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How to keep your exercise mojo for the last weeks of winter
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How to keep your exercise mojo for the last weeks of winter

As winter drags on it's harder to keep motivated with your health and fitness routine. Sam Wood has seven simple steps to help you keep up your exercise mojo.

How to fall in love with HIIT

3 minute read

It promises fast results but its not unusual for first time HIIT goers to leave a class feeling they've been hit by a brick, literally. Here's how to not only last the distance but fall in love with high-intensity impact training.

The three things that must be in sync for weight loss

3 minute read

We all know that diet and exercise are key to weight loss, but according to Sam Wood, there's a third - equally important - factor that you need to include for success.

How to avoid the afternoon slump

2 minute read

When afternoon rolls around and brain fog and tired eyes hit, Sam Wood has some sure-fire ways to beat the dreaded slump.

Is it a cold or is it the flu?

3 minute read

So you’ve woken up coughing and sneezing, your body aches, your throat is sore and just don’t feel like you can get out of bed – how do you know if you’ve got a cold or the flu?

How to work through a mid-life crisis and get back on the 'Happiness Curve'

3 minute read

Author of The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After Midlife, Jonathan Rauch, explains why we feel discontent once we hit middle age and how to beat those feelings when they creep in.

You have the flu - now what?

4 minute read

Winter is here and despite your best intentions, you’ve managed to come down with the flu. Even if you only suspect it, there are a few things you can do to recover more quickly, prevent a secondary infection and reduce the spread of infection.

Easy ways to prevent the flu this winter

4 minute read

Wearing wet socks to bed, getting frisky and eating eggs: Try these unexpected ways to ward off a case of the flu this winter

We need to talk about... poo

3 minute read

While it doesn’t have to dominate the dinner conversation, talking about your bowel movements can help you identify what’s completely normal and when it’s time to see your doctor.

How to stay motivated all winter

2 minute read

Don't let those gloomy, chilly winter mornings put you off your healthy streak. Here, Rachel Finch gives us her seven top tips to stay on your game from June through to the warmer months.

This is what happened when I gave up drinking for a month

3 minute read

I don’t drink too much… but I do drink a lot. I used to drink even more than I do now - I’d have wine every single night, and always at least 2 glasses. But then, three years ago I did a month off alcohol and realised that I could, well, have a month off alcohol. Nowadays I still drink three or four nights a week, and most of those nights are two glasses of wine, but I don't want it every day. I also try and do a month off alcohol at least once a year — and here’s why!