At 51 years old, the actress says she's in "best shape of her life," and that's thanks to working out five times a week and sticking to a ketogenic diet.
If you think losing weight is hard, spare a moment for Lexi and Danny Reed, who just one year ago weighed a total of 55 stone between them. While Lexi, 26, weighed 34 stone and six pounds Danny, 28, was 20 stone at his heaviest – and together got through 8,000 calories a day. While Danny lost four stone six pounds, Lexi lost a huge 17 stone.
The festive period - with all its food, drink and slouching about on the sofa - is about to draw to a close. Which is probably a good thing for our bodies. As you brush the last mince pie crumbs from your Christmas jumper, take a look at these holidays, which will get the new year off to a healthy start. From foraging to fasting, Costa Rica to the Cotswolds, here are 14 of the best detox breaks in the UK and abroad.
Diets don’t have to be miserable, especially low carb ones. You can still eat plenty of delicious foods without feeling deprived, it’s just a matter of knowing what to avoid and some good alternatives. If you’re trying to cut out carbs, regarding fruit and veg, a basic rule of thumb is: if it tastes sweet it’s probably high in carbs. Avoid bananas, grapes, pears and pineapple.
As a Blue Peter presenter, it’s par for the course to do a few crazy challenges along the way. A finishing Ultra Marathon runner, Helen is holder of world records for the longest solo journey by kayak, and the longest distance in a kayak in 24 hours by a woman.
Being a registered dietitian who switches cities every few years because of her’s husband’s career, I don’t exactly lead a lavish lifestyle. Like many other households, saving money is a necessity. The problem? I love food.
Get the recipe from: Pickled Plum Mushroom Barley Burger with Sriracha Miso Mayo Some veggie burgers are delicious but most veggie burgers are meh at best.
The word ‘superfood’ gets banded around a lot. It’s generally used as a catch-all term for a variety of nutrient-rich foods that are particularly beneficial for health and well-being. Type ‘superfood’ into Google and you’ll be hit with a deluge of information boasting the antioxidant benefits of blueberries, the magic of goji berries and the pros of chowing down on chia seeds. That’s fine if you’ve got loads of time to research but wouldn’t it be lovely if all these amazing foods were listed in one handy place?
It’s easy to reach for cereal or toast in the morning, but these often lack the protein our bodies need and can leave us feeling hungry way before lunch. So here are some low-carb, high-protein breakfasts you’ll enjoy eating - that will keep you full up ‘til lunch. [What’s The Difference Between Whole Grain And Multi Grain] [Healthy Mexican Recipes To Spice Up Your Summer]
Here are eight delightful new desserts that are friendly to both your tastebuds and your waistline. All this recipe calls for is Greek yogurt and your favourite toppings. If a traditional cheesecake recipe scares you, then this no-bake Greek yogurt cheesecake is just what you need.
Chicken, greens and beans sound pretty healthy but with loads of dressing and cheese this salad contains 15 g of saturated fat and 2,100 mg of sodium — just shy of hitting our daily intake limit. It also has 23 g or about 6 teaspoons of sugar and 58 g of protein, a lot more than the typical person needs in one meal.
This bolognese sauce is packed with flavourful little extras (mushrooms, herbs, Worcester sauce, red wine…) so you can banish any qualms about blandness right now. Get the recipe from Quorn. Get the recipe from Eat Yourself Skinny.
Deodorant is another product that many don’t think about, but the majority of bad odour and excessive sweat problems are down to what ingredients deodorant contains. Shower gels are usually the same as haircare and contain ingredients that you are most likely not going to recognise.
It seems like a plethora of articles, books and Instagram photos touting the many benefits of this magic oil popped up almost overnight but how do you tell fact from fad? Let’s break down the science of coconut oil so that you can determine if it’s worth it to include in your diet or if the marketers are just doing an incredible job at pocketing your money. Where does coconut oil actually come from?
High fashion meets activewear. It’s becoming more visible on the runways and in the streets as it’s effortless and comfy but still cute. From pairing a jersey with high heels to matching a t-shirt dress with Nikes, styling activewear is limitless. We created some (reasonably priced) outfits for inspiration:
When it comes to the road bike vs triathlon bike decision, I’d recommend using what’s most accessible to you, and what you’re most comfortable with. If you’re doing an Olympic distance triathlon or longer, taking in calories and proper hydration during your event is definitely something you’ll want to have tested beforehand.