Gyms can be mysterious, unwelcoming, intimidating enclosures.

The joy and sorrow of Easter eggs prompted me to join a local gym last year.There was a two-for-one deal, so my wife also signed up.A year later, I’ve(...)

SATURDAY (MAY 23RD) RUGBY Sky Sports 3 from 8.30am (8.35) Blues v Hurricanes (10.40) Waratahs v Crusaders (12.45) Western Force v Highlan(...)

THURSDAY (MAY 14TH) GOLF Sky Sports 4, 10.30am-12.30pm, 2.30pm-5.30pm Barcelona Open de Espana TENNIS BT Sport 2, 10am-6pm WTA Internaz(...)

In the online survey to find the “The World’s Sexiest Nationalities”, Irish men, naturally, came top of the list.

Irish men are the world’s sexiest nationality, according to a survey by an American “travel dating” website. claims to have poll(...)

TUESDAY (MAY 5TH) TENNIS Sky Sports 3, noon-10.30pm ATP Madrid Open CRICKET Sky Sports 2 from 2.30pm 3rd Test, D5 West Indies v England(...)

Exercising in the supermarket is a step too far for most of us.Photograph: Thinkstock

Ali Vincent shed 112lb on her way to becoming the first female winner of the US show, The Biggest Loser. This is someone who knows how to lose (...)

FRIDAY (MAY 1ST) RUGBY Sky Sports 2 from 8.30am (8.35) Highlanders v Sharks (10.40) Brumbies v Waratahs SNOOKER BBC 2, 10am-noon, 1pm-6(...)

Damian Cullen: ‘It’s slightly creepy, but the class setting is contagious.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Weightloss sunglasses exist. Really. Apparently blue is the least appetising colour and, therefore, blue-tinted glasses – the theory goes –(...)

MONDAY (APRIL 20TH) SNOOKER BBC 2, 10am-noon, 1pm-2pm, 3pm-6pm Eurosport, 10am-1pm, 2pm-6pm, 7pm-11pm Sheffield World Championship TENN(...)

SUNDAY (APRIL 19TH) GOLF Sky Sports 4, 5.30am-10am Genzon GC Shenzhen International SNOOKER BBC 2, 10am-noon, 4pm-6pm, 7pm-8.10pm Sheff(...)