Legs

  • 1 Top tips from J-Lo's trainer on getting sexy summer legs
    Jennifer Lopez shows off her fantastic figure as part of the new Gillete Venus Proskin Sensitive campaign."I’m always running around, trying to be on top of everything, but there are some...

  • 2 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...

  • 3 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 –...

  • 4 Pediluvium – the footbath treatment
    The fancy-sounding word 'pediluvium' is taken from the Latin where it simply means footbath. Now though, it's used to refer to a marvellous spa therapy technique that is both relaxing...

  • 5 Fresh ideas for hot days
    Even Jane Austen, that most genteel of English ladies, complained that the hot weather kept her “in a continual state of inelegance.” It's certainly true that when temperatures rise, tempers...

  • 6 Tired legs: make time for massage
    There's nothing like taking long walks on the beach, either wading the shallow salt-water or on the sand, to relax and tone your legs. But when the heat rises and...

  • 7 Look to your legs
    Say goodbye to tights and stockings. After the coldest winter in the UK for more than 30 years, it'll soon be time to tuck your trousers and tights at the...

  • 8 Lovely legs through the decades…
    We’ve got Jade Ewen wearing skimpy hotpants in her debut Sugababes video and Alexandra Burke sporting a thigh-skimming frock on the X Factor. Yes, it’s currently the golden age of...

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    Want to make your legs look longer?

    Keep a continuous line of colour the whole way down the leg to draw the eye up and down in one smooth movement. If you're going out bare-legged, that means...

  • 10

    Keep legs looking smooth in short skirts

    If broken veins or blemishes on your thighs make you feel self-conscious about wearing short skirts, apply foundation or concealer to the patches about which you feel most uncomfortable, setting...

  • 11

    Shiny legs are the hot new accessory

    Alesha Dixon, Charlize Theron, Nadine Coyle… they're all known for being blessed with perfect pins and, boy, do they know how to work them - making sure they're always super...

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    Fitness and exercise: Quick tips for great legs

    · Just 15 minutes of fast walking or jogging every other day will increase stamina and tone legs. Try to vary the walk over different terrains and gradients for maximum...