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Aldi launches new cycling range

The Aldi Specialbuys cycling range is back and better than ever before, with a wide selection of new and improved clothing and accessories for casual and commuter cyclists, as well as high performance pro-cycling gear for the more serious rider.

10 unique team building events

10 unique team building events

A recent study has shown that more people than ever are choosing to work from home, either as freelancers or as part of a more relaxed office environment that allows you to work from where you are most effective.

First global Usher Syndrome awareness day - 19th September

Usher Syndrome is a rare genetic or inherited progressive condition that affects hearing, vision and balance. It was discovered by Scottish Ophthalmologist Charles Usher in 1914. To date there is no cure.

Survey finds Brits are dying for a tan

Survey finds Brits are dying for a tan

Sunscreen brand, SunSense, has this week completed a nationwide tour of the UK with the aim of encouraging the public to think twice about tanning.

Children’s fitness just as important as maths and English, report states

Children’s fitness just as important as maths and English, report states

Knowing your multiplication tables and how to properly word a letter are one thing, but too few schools in Britain are actively testing fitness levels in children, as discussed in a statement released by non-profit health body ukactive.

Health vs. Indulgence: Neon Fuel partners with Plateau for Fierce Heels dancing experience

Health vs. Indulgence: Neon Fuel partners with Plateau for Fierce Heels dancing experience

This autumn, Canary Wharf restaurant Plateau will team up with Neon Fuel, a London-based street dance and travel company to hold monthly Fierce Heels dance brunches.

Garmin Edge Explore 1000 - A GPS bike computer for touring and adventure

Garmin Edge Explore 1000 - A GPS bike computer for touring and adventure

The Garmin Edge Explore 1000 is an easy-to-use GPS bike computer with cycling-specific maps and points of interest.

Sony introduces next generation SmartBand 2

Sony introduces next generation SmartBand 2

Sony has announced SmartBand 2, a multi-sensor lifelogger that provides full-scale insights about your fitness, well-being and stress levels.

Garmin Forerunner 25 - Easy-to-use GPS running watch with smart notifications

Garmin Forerunner 25 - Easy-to-use GPS running watch with smart notifications

Garmin has announced the Forerunner 25, a compact and easy-to-use GPS running watch with connected features. No matter the goal the Forerunner 25 will help runners get there by tracking essential data including distance, pace, heart rate and calories.

When are the best times to drink your protein shakes?

Protein is the main chemical component used to boost the growth and development of muscle fibre, while simultaneously acting as a fuel source for the body’s engine.

Half of British holidaymakers expect too much of the EHIC

According to research from Gocompare.com travel insurance, half (50%) of UK adults who’ve travelled abroad wrongly believe that an EHIC entitles them to free emergency medical care anywhere in Europe and a further 5% believe that entitlement extends to the anywhere in the World.

New approach to MRI could slash length of scans

New approach to MRI could slash length of scans

Medical Research Council (MRC) scientists have developed a new approach to speed up MRI scans for those who cannot hold their breath.

Regular consumption of sugary drinks associated with type 2 diabetes

Regular consumption of sugary drinks associated with type 2 diabetes

Sugar sweetened drinks may give rise to nearly 2 million diabetes cases over 10 years in the US and 80,000 in the UK.

Mad about the bike: Sales of bicycle accessories outstrip sales of bikes

Mad about the bike: Sales of bicycle accessories outstrip sales of bikes

It all starts with the bike, but for some, before very long this will be swiftly followed by skin tight shorts, gloves, sunglasses and a whole host of other must have gadgets.

Running tours offer new way to discover London

Running tours offer new way to discover London

Run Around London has launched a series of early-morning running tours across central London designed for keen runners or anyone interested in discovering the city as it wakes up in the morning light.