Lose weight without dieting? Yes, it's possible. For over 20 years, psychiatrist Gérard Apfeldorfer has offered an innovative approach to weight problems based on food feelings and rehabilitating the pleasure of eating everything – including high-calorie foods. His method is specifically geared towards those who suffer from eating disorders and comfort eaters. More »The Apfeldorfer method: Lose weight without dieting
Soya has many health benefits, but it could also improve cognitive function, protect against osteoporosis and relieve symptoms of the menopause. Read on for how soya can help fight the signs of ageing over fifty. More »Could soya help you stay young?
Men and women might be equal, but do we face the same problems when it comes to body image and accepting how we look? Do men and women both have body complexes? Read on for why men and women are more similar than you’d think... More »Body complexes: Are men and women different?
Not getting enough sleep has to be one of the biggest bugbears for woman everywhere. But if you have trouble sleeping there are steps you can take throughout the day to ensure you get a good night's rest (and not one of them involves popping a pill).We spoke to one of the best rested sleep experts, Dr Nerina Ramlakhan to find out her advice for women. Being a a sleep expert for Silentnight, a psychologist, author, consultant and sleep therapist at Capio Nightingale Hospital, London, we thought she may know a thing or two. We were right... ... More »Resolve your trouble sleeping with these expert tips
If the thought of wearing a swim suit on a beach fills you with dread and you undress under the bedcovers, then it might be time to admit you’ve got some body confidence issues. Here are five ways you can end the embarrassment and feel better naked. More »5 ways to feel better naked
If you wish you had a bit more to show in the t-shirt department, you can get enhance your boobs without resorting to surgery.Ok, so we're not talking going from an A cup to double DD's just with a simple push-up as no miracle exercise can actual increase the mass of your breasts (sorry to disappoint). However targeted exercises for the muscles around and underneath your boobs will lift them and enhance their appearance.Champion pressGrip a couple of low dumbbell weights you are comfortable with. Stand with your legs hip width apart, knees soft. ... More »3 exercises to get bigger boobs without surgery
While we may think we are eating healthily, research suggests that many of us are mindlessly over-eating and consuming a mountain of food every year. More »‘Mindless eating’ causes us to eat 43 per cent more food than we should
Turn going to the swimming pool into a full body workout with these simple toning exercises. The resistance of the water pushes the muscles to work harder, and increases the cardio intensity without putting as much strain on your joints.It's a great way to burn fat and is basically much more fun than going to the gym!1. The propelled VSit back into the water and tread with your hands by your sides. Lift both legs up from the hips, so your body is folded into a v with your toes just peering out of the water. ... More »Exercises to do in a pool (that aren't swimming)
Speed is not always something we strive for in life, but when it comes to our metabolisms we’d all like our bodies to work a little faster. Here we show you five metabolism-boosting foods that will help you speed up your metabolic rate using your diet. More »5 metabolism-boosting foods
Back in 2012 we reported that Miranda Kerr had signed a pretty snazzy new deal with Reebok to be the face of their 'Satisfaction' campaign and Easy Tone trainers. Yesterday, the star Tweeted a massive thank you to the Reebok team with this snap from the original campaign, complete with PVC leggings and an oh so sexy mesh sports top. We love the outfit, but we're slightly more obsessed with Miranda's amazingly bendy legs. But how easy is it to recreate this kind of flexibility without the help of a dedicated personal trainer? Take a look at our top five tips for increasing flexibility below. ... More »Miranda Kerr shows off her flexible toned body in sporty Twitter snap
Though it still feels far way, it won't be long before we're shedding our winter layers in favour of our bikinis and if the thought of baring your wobbly tum fills you with dread, fear not More »Alesha Dixon's ultimate bikini body workout
Alesha Dixon advises us how to get a beach body and how she keeps trim by making exercise a way of life. More »Alesha Dixon's fitness plans for summer and how you can keep motivated
She showed off the results of a scary blood facial last week, but now Kim Kardashian has moved on to needles with a session of acupuncture. The pregnant reality star put this very close up snap of her face on Instagram with the caption "Oh, so relaxing!" Errrm okay then. Traditionally used in Chinese practice, acupuncture is designed to stimulate specific points in the face and body to correct imbalances in the flow of qi through channels known as meridians. Lots of people use these tiny needles for back and joint pain, while others use them for banishing nausea and stress. ... More »Kim Kardashian shows off her needle studded face in new Instagram snap