Health

How to take up running

Lockdown has turned us into a nation of joggers. Here’s how to do it safely.

13 Apr 2020

Does JK Rowling’s Covid breathing technique work?

JK Rowling made headlines when she claimed a breathing technique had kept her COVID-19 symptoms from worsening.

8 Apr 2020

The best fitness workouts to try on YouTube

Working out from home has never been easier but be sure to choose your online trainer wisely.

7 Apr 2020

Could the Covid-19 crisis improve our mental health?

A new sense of purpose for the snowflake generation may well transform their mental wellbeing.

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: is it dangerous to take ibuprofen?

After claims that ibuprofen worsens symptoms, Dr Roger Henderson takes a look at the evidence.

19 Mar 2020

10 ways to keep fit at home

Coronavirus concerns are keeping us away from the gym but that does not mean you have to compromise on your workout.

17 Mar 2020
Garmin running watch

The best fitness trackers: from FitBits to Garmin running watches

Transform your fitness regime with the latest gadgets.

9 Mar 2020

How to tell if you have asthma

Asthmatics have a heightened risk of respiratory complications from coronavirus but how is asthma diagnosed?

9 Mar 2020

Sleep tight: the best apps for a good night’s kip

From David Baddiel’s popular sleep podcast to JK Rowling’s favourite app, we’ll have you drifting off in no time.

3 Mar 2020

Feeling low? Here’s how to tell if you’re depressed

It’s normal to feel down and a bit unhappy sometimes but key symptoms can reveal if it’s something more.

24 Feb 2020
A competitor takes part in the fourth stage of the first edition of the Marathon des Sables Peru

The rise of the ultra marathon: why 26.2 miles is no longer enough

Completing 26.2 miles no longer draws the same awe from friends, colleagues and relatives – step forward the ultra marathon.

18 Feb 2020

How to avoid catching coronavirus on the tube

From face masks to hand hygiene – follow this 7-step guide from Dr Roger Henderson to reduce your risk of viral infection.

17 Feb 2020

Get fighting fit with these 7 military training tips

Keep your New Year fitness commitments going into February with advice from Be Military Fit’s lead instructor.

11 Feb 2020

London’s most luxurious swimming pools: from The Shard to The Landmark

Lend some luxury to your lengths with our guide to the best secret swimming pools.

5 Feb 2020

Tom Kerridge: how to stick to your New Year diet

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge who lost over 12 stone shares his weight loss tips with Samantha Rea.

3 Feb 2020

High cholesterol? Here’s how to lower it

Simple diet changes can help reduce cholesterol and tackle hyperlipidaemia.

3 Feb 2020

Justin Bieber’s Lyme disease revelation shows why a quick diagnosis is vital

Lyme disease’s severest symptoms can be prevented if treatment is sought immediately after being bitten by an infected tick. Here’s what to look out for.

27 Jan 2020
Deadly Wuhan Coronavirus Spreads To Hong Kong

How to protect yourself against the China Coronavirus

These simple hygiene measures will be the most effective in slowing the spread of coronavirus.

23 Jan 2020

The best spa breaks to buy her for Valentine’s Day

Beat the winter blues with a stay in one of these spa hotels, just a hop and a skip from London.

21 Jan 2020

Short of breath? You could be suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease occurs as a result of narrow airways and damaged air sacs in the lungs but how is it treated?

20 Jan 2020

Inside London’s most exclusive gyms: from The RAC to The Ned

Start the New Year’s fitness drive as you mean to go on – with style and panache

13 Jan 2020

Researchers develop universal flu vaccine

A vaccine that combines two major influenza proteins is effective in providing long-lasting protection against the influenza virus, showing promise…

8 Jan 2020

Common medical conditions explained: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is difficult to diagnose but, in many cases, can be alleviated with probiotics

6 Jan 2020

Five ways to improve your health in 2020

We all know we need to watch our diet and exercise more but here are some practical steps to help make your health goals achievable

3 Jan 2020
Fred Sirieix in Road Trip with Gordon Ramsey and Gino D’Acampo

How to lose weight in the New Year: top tips from celebrity chefs

Famous foodies reveal how to shed those Christmas pounds

30 Dec 2019

Coffee ‘significantly reduces type 2 diabetes risk’

Coffee reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 60 per cent – but only filtered coffee,…

20 Dec 2019