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Leon Poultney

Leon Poultney

Leon is a freelance writer with almost 20 years’ experience in print and online. His expertise is in automotive, particularly electric vehicles and future transport, although he has written about everything from vintage motorcycles to flying cars. In addition to this, he has reviewed hundreds of pieces of fitness equipment and spent more time in dank public gyms than he cares to divulge.

Recent articles by Leon Poultney

The best adjustable dumbbells you can buy
Gym equipment

Our roundup of the best all-in-one adjustable dumbbells to help you save space and money

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EV charging grants UK: What you need to know
EV chargers

The Office for Zero Emissions Vehicles (OZEV) still offers grants for EV charger installations in the UK - here’s what you need to know

Catch some waves with these beginner-friendly surfboards
Sports & leisure

Our selection of the best hard and soft-top surfboards for those dipping a toe into choppy waters

Best cargo bikes: Great bikes for carrying kit and kids

Ditch the car but retain the convenience with these amazing load-lugging cargo bikes

The best home multi-gyms for a compact, full-body workout
Gym equipment

Beat the crowds and get fit at home with the most versatile piece of domestic gym equipment you can buy

How to charge an electric car at home
EV chargers

Learn the cheapest, safest and most efficient methods of charging your EV at home

Hydrow Wave: The Peloton of the rowing world gets smaller
Gym equipment

Featuring a smaller footprint and an array of colour options, Hydrow is now more appealing for those with small spaces

£1395 inc VAT (plus monthly membership)
Best paddle boards for beginners
Sports & leisure

Learn to paddle with ease: these are the best stand-up paddle boards you can buy

Shark 12’6 Touring iSUP (2022): Solid and affordable
Sports & leisure

This mid-level inflatable stand-up paddle board offers improved paddle speed at the compromise of some stability

£599 inc VAT
The best inflatable kayaks to buy in 2023
Hobby Sports & leisure

Hoping to hit the water during the next sunny spell? These are the best inflatable kayaks to get you paddling on a budget