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The latest health and fitness news including expert advice from our Strong Women ambassadors, science-based nutrition and best apparel tried and tested.

  • Summer recipes: 3 high-protein, vegan recipes from the Bosh team
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    3 high-protein, plant-based recipes from the Bosh team you need to try

  • Zumba benefits
    Workouts

    A love letter to Zumba – the class that gave me access to fitness

Latest Stories

How to exercise with migraine
Workouts

Can cardio actually help to relieve migraine pain?

Moving to manage migraine symptoms may be worth a try.

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Becks Shepherd
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Collage of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Dina Asher-Smith and Billie Jean King.
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16 of the greatest female athletes of all time to inspire you

Read up on the GOATs before Tokyo 2021.

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Chloe Gray
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is it harder to workout in the heat
Workouts

Is exercise really harder in the heat?

Your guide to moving well, no matter how sweaty it gets.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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how to eat as you age
Nutrition

How our nutritional needs change as we age

If you're in your 20s or 30s, here's what you need to be eating now to protect your body well into your old age.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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This technique could build more muscle in less time

Supersets, explained.

Modest activewear: 16 of the best high-coverage clothes to work out in
Strong Women

15 modest activewear must-haves to buy now

These will give you instant coverage and comfort.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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8 of the best outdoor workouts to try this summer
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Too nice outside for the gym? Try one of these 8 outdoor workouts instead

From tennis to bootcamp in the park – and even waterskiing.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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auto-immune condition exercising
Workouts

“How an auto-immune condition made me appreciate workouts even more”

Having an auto-immune issue doesn't mean that you can't work out – as one writer proves.

Posted by
Helen Wilson-Beevers
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How to start playing tennis if you've never held a racket before
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How to start playing tennis if you’ve never held a racket before

“Don’t go full-on Serena as soon as you step on court.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Weight training for beginners: fitness experts explain how to get started lifting weights
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Here’s how to get into weight training, according to the experts

Beginners, take note.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman on a spin bike laughing in gym activewear.
Workouts

How to get back to exercise if you’ve let your training slide

Actually practical advice from a personal trainer.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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The best vegan protein powders, as tested by the Strong Women team

Muscle building supplements that don’t compromise on taste.

Reverse lunge how to
Workouts

Move of the week: reverse lunge – the exercise every runner needs to do

Improve your balance while strengthening the glutes, hamstrings and ankles – all of which will help you on the roads or trails.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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“How I went from the kid who didn't like sport to weightlifting 100kg”
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“How I went from the kid who didn’t like sport to lifting 100kg”

“I never felt like I’d found my ‘thing’ like everyone else in my family had.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Strong Women

How much protein do you really need when strength training?

“It’s really, really different for everyone.”

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman holding a kettlebell on her shoulder in the gym.
Workouts

Are you strength training too much, or not enough?

This is how often you should really be lifting heavy in the gym.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
seven minute hiit
Workouts

"I switched to 7-minute workouts for a week – this is what I learnt”

Think you've got to exercise for at least 30 minutes to reap any benefits? Think again – here's why less can be more.

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
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Chloe Gray
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NEAT is the key part of your fitness routine you might be overlooking

What you do outside of your workout is just as important as what you do in the gym.

healthy eating myths debunked
Nutrition

Sweet potato, soya, bread... 11 ‘healthy’ eating myths debunked by nutrition experts

Including some very good news about carbs – particularly your bog-standard white potato!

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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