Skip to main content

It looks like you’re using an ad blocker that may prevent our website from working properly. To receive the best experience possible, please make sure any blockers are switched off and refresh the page.

Staying young

Here’s how to fight depression

Jamie Grill/Getty Images

GPs will soon be prescribing free boxing classes for women suffering from depression and diabetes. I’ve been boxing for five years, says Polly Vernon in The Times, and can assure you there’s nothing better for your “body and soul”. “Boxing has made me a happier person. A better person. A bigger person – emotionally, and in biceps, bum and thighs.”