Tag Archives: air pollution

COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

As a personal trainer in London I come across a wide range of health conditions in my clients. It’s hardly surprising that in a big capital city with high levels of air pollution, COPD is a common condition among Londoners with existing lung problems. What is COPD? COPD is an umbrella term for a range […]

A Personal Trainer’s Proposals for the Silvertown Tunnel

As a personal trainer in London, I think the proposed Silvertown Tunnel will be a disaster for Londoners’ health & fitness. It is a huge missed opportunity to create a tunnel that could have promoted walking and cycling and greener buses. Pedestrians and cyclists will be banned from using the tunnel, and car-use will increase […]

General Election Manifesto Blueprint for a Healthier Nation

As a personal trainer in LondonĀ I’m interested to see what the main political parties have to say about promoting the nation’s health. There’s a lot of talk about increased funding for the NHS, but very little mention of pro-actively improving the health of our population ie – preventing disease and illness in the first place. […]