Diet and fitness

Looking forward to the onset of summer with trepidation? If you're less active and svelte than you'd like to be, join the club! Lots of us would like to do a bit more and eat a bit less.

We've gathered advice about different ways of eating and exercising, plus expert webchats to help you modify your eating habits and get fitter.


10 ways to cut sugar

Sugar is addictive, plays havok on our appetites, and is seemingly everywhere. If you'd like to reduce the amount you're eating, have a look at these 10 tips on what you can do. 

Low-carb

No carbs

Low-carb is as popular as ever, and summer with all that great salad and BBQ is a great time to get stuck into BIWI's low-carb bootcamp. Sign up for the 10-week programme here and find out more about how to make the diet work for you. 


Healthy recipes

We've rounded up two weeks' worth of the nicest, most filling and kale-free low-fat recipes to inspire you in the kitchen and kickstart your healthy eating regime. 

High intensity interval training

Getting a whole week's exercise in just an hour might seem too good to be true, but by using the HIIT method you can boost your strength, metabolism and stamina in just 20 minutes, three times a week.


Which yoga is right for you?

If you'd like to take up yoga, but don't know your Hatha from your Iyengar, you can find out more here, with loads of tips and advice. 

Couch to 5K

Couch to 5K

Feeling out of shape or worried about your general fitness? Find out how you can go from the couch to comfortably running 5K with this highly accessible, and cheap, exercise plan.


Intermittent fasting

 5:2 diet

Discover how intermittent fasting (aka the 5:2 diet) works and get low-calories recipe suggestions to get you through your fast days.

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What do you do to bolster your flagging resolve? Share your tips.


 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Last updated: 26-May-2014 at 1:41 PM