Over half of exercising women want to lose stomach fat

A survey of 2,000 women who embarked on an exercise regime found dropping pounds was the main aim for 77 per cent, with just over half (54 per cent) wanting to lose fat from their stomach. But 30 per cent admitted the weight came off the ‘wrong areas’ - with 55 per cent of those…

1 in 4 TikTok fitness influencers giving wrong advice

New research has been released that reveals that one in four fitness influencers on TikTok are giving incorrect workout advice, despite increasing demand for useful 'FitTok' content during lockdown.   Money.co.uk worked with qualified personal trainer, Maiken Brustad, to analyse hours of fitness content on the video-sharing app and grade them based on the techniques…

Natural Ways To Boost Your Energy

Suffering from low energy levels can have a drastic effect on your quality of life, as it’s tough to perform to your full potential when you don’t even have the motivation to climb out of bed each morning. Exploring artificial solutions such as caffeinated drinks will only provide you with short term relief, as a…

Fossil Group announces £199 Gen 5E smartwatch

FSL3636829 Fossil Group has announced the new Fossil Gen 5E smartwatch which will be available to purchase from November 26. The watch boasts all the essential features of the original Gen 5, with new styles and sizes to choose from. Available in four colourways, the new £199 Gen 5E comes either…

Exercise gadgets for National Fitness Day

Many of us struggle to find the time and motivation to exercise and it can be impossible to fit a workout in around work, childcare and other commitments. However, evidence shows that exercising for even 10 minutes a day can make a huge difference to your health and fitness levels. Today on National Fitness Day, a celebration…

Office workers more productive after time outdoors

Office workers feel more productive and in a better mood after being in the great outdoors, according to new research.Productivity improved by 45 per cent from being outside for just 29 minutes - and 63 per cent feel better 'in themselves' after spending time in fresh air, according to the 2,000 office staff surveyed.And 57…

Top Workout Classes You Can Join

  It doesn’t matter whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, or improve the strength and flexibility of your body, there are a plethora of fitness exercises to kickstart your goals and boost your mood. Here are top workout classes you can join to have fun and get fit. Body Balance If you are…

Apple launches Fitness+, new smartwatches: what the critics say

Last night Apple unveiled a new personalised workout subscription service, Apple Fitness+,  alongside new sixth-generation Apple Watch smartwatches and new iPads.... Fitness+ will initially launch in six countries including the US and UK before the end of 2020. It will cost £10 per month or £80 per year as a standalone service, which can be…

Making Fitness A Bigger Part Of Your Life

We all know that there are huge benefits to be gained from being as fit as possible. You will likely have more energy, you will be healthier overall, and you will find that your mental health improves as well. It is a way of lengthening your life while also making yourself happier, and for that…

Withings ScanWatch can help monitor COVID-19 symptoms

After gaining approval for medical use, Withings has announced the European availability of its ScanWatch to the general public - a device that can measure low blood oxygen levels present during COVID-19 and other illnesses. Developed by cardiologists and sleep experts, it is believed to be the world's first clinically validated hybrid smartwatch to detect…