For both sexes, a toned back with sculpted muscles not only looks good, but strengthening exercises for your back improves posture and can help alleviate back pain, which most of us will experience at some time in our lives.
Be it losing weight, cutting down alcohol, doing more exercise, or making any other change to your life, the trick is to keep motivated and not give up.
If you want to lose weight by exercising you are going to have to put in the effort and the hours. That's why picking the biggest calorie burners makes sense.
It can be tricky to separate fitness fact from fiction. We asked the experts to clear up 10 common fitness myths.
Get 10 weight training tips from the experts to help get results.
Starting to run? Find out all you need to know about running for the first time to avoid injury and get the most from your workout.
We asked the experts for their top tips to help turn flabby upper arms firm and banish bingo wings.
If you want to get fitter or lose weight faster you might want to think about interval training. If you mix up your steady exercise regime you'll get better results, often in less time!
Fatigue is just one of the main reasons why you may skip the gym, but learn how exercising can actually boost your energy.
Hen and birthday parties with a fitness theme are becoming more popular. Learn more here.
What are the most common fitness injuries and how do you avoid them? We ask the experts.
When you travel either for business or pleasure it's easy to get out of the habit of exercising. If all of your usual routines are disrupted, your fitness habits can be too.
Bashes and knocks are often part and parcel of contact sports like rugby, football and hockey, but blows to the head are different. They can cause concussion which can be dangerous if not treated correctly.
As you age, it's a good idea to downshift from high-impact exercises. That’s not to say you should give up exercising all together, you just need to change focus slightly.
Working out with a pal definitely has its pros and cons. We help you work out if a training partner is right for you and what it can bring to the table.
Remember how much fun playtime was as a kid, all that running, skipping and jumping about? Maybe it's time to inject a bit more childlike enjoyment into your fitness regime!
Being a wheelchair user doesn't mean you should neglect your physical fitness and forget about exercising. It's just as important to stay fit and healthy.
You may have heard that 'supersetting' is a great way to burn fat and build muscle, but how do you do it? Let us explain.
Think you can't do yoga? You can be overweight, inflexible and have limited mobility and still do yoga.
Learn from the experts about 4 must-try cardio workouts.
In the last few years, events like Tough Mudder, the Reebok Spartan Race and Tough Guy have gone from strength to strength. So why are they so popular and are you tough enough to take on the challenge?
What is runner's high? What causes it and what does it feel like? We ask the experts.
Mark Buckingham, former lead physiotherapist for UK Athletics at the High Performance Centre at Loughborough, shares some tips on self-massage for muscle recovery.
What should you drink when you exercise? The options include sports drinks, energy drinks, and just regular water. What's best for you?
Take your training up a gear. You may want to shave a few minutes off running a 5km race time or just want to do a bit more and go to the next level with your running. Whatever the reason there are plenty of strategies to help you out.
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