Having missed an average of two days of work or school due to illness or injury, compared with four days for people in the general population, researchers have concluded that ultrarunners are a lot healthier than the rest of us, according to a study was published in the journal PLoS

Nothing makes a woman feel sexier and more dressed-up than a pair of killer heels, but more often than not it’s a case of “no pain, no gain”. Take heart: there is a way to be a stiletto diva and still be kind to your feet, says Gonzalez, foot guru

Having someone to work out with can keep you motivated. However, when choosing your buddy, there are three things you need to consider: 1. Can your buddy meet to exercise regularly? 2. Is your buddy inspiring and encouraging? 3. Is your buddy of equal fitness, so you can keep up

Books. We read them for information, for research, for entertainment – or simply to lose ourselves in the story. But did you ever stop to think how books and words shape your life? There is no doubt that books – fiction or non-fiction – influence us. They can inspire and

Runkeeper: Runkeeper makes use of your phone’s GPS to map your running routes, and provides detailed information about your speed and distance along the way. It also has music integration that allows you to listen to your tunes and skip tracks without leaving the app. Nike Training Club: Nike takes

Real women share their stories Had a facelift 13 years ago at tHe age of 45: *IngrId Malan (58) Executive in the advertising industry Why did you have a surgical procedure? I have very good skin and had no wrinkles, but had a problem with sagging skin. My jawline became

– as tested by the experts themselves The Holy Grail of Eternal Youth is not as elusive as we think. These five experts have made life changes to improve their own lives, and explain how the keys to unlocking and maintaining your best life are right within and around you.

Beating the likes of Beyonce Knowles, the Duchess of Cambridge has been named the best beauty icon of 2013 in the UK. Simon Comins of Superdrug, who conducted the study, said: “Kate Middleton has secured her place in the nation’s hearts, and has cemented her position as a beauty icon. “The

As part of promoting her book, The Body Book, Cameron Diaz made a stop at Entertainment Tonight. The 41-year-old confessed to Beth Stern that having experienced with Botox in the past, she didn’t like it. “I’ve tried [Botox] before, where it was like [a] little tiny touch of something. It changed my

Your body shape may hold the key to your weight loss, suggests celebrity personal trainer Matt Roberts. He suggests that knowing which body type you are is very important to know before you sign up for a gym membership this year… Roberts breaks down all four body shapes and how