As today is another incredibly hot summer’s day in London, we thought we’d explore what can be done to minimise the impact of breathing in pollution if you’re walking, jogging or cycling in London.
Whilst some of us commute to the UK’s capital city from the suburbs using our own vehicles or public transport, many Londoners living near their place of work will want to get there under their own steam. This is great of course, but aside from cutting down on travel costs, is it actually doing our heart and lungs any good?
Well, you’d assume that any form of exercise would ultimately be beneficial, but this isn’t necessarily the case. If you live well outside of London, then this is more likely to be true – But in the thick, pollution filled streets of Central London, it can actually do you more harm than good. Read more