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Can anyone run a marathon? Do you have to give up alcohol to train?

Thinking of running a marathon but never really looked into it? Wondering can anyone run a marathon?

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Around 400 people took part in the class (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Pictures: Hundreds of people take group yoga class at Covent Garden

These pictures show 400 flexible bods bending and stretching in a mass yoga class.

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There were sparkly trends on the catwalk at the Ashish fashion show, held at the Tate Modern

Top five trends from London fashion week

The trends for Autumn/ Winter 2014 (AW14) have been set by London Fashion Week.

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Chessboxing is gaining popularity in London

Chessboxing gains popularity in London - a novelty or future Olympic sport?

Chessboxing is callous. After repeatedly having your head pummelled, the blurry-eyed athletes are expected to make sense of a chessboard.

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Try out some watersports at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Five fun ways to get fit in London in 2014

There are lots of fun fitness trends that are hotting up for 2014. Here, we pick our top five. Do you have one? Add it to the comments.

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Nearly half of Londoners admit to eating and drinking more at their Christmas Party than they do on Christmas Day

Christmas parties lead to ‘fattest day of year’ for Londoners

Big dinners, booze and a kebab on the way home mean that one in ten Londoners admit overdoing it more at their work Christmas party than on the big day itself.

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The team have moved to the former Olympic arena for the new season. Picture: Matt Cetti-Roberts/Frontline Pictures

‘I stood clutching my basketball like a short, unathletic female surrounded by professional sportsmen’

As the London Lions settle down into their new home at the Copper Box at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London24’s Sarah Shaffi goes to train with the capital’s tallest sports team.

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It is named after named after the father of high intensity interval training, Japanese scientist Professor Izumi Tabata. Picture: Mark Bourdillon

Can’t find the time to work out? There’s no excuse with Tabata, the four-minute excercise blitz

Four minutes. That’s all it takes for every muscle in my body to be screaming at me to just stop moving.

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Around 3,000 people took part in the London Duathlon 2013.

Registration opens for London Duathlon 2014

Registration has opened for the second London Duathlon, to be held in Richmond Park.

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Nell McAndrew will lead the Women's Running 10k at Finsbury Park. Picture: Eddie MacDonald

Nell McAndrew to lead new women’s running event in Finsbury Park

London is set to host a brand new female-only running event in the capital next month.

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Laura Stewart is taking part in the London Duathlon.

Blog: Practice makes perfect when it comes to London Duathlon

Laura Stewart has signed up to take part in the first London Duathlon taking place in Richmond Park in September. She blogs for London24 in the run up to the race.

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Challenge yourself at the London Duathlon in Richmond Park

Runners, cyclists and triathletes looking for a different kind of challenge are being invited to take part in the London Duathlon.

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LDN24 Promotions

Always wanted to create your own beer? Perfect Pint are giving you the chance.

WIN beer with Beer BingoTM

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

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The Week subscription offer

The Week magazine special offer

London24 have partnered up with The Week magazine to offer you a complimentary issue – delivered free to your door.

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Bird Box, the debut novel penned by Josh Malerman, frontman of Detroit based rock band The High Strung

DON’T OPEN YOUR EYES

London24 has teamed up with HarperCollins to offer a free Amazon Kindle taster of Bird Box, the debut novel penned by Josh Malerman, frontman of Detroit based rock band The High Strung.

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