Exercising at home is a 2bn accident waiting to happen: Insurers warn Britons to not get carried away in post-Olympics boom | UPDATED: 00:30 GMT, 14 September 2012 Keep-fit fanatics who work out at home caused damage to the tune of 2.1billion to their property and themselves last year.
Queen”s corgi which appeared with her in James Bond Olympics Opening Ceremony film dies aged 13Monty was watched by millions in his performance as part of the James Bond scene in the Olympics opening ceremony filmHe was named after Monty Roberts, the subject of a horse whisperer programme, who advises the Queen on horses and dogsThe Queen has two remaining corgis, who also appeared in the film: Willow and Holly
So THAT'S why Olympic stars are covered in sticky tape! | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 4 September 2012 What is that brightly coloured tape some of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes have been sporting on their bodies It might look like something an electrician would use, but it is, in fact, kinesiology tape — the latest must-have accessory designed to relieve injury.
Here is a challenge: Make it all the way through this post without crying.
It's never too late to exercise: Major new British study proves that starting gardening, walking and DIY in your fifties can cut risk of heart diseaseTwo-and-a-half hours of light exercise a week can suppress inflammation in the body – which is believed to contribute to heart diseaseThe exercise simply has to raise the heart rate to be of benefitPeople of all ages can improve their health by working on a DIY or gardening project every week | UPDATED: 23:10 GMT, 13 August 2012 Stepping up exercise levels in your 50s is likely to cut your chances of suffering a heart attack in later life.
At least the judges aren”t scoring on that! The weird and wacky facial expressions of the Olympics divers. It requires the proper springboard, a pool of the right depth, and of course, years of training.
She’s so pumped for the Olympics, y’all.
Woman who lost legs in 7/7 bombing on train she caught after celebrating London Olympics win makes Paralympic team 'I was one of the lucky ones,' says mother-of-one caught in 7/7 bombingSportswoman makes sitting volleyball team after losing legs in the terrorist attack | UPDATED: 10:30 GMT, 21 June 2012 A survivor of the July 7 suicide bombings said her dreams had come true after being picked to compete at the London 2012 Paralympics.
Hospital clamps down on health tourism by demanding patients prove they are 'living lawfully' in Britain before handing out free NHS treatment Staff working at Southend Hospital in Essex must ask patients if they have lived in the UK for the past year Strict new rules have been introduced after an increase in overseas visitors not eligible for free NHS care | UPDATED: 12:05 GMT, 28 May 2012 Patients must prove they are 'living lawfully' in Britain before receiving free treatment on the NHS at an Essex hospital.
Dehydrated baby nearly died after twice being turned away from hospital by receptionists because of lack of doctorsMichaela was told by a matron that the blunder happened because the hospital was 'understaffed' and morale was low | UPDATED: 13:00 GMT, 22 May 2012 The mother of a baby boy who was turned away twice by hospital receptionists today said he nearly died because of a lack of doctors.