How I Made It: Richard Hilton, founder of Gymbox

RICHARD HILTON was a skinny 19-year – old when he arrived in New York. He had left suburban London eager to pursue a career in advertising — but first he wanted to build some muscle. “I joined a gym with wooden floors and white walls,” he said. “It was so sterile I quit after three […]

Treadmills: the danger lurking in the gym

Like a lot of middle-aged family men, Dave Goldberg liked to make use of the hotel gym when he was on holiday. Getting some time to yourself when you’re a Silicon Valley executive is hard enough, but having committed to a “shared earning/shared parenting marriage” with one of the world’s most influential businesswomen — Facebook […]

Workout Preparation– Olympic Style

The Olympic Games is often an inspirational catalyst for improving one’s fitness and if you want to match the fitness levels of the athletes participating in the various events, you will need the appropriate guidance. The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are set to be an exciting display of human strength, agility and skill, […]

How to lose weight and save pounds with wearable tech

YOUR personal trainer might have screamed “no pain, no gain” during many exhausting work-outs, but insurers are taking the idea to a new level, with some offering financial rewards and lower premiums for keeping fit. Just as installing a black box in your car to monitor how safely you drive may cut the cost of […]

Prime time for fitness channel

Away from the mud-slinging of the House of Commons, David Cameron is known for keeping fit through weekly runs. Matt Roberts, the personal trainer who helped the prime minister to get “fit, focused, and ready” for the election, is launching an online fitness channel that he has dubbed “the Netflix of Fitness”. Body.Network, as the […]