Cycling for weight loss

July 9, 2015

Spin classes have never been cooler. Check out our pick of the best classes out there! Spin classes are a great way to burn that excess fat! They’re high-intensity interval sessions, that use a good dose of resistance to really challenge your leg muscles – and they’re great fun, too. Check out some of our faves… Cyclebeat Race your fellow spinners for pole position on the leader board in these awesome…


10 ways to boost calorie burn at the gym

Trick up your workout with these simple techniques to burn more fat at the gym.      1. Rep remandSo much for lifting like a forklift on caffeine pills. To boost metabolism, you want fewer reps with heavier weights according to the Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education. To maximise calorie burn after your workout (a.k.a. excess post-exercise oxygen consumption or EPOC), aim for three to seven reps.  …

July 8, 2015

Christine Bleakley’s Top Weight Loss Tips

July 8, 2015

The stunning TV presenter shares her top tips for keeping fit and healthy. 1. Make fitness fun Listen to music or run with your partner or a friend. I sometimes runwith Frank and we just sort of chat. Frank’s naturally very sporty and competitive. Although he does slow down for me, he still runs pretty fast, so I have to speed up to keep up with him. It’s good because…


Win the Weight Loss War and Beat Cellulite!

July 7, 2015

Tweak your diet to reduce cellulite and melt away those last pounds Eating right and exercising regularly is a sure-fire way to lose weight, but when the scales suddenly stop budging for no apparent reason, it can be as frustrating as it is de-motivating. To help stay committed to your goals, you’ll need to find out exactly what’s standing in between you and your dream body. Below we’ve listed the…


How One Woman Conquered Her Sweet Tooth and Lost 125 Pounds

July 6, 2015

It is possible to stop your cravings—find out how. Before: 290 lbs. After: 165 lbs. When her well-meaning but strict mom eliminated sweets in their house, a preteen Caitlin Gallagher would sneak in fistfuls of candy bars from school, gobble them up, and trash the evidence. So began a lifelong battle with junk food. Through her early twenties, Caitlin regularly bought bread, pasta, and pints of ice cream “and devoured it…


These Time-Saving Tricks Helped Me Lose 75 Pounds While Working 3 Jobs

July 4, 2015

When Felicia Greenwald figured out how to squeeze healthy habits into her schedule, she finally lost the weight she’d been trying to drop for years. Before: 235 After: 161 The Lifestyle In high school, I weighed 175 pounds. I was super active and played a ton of sports, but when I went to college, I gained about 20 pounds. That was probably because I totally stopped working out and my…


Core workout routine

July 3, 2015

Become you own personal trainer and tone your abs to perfection with these easy core workouts Wouldn’t it be terrific to peel off your kaftan this summer and feel more confident about your abs than ever before? The good news is, you can; we’ve got all the moves you need to tone your abs to perfection. Bloated tummy Gassy, bloated tummies don’t only look unattractive, they’re also uncomfortable and a…


10 ways to lose your love handles

July 2, 2015

Our top tips to get your tum ready for Summer 1 Keep a food diary Aside from helping you stay on track with a healthy diet, keeping a diary allows you to pick up patterns in your eating habits. If you notice that you’re eating the same things regularly, aim to get more daring with your palate to keep your body guessing and your digestive system cranking. 2 Lift weights If cardio is…


Weight-Loss Tips to Live By Every Day

July 1, 2015

Exercise plays an essential role in any weight-loss journey, but how you fuel your body is just as—if not more—important. If you’re ready to embrace new lifestyle changes and even more ready to stop feeling like food is a constant struggle, here are the straightforward tips we live by that really work. 1. Lose the Mindset that Foods Are Off-Limits According to trainers Chris and Heidi Powell, “Anytime you deprive…


How My Breakup Motivated Me to Get Fit and Strong

June 30, 2015

Before: 320 After: 197 The Lifestyle Between 2012 and 2013, my dad, grandma, and grandpa passed away. Obviously, this was a huge stress on my family, and I took on more responsibility than I had my whole life. Whenever I was sad or overwhelmed, which was a lot that year, I would eat way beyond the point of feeling full. I did it to make myself feel better; it was totally…