Miranda Larbi

Miranda Larbi is the editor of Strong Women and Strong Women Training Club. A qualified personal trainer and vegan runner, she can usually be found training for the next marathon, seeking out vegan treats or cycling across London on a pond-green Tokyo bike.

Exercise routine - morning and evening exercise

“How switching between morning and evening workouts helps keep me motivated”

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  • Seated deltoid stretch move of the week
    Workouts

    Release tight shoulders with a seated deltoid stretch

  • Here's why you get food cravings
    Nutrition

    PSA: here’s why you shouldn’t fight food cravings

  • Why you should try to balance on one leg
    Workouts

    Why this simple fitness move is the ultimate signifier of good health

Latest Stories

Gym gains may be largely down to genes
Workouts

It’s official – your genes are largely responsible for how well you do in the gym

Yet more proof that progress is totally individual.

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Boost vitamin D levels with this mushroom stroganoff recipe
Fitness Recipes

Boost vitamin D levels with this mushroom stroganoff

A creamy dish to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy.

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20 tips for beginner runners to feel more confident
Workouts

20 runners share their tried-and-tested tips for building confidence when you’re a beginner

Your guide to becoming someone who runs.

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Intermittent fasting benefits
Nutrition

“I skipped breakfast for a month and here's why I'll never go back"

Skipping breakfast may be the key to feeling fuller for longer.

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De-stress, sleep better and move faster by trying pranayama yoga

There’s more to yoga than flowing.

Walnut and bean taco recipe
Fitness Recipes

Boost brain power and gut health with this bean and walnut ‘meat’ taco

The perfect mid-week dinner for autumnal evenings.

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Why most runners are running too fast
Workouts

Running PSA: you’re probably running too fast

The key to running faster may be slowing right down.

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How to stay motivated after completing a fitness challenge
Wellbeing

How to stay motivated after completing a fitness challenge or goal

‘Post-race blues’ are a thing – here’s how to beat them.

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Try entering a running race with your partner.
Workouts

Couple running: is running and racing as a couple a good idea?

If you’ve been training with your housemate, partner or friend, it may be time to start entering races as a pair.

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Health benefits of walking
Workouts

Why walking is so bloody good for your health and fitness

The low-impact workout you didn't know you needed.

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Ovarian health is super important to our overall health and fitness, and what we eat can make a big difference.
Nutrition

How to eat for better ovarian health and why that matters

Our hormones play a huge role in how strong we feel and how well we recover.

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5 core exercises to help you run faster, longer and stronger

Want to get better at running? Now’s your chance.

Best cycle helmets for women that are safe and stylish.
Reviews

9 best bike helmets to keep you safe and chic while cycling

Reap all the benefits of cycling without compromising on style or safety.

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Should you eat a high-fat breakfast to boost metabolism?
Nutrition

Does eating a high-fat, low-carb breakfast really boost metabolism?

Many fitness professionals advise ditching oats for eggs and lean meats.

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How to eat and move to beat period burnout
Wellbeing

Changing your diet and workout routine can reduce PMS – here’s how

Mood swings, fatigue and cramps are all signs of a hormonal imbalance.

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Why too much HIIT can be damaging to our health and wellbeing.
Workouts

Let’s talk about how regular HIIT impacts our mental and physical health

If HIIT is your go-to workout, it may be time to give it a rest.

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How to pick running socks
Workouts

How to pick the right socks for running

Did you know that the type of sock you run in is as important as your choice of trainer?

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Not all plant drinks are created equal, with oat, soy, almond and rice containing different nutrients.
Nutrition

Are oat milks and other plant-based drinks healthier than dairy?

Climate change aside, are there any real benefits to switching to oat from cow’s milk?

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5 biggest reasons women avoid running (and how to overcome them)

Lack confidence? Find running boring? Not any more.

At what age does running and strength training become harder?
Wellbeing

Does strength training and running become harder as you get older?

How to stay strong and mobile for life, whatever your experience.

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