Guests have been visiting Palacio Estoril for its elegance, warm hospitality and stunning surroundings since the 1930s. Just 20 minutes from Lisbon, the hotel is set amidst immaculately landscaped gardens in the heart of the popular Estoril, enjoying beautiful sea views. 161 elegant rooms, including 32 suites, are classically styled and overlook the casino grounds and white sand beaches. In the evenings savour fine local and international cuisine at the Grill Four Seasons before ordering a cocktail at Bar Estoril, once a favourite haunt for spies during World War II. Palacio Estoril offers a range of facilities: guests can tee
A new study has revealed that cumin may just be your new weight loss BFF. According to Iran’s Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, this golden spice can help you lose weight, decrease body fat and improve high cholesterol levels. Translation? It’s time to start raiding your spice cupboard. Stat. In the study, two groups of women ate the exact same controlled diet for three months. The only difference was that in one group, each woman consumed 3 grams (roughly one teaspoon) of cumin every day. Surprisingly, women in the spice group lost an extra 3 pounds of weight and
Join the SBC and their legions of famous members with this killer circuits workout - a present from Russell Bateman to us to you. If you're on Instagram you're likely to have stopped scrolling to watch girls crawling, climbing, lunging and smashing upside down mountain climbers; all part of the SBC movement. It's the workout that came to be called the 'secret class for supermodels' and used the tag to give an extra twist to his celebrity sweat-fest. Tap into their workout secrets with an exclusive workout taken from the The SBC Experience, the brand's new digital addition. So, workout your
Petriolol Spa Resort enjoys an exceptional situation nestled amidst tranquil Tuscan hills. Its restaurants offer fine dining in romantic settings with soft lighting and ambient music. Before dinner, sample a glass of Tuscan wine at the outdoor bar and admire the beautiful grounds and panoramic views from its spacious terraces. Within the resort’s grounds are natural thermal baths where guests can experience the time-honoured activity of bathing in rock pools around the springs’ source’; the sulphurous water flows at a pleasant 43 degrees. Traditional and modern therapies are available at the spa to complement the benefits of the thermal baths.
Jeremy Corbyn has just won the UK Labour leadership election But if the election was decided by running the London Marathon - who would win? #4: Yvette Cooper - 1 point Yvette Cooper has never ever exercised. We couldn't find any pictures of her doing anything but standing at podiums. But we'll give her a point for that. #3: Liz Kendall - 10 points The keen jogger has been known to jog for charity. #2: Andy Burnham - 15 points Andy Burnham is a veteran of the Virgin Money London Marathon and for that he deserves 15 points. #1: Jeremy Corbyn - Over 9000 points for the
Deep in the Tuscan countryside on the cypress fringed estate of La Badiola awaits L’Andana, a rustic yet elegant retreat with honey coloured walls and sundrenched terraces. An original Medici villa and summer sojourn for Leopold II of Lorraine, Great Duke of Tuscany, this Italian idyll, brought to fruition by chef and hotelier Alain Ducasse, is understated luxury at its best. Florentine silks flutter in the pine scented breeze whilst floors are inlaid with antique oak parquet; stone fireplaces grace the hotel’s 20 bedrooms, whilst the 13 individually designed suites are complete with Romanesque mosaic showers. Down in La Villa
Introducing the new hot drink around town – bone broth. Devotees claim this magical brew can help with everything from digestion and joint pain to better hair and nails. But is bone broth all it’s cracked up to be? WH investigates… WHAT IS IT? “Bone broth is a mineral rich infusion made by boiling bones of healthy animals with vegetables, herbs and spices,” says nutritional therapist Shani Shaker. The idea is to boil the bones long enough (think at least four hours) so that they begin to disintegrate and release all their nutrients. WHY DO PEOPLE KEEP TALKING ABOUT IT?
Finally! We’ve located your willpower. It’s hiding in the frontal lobe and needs to be exercised like a muscle. Here’s how to tame that beast: FEED IT 24/7 The brain needs glucose to function, says Roy Baumeister, co-author of Willpower: Rediscovering The Greatest Human Strength. In fact, studies show people with steady glucose levels were more persistent at attempting an unsolvable task than those whose levels had declined. “Benefits last longer with glucose that’s from protein,” says Baumeister. Eat seaweed – it has as much protein as eggs, but no cholesterol. No need to forage at the beach either, try
Ivanka Trump attributes her 30-pound weight loss just six months after the birth of her second child to a low-carb diet and regular yoga and spinning workouts, she told Shape. Trump said she rarely watched her diet before becoming a mother, but began eating more carefully after her first pregnancy in 2011. "I ate like a teenager ," said Ivanka. "Carbs three meals a day, usually in the form of pizza or pasta. But when I was expecting Arabella, my attitude toward food changed, and I began thinking about nutrition in a whole new way." Yoga, Spinning and Pilates Keep
SHA is a dedicated wellness clinic founded to help guests dramatically improve their quality of life. The 93 suites are instantly relaxing and rejuvenating. The Metodo SHA, fusing ancient Eastern philosophies with revolutionary Western techniques, underwrites all programmes from Weight Loss and Detox to Executive Health and Sleep Well; each tailored to the individual’s needs. The healthy ageing unit addresses the ageing process and improves health using ultra-modern techniques. The aesthetic medicine unit uses innovative non-invasive methods. The extensive wellness facilities include the aqua-lab zone with therapeutic pools, physio-hydro massage beds, tepidarium and Dead Sea water floatarium. Herbal teas and