Sensitive soles? Tough skin on your tootsies? Pounding the pavement can wreak havoc on your feet and make training a painful experience. Here’s our guide to beating the most common runner’s ailments and revitalising your feet. The problem: black toenailsThis is the result of ill-fitting footwear (too tight or too small), which causes your toes to rub against the...

Cankles be gone

Embarrassed by your ankles? With the heat turning up you've probably had to dig out your summer shorts and sandals, and for many people with wide ankles, this can be daunting.   The fat stored between your calves and ankles is often referred to as cankles and they can make people really insecure. There's hope, though! The best way to blast away those cankles is by losing...
Summer's the perfect time to get out and start training for your big day. Follow your training schedule to make sure you meet your fitness goals, and in the last few weeks of training make sure you include these tips to get a PB!  Get drilling Doing some basic running drills is the key to boosting your running efficiency and working...
When your skin is dry and dehydrated, it’s tempting to slather on a thick layer of cream. But you could be harming your skin and wasting your money. ‘On average, your skin can only absorb up to 60 per cent of what you use on it,’ says Hilery Dorrian, co-founder of Barefoot Botanicals. The excess is likely to...
The Easter holiday has finally arrived and before we enter our chocolate food coma, there is still some pampering we can do for our Easter break night out! We have put together our grooming essentials and top tips for getting you ready for the (slightly) warmer, spring weather.  1. Tanning Time!  We don’t know about you, but we are finally...
The sun's shining and we're stripping off! Ok, not right this moment (in the office) but it's happening ASAP! To celebrate summer's imminent arrival we're giving you a whopping £10 off our Body Plan to help you look and feel fab this summer. With easy to follow, hard-working workouts, and delicious healthy recipes and meal plans, it's the easiest...
Nutritionist, author and TV health expert Amanda Hamilton reveals her tips for keeping teeth beautifully white. Everybody loves a nice set of pearly whites, and while specialist toothpastes may help, it’s definitely worth thinking about the cause, rather than simply treating the symptoms. Tooth discoloration occurs in two forms: extrinsic, which occurs on the outer enamel layer, and intrinsic, which...
Maca is the coolest new kid on the block when it comes to superfoods. Originating from Peru, maca is related to the humble radish and has long been valued for its health benefits. Commonly found in powder form, maca is rich in many important vitamins and minerals, including vitamins B, C and E. This makes it a great antioxidant...
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You recently captained a team for The Celebrity Boat Race in aid of Cancer Research UK. Did you follow a training diet? ‘The only time I really alter my diet is just before a marathon when I load my body with carbs for a couple of days before. As we were only rowing a mile for the Celebrity...