Outdoor swimming in Scotland
3 Mins
‘Outdoor swimming in Scotland’ might seem like an oxymoron, but there’s always sunshine on Leith so there’s nothing to stop you from taking the plunge. David Lloyd ’s Newhaven and Glasgow clubs have heated outdoor pools complete with sunloungers and parasols so if you squint your eyes you could be in the Med… honest. For those a little braver, wild swimming has had something of a resurgence in the last...
outdoor swimming / Scotland / health and fitness
Nine ways to stay fit on holiday
8 Mins
Personal trainer Martin Ebner ’s guide to staying in shape in the sunshine. Read on for his top fitness tips. 1. Rise and run By exercising first thing, you’re far less likely to skip it...
fitness / work-out / personal trainer
Top five fitness tips to get your body summer ready
2 Mins
If you’ve vowed to get into shape in time for summer but you need a little help, you’ve come to the right place. We asked personal trainer, James Donaldson of Newhaven’s David Lloyd gym to...
health / fitness / expert advice
How not to impress a new partner
4 Mins
‘Just be yourself’. It sounds simple but apparently these wise words go straight out of the window when we’re trying to impress a new partner. That’s according to the latest research anyway...
relationships / love / new partner
Just an average day of time-wasting
4 Mins
Answer honestly now, how productive has your day been so far? Now think bigger. A new study of 3,000 UK adults, commissioned to mark the launch of the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch , has...
Lifestyle / Wellbeing / time-wasting
Tried and tested: The Cleopatra Cleanse at Juice Warrior
2 Mins
There’s a lot to be said for a healthy juice cleanse. Not only does it give your digestive system a well-deserved rest, it also boosts it with nutrients; the lack of fibre in raw juices...
juice warrior / Cleopatra Cleanse / review
Food for thought: 2017’s hottest health trends
2 Mins
Just when you were used to a world of kombucha, cauliflower rice and coconuts, along comes 2017 with a bunch of new health trends. We investigate a few you’ll be on first name terms with...
Food / Trends
Top tips to kickstart your new fitness regime
2 Mins
Edinburgh based personal trainer Alan O’Mahony shares his top tips for getting fit and healthy this year… How often have we vowed to eat healthily, go to the gym, and lose the winter weight...
exercise / fitness / health