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Chloe Madeley loses 6lb in one week!

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Chloe Madeley is set to look fab in her bikini this summer having lost six pounds in just one week. Daughter of famous TV duo Richard and Judy, Chloe had put on half a stone over four months after giving up smoking, Closer magazine reports. The 22-year-old took part in a week-long boot camp which….

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May 12th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Vibration plates ‘help women get beach-ready’

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Ladies hoping to tone-up before heading on holiday and hitting the beach should try using a vibration plate, Women’s Fitness has claimed. Joanna Knight, editor at the magazine, said that if women have four weeks before they are due to go away, this is plenty of time to tone-up. She advised doing three or four….

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May 12th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Scarlett Johansson ‘loved yoga’ during Iron Man 2 training

In order to achieve her stunning looks in her catsuit-based role in Iron Man 2, Scarlett Johansson has revealed that she surprisingly swerved the gym in favour of much different pursuits to keep lean and tidy. The American actress, who is usually known for her sizeable feminine curves, explained prior to the film’s release that….

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April 28th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Cycling: Kendra Wilkinson’s weight loss tip

Kendra Wilkinson has revealed one of the methods of exercise that she has been using to lose weight – cycling. The ex-Playboy model wrote on her official blog that there are many reasons why she likes getting on her bike: “Biking isn’t only good for me … it’s good for the environment as well.” She….

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April 23rd, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Walking is ‘great exercise’ for older women

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Walking has been recommended as a particularly effective way for women to lose weight, because the intensity can be varied depending on fitness levels. Speaking to the Montreal Gazette, women’s exercise expert and director of the John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity Miriam Nelson explained that walking is particularly good for older women. Her….

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April 23rd, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Yoga helps man achieve dramatic weight loss

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An American man has praised yoga for helping him to achieve a massive weight loss of more than 26 stone. Larry Sherman used to weigh around 38 st 8 lbs but lost an incredible amount of this over the course of three-and-a-half years, ABC News Detroit reports. Now weighing in at under 13 stone, Mr….

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April 22nd, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Dieting alone ‘will not cause weight loss’

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Those dieting with the aim of shedding a few pounds must also exercise if they are to achieve their weight loss goals, a study has shown. Scientists at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) discovered that reducing caloric intake alone will not promote significant weight loss. They claim this is because of a compensatory mechanism….

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April 14th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Varying fitness routines ‘helps people achieve weight loss goals’

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Those looking for tips on exercises that will complement their weight loss diets have been advised to vary their fitness routines. Adding variety to an exercise regime is the best way to achieve weight loss goals, said Graeme Marsh, personal training manager for Virgin Active. He suggested that interval training is the best form of….

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April 12th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Walking ‘offers a good way to lose weight’

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Obese people seeking to lose weight without having to engage in strenuous exercise sessions at the gym should just try walking more, Walking for Health has suggested. Moira Halstead, communications manager at the organisation, said that over two thirds of women aged 55 to 74 are overweight or obese but that walking can help to….

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April 9th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Exercise during pregnancy ‘reduces risk of children developing obesity’

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Pregnant women who exercise are less likely to give birth to obesity-prone babies, a study has suggested. Researchers in New Zealand found that mums-to-be who exercised also had lighter babies than those who were largely inactive. Dr Paul Hofman, from the University of Auckland in New Zealand, said: “Regular aerobic exercise alters the maternal environment….

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April 7th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson

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