Chloe Gray

Chloe Gray is the senior writer for stylist.co.uk's fitness brand Strong Women. When she's not writing or lifting weights, she's most likely found practicing handstands, sipping a gin and tonic or eating peanut butter straight out of the jar (not all at the same time).

  • Collage of a morning walk and Chloe at the gym
    Strength

    “This morning routine gets me through pre-work strength training without an afternoon slump”

  • A woman gripping her stomach in activewear
    Nutrition

    Is your protein powder causing bloating and stomach pain?

  • Collage of two women - drinking a smoothie and with a bike
    Strength

    10 women share the one thing that turned their fitness around

Latest Stories

Emma OBayuvana doing a kettlebell deadlift
Workouts

Try kettlebell deadlifts if you want to build functional strength

Perfect for beginners and advance trainers alike.

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A woman doing a squat with a barbell
Workouts

Why you need to push your knees out when you squat

And other joint rotations, explained.

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A woman eating a pizza on her yoga mat
Nutrition

Is the traditional 30-minute post-workout ‘eating window’ really a thing?

Read this before downing a protein shake the second you leave the gym.

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Three women sat on yoga mats in a class
Strength

#Motivation is the most-searched fitness term. Here are 3 simple ways to really find it

When you can't face another gym session or home workout, try these.

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“Why the best workout programme might be no programme at all”

In defence of ‘random’ workouts.

A woman with her hand over head head after waking up sick
Strength

How sick is too sick to hit the gym?

Read this if you’ve got the ‘super cold’.

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Two women running in the park
Workouts

We asked 281 women for their thoughts on solo vs group workouts – here’s what they said

It’s as contentious as morning vs evening training.

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How long does it take to see results from strength training?
Workouts

How long does it take to get stronger from strength training?

Knowing when the results are going to kick in is the ultimate motivation tool.

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Kerry Dixon at a treadmill class
Strength

What swapping 3 hours of intense daily exercise for the ‘80/20 rule’ did for this ex-athlete

Kerry Dixon had defined abs – but doesn’t think that should be a goal.

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A woman doing a curtsy lunge with a dumbbell
Workouts

Build glute med strength with this lunge variation

The curtsy lunge king.

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A woman wiping her sweat with a towel after a workout
Workouts

How do you know when you’ve done ‘enough’ exercise? These are the 3 signs

The signs your workout is well and truly done.

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This exercise technique is proven to build more muscle

Eccentric training is all about moving slowly through reps.

A woman with her maraton medals
Strength

Inspired by this weekend’s race? This is the psychology behind signing up for a marathon

Should everyone take on these big fitness challenges?

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Squash and butterbean soup
Fitness Recipes

This autumnal butternut squash and butter bean soup recipe is comfort food at its best

Packed with warming flavour and loaded with nutrients.

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Three bowls of pasta shot from above
Nutrition

‘Carb loading’ is more than a pre-run bowl of pasta – here’s how to do it right

Pre-marathon fuelling starts now.

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A woman extending her calves
Workouts

Calves are the most underrated muscle – here’s why strengthening them is so important

Don’t neglect them.

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A woman lying on the sofa blowing her nose
Wellbeing

The signs that your immune system might be low, and what you can do about it

Beat those winter colds to the punch.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman doing sit ups in an outdoor gym.
Strength

Want a strong core? Here’s why you should stop prioritising crunches

It’s the most efficient way to avoid injury.

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“The 4 things that kept my ankle and calf pain at bay – even after a 22k walk”

Shin splints, be gone.

Women dancing in a workout class
Workouts

3 reasons why choreographed dance routines are a great workout for your body and mind

Dance your way to better fitness.

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