PM urged to allow gym reopening because exercise is ‘wonder drug’ in coronavirus fight

PM urged to allow gym reopening because exercise is ‘wonder drug’ in coronavirus fight

UKactive, a not-for-profit body for fitness chain, has written to Mr Johnson urging him to take account of plans drawn up the industry operate safely, ensuring social distancing, long gaps between classes and strong infection control. The letter, written by chairman Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, urges ministers to consider the need to boost the fitness of […]
Covid-19 emergency disrupts the fight against other diseases

Covid-19 emergency disrupts the fight against other diseases

As scientists across the world scramble to develop a vaccine for coronavirus, swathes of pharmaceutical firms have been forced to press pause on clinical trials. Hundreds of trials in the UK have either been cancelled or delayed as laboratories refocus their resources...
Can breathing techniques help in the fight against coronavirus?

Can breathing techniques help in the fight against coronavirus?

Have you ever been taught how to breathe? It sounds odd, I know. You’ve been doing it automatically since you came out of the womb, and since you’re still alive today, it seems like your way of doing it is just fine. But some claim that spending a few moments each day...