Would you ride on a London tube with no trousers on? Our video journalist P. Calum just did! Held on the second Sunday of January every year, find out what the experience of travelling without your pants is like.
2018 was a mammoth year for gaming, from the release of ‘God of War’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ to the breakout success of ‘PUPG’ and ‘Fortnite’. But as 2019 rolls around, it’s time to take a look at the new games . From long-awaited sequels to brand new titles from seasoned designers, there are loads […]
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch took the internet by storm this winter, but many felt like it let them down. On Telly Hot Calum takes you through how creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones could have used the choose-your-own-adventure style to create something a bit more ‘Black Mirror’.
SELFRIDGES has teamed up with BXR London, which describes itself as the world’s first high end boxing gym, to organise an in-store boxing residency throughout February. BXR is the gym where Anthony Joshua trains and he’s also on the membership committee responsible for rubber-stamping this boxing pop up. This Lamyland residency is the brainchild of […]
Ever fancied yourself as a bit of a D’Artagnan? The London Fencing Club may bring the musketeer out in you and introduce you to a cultured, elegant sport; one you might not have previously considered. We spoke to sabre coach Alex Bela. Fencing schools can be dated back to the 12th century with the French, […]
Fitness tips for a healthier New Year. Razor sharp & ready for 2018. Still suffering a New Year’s Eve hangover? We wish you a Happy New Year but you’ll find no respite here because the January print edition will put you through an uncompromising health and fitness overhaul, giving you tips from those in the […]
The David vs Goliath Martial Art Jiu-jitsu first emerged as Jujutsu in its birthplace of Japan. The name literally means the soft arts and is so called because you are using the soft forces of leverage and locks against the more direct or harder forces of an opponent who may be bigger than you or […]
With the UK’s obesity levels now topping the European rankings the urgency to get fitter has never been greater. Even the official NHS website described our nation as the “the fat man of Europe” citing figures from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation showing one in four Brits are obese. This is the highest in […]
ON THIS DAY in 1743 English bare-knuckle fighter Jack Broughton began staging boxing exhibitions in an ampitheatre on Hanway Rd, near Oxford Street. It eventually became the largest of its kind, making him the foremost name in the sport. He cemented this status by drawing up seven rules, which became universally applied before the Marquis […]
Whether you’re losing weight for your summer hols, just after general fitness or a potential Mo Farah there are many run clubs you can commit to for jogging stints around the capital. The distances vary from 1 mile to 10k and with no cap on experience. So beginners get out those running shoes because regardless […]
RUN THROUGH have announced a Chase the Sun 5k and 10k event at Victoria Park for middle distance runners of all ages. So named because it’s a race against self till sundown. The aim is to set off at 7pm and whether you choose the quicker 5k or the more challenging 10k the sun is […]
Few can argue that British boxing history sprung from within earshot of the Bow Bells as records show that East London has produced more champions across all weights whether professional or amateur than any other place in the country. This history runs deep, as it was Bethnal Green’s bare knuckle world champion boxer Daniel Mendoza […]
One wouldn’t immediately associate this loud and aggressive rock genre with the peaceful, spiritual healing of yoga but in a rapidly changing world where West meets East, such a concept was inevitable. Launched by Stubhub at Gymbox (Bank), you get to ditch Kundalini clothes and don Metallica and Iron Maiden teeshirts. These unconventional yoga classes […]