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.

  • Is it bad to shake after the gym?
    Workouts

    Is it normal to shake after the gym?

  • Busy woman at work drinking a coffee
    Wellbeing

    We need to talk about the whole ‘I forgot to eat’ humblebrag

  • Running before breakfast for gut health
    Nutrition

    Can fasted cardio improve our gut health?

Latest Stories

Nailing strength training techniques with a PT
Workouts

“I’m a qualified PT and fitness editor but I still make mistakes at the gym”

It doesn't matter how experienced you are, we all slip up.

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Can coffee boost metabolism?
Nutrition

Can caffeine, chilli and other foods really boost metabolism?

Is 'boosting metabolism' just another diet culture myth?

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GIft guide for runners
Reviews

12 Christmas present ideas for runners of all levels

Because running is always easier with new kit.

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How to make friends at the gym
Wellbeing

Are you a lone wolf at the gym? Here’s how to make new fitness friends

Sick of feeling anonymous at the gym? Now’s your chance to create a community.

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Too cold to run? Put your fitness to the test with a burpee challenge

Before 2022, it’s time to finally nail the hardest body weight move of all.

Swapping coffee for adaptogen coffee
Nutrition

“I swapped regular caffeine for adaptogen coffee for 2 two weeks to see if it would lower my stress”

Can adding 'shrooms and CBD to coffee get rid of the jitters?

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Are you a fitness people pleaser?
Wellbeing

PSA: it’s time to stop prioritising other people’s feelings when it comes to fitness

If you downplay your fitness achievements in front of others, this one’s for you.

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What is a healthy diet?
Nutrition

Has diet culture corrupted our idea of a ‘healthy diet’?

Do we really know what good health is?

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Eating eggs on toast with a coffee
Nutrition

9 surprising hacks that will make your food even more nutritious

Cooked carrots are better for you than raw – who knew?

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Eating eggs can boost energy
Nutrition

Here's how our nutritional needs change between summer and winter

It's officially good for you to live off stews right now.

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PTs, gym goers, NHS workers
Wellbeing

Should PTs and gym memberships be available on prescription?

Whose job it is to keep us healthy?

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You’re not imagining it – this is why cardio classes are so damn hard

It never feels like it gets easier.

Hannah Cockroft
Wellbeing

“I’m a world champion sprinter but people think I’m not the picture of health”

Because being an athlete is nothing without a six-pack, right?

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When and how to do the most common yoga poses.
Workouts

When to do the 10 most common yoga poses, according to the experts

Not all poses should be done just before bed or first thing in the morning.

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Exercise can make you want alcohol less
Nutrition

It’s not just you – exercise really does make you want to drink less

Just five minutes of movement is enough to make a difference.

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Back ache exercises
Workouts

Bad back? Try this 10-minute workout designed to ease pain

A movement expert offers her top six exercises for stopping pain once and for all.

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Woman eating salad at work
Nutrition

Do you *really* want a salad for lunch or are you a performative eater?

It's time to learn the difference between what you want, and what you think others expect you want.

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Join SWTC at Barrecorre
Workouts

Why barre is the full-body workout everyone needs to try

And we've partnered with Barrecore to give you a discounted class,

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15 habits that all runners have – but may not admit to

You know exactly what we mean when we say 'pre-run coffee ritual'.

world vegan day
Wellbeing

“I’m faster and stronger since going vegan – here’s why”

It doesn’t suit everyone but veganism does suit me.

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