The biggest mistake many people make with running is to view it as a torturous activity only to be undertaken with the aim of getting fitter. The truth is that while running is not a panacea for all of life’s ills, it should be an enjoyable pastime that can benefit both body and...
The list of health problems linked to air pollution is long and disturbing, and it seems to grow a little longer every week. Studies have previously connected air pollution with an increased risk of lung and heart disease, type 2 diabetes and premature death, and this week there’s news that air pollution is...
Running shoes can come a cropper when they try to appeal to too many different people. Different runners want different things, whether that’s the amount of cushioning a shoe has, or its overall weight, or its offset – the difference in height between the heel and forefoot. A shoe that seeks the middle...
Triceps dips ditch bingo wings. Crunches banish beer bellies. Calf raises crush cankles. Right? Wrong. Alas, no matter how much you believe it to be so, you can’t spot-reduce fat. When looking to lose body fat, you should first look at your diet. It doesn’t matter how long you spend on that ab...
MAMILs, or middle-aged men in Lycra to give them their full name, take a lot of undeserved flak. Their love of cycling and all the tight, tight clothes that come with it is often chalked up to a mid-life crisis. Where in the past they might have turned to golf or a fancy...
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