Why 10 Minutes Of Exercise Is Better Than Walking 10k Steps

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For years, we’ve been told that walking 10,000 steps every day is the fitness benchmark. In fact, the idea dates back to the Tokyo Olympics in 1964.  Yet, a new study questioned this archaic piece of advice and proved it wrong.

Medical journalist, Michael Mosley joined forces with professor Rob Copeland from Sheffield Hallam University to compare the fitness benefits of walking 10k every day to the Active 10. The latter is a newer approach that follows the quality not quantity ethos and recommends that we take a brisk ten minute walk, ideally three times a day rather than a specific amount of steps.

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The Big Leg Up: 7 Ways To Achieve Perfect Pins

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As much as the possibility of delving into our summer wardrobes excites us, revealing our legs after a year of hibernation is quite frankly, a pretty terrifying one.

So to make the transition a little easier, we’ve collated the best fitness tips and products around for giving pins the perfect pick-me-up come skirts, shorts or swimwear this summer.

In Fiore Firmante Elevating Leg Tonic

We might be in the midst of Project Bikini on Get The Gloss at the moment, however in between workouts we’ll be treating legs to this soothing elixir to add an extra edge in the fight against cellulite. Containing cypress oil and black spruce to increase blood flow and flush out toxins, it is also said to fortify capillaries and oxygenate the tissue it is applied to. We’re sold. Read More…