Weight loss

1. Avoid sugar mixes Think ordering the protein-feast half chicken at Nando’s justifies a cheeky Coke on the side? Think again. A 2017 study published in the journal BMC Nutrition found that having a sugar-sweetened drink with a high-protein meal can decrease metabolic efficiency and prime the body to store...
Photography: Glen Burrows For a lot of athletes, hitting 40 with a quartet of Olympic gold medals – earned over two decades’ worth of dominance in their chosen sport – as well as a knighthood might be a good time to call it a day. Perhaps get a TV presenting...
If you really put your mind to it, the list of things you can achieve in a month is almost endless. You can get a working knowledge of a new language, or become proficient on the saxophone – or even go from a squat beginner to someone who can...
1. “Sit-ups are still valid” What it says There’s a guy at your gym who does 500 crunches a day and has an enviable six-pack. Obvious, right? Why it’s wrong Chances are there’s more to his physique than just his abs routine… and he might be trading off for lower-back problems...