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Gyms reopen in December, but researchers find cheaper alternative

As the end of the current lockdown heralds a reopening of gyms, many people may already hold the key to losing a few pounds – in the shape of their bicycle. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen found that inactive, overweight people can lose fat just as effectively by riding a bicycle as by paying to exercise in gyms. The…

ETA ranked top of the Ethical Company Index 2018

The ETA has been voted to be an ethical company like no other for the eleventh year in a row. The Good Shopping Guide each year reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly of the world’s companies and brands, with a view to supporting the growth of social responsibility and ethical business as well as a more sustainable, just…

Cycle Travel 101

When Canadians Friedel and Andrew first started cycle touring, they two commuter bikes that were, by their own admission, in terrible shape and almost no cycling experience. It was a desire to travel independently and to experience the ‘places inbetween’ that encouraged them to try cycle touring. The couple started with a big dream – to cycle around the world. They…

Travel light this summer

As disposable plastic carrier bags edge towards extinction, their place is being taken by a new generation of lightweight reusable bag. Whether you are popping out on your bike or off on holiday further afield, the reflective Notabag is a clever combination of a bag and a backpack made from high visibility reflective material. It’s party trick is quickly transforming from…