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Coronavirus: Sadiq Khan outlines new London lockdown plan

The Mayor of London held an emergency meeting with council leaders and public health experts yesterday. It was agreed that a "new London plan" including new lockdown measures to curb the spread of the virus should be introduced. The measures include reduced opening hours for pubs and bars...

How Well You Do This One Thing Predicts Your Alzheimer’s Risk.

Alzheimer's is a challenging disease that we still have a lot to learn about. Health experts have long been trying to understand the various risk factors and timing of Alzheimer's onset. While the disease remains something...

Health Commandments – Must Do Rules For A Better You

There are many ways you can improve your healthand by following our straightforward ways to improve your lifestyle and well-being, you should start to see the benefits in no time. 1 Cut The Fat The effect...

Coronavirus: London ASDA shoppers worry over empty shelves

Concerned shoppers have taken to Twitter to share photographs showing shelves completely emptied of essential items. One Twitter user shared photographs of an ASDA in London where cereals seemed in short supply. Fears of a second...

12 more coronavirus cases diagnosed in Richmond

Public Health England figures show that 751 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Monday (September 21) in Richmond, up from 739 the same time on Friday. The health body...

Coronavirus: Pubs in England might have to close this weekend

Speaking on ITV's This Morning, the Health Secretary was asked whether landlords would be told to shut this weekend. "We will be absolutely clear about the changes we need to make in the very, very near future,"...

Vets issues UK wide slug safety warning after dog saved

When Jessie collapsed at home, her owners immediately sought help and brought her in for urgent veterinary attention at Blue Cross in central London. Vets discovered she was suffering from 'lungworm' which can quickly become...

Livelihoods could suffer from lack of activity at Heathrow

The full impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on Heathrow airport and the economy of west London was revealed in a new report by Oxford Economics. It says reduced activity at Heathrow (where passenger traffic is...

100,000 hand sanitisers donated to foodbanks nationwide

After reading that some foodbanks had over 3,000 extra people requiring support each day, Surrey teens Anushka Patel (19), her sister Anika Patel (17) and cousin Sasha Mehmet (16) decided to spend the time...

Achievements of students recognised by late professor

The late Professor Jeff Cash, who taught Mathematics at Imperial College London, had to battle against the odds to gain a university education. While attending Trafalgar Primary School in Twickenham and Thames Valley Secondary School,...

Coronavirus: London should be put in lockdown on Monday

Mayoral sources said the city was catching up with disease hotspots in the North West and North East of England, which have been placed under new controls. While data from only a few days ago...

South London schools with reported coronavirus cases

The following list is based on cases that have been alerted to us and confirmed: Wilmington Academy, Dartford Wilmington Academy in Dartford asked all students and teachers who may have had contact with the confirmed case...

Coronavirus: Two cases diagnosed in Richmond

Public Health England figures show that 734 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Thursday (September 17) in Richmond, up from 732 the same time on Wednesday. The health body...

London two weeks behind coronavirus lockdown regions

The mayor said he is “really worried” about the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the capital, and is looking at “all possibilities” to stop the spread of the virus. The number of cases per...

Twickenham School welcomes back students safely

When schools across the UK went back earlier this month, government guidance was to separate students into ‘bubbles’, to reduce the chances of contamination. If a case of coronavirus is detected then a bubble can...

October half term lockdown suggested by Government scientists

The experts, from the Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) and the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (Spi-m), have suggested a two-week national lockdown, it has been reported. It comes as the head...

Testing shortages prove nightmare for local residents

Currently Richmond is home to a drive-in testing centre at Twickenham Stadium (which is due to close at the end of September) and a mobile testing centre. However, reports across the country - including in...

Eat Out to Help Out scheme could be launched this winter

The scheme was launched to boost the UK economy and save jobs in the hospitality sector, which was dealt a devastating blow by the nationwide coronavirus lockdown. The eating out scheme, which ran from Monday...

Kew Gardens hosts successful 10k race

Thought to be the largest social distancing running event in the UK, 3,500 runners were spread out over different arrival times and holding zones, while starting four at a time. Race Director, Tom Bedford said: “With many mass participation sporting events...

Airport urged not to appeal decision against expansion

Plans to expand the airport - which has four terminals and two runways for its 80 million visitors a year - have been on the cards for years. But in February, the Court of Appeal ruled that the government’s Airports...

Lockdown garden taken down to dismay of residents

Residents of Lion Avenue, Twickenham, were inspired to construct a garden in their cul-de-sac over lockdown, after a neighbour left a box of soil outside their house. But what started as a few pots and...

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1 Weight Training Although cardio will burn more calories, weight training is where it’s at if you want to zap the fat. Resistance exercises that involve major muscle groups and your own body weight, like lunges, squats, press-ups, planks, dead lifts, jumping jacks, burpees and the dreaded tricep dip, are all brilliant for building muscle and tone. And if you want to hit the weight training area of the gym to tackle some clean and jerk lifts, the heavier the weight, the...