Keeping everyone happy when planning a wedding is hard, and trying to fit in everything else is harder still! Last week, my bridesmaids were complaining about their weight so, instead of moaning, we did something about it. At the weekend, I invited them around to my place and, instead of...
National Fitness Day feels a bit like our birthday. Sad, but very, very true. In order to celebrate this momentous occassion we have a very special treat courtesy of our friends at USA Pro. Enjoy!  In what is considered to be the biggest celebration of physical activity in the...

Dancing in heels

With the Olympics just around the corner, RaunchUK teamed up with New Look, to get sporty in style in the first of its kind event, ‘Dancing in Heels’.  As most of you were shying the snooze button at 6:30am on Tuesday 3rd July, 300 lucky ladies lined up...
There are four main reasons to wear a sports bra: 1) To control bounce 2) To reduce breast pain - 50% of the UK female population experience breast pain. 3) To prevent damage to the Cooper's ligaments in the breast, which can lead to sagging. 4) To improve your sports performance If you...
If you want to look as good as the tennis elite, even if you can't play like them, these picks from the adidas by Stella McCartney range are perfect. This year's Wimbledon sees some of the top female players, think Caroline Wozniacki, Maria Kirilenko and Andrea Petkovic, take to the...

Exercise shoes for women

Your running shoes are the most important – and expensive – part of your kit, so you need to give them careful consideration before you buy.  Your trainers should be tailored to the type of foot strike you have – in other words, how your feet land when you...
Summer's the perfect time to get your cycle on, with the lovely warm and dry weather - most of the time, anyway! Whilst you're making the most out of getting road time on your bike, why not invest in some new cycle wear to stand out and feel...

FitFlops

It's that time of year again where we start packing sandals and sunnies into our bags and jetting off in search of warmer climes. For culture vultures doing a lot of sight-seeing, the last thing you need is to be slowed down by blisters and aching feet from ill-supporting shoes.   You don't want to wear your...

Active pregnancy wear

Just because you’re pregnant (congratulations, by the way!), it doesn’t mean you can’t exercise. In fact, as I’m sure you’ve heard, some moderate exercise is good for you and your unborn baby if you’re having a straightforward pregnancy (check with your doctor if you have a medical condition;...

Exercise clothes for women

Fit, strong and healthy women come in all shapes and sizes. There are pear shapes like the beautiful Beyoncé, hourglass shapes like the curvy Kelly Brook, athletic shapes like the long and lean Cameron Diaz, petite shapes like the pint-sized Isla Fisher and apple shapes like the leggy Drew...