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Hollywood’s favourite workout Barry’s Bootcamp has arrives in London this week.
As soon as the weather starts to get warmer, we begin to feel the pressure to dig out those floaty summer dresses and cute shorts. However, when you want to lose weight it can be tempting to cover up in spite of the heat. Yet there are ways to change this.
Having a gym set up at home can make exercising so much more practical, as you will be able to avoid forking out on an expensive gym membership, or bad weather putting paid to your workout intentions. However, with so much out there, how can you choose the right exercise equipment for you?
A new year has arrived and with it you may feel a renewed desire to lose weight, tone up and get the figure you have always dreamed of. If this is the case, it is important you carefully plan a diet and exercise regime that will help you achieve your goals.
We all recognise how important staying fit and healthy is and most of us know we should be doing more - but before you invest in home gym equipment there are a few things you should keep in mind.
A company specialising in underwear in D-F cups has branched out into fitness wear. The Panache Sports Bra was tested on a E-cup model and was found to ensure 83% bounce, compared to no bra in 3D motion tests when running at 10km per hour.
The countdown to Christmas has begun and, if you are still a few inches shy of that Little Black Dress, a bootcamp can whip you into shape for party season. BootCamp Training Live has reduced the price of budget weeks - prices now start at £300pp.
Want to get more from your daily workout? A new fitness clothing craze, HotPants by Zaggora, is getting rave reviews on social media, with users quoting an average 10-12 pound weight loss and substantial inch loss in just two weeks.
When it comes to embarking on a regular fitness routine for the first time, beginners may feel perplexed about what equipment or form of exercise would best suit them.
Think Ibiza is just a party island? Think again! There are a number of fitness and detox holidays also available on the Balearic Islands, offering everything from bootcamp-style activities to an extreme cleansing fruit-and-veg detox programme.
No time to exercise? If you work in an office, you’ve got no excuse - there are plenty of things you can do to raise your heart rate and we don’t mean flirting with the office hottie. Did you know that today is national ‘Workout at Work Day’?
In our house, it's the men who hog the X-Box and Playstation - but when the girls get a go, Guitar Hero 5 is one of our favourites. It has also topped a popularity poll and been dubbed ‘favourite next-gen game’ by female game fans on Playr2.com.
When was the last time you got competitive? New stats from Boots found women tend to stop participating in sports once they leave school - twice as many men play competitive sports as women and just one in 10 women have taken part in organised sport.
An aerobic workout is the best way to burn belly fat, compared to resistance training. A study found aerobic exercise to be the most efficient and most effective way to lose viseral fat that's damaging your health by threatening vital organs.
Team games are an ideal way to lose weight, get fit and stay healthy - make it part of your social life and you can make new friends as well as improve your fitness. This September sees the launch of the EHB's Back to Hockey campaign.
You don't have to be a gym bunny to get enough exercise to increase your life expectancy. A new study found as little as 90 minutes exercise a week - 15 minutes per day - is beneficial. The study revises former government guidelines.
Want diet tips, meditation and yoga workouts on the go? Sting's wife, Trudie Styler, is bring her popular yoga DVD series to iTunes to enjoy on the go. As well as workouts, Trudie Styler’s Weight Loss Yoga includes a two-week weight loss plan.
Holy Cavalli! This stunning designer exercise bike has been designed for the Ciclotte collection, giving designer fans something to get excited about when it comes to their home gym. Roberto Cavalli has used animal print on the design.
Body in Balance TV (Sky 275) have added another celeb name to their roster. From Monday, Trudie Styler’s Warrior Yoga will be broadcast for the first time in the UK. Other fitness experts on the channel include Glynis Barber and Barbara Becker.
Some is better than none but more is better - when it comes to exercise that is! According to a new quantitative review, people who engaged in 150 minutes of moderate-intensity leisure activity had a 14% lower risk of heart disease.
Mature women and men have differing viewpoints when it comes to satisfaction with body function and appearance, according to a new study. The Baylor University study also found that increasing physical activity raised satisfaction.
Yoga is ideal for shaping up for summer and it can also help with long-term pain management, too. New research from York University found women with fibromyalgia showed physical AND psychological benefits from a series of hatha yoga.
Who says that trainers have to be unsightly? These barefoot trainers from Kigo will give your feet rest from heavy training shoes. Designed to be minimalist, the manufacturers of Kigo say they can also improve posture and strengthen key muscles.
An online travel community has been set up to help ladies find new friends to holiday with - especially if their current partner is proving to be 'incompatible' to travel with. Thelma & Louise also posts deals for activity and fitness breaks.
If you are feeling a little flat chested this summer, it's worth hitting the gym, rather than the plastic surgeon's waiting room. Celebrity trainer Neil Johnson has devised a workout to lift and boost breasts that can be done at home or the gym.