Fitness

  • Cycle your way to a healthier life

    There are, quite frankly, some exercises which are just not appealing. But cycling is usually an enticing and pleasant sport for people of all ages. What’s more, it boasts a...

  • The most effective ways to banish cellulite

    The countdown to summer has begun. And one of the greatest post-winter challenges is getting rid of cellulite. Don't wait until you try on your swimsuit a week before heading...

  • 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...

  • Do you really need a sports bra?

    Simply put…YES! We need to take care when exercising; warm up, cool down, and wear the appropriate clothing – including a sports bra. The breast is made up of fatty...

  • Yoga vs Pilates: Which one is for you?

    Everyone is talking about Yoga and Pilates these days, or practising one of the techniques. But what are the differences? Here is a guide to help you choose which one...

  • 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...

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 –...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...