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Even when they're not physically working out at The Training Base, founder Jason Fox can keep an eagle eye on his clients' fitness rates.

Instead of shadowing their strides during a running homework assignment or counting up exact steps pedometre-style, he's relying on the rather chic Fit Bit wristband.


Two east London youth projects have reached the finals of this year's National Lottery Awards.

Fitness: Activity trackers

By Rob Virtue on July 26, 2014 9:13 AM |

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From a decline in mental health to a risk of heart disease, the evidence against sitting still for too long continues to stack up, writes Laura Williams.

But where exercise is concerned, every little really does help, so you don't need a five-day-a-week gym habit to get results.



by Tabitha Ronson

I have come to dread the end of term prize giving ceremony at Master A's school.

Every year, I excitedly take my place in the school hall, eagerly anticipating the swag load of awards with which Master A will be honoured.


Lycra-clad cyclists seem to be taking over the Canary Wharf estate. So it's no surprise the latest store to open in the area is specifically catering for that market.


For The Ahoy Centre, sessions spent sailing the waters of the Thames aboard waterman cutters are just part of its story spanning the past decade.

The Deptford charity's jam-packed schedule of corporate events - from team days out to its 8.5-mile Meridian Pull and Channel Rowing Challenge between Dover and France - have rapidly become its "lifeblood", according to Rachel Hedley, events and marketing manager.


Plans to transform Silvertown Quays by bringing in businesses, brands and building 3,000 new homes have been submitted.


Sip Champagne or leisurely chew on delicate morsels while suspended 100ft above Canary Wharf this summer as London In The Sky arrives.


A new vision and brand mark was today unveiled to symbolise the "next chapter" in Canary Wharf Group's 27-year history.



by Peter Golds

According to the BBC, some two billion people live under governments influenced by Magna Carta.

Much of the original document would seem alien to a modern citizen, but the fundamental principle that government, including the Monarch (or President), must be subject to the law is as relevant today as it was in 1215.

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