There’s no reason at all to stop cycling when the winter arrives in the UK. Well, that’s not entirely true. There are plenty of reasons – mainly that it’s colder and darker. Perhaps it’s better to say there is no reason to stop cycling in the winter if...
In the past men hit the weights room with the primary aim of bulking up, but today the main fitness goal of many is to “get lean” – namely to strip away the fat in your body to reveal the array of muscles beneath. Think Brad Pitt in...

16 Expert Weight-Loss Tips

1. Upgrade your tastes says Jess Wolny, personal trainer Make it easier for yourself to make better choices. The phrase “acquired taste” is basically redundant for food – all your tastes are acquired, so acquire healthier tastes and you’ll want to eat healthier. Make the change to black coffee instead...
There are some things it’s impossible for a man to do: lick your own elbow, sneeze with your eyes open, or tickle yourself. But one thing you can do is give yourself a sports massage without having to pay a professional masseuse, thanks to the foam roller. Foam rolling...
Sometimes less is more. At least that’s what Garmin is hoping to show with the launch of its new Forerunner 30 running watch, which has heart rate tracking and a built-in GPS, but not a lot else. At just £129.99, however, it might be the best bargain running...
Taking on a challenge for charity is a noble endeavour and it doesn’t have to require months of training ahead of a marathon or showering yourself in icy water. For this year's Jeans For Genes Day on Friday 22nd September, which raises money to support children affected by...
The stunning setting of Cala Mondrago in the south-eastern corner of the Balearic island of Mallorca is the perfect location to be active, even if the temptation to spend most of your time lying on the Mediterranean beaches is tough to resist. If you can haul yourself off...
You might assume that any advances in cycling fabric technology are only for pros looking to shave milliseconds off their times or MAMILs seeking any advantage possible to make their weekend slog up Box Hill easier. You would be wrong. Those marginal gains in fabric tech also trickle down...
Committing to training for a marathon can result in a slew of changes to your lifestyle, the most notable of which being that you’re going to start running a whole lot more (if that comes as a surprise, maybe this whole marathon thing is a bad idea). Your diet...
When complaining about how tough running is – and even the cheeriest runner has plenty of gripes – it’s easy to take for granted how much is dependent on having good eyesight. That’s not just the obvious, like enjoying the view and staying on the right track, but...