How to wear this year’s festival fashion trends

How to wear this year’s festival fashion trends - From cowboy-core to flower power, it’s a chance to shake up your fashion this festival season, says Lotte Brundle.

Living in Faro, the Algarve: best areas, cost of living and advantages

Faro, the capital of Portugal's sunny Algarve region, attracts residents and tourists for its natural beauty, cultural heritage and enviable quality of life. This charming city, situated in the south of Portugal, offers a vibrant mix of tradition and modernity, making it a popular destination for those looking to live a quiet life by the sea.

Habits that destroy our mental health

There are certain psychological habits that often prevent us from living fully and feeling ourselves. They destroy us from within and affect our health and quality of life, according to Mentoly. Contradicting one's own feelings Denying or avoiding one's own emotions can lead to a deterioration of mental health and depression. Advice: Allow yourself...

7 Essential Fitness Skills Every Man Must Know

👉We're wearing TLF. Use our code TLF-BUFF for 15% off at 🍖🥦 Buff Dudes Cookbook: 😎 JOIN THE BUFF CLUB: 👉GRAB OUR WORKOUT PLANS: 👉 👈 Subscribe to our newsletter for weekly food recipes, exercise tutorials and Buff Dudes updates Essential skill 1 Balance: This is the foundation of all movement. Good balance improves coordination, creates better posture, reduces falls, and helps with activities like carrying objects or playing sports. Here are two great exercises to help you become balanced: Single leg stands: Stand on one leg for 30 seconds, and then repeat on the other side. Hold onto something for support if needed. (Beginner) Walking on a balance beam: This one helps to improve focus and core engagement. (Intermediate) Essential skill 2 Running: A basic human function, running improves cardiovascular health, builds leg strength, and is a great way to stay fit. Whether you’re using it for cardio, sports or even evading danger - running is one of the most essential skills we as human beings possess. Here are two great exercises to help you become a better runner: Interval training: Alternate between periods of high-intensity running and recovery speed walking. (Beginner/Intermediate) #fitness #workout #exercise Running drills: High knees, butt kicks, and jumping rope while moving forward improve running form and coordination. (All Levels) Essential skill 3 Crawling: It’s not just for babies! Crawling improves core strength and shoulder stability. Staying low under smoke, squeezing through tight spaces, or performing military drills - crawling offers stealth and access in tough situations. Here are two great exercises to help up your crawling game: Bear crawls: Improves core and shoulder stability. Start on hands and knees, then alternate opposing arms and legs while keeping your back flat. Slow and controlled is the name of the game. (Beginner/Intermediate) Inchworm: Great for core and upper body strength. Start standing, then walk your hands down until you’re in a plank position, then walk your feet back up to meet your hands and repeat. (Intermediate/Advanced) Essential skill 4 Jumping: Improves explosive power, leg strength, and coordination. In addition to sports, jumping will help you clear obstacles or help you grab items just out of reach. A good jump can literally be a lifesaver. Here are three great exercises to help you increase your jump: Squat jumps: Builds intense power. Do a bodyweight squat then jump explosively as high as you can. (Beginner/Intermediate) Box jumps: This helps to increase your jump height. Use a sturdy box, and jump explosively to land on top, starting with a shorter box and progressively working your way up to taller ones. (Intermediate/Advanced) Single leg hops: Improves balance and leg strength. Hop on one leg for repetitions, then switch. (All Levels) Essential skill 5 Climbing: Builds upper body strength and grip strength. In addition, climbing can benefit many sports like gymnastics or kayaking. Daily activities will improve as well, due to climbing’s focus on increased strength and flexibility. Here are two great exercises to help you become a better climber: Rock climbing gyms: The safest way to learn and practice climbing techniques. (All Levels) Pull-ups: Builds upper body pulling strength essential for climbing. (Beginner/Intermediate) Essential skill 6 Lifting: Essential for everyday tasks and helping to build overall strength. Learning proper lifting techniques prevents injuries and back pain. Here are two great exercises to help you learn to properly lift: Deadlifts: Builds total-body strength, improves posture, functional movement and athletic performance. (Beginner/Intermediate with proper form) Squats: Builds lower body strength, improves core stability and greatly helps to improve everyday activities. (All Levels) Essential skill 7 Carrying: Goes hand-in-hand with lifting. A strong core and proper technique ensure you can carry objects safely and efficiently, whether that be building materials on a construction site, food from the grocery store or even other people. Here are three great exercises to help better your carrying skills: Farmer's walk: Hold weights in each hand and walk for distance. Improves grip strength and core stability. (Beginner/Intermediate) Suitcase carry: Hold a weight in one hand and walk for distance, switch hands halfway. Improves core stability and unilateral strength. (Beginner/Intermediate) Walking lunges with weights: Combine the benefits of lunges and carrying weights. It also helps to improve cardiovascular capabilities. (Intermediate/Advanced)

A moment that changed me: I was divorced, broke and alone – but I turned my life around with a list

The silence in the flat was deafening. Having lost almost everything in my divorce, it was now just me in a basement studio flat with black mould. I had no TV, no sofa and the wifi wasn’t set up. I sat at a cheap folding table and made a list. Since my life was no longer going to be the way I had planned – marriage, kids, a dog, a late-Victorian terrace in a country town – I was going to try something else. I was going to do all the things on my...

I tried living 'La Dolce Vita' - and Italians have got it all right

Living ‘La Dolce Vita’ has become synonymous with Italian culture, good vibes, and embracing life’s luxuries. Translating to ‘the sweet life’, there’s little wonder that those hailing from Venice to Sicily are living longer, more fulfilled lives (have you ever met a Nonna that isn’t full of energy?) - and that we should all be striving for the same...

Santani Wellness, Kandy: is this the world's best health retreat?

Santani Wellness, Kandy: is this the world's best health retreat? - Solo traveller Lydia Swinscoe finds something close to paradise in Sri Lanka’s ethereal mountain range, where Santani combines gruelling yoga with Ayurveda medicine treatments administered in a jungle-view spa

Best sustainable swimwear brands: Hunza G, OAS and more

Best sustainable swimwear brands: Hunza G, OAS and more - Luxury labels that don’t cost the earth

People should adopt ‘old-fashioned’ ways of staying healthy – Sir Chris Whitty

Making it easy and attractive for people to exercise is one of the most effective ways of maintaining independence, the Chief Medical Officer said.

Can Alzheimer's Disease Be Reversed with a Plant Based Diet?

Dr. Dean Ornish publishes the first randomized controlled trial investigating whether a plant-based diet and lifestyle program may reverse the course of early-stage Alzheimer's disease. For more on Alzheimer’s disease, see these videos: • How Not to Age ( • Controversy Around FDA’s Approval of Biogen Alzheimer’s Drug, Aducanumab ( • Alzheimer’s and Atherosclerosis of the Brain ( • How to Prevent Alzheimer’s with Diet ( For more on Dr. Dean Ornish’s work, check out his book Undo It! ( And these videos (; for more on heart disease, see these videos ( I have more than 500 videos on plant-based diets. You can check them out here ( The best available balance of scientific evidence suggests that the healthiest way to eat is a vitamin B12-fortified ( diet centered around whole plant foods. I go into specifics of the Daily Dozen foods I recommend in Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen ( For a more thorough dive into the science on these foods, check out my New York Times bestselling book, How Not to Die ( Join our Plant-Based Living Series. This resource is a weekly email series that gives you simplified takeaways and actionable tips on healthy eating. Whether you're new to a whole food, plant-based lifestyle or would benefit from reminders on some of the key aspects of healthy evidence-based nutrition, this series is for you. Expanding on our popular Evidence-Based Eating Guide, this free series features even more tips and information, and you’ll get it delivered straight to your inbox on a weekly basis. (Don't have your own copy of our Evidence-Based Eating Guide? You can download it as a digital and printable PDF ( New subscribers to our e-newsletter always receive a free gift. Get yours here: Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at and someone on the team will try to answer it. Want to get a list of links to all the scientific sources used in this video? Click on Sources Cited at You’ll also find a transcript and acknowledgements for the video, my blog and speaking tour schedule, and an easy way to search (by translated language even) through our videos spanning more than 2,000 health topics. Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution! -Michael Greger, MD FACLM Captions for this video are available in several languages; you can find yours in the video settings. View important information about our translated resources: • Subscribe: • Donate: • Podcast : • Books: • Shop: • Facebook: • Twitter: • Instagram:

'Laoqianfeng' Is China's 'Quiet Luxury': Here's How The Ultra Rich Are Redefining Status Symbols

In China, the wealthiest millennials are showcasing their achievements through unique and understated status symbols, moving away from traditional ostentatious displays of wealth. As millennials, those in their late 20s to early 40s, reach significant life milestones, many are prioritising career progress and unique experiences over conventional sy...

The science behind why husbands who work from home don’t do the housework

She commutes to the office every morning; he stays at home with the children and a laptop. This is now common among young, middle-class families in the area of London where self-described “work from home husband” Daniel Tannenbaum, 34, lives. “At the school my eldest goes to, there are more dads than mums doing the school run, not just in the morni...

This is how to 'eat for abs' – according to two nutritionists

Sooooo... are abs really built in the kitchen?

Taylor Swift takes the Cotswolds: a local's guide to the chicest spots

Taylor Swift takes the Cotswolds: a local's guide to the chicest spots - As Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce pinpoint Chipping Norton as their UK base, Maddy Mussen taps up insider Plum Sykes for her little black book of super-rich hangouts

Eating Plenty but Always Hungry? A Nutritionist Explains Why

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What you can do now to prevent a stroke in the future, according to doctors

What you can do now to prevent a stroke in the future, according to doctors - How to lower your stroke risk at every age

10 science-backed ways to reverse your biological age

Scientists name eight measures that can slow ageing by up to six years

Scientists have named eight health measures that can slow the body’s ageing process by six years. Keeping body weight, blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure in check while maintaining healthy sleep and eating regimes, doing regular physical activity and not smoking may slow the ageing process by around six years, US experts say. A study suggests that following these measures promotes good heart health, which in turn may slow the pace of...

Over a quarter of people are breaking this important coffee rule

The Mediterranean diet is out — the Atlantic diet is the summer upgrade to know

The Mediterranean diet is out — the Atlantic diet is the summer upgrade to know - This coastal diet could be the smart swap you need for ultimate summer wellness, says nutrionist Louise Pyne

'Smoking Doesn’t Fit In With Her Otherwise Super Healthy Persona, But That's What Makes Her All The More Relatable' - 5 Reasons Why I'm Charley Hull's Biggest Fan

Ahead of the third women's Major of the year, PGA professional Emma Booth sums up why Charley Hull is a breath of fresh air on and off the golf course

Scientists say humans should eat like a salmon to get essential nutrients

Scientists say humans should eat like a salmon to get essential nutrients - Directly eating more wild feed species could have health benefits, researchers suggest

Being a grandma in your 30s comes with 'guilt' — but I won't give up my career

'It's challenging finding a balance between myself, being a mum and a grandmother.'

I did 15 minutes of Pilates every day - and loved it so much, it's the only workout I'll be doing this summer

Diary packed with plans? Try this game-changing fitness challenge.

The three classic stages of a midlife crisis – and how to get through them

My crisis didn’t crash calamitously into my life overnight nor was it linked to a big trauma. It was slow and insidious, creeping into my psyche like rainfall in a blocked gutter, taking months for the seep-seep pressure of water to build and the building to eventually crack. It was a steady erosion of self and status that centred mainly around my ...

This is the best time of day to eat breakfast, according to nutritionists

When you eat is just as important as what you eat

Scientists discover that people who live past 90 have key differences in their blood

Centenarians have become the fastest-growing demographic group in the world, with numbers approximately doubling every 10 years since the 1970s. Many researchers have sought out the factors and contributors that determine a long and healthy life. The dissolution isn't new either, with Plato and Aristotle writing about the ageing process over 2,300 ...

14 pop stars who swapped their music careers for ‘normal’ jobs

Weight loss drug 'changed my life'

A new study on the weight loss drug Wegovy indicates that the medication could reduce the risk of heart attacks or stroke.

Fat people are not doomed to heart attacks and strokes

Being fat does not condemn you to increased risk of heart attacks and strokes as long as you shed the pounds quickly, a Harvard study has found. Findings presented at Endo 2024, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, showed people under the age of 50 who have been obese for a decade are at greater risk of heart attack or s...

5 skincare habits everyone over 40 needs to know

5 skincare habits everyone over 40 needs to know - You only have one skin so it’s important to nurture it, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

5 ways loneliness can negatively affect your health

5 ways loneliness can negatively affect your health - Sometimes you can also feel isolated when you’re around people.

18 best swimming pools in London to take a dip in this summer

There's no better way to cool off.

10 most relaxing places to live in the UK revealed

Why More Retirees Might Come Out of Retirement

It’s often not solely because of financial reasons, but because of a lack of purpose in retirement. This financial expert can relate.

Man, 75, to set up knitting business following Masters graduation

Man, 75, to set up knitting business following Masters graduation - Michael Harrigan has completed a Masters degree in Scottish history from the University of Dundee, after studying remotely in Thailand.

How many litres of water should you drink a day and does tea count?

Drink up!

Lisa Armstrong: My picks of the fashion bestsellers worth buying this season

Remember Zara’s geometric cotton summer dress? Marks & Spencer’s shawl-collared pink coat? Uniqlo’s nylon croissant bag? Every few years, a handful of retail blockbusters become part of popular culture, perhaps because they’re exemplars that stand the test of time, perhaps due to hype. With consumers deliberating more thoughtfully over each purchas...

The most stylish Boden dresses to wear this summer

Perfect for our unpredictable summer weather🌦️

70 Of The Best Ever Glastonbury Fashion Looks To Inspire Your Packing

From Kate Moss' iconic 2005 ensembles to last year's double-denim obsession.

Have a home, or have a life? The brutal reality young adults face

Increasingly, Millennials and Gen Z are also being forced to make brutal choices about what they can and cannot afford to do

I took collagen everyday for two months — here are 3 things that happened

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I resigned to cosplaying adulthood with side-eyes and sighs - hoping no-one noticed I was only pretending to be like them.

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On Friday evening, when Dua Lipa steps onto Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, she will be fulfilling an ambition that, as she said recently, “I’ve been dreaming about my whole life. Every time I write a song, I think about how this is going to sound at Glastonbury. That’s my barometer.” For her legion of admirers, Lipa is the shining British star of our...

Four easy ways to cut 300 calories a day

We all know it’s generally a good idea to eat less, but a recent scientific study has shown that cutting your calorie intake by 25 per cent could help you live longer. For women that will mean cutting their calories by around 500 a day, from the recommended 2,000 a day. Men will need to cut 625 calories from the usual 2,500. Researchers at the Penn...

‘After years of failed fad diets + workouts, I started lifting weights'

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The DIY addicts creating their perfect home – and saving over £50,000

Some women buy their husbands watches or aftershave as presents. But knowing how much he loves DIY, Tim Mulhall’s wife bought him a dilapidated vintage train carriage, thinking it would be ideal to convert into a micro-Airbnb. “Clearly I was running out of projects, so my wife found a local farmer who had all of these old railway wagons in his fiel...

Top 8 health benefits of liquorice

Liquorice is one of the oldest herbal remedies and a popular confectionery, but is it good for us and how much is too much?

27 Iconic J.Lo Street Style Outfits

The icon has blessed us with fashion moments aplenty (not to mention, his-and-hers style).