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Celebrate the London 2012 legacy

Step inside an exhibition to mark the 10-year anniversary of London 2012

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World of marathons

Pack your running shoes to enjoy the best marathons

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Donít put up with tight, tense muscles...

All tense and in discomfort? Time to go shopping from this recommended list

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Keep on the move this Easter

With Easter just around the corner thereís no better time to start thinking of your next family break

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Past Articles

Browse through our library of past articles.

Winter Olympics venues

From old favourites to new venues, hereís the lowdown on whe… Read More

Discover the best snow centres in England

You no longer have to head off to the Alps to enjoy winter s… Read More

Staying safe on winter walks

If youíre venturing into the hills this winter follow these … Read More

Sobell welcomes you back to fitness

Sobell Leisure Centre in the heart of Islington is back open… Read More

Virtual globetrotting

Taste test future trips of a lifetime or simply embrace esca… Read More

Beginnerís guide to trail running

LKís trail workshop has all the tips and tricks you need to … Read More

Europeís best cycle rides: Norway & Iceland

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Europeís best cycle rides: France & Italy

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Family campingÖ without leaving your home

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Five ways to be a more a sustainable traveller

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leisure kicks - top five


Gold Kazoo


This three-season all-rounder boasts ethically approved 700 fill ProDown which is hydrophobically treated, keeping you warmer for longer.

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Biolite Campstove 2+


Get back to nature with this stove which runs on sticks and includes an integrated battery to charge your gadgets.

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Compact First Aid kit


Take charge in an emergency with this comprehensive first aid kit from Technicals, perfect for your next camping trip.

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BioLite Headlamp 330


A super lightweight rechargeable LED headlamp that stays powered for up to 40 hours and is comfortable to wear.

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Access clean water anywhere; this straw can filter up to 1,000 litres of water without any chemicals or iodine.

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