How to beat the bloat

Dietitian and nutritionist Leo Pemberton reveals the facts about bloating and how you can avoid it.  Bloating affects millions of us but, with so much information out there, few people really know how to combat it. Before you start cutting out bread and sipping on lemon water, nutritionist Leo looks at how to really help you…


The ultimate fat-burning swim workout

Want to burn mega calories and tone up your whole body? Vitality partner Virgin Active’s personal trainer Emily Cole has these must-try swimming exercises to recharge your routine. Unlike running and cycling, swimming targets every muscle group, giving you a full body workout. It tones muscle, burns fat and has helped to craft the bodies of…

6 household chores that burn mega calories

From the ironing to washing the car, everyday chores burn more calories than you think. Here’s the surprising science behind chores that burn big… With a mega cleaning session you can work off just as many calories as your regular workout or exercise class. To put it into perspective, one hour of laundry is the…


Do you have an anxiety disorder?

With anxiety affecting as many as one in six of us, we spoke with Brendan Street, psychotherapist and Clinical Lead with CBT Services, about the signs of anxiety disorder and how you can treat it What is an anxiety disorder? Anxiety is a natural response to a situation where you perceive there’s a threat of…

The truth about fat

We know fats make up a large part of our diet, but which ones should we be eating – and which should we avoid? Dr Ali Hasan, Vitality clinical operations director, cuts through the myths to bring you the essential facts you need to know. Fats are essential for our wellbeing: they’re a key source…


9 rules for achieving better sleep

Co-founder of The Huffington Post and author of The Sleep Revolution, Arianna Huffington gives her golden rules for a peaceful night’s sleep With almost half of us kept awake by stress and one in three people experiencing insomnia, Arianna Huffington’s book The Sleep Revolution looks at ways to tackle the current ‘sleep crisis’ through her…

5 stunning UK summer staycations

Mr & Mrs Smith travel expert Jenny Grace rounds up her five favourite boutique retreats for a summer at home. For foodies… Thyme, Cotswolds An elegant estate lovingly restored, the Thyme hotel is a collection of honey-hued stone cottages with modern yet rustic interiors – think timber eaves, roll-top baths and log burners. The impressive…



Win tickets to Vitality sports partner matches

EXPERIENCE UNFORGETTABLE SPORTING MOMENTS WITH VITALITY VIP Vitality members have the chance to win tickets to see our partners in action. Vitality is the Official Wellness Partner of Arsenal FC, AFC Bournemouth, Liverpool FC, Liverpool Ladies FC, Manchester City FC, Manchester City Women, England Rugby, Scottish Rugby, the Welsh Rugby Union and the UK’s Cricket…

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