HEALTH-ADVICE television should come with a health warning. Science and showbiz are uneasy bedfellows and the fruit of their coupling can be a genetically engineered organism of dubious nutritional value. The tendency towards synthetic syrupiness becomes even more pronounced when programme-makers masquerade as experts on the chronically undisciplined discipline that is spiritual medicine.
If your new year’s resolution is to get fit without forking out for expensive gym membership, running might seem the obvious choice. In theory, it costs nothing — you slap on a pair of trainers, open your front door and off you go.
You can eat fats and carbs and still lose weight. Joe Wicks shares his favourite tasty and healthy meals from his ‘Lean in 15’ recipe series
Podcasting in Ireland is still a niche medium with a tiny — though growing — audience. Dublin’s Radiomade.ie is giving new voices a chanceThe scruffy, high-ceilinged room above Grogan’s pub in Dublin’s Castle Market doesn’t look anything like the headquarters of a media movement. [Read more…]
EVEN people in their nineties can benefit from strength and endurance training usually reserved for elite athletes, according to a study.
From ‘arm bikes’ to ropeless skipping, we investigates the latest fitness fads
Somewhere, secreted in the It bags and desk draws of the chic and glamorous, you will find the evidence: a linseed or two in gathered in the lint by the house keys; a half-eaten packet of edamame beans or sriracha peas nestled by the stapler; a lone cashew nut under a notebook. [Read more…]
Students from top universities are vying for places on the new fast-track mental health training programme, Think Ahead. [Read more…]
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Last summer I was walking my dog, Poppy, on Hampstead Heath. We had been meandering for a while and found ourselves back at the foot of Parliament Hill. When I looked up towards the viewing platform at the top, something, maybe the blue sky, the breeze or the wide open space, made me feel, perhaps for the first time since I was a child, like I wanted to run. Fast. [Read more…]