Find out how to drop a dress size
IT could be watching stars like Natalie Cassidy, Fern Britton and Britney Spears yo-yo their way through the dress sizes that leads more than one in four adults in the UK to try to lose weight. Or maybe it s that deep down we know that being the ideal –
IT could be watching stars like Natalie Cassidy, Fern Britton and Britney Spears yo-yo their way through the dress sizes that leads more than one in four adults in the UK to try to lose weight.
Or maybe it's that deep down we know that being the ideal - or near enough - weight for our height, exercising regularly and eating well, will make us feel - and look - so much better.
Either way, a recent poll estimates that more than 13 million people are more or less on a permanent diet - two in five women and one in six men. But at least half the population is overweight.
But where do you go to get the best diet advice? To the first ever Diet & Fitness Show being held at London Olympia on January 23 and 24. The first show to be totally dedicated to all types of diet, fitness and healthy living, it will not only guide you on how to lose weight or maintain your new slimmer shape, but provide masses of practical and interactive health/diet/information and product advice on how to look your very best.
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More than 120 companies will be exhibiting, including Bodychef, VitaMix, Evertop Health, MBT for Fitness, Fat Free Grilling, Maximuscle, Health & Fitness Magazine, Kellogg's Special K, Herbalife, and Diet Pages.
With New Year's resolutions on everyone's mind in January, there has never been a better time to discover the professional advice and motivation the Diet & Fitness Show has to offer.
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There will be words of wisdom to help you focus on your healthier new life from Joanna Hall, Sandy Newbigging and Katie Abbot, to list a few top speakers.
Come along and try a new hobby - belly dancing and hula hooping are among the fun ways of exercising on offer at the show - or speak to one of our experts and get the advice you need about a healthy vegan diet or ways to enjoy food with calorie or gluten-free restrictions.
Admission, adult ticket, Saturday or Sunday (�12 on the door, or book online �10). Concession ticket, Saturday or Sunday (�10 on the door, or book online �8). Children under 16 pay �7 and must be accompanied by an adult.
Two-day pass - adults �20, concessions �16. Opening times, 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday.
For further information, or for a free exhibition programme, telephone 01787 224040 or register on our website which is www.dietandfitshow.co.uk
The Recorder has teamed up with the Diet & Fitness Show to offer five lucky readers a chance to win five pairs of two-day passes for the upcoming event.
To find out how you could win, see this week's Recorder.