Crunches Alone Won't Give You A Six Pack: The Myth Of Spot Reduction

Many people believe you can “target” fat loss through certain exercises, such as crunches for belly fat. The truth, however, is that no number of crunches or sit-ups will give you a six pack.


Bone Broth Won't Boost Your Immunity (But It Still Makes Great Soup)

Boil meat bones for hours and you’ll get a delicious clear-brown liquid that you could use to make soup or, if you believe the hype, drink for its health benefits. But will it really make your hair shiny, fight inflammation and infuse more collagen into your ailing body parts? Not really.


How Your Fitness Band Can Help You Lose Weight

The makers of the fitness band Jawbone UP have released news customer data that reveales the habits of the UP community’s biggest weight losers. If you’re trying to tame your summer paunch, the following behaviours and activities might be worth pursuing — whether you own a fitness band or not.


Why Breakfast Is Not The Most Important Meal Of The Day

If you’ve read into health and fitness at all, you’ve probably been seen variations of “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, “eat breakfast to kickstart your metabolism” or perhaps “skip breakfast and die”. As it turns out, all of that is probably wrong.


Create Rituals To Be More Consistent At Fitness

Many people tend to be anxious about their fitness routine. They want to optimise everything, which leads to overthinking and eventually inconsistency. If this sounds like you, creating a ritual may be the best thing that you can do.


What To Do If You Think Your Period Is Affecting Your Workout

Is it harder to run fast and lift things while you’re on your period? A lot of athletes say yes, but the science is lagging behind, so it’s hard to know whether there’s a real performance dent or what you should do about it. Here are some tips from top athletes that might help.


How To Psych Yourself Into Going To The Gym More Often

You know you should go to the gym, but it’s easy to talk yourself out of it, or run out of time. The problem often isn’t with your schedule — it’s with your mind. Here are our best tricks for making the gym a more regular occurrence.


Juicing Unlocks More Vitamins, But Also Calories And Sugar

Proponents of juicing say it’s a great way to stuff more vitamins and phytonutrients into your diet. Fruit juice has also been criticised as a sugary, fibre-free drink no better for you than cola. What’s the truth? A new study shows that orange juice does make certain nutrients more accessible to your body, but not enough to recommend juice over whole fruit.


A Sex Therapist Explains How To Communicate Better In The Bedroom [NSFW]

Talking about sex isn’t easy for most people, even with a partner you love. You probably feel uncomfortable openly discussing problems in the bedroom, which is why Vanessa Marin, a sex therapist, is here to help.


Improve Your Posture With These Exercises From The Army Field Manual

Posture can affect a lot of things, including our confidence and how other people feel about us. Teach yourself good posture by practising these exercises from the Army Field Manual. Good posture is a habit that pays off over time.