workout

    3 May 2020

    Stuck in a rut when it comes to your exercise routine? Not getting the dream body you desire? Find out how to get more out of your workouts and make exercise more fun with personal trainer Ian Gardner’s top tips.…