Weights

Gwyneth's trainer says ...

Light weights v. heavy weights - what's best?

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Paula Goodyer Women shouldn't train with weights of more than 3lbs says Gwyneth Paltrow's personal trainer. Really?

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Healthy habits that hold back the clock

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Paula Goodyer There’s growing evidence that what we do to boost our health on the inside can improve how we look on the outside too.

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Can you reset your metabolism?

Take control of your metabolism.

Susie Burrell Having a self-assessed "slow metabolism" is frequently cited as the reason some of us find it hard to lose weight, tone up or change the shape of our body.

Can star power make us healthier?

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Paula Goodyer The power of celebrities to influence our health can be a mixed blessing

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Tips and tricks

Five reasons your training may be failing

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Susie Burrell We hear it time and time again, the more exercise you do, the better it is for your metabolism, your body and your mind.

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Fitness truths

Fat-loss myths debunked

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Jean-Claude Vacassin Forget endless cardio sessions; if you want to burn fat it's just as much about the food you eat and the weights you lift.

Being 'calorie aware' is key to weight loss

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Livia Gamble Many people believe that eating several smaller meals a day aids in weight loss, but a new study suggests otherwise.

Strong at every age

Why everyone should 'bulk up'

Paula Goodyer If you still see exercise as an optional extra, not a health essential, science is finding more reasons to change your mind - including new research that suggests strong muscles are good medicine.

Why muscles make good medicine

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Paula Goodyer If you think exercise is an optional extra, this could change your mind

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One month to massive: does crossfit make women bulky?

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Sarah Berry Something strange happened towards the end of the second week. After each session, the trainer would ask whether I'd enjoyed it. "Enjoyed?" I'd ask, confused.

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Make your body really, really work

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Converts to HIIT, the fitness craze for 2014, argue that just two 35-minute sessions a week bring extraordinary benefits. Jim White is put through his paces.

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Cameron Diaz's new 'Body Book'

Cameron Diaz shares physical transformation with The Body Book

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Nanci Hellmich Actress Cameron Diaz discusses diet, exercise, and her penchant for bean burritos.

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Paula Goodyer If more people aren't embracing the message to get moving, perhaps it's because no one has done a great job of selling it.

A workout for your mind

I've beaten yesterday's time!

Paula Goodyer Why exercise is a smart move for your mind, not just your body.

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How I lost the scales and found a better body

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Abby Ellin The scale and I have reached an uneasy truce. That is: I leave it alone, and it affords me the same courtesy. I rarely step on it, and we're both better off.

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Road test

Paleo vs raw vs detox: Three extreme diets put to the test

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Radical Dieters

New year, new you - but how hard is it to embark on a radical health regimen? Three people put their bodies on the line.

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Go Janice

Bodybuilding grandmother busts stereotypes

Cassy Small As you contemplate missing your morning workout, spare a thought for 71-year-old bodybuilder Janice Lorraine, who by the time you've finished your Weet-Bix is most likely midway through a three-hour...

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Yoga: why men don't get it

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Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.

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Strong opinions

Paula Goodyer If you don't know who Tracy Anderson is, then you really should read more gossip magazines. Anderson is the personal trainer to celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian and her training...

Great fitness barre none

Fitness trainer Adele Rancan likes to quip that exercising with a ballet barre is like horizontal pole dancing. She's only kidding.