Many UK fitness venues may not survive winter Covid closures, say bosses | Business

Many hundreds of gyms and swimming pools will go out of business this winter if new…

Garmin Forerunner 745 review: the run, bike, swim-tracking sweet spot? | Technology

Garmin’s latest multisport smartwatch is the Forerunner 745, which takes almost everything from the firm’s top…

Neoprene and afterdrop: how to keep swimming outside this winter | Life and style

When lockdown rules eased in May, a friend and I went for a surreptitious dip in…

Walk back in time: four historic hikes in England’s woodlands | Travel

Garbutt Wood and Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire From the visitor centre at Sutton Bank, wooden fingerposts…

10 of the best… Men’s ethical running shoes – in pictures | Fashion

Hylo Athletics Hylo Athletics’ trainers are made with seven natural materials including corn fibre, natural rubber,…

UK government urged to classify leisure centres ‘essential’ or face mass closures | Sport

The UK government has been urged to reclassify swimming pools, gyms and leisure centres as essential…

Fjord focus: is Norway’s friluftsliv the answer to surviving a second lockdown? | Fashion

First things first, let’s tackle the pronunciation. “It’s free-luftz-leev,” says Lasse Heimdal, repeating the word four…

Posh splosh: wild swimming spots at British stately homes | Travel

With many of the UK’s finest stately homes and country houses still closed to visitors, or…

10 of the UK’s best outdoor wellbeing retreats | Travel

Beach workouts, Cornwall This programme of outdoor exercise near Newquay sounds strenuous, but is aimed at…

10 great UK coastal walks: readers’ tips | Travel

Fowey Harbour to Polkerris Bay, Cornwall Pack your swimmers, a small towel, a bottle of water…