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Health & Fitness

A beginner’s guide to…Parliament Hill Lido

Never jumped in? Here’s what you need to know

Health & Fitness

What Hampstead Heath looks like right now

The snow is deepening, and the wind is howling. This is as atmospheric as it gets

Health & Fitness

Inside Kentish Town’s secret yoga studio

Authentic crack-of-dawn yoga, practiced just as in Mysore, India, is now happening at Astanga Yoga Here

Health & Fitness

Could you cycle 100 miles in the Roundhouse?

No? Don’t worry: if you’re a real sadist, you can watch your mates do it from the balcony

Health & Fitness

MUST DO: Fashion sale, flowers and (socially-minded) fitness

Be quick to hit Parka London’s sample sale. Plus ethical blooms – and highly ethical exercise


Discover Camden’s hidden coffee shop & treatment rooms

Guy Gold explains why caffeine and his osteopathic practice work so well together at his delightful corner of Jamestown Road

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What on earth is laughter yoga all about?

We roadtest the global movement at the monthly get-together on Hampstead Heath

Health & Fitness

What happened when I tried Quantum Touch healing

Begining a new regular column, Suck it & See, in which we try out something very different in the neighbourhood


Why Highgate Ponds are ‘the perfect getaway’

It’s finally outdoor swimming season. Here photographer Ruth Corney explains their appeal in her own words and pictures

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