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...
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...
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...
Royal Parks Foundation Half Date for the diary: 8th October 2017 What is it? One to make you feel proud to be a Londoner. A 13.1-miler (21.1km) that raises vital funds for the Royal Parks and all the sport, education, art, wildlife and more that they look after. That oughta make...
Pioppi is a tiny fishing village in the south of Italy that has a cracking beach and a sea museum. It is also the spiritual home of the Mediterranean Diet and the inspiration for new book The Pioppi Diet by Dr Aseem Malhotra and Donal O’Neill, which aims...
Strength? Check. Power? Check. Co-ordination, tenacity and punch-proof, photoshoot-friendly abs? Check, check and double check. If you’re looking for a sport to make all-round improvements to your body, boxing’s for you. With multimillion-dollar purses on the line at every title bout, sports science is doing its utmost to...

Six Things To Do Between Sets

Take a look around a busy gym and you’ll notice that most men use their rest periods to either check out social media or, worse, check out the other gym-goers they fancy. If you fall into either category, it’s time to change your ways. The good news is...

How To Do The Cable Row

When it comes to adding serious size, it is arguably cables (rather than dogs – sorry) that are man’s best friend. The pulley attachment creates a constant level of tension that free weights struggle to beat. And the cable row is one of the best cable exercises around,...
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...
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...