Today's Teenagers Are the Real Education

Trevor Hardy | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK
Trevor Hardy

Exam season is upon us again, and as the nation's teenagers and young adults look forward to a sweaty summer of swotting up and settling down to a gru...

Tackling Obesity, One Campaign at a Time

Rivkie Baum | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rivkie Baum

We know that there is a link - rarely discussed - between mental health and obesity - but asking if people are 'down in the dumps' not only suggests that the government is once again down-playing mental health needs but also implies that being a certain size will fix all your problems.

Climbing The Pitons, St Lucia

Charlie Watson | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Charlie Watson

The climb itself is only two hours, however, with an estimated climbing time of two hours, you know it's not going to be a gentle path. Split into four sections, these bench breaks provide a moments rest, and a drop off point for those who can't continue any further.

Get Active With Warburtons Half & Half-Term Games

Jonathan Brownlee | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport
Jonathan Brownlee

The school holidays were always an exciting time in the Brownlee household. This was the opportunity for my brother Alistair and I to escape from the classroom and enjoy the great outdoors.

10 of the Best Active Breaks in Britain

Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When summer finally arrives after a long, hard winter, it’s essential to make the most of it. And even within the confines of our own little island,...

Why A Little of What Might Kill You, Does You Good

Rob Atkinson | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Atkinson

I'd like to think that, if I'm lucky enough to exceed the age of 80, with all my marbles and my more important faculties all present and correct, I'll be cut some slack in the matter of my more treasured bad habits. I'll feel that, having survived so long indulging my relatively few vices, I might as well head for the exit in a like manner.

Fun Ways to Burn Calories Without Going to the Gym!

Ladan Soltani | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Sport
Ladan Soltani

If you're not a gym lover, then here are a few fun ways of burning those calories without going to the gym.

There's Nothing Natural About National Trust's '50 Things' List for Children

BritMums | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

But a to-do list? Don't we get enough of these with our children's educations, their diets, even their gestation in the womb. This list of "shoulds" goes against the very freeform discovery it's meant to inspire.

The Hazards of Being Healthy

Dr Sneh Khemka | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sneh Khemka

I started thinking - how often do people put themselves at risk in the pursuit of good health? How often do people end up injured, in hospital or left needing long-term treatment because of skiing or other leisure activities? What's the cost of sporting injuries, both to our health and financially, in comparison to being inactive?

Celebrity Exercise Secrets | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

When you're a celebrity, your body is scrutinised from every angle and it's practically written into your film or modelling contract that you need to ...