Thursday , December 5 2019

10-Move Arm-sculpting Session

1. SINGLE-ARM PRESS-UP MUSCLES WORKED: Pecs, Triceps, Delts, Traps, Lats, Core Sets: 2-4 Reps: 1-6 (work up to 6) Rest: 60-90 secs. Note: Your strength will dictate whether you will do this using a wall, a bench or from the floor. The toughest of the three options is from the …

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Take Your Pick – 5 Wild Swimming Spots in the UK

“I’m at my most calm when I’m by the sea. It’s like meditation or mindfulness for me, I don’t have to think, I’m totally at peace. I guess it’s the endorphins as well as the head space. And just being in nature is good for the soul. It’s so calming.” …

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How to Ask For Anything

Turns out you can have it all – with a little help from your network. Do yourself a favour and ace life like a boss, in just five simple steps. If we told you there’s a sure-fire way to get what you desire – or at least get closer to …

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Want to strengthen your relationship?

LISTEN to love – Want to strengthen your relationship? It’s time to learn how to be a good listener! It’s easy not to give our partners our full attention, yet being a good listener is key to unlocking a happy, fulfilling relationship. ‘Listening doesn’t always come easy for us, but …

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Hit Your Stride – HIIT training develops fast-twitch muscle fibres

Want better results in less time? Just add some high-intensity interval sessions to your weekly programme. Are you bored with slogging through long runs? Do your legs give up before you hit your goals? Whether you’re trying to go further or faster, HIIT (high-intensity interval training) can help you become …

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Apple, Turmeric and Fennel Soup

Make Your Own Apple Syrup Try James’s recipe in savoury dishes and salad dressings; use in place of jam or serve over yoghurt for breakfast. Add 700ml apple juice, 2 tsp lemon juice, 1 star anise and ¼ tsp ground cinnamon in a heavy-based saucepan and simmer until the liquid …

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Boost your Health while you Rehydrate

We all know we need to drink more water to perform at our best, especially when we’re working out. But, let’s admit it, sometimes getting through that bottle of H2O can be a struggle, and it’s tempting to reach for a sweet, sparkling drink to liven things up. However, there’s …

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Learn to Like VEG

‘I often come across people who say they hate eating vegetables and salad leaves – particularly the bitter types such as kale, broccoli and spinach. My advice has always been to hang on in there and be persistent and research now seems to bear this out. New research from New …

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Increase Your Healthy Eating Repertoire

We can think of plenty of things we’d rather do than traipse around the supermarket trying to decide what to cook for supper, which is why we love new book The 7-Day Basket by Ian Haste (Headline Home, £20). It’s a compendium of 10 weeks of recipes, each grouped around …

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Count Your Mesos

Mesonutrients are the mini-heroes behind superfood powers. Here’s how to get your body’s daily dose. The hippest word in wellness serves as proof that good stuff resides in the middle. Meet the mesonutrients (mesos being the Greek word for ‘inside’ or ‘middle’). “They’re the active compounds found within ‘superfoods’,” says …

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