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Cross trainer vs exercise bike: which should you buy?

Cross trainer vs exercise bike: which should you buy?

Exercise bikes and cross trainers (also known as elliptical trainers) both offer low-impact cardio workouts that cause less stress to your leg joints than a running exercise. We compare the two cardio options and look at their advantages and disadvantages.

Beyond chips: six must-try air fryer recipe ideas

Beyond chips: six must-try air fryer recipe ideas

From pizza to baked potatoes, you can do a whole lot more with an air fryer than you might think. We've rounded up some air fryer recipe ideas to inspire you.

Seven small home gym equipment options to boost your winter workouts

Seven small home gym equipment options to boost your winter workouts

We look at the home gym equipment that's easy to store, including weights, medicine balls, resistance bands and more — and why they can help you on your fitness journey.

Vax Platinum SmartWash: does it really make carpet cleaning effortless?

Vax Platinum SmartWash: does it really make carpet cleaning effortless?

Vax says it's newest carpet cleaner is its best yet - so we tried it out on some tired carpets and old stains to see if it makes sprucing up your floors simple

Six of the weirdest fitness fads of the past four decades

Six of the weirdest fitness fads of the past four decades

Signing up to the gym, going for a run, or buying some evergreen equipment is usually your best bet to improve your health, but some fitness journeys take an odd turn. We've rounded up some of the strangest from the past and present.

The best wines to pair with all your Christmas foods

The best wines to pair with all your Christmas foods

Wine experts Charles Metcalfe and Kathryn McWhirter have selected their favourite wine and food pairings for the season.

6 things to avoid when you’re buying and using an electric heater

6 things to avoid when you’re buying and using an electric heater

Feeling a bit chilly? When so many of us are spending more time at home, the promise of warmth and comfort from an electric heater is an enticing prospect during...

How to nail autumn and winter photography

How to nail autumn and winter photography

With fewer hours of daylight and lower visibility, photo opportunities might seem more limited in the autumn and winter. But with the right perspective, the colder seasons can present opportunities...

Canon 850D reviewed; is this sub-£1,000 DSLR camera any good?

Canon 850D reviewed; is this sub-£1,000 DSLR camera any good?

At £930, Canon’s newest DSLR isn’t exactly cheap. But with premium rivals costing as much as £4,000, it’s not nearly as prohibitively expensive as many other DSLR or mirrorless cameras....

Dyson warns of fake products on online marketplaces

Dyson warns of fake products on online marketplaces

Dyson warns shoppers after 35 people are sentenced in China for manufacturing fake and potentially harmful versions of its Supersonic hair dryer

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