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The struggles of being a man

The struggles of being a man

Activism, Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Society
As the discussion about women issues and gender equality grows, we often forget to ask men about their difficulties. So, Voice of London did just that. To celebrate the start of Movember, Voice of London decided to grab a microphone and go around the University of Westminster to ask male students about their personal struggles of being a man. The conversation started on Twitter earlier this month when Caitlin Moran, The Sunday Times columnist, set the challenge to ask men about their struggles. https://twitter.com/caitlinmoran/status/1052887974784983041 A flood of replies soon followed the question, which led to a Twitter thread that read like a script from a therapy session. Here are some of the most humorous, heart-warming, and at times heartbreaking struggles of being a ma...
Insta-spiration works: why you should follow these UK fitness Instagrammers for 2018

Insta-spiration works: why you should follow these UK fitness Instagrammers for 2018

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
Writing | Stephany Malcolm Subbing | Kate Reichardt 2018 is fast approaching us, and although it’s not quite the time to reach for the sun cream… well-being is a major focus this year for Londoners. Gone are the days of fast food on work breaks; this year sees more avocados, protein shakes, and fitness apps than ever. Ironic as it seems, behind the screen seems to be a great starting point for get-goers who seek daily inspiration, and who spend the little free time they have on Instagram. If you are trying to avoid cheesy fitness DVD’s and dangerous dieting plans this year. Here are some Instagram accounts to follow for inspiration and tips. We’ve covered influencers from London who can tell you  everything there is to know about nutrition, cardio, muscle growth, fitness gear and
Six surprising reasons to visit the park this winter

Six surprising reasons to visit the park this winter

Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
With the cold and flu symptoms lurking around, all we want to do is lock ourselves indoors, nestle up on the couch and light the fire.  But contrary to what many believe, winter is actually the perfect season to get out of the house - no, not to the nightclub, but to any parks or open spaces close by. Even just by taking a short stroll during the day, you are doing your body great wonders that cannot be offered by the interiors of your own house. Below we've listed six great health benefits that parks have to offer almost all year round. Parks encourage exercise It’s important to try and get active every day of the year, but during winter we all lose motivation. However, science shows that you burn more calories when exercising during winter because your body works harder to warm i

Who says Black Friday is only for Christmas present seekers? Gym goers too!

Featured, Lifestyle
If you are a gym-goer, look no further for the best Black Friday deals on everything you ever needed. Sportswear and accessories can be pricy. One pair of Lululemon leggings costs over £100. Even just a plain Nike vest’s price can reach over £40. The money spent on buying work-out essentials for the daily gym-goers takes away a huge chunk from our pocket. Finally, a solution is here! Wether you are a sports bra collector or trying to bulk up before the holidays come, just hold tight to your mouse and grab everything you want. Nike From footwear to clothing, Nike offers 30 percent off all items in all departments at its online store. It started at 5pm on Wednesday November 22 and it will continue to run until 23:59 on Black Friday November 24. Just simply type out BF30 at check
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