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National Trust aims to connect 200,000 kids with the natural world

National Trust aims to connect 200,000 kids with the natural world

The National Trust is aiming to get 200,000 kids playing outside this summer as part of its commitment to connect the ‘cotton wool generation’ with nature.

The Beach is Back at Canary Wharf

The Beach is Back at Canary Wharf

This summer, Wood Wharf at Canary Wharf will be transformed for Action for Kids’ Beach Volleyball Championships from 30th June to 18th July. The waterfront area will be filled with more than 160 tonnes of sand by the children’s disability charity, to accommodate two beach volleyball courts.

Yoga above the City at Coq d’Argent

Yoga above the City at Coq d’Argent

Rooftop restaurant Coq d’Argent has teamed up with international wellness and networking community, Serene Social to offer a series of outdoor yoga classes throughout the summer.

How cool is your pool?

How cool is your pool?

More than 2.9 million people go swimming at least once a week in the UK, according to Sport England’s 2013/2014 data. The figure positions swimming as the top sport in the UK by a significant margin, though in recent years the number of people getting involved in sport has also risen substantially.

Changing diet, exercise, men-only groups and humour may be recipe for tackling male obesity

Changing diet, exercise, men-only groups and humour may be recipe for tackling male obesity

Fewer men join weight loss programmes but are more likely than women to stick with them, according to analysis of international obesity studies led by University of Aberdeen researchers.

Becky Adlington reveals swimming can make you happy

Becky Adlington reveals swimming can make you happy

Want to feel more content, less grumpy and finally get a good night’s sleep? Swimming could be the answer, a new study by British Gas SwimBritain conducted by Mindlab International reveals.

Run for the Future is back to save more lives

Run for the Future is back to save more lives

The annual Run for the Future will take place once again on Bristol’s Downs this year, helping to save the lives of Bristol men.

Piloxing hits West London

A powerful hybrid of Pilates, kickboxing and dance, Piloxing, is the new high intensity workout that has women flocking to classes to get in shape fast for the summer.

Jeep celebrates Tough Mudder sponsorship at first challenge of the season

Jeep celebrates Tough Mudder sponsorship at first challenge of the season

Jeep’s sponsorship of Tough Mudder UK is on track for success following its first event of the season, last weekend, at Henley-on-Thames.

Industry leaders join forces to produce fitness-focused playlist featuring top artists

Industry leaders join forces to produce fitness-focused playlist featuring top artists

This week Runtastic - an innovative suite of apps, products and services that track and manage health and fitness data to motivate individuals to get in shape, stay healthy and improve overall fitness - announced a new partnership with Universal Music Group.

Release your inner beast

Release your inner beast

The LA Times described a new fitness trend sweeping the States by saying: “Cardio doesn't have to be deadly, dull and serious. In this fun animal-inspired exercise, you'll get your heart rate up, build muscle and you might even crack a smile”.

New cycling studio concept arrives in the UK

New cycling studio concept arrives in the UK

Following huge success in Singapore and Sydney, Athlete Lab, a revolutionary indoor cycling studio, has chosen London as its first European location.

Nike changes football boots forever with new Magista

Building on Nike’s history of ground-breaking innovation in performance footwear, the radical new Magista Football boot redefines the concept of how football boots look and perform.

One in four women are dieting - with their dog

One in four women are dieting - with their dog

One in four women have gone on a diet – with their DOG, according to new research. Six in ten dog owners have put their precious pooch on a diet, giving them portion control, exercise routines and even ‘flex days’ to help them shift the pounds.

Samsung Gear Fit wearable technology

Samsung Gear Fit wearable technology

New Samsung devices blends style, fitness and convenience to provide ultimate connectivity for the active consumer.