Swing into action

What are you doing in two weeks’ time? Late summer holiday? Best friend’s wedding? Meeting up with your ex? Whatever it is, you could be doing it with a new, super toned body! Kettlersize’s new Lean-in-14 Body Transformation System contains more than four hours of kettlebell workouts to help you gain the strength and silhouette you want. Suitable for everyone from...
Chipotle launches an online interactive dietary options page, showing how easy it is to customise your meal whether eating vegan, avoiding gluten or looking to pump up the protein. Chipotle Mexican Grill, which has six restaurants across London, including Soho, Baker Street, Islington and The City, has launched an online dietary options page that shows which ingredients are right for individual needs, so...

The no-hunger diet

So, it’s been exactly one hour and 24 minutes since your last meal and you’re absolutely starving. Wondering why? The reason you’re still ravenous could be as simple as eating the wrong ‘healthy’ foods. For years we’ve been conditioned to believe that successful weight loss boils down to a low-fat diet that follows the calories-in versus calories-out formula (ie...

Women in sport

Men play sport, and they play it well. We know this because both sports-specific channels and mainstream network television channels are saturated with it. Which is great. After all, who can deny the entertainment value of a nail-biting FA Cup final or an edge-of-your-seat primetime boxing match?  Plus these men train hard to be the best they can be at...

The big beauty backlash

Over the past few years clever skincare has come on leaps and bounds.  Beauty products now come as a result of years of laboratory research by scientists. From hyaluronic acid to reservatrol, 2014’s beauty buzzwords reaffirmed that skincare and technology go firmly hand in hand. Whilst we can’t, and won’t, refute the merits of skincare technology, the developments...

Get a summer back

The row, press and lunge   This exercise targets and tones the upper back, shoulders and thighs. If that wasn't enough, it also strengthens the core while challenging your balance, making it a very effective move to include in your workout.  Effectiveness This modified version of the clean and jerk is one of the most effective exercises for toning the whole body...
Summer is in full swing, which means there are many new (not to mention slightly extravagant) diet plans that claim a quick fix to weight loss. However, the 5:2 diet is still going strong, trusted with an increasing amount of research that continues to suggest the easiest way to incorporate fasting into your lifestyle, whilst achieving health benefits, is to restrict...
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea on the North-West coast of St Lucia sits BodyHoliday, the gorgeous all-inclusive spa resort. With its extensive programme of classes and activities throughout the year, from training with Olympians to quadrathlons, fitness fanatics of every discipline will love its approach to health, wellbeing and fitness. So whether you're a yogi, a swimmer, or just...

Running tips for women

Going for a run is probably one of the most popular ways to get your workout on, whether it's hitting the roads or jumping on a treadmill when the weather's gross outside. If you sometimes find running a little tedious, why not challenge yourself to go faster or further? Here are our top tips to smash your run. To the...

Morgan Lake Q&A

Health&Fitness: You turned 20 last week – how does an athlete celebrate her birthday?  Morgan Lake: Probably quite different to how other people celebrate their birthday. I had a full day of training and then went out for a meal with my family and friends. Quite a chilled one – but still nice.  H&F: Looking back at last year, what...