• It has been several years since HIIT (that’s High Intensity Interval Training) burst on to the exercise scene in a fit of burpees and squat jumps, and the sweat-fest among London’s fitness fanatics is showing no signs of slowing down. HIIT’s...

  • Next Sunday, just over 40,000 people will lace up their trainers and set off to complete the London Marathon. Tens of thousands of spectators will be cheering on family and friends, and probably thinking there is no way they could complete the 26.2-mile course themselves....

  • Management consultant Paula Bellostas Muguerza was in the middle of a conference call one afternoon in 2016 when she felt a tingling sensation along one side of her face. She finished the call, but by the time she stepped out into the hallway...

  • A brand new sexual health centre near Aldgate station will become ground zero for a fresh approach to sexual health services in the City. The new centre, which opens on 3 April, will bring together services previously provided at Bart’s Hospital...

  • Athleisure too cool to break a sweat in? Not at new City sportswear retailer WIT Fitness, which has a freshly minted training facility below the retail store for fans of CrossFit to break in their new kit. The training facility...

  • YOGA is a singular pursuit. Your breathing, your posture, your aches and pains, your everything. You may attend a class at a local gym, maybe with a friend, but the physical side of yoga is focused on the self. Now, you can turn it into...

  • From gyms with strategically-placed spew buckets to the fitness class so tough it requires a paramedic on standby, exercise is reaching new extremes. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is now a well-established method of training for the toned and time-poor, combining...

  • A time saving app is drastically revolutionising how nurses and doctors maintain high quality care across wards under Barts Health. The Perfect Ward app is enabling staff to quickly complete a set of questions monitoring the key indicators of care, and...

  • THERE was a time, not so long ago, when “healthy eating” was as easy as looking for a low fat label. And then the counting started. Calories, fat percentages, carbohydrates, points; the figures you need to lose weight and feel great change with the seasons,...

  • Another year, another swathe of new boutique gym brands chomping at the bit to capitalise on a market that works hard and works out harder. With slick studios, tongue-in-cheek fitspo quotes and posh bathroom products, you could be forgiven for thinking...