Exercise & Activity

12th May 2022

The Lido Ladies – inspiring the nation to dive in

Jessica Walker and Nicola Foster are two fifty-something ladies who love to swim – especially in Lidos. Oozing with positivity, frivolity and eccentricity, their mission is […]
24th March 2022

The beginner’s guide to creating your own workout plan

A growing number of people want to lead healthier lives. According to statistical data, 48% of those in the US who made New Year’s resolutions wanted […]
7th January 2022

Designing the future: safe cycling infrastructure for women

The pandemic gave people a much-needed health boost. Regular jogs around the park, digital home workouts, and cycling proved to be the most popular exercises and […]
11th January 2021

Travels Round Toulon: dancer Lin Grahame recovers her mobility in France

In part two of Lin’s story, she confronts immobility caused by osteoarthritis, and redefines her relationship with the condition through cross border healthcare. “Not being able […]
11th January 2021

Lin Grahame is dancing as fast as she can

The Edinburgh-based dancer has spent the last nine years since her first diagnosis and hip replacement surgery, defying arthritis and inspiring people of all ages to […]
15th December 2020

7 military exercises to ramp up your workout routine with Ollie Ollerton

Most of you will have a comfortable workout routine, but how many of you truly push yourself to your limits? That is the difference between exercising […]
2nd September 2020

Cardiac rehabilitation patients given grant boost

Ulster University project to encourage coronary heart disease patients to keep active and healthy receives Heart Research UK grant A project at Ulster University that is […]
24th April 2020

Free online mind and body training plan for NHS staff

Starks Fitness, the leading boutique gym group and fitness brand, is due to launch a free and bespoke mind and body training plan for NHS staff. […]
11th April 2020

10 ways to boost your physical health during lockdown

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is extremely important to keeping a good quality of life, but it’s not just about hitting the gym; you need to care […]