• THE East End’s mean streets might be the spiritual home of boxing in this country, but a new breed of studios are giving the sport a boutique makeover for the masses; think protein shakes and subwoofers rather than spit ’n’ sawdust.

  • Dr Mark Cobain and Dr Holly Whelan, founders of Younger Lives, write the latest Business Healthy feature in partnership with the City of London Corporation. As we look to the future, it’s no surprise to see that we are likely to...

  • Low-cost phone carrier giffgaff had journalists and bloggers running rings around Shoreditch Park for cash late last month, but the real winners were charities, with over £1750 donated to good causes. The Money Fit Challenge saw 30 participants, including our...

  • WHEN it comes to raising stress levels, travelling on the Tube during peak hour is up there with a visit to the dentist and moving house. In fact, a 2015 study found that a whopping two thirds of Londoners said public transport was the most...

  • BETWEEN workout apps, fitness YouTube channels and social media profiles, a personal trainer is likely to have made it into your exercise routine, whether you paid for them or not. After all, why fork over £50 of your hard-earned cash for a trainer to yell...

  • Xenia Koumi from the City of London Corporation’s Business Healthy unit explains why parking yourself outdoors this summer could improve your mental health. Getting out and about among nature has a huge benefit on mental wellbeing. Studies have shown that doctors prescribe fewer antidepressants...

  • Forget the fat cat generation, bankers are now one of the most physically active professions in Britain, swapping sarnies for salads at lunchtimes and the pub for the gym after a long working day. Some have even gone a step further, combining number crunching and abdominal...

  • The man sitting opposite you on the Tube is doing it; the woman on her lunch break is doing it; kids in the classroom are doing it too. Meditation has officially emerged from the cover of yoga studios and far flung wellness retreats into the mainstream,...

  • City businesses can create stability by investing in the health of their workforces, explains Reed Momenta director Harry MacMillan. The undeniable link between staff wellness and business output has made workplace wellness difficult for employers to ignore. In 2015, UK businesses lost...

  • IF the bodies on Bondi Beach are anything to go by, the Aussies know a thing or two about working out. This could be why the latest training craze to emerge from Down Under is set to become the world’s fastest...