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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.

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    Wellbeing

    Here's how to stay motivated to exercise now the clocks have gone back

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    Workouts

    Train every single leg muscle with just 3 exercises

  • woman weightlifting gym knee injury
    Wellbeing

    Helpful ways to deal with exercise-related aches and pains

Latest Stories

Women in a flatshare
Wellbeing

Worried about living through another lockdown with your flatmates? Read this

Wellbeing experts share their top tips.

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Hollie Richardson
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Do you have a zinc deficiency?
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These are the signs of zinc deficiency, and what you can do about it

A dietician explains the symptoms.

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Chloe Gray
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Can you work your muscles just by going for a walk?

The muscle building element of walking, explained.

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Chloe Gray
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Nutrition

Is your diet disrupting your sleep?

These are all the foods that get in the way of a good night's sleep.

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Aiden Wynn
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Miranda Larbi
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How lack of sleep is impacting your workout routine – and how to change it

You don't have to give us another reason to hit the snooze button.

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Workouts

This is why you should always cool down after a workout

A personal trainer explains why cooling down is just as important as warming up.

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Aiden Wynn
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Wellbeing

This is how our bodies react to a break-up, according to an expert.

A sex and relationships therapist on the physiological impact of heartbreak.

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Aiden Wynn
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Shopping

The best running kit to see you through the colder weather

It's time to swap your vest tops for waterproofs.

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Chloe Gray
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These supportive sports bras are perfect for your next run

Tried and tested by the Strong Women team.

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Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

Lost exercise motivation in these uncertain times? This is how to work through it

How to set attainable goals in uncertain times.

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Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

This is why fermented food is so good for us – and it includes two breakfast favourites

It’s not all sour and fizzing.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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High-waisted gym leggings that will actually stay up during your workouts

Tried and tested by the Strong Women team.

Wellbeing

This inclusive Instagram account is the giving us all the fitness motivation we need right now

Because you don't need to look a certain way to exercise.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

From HIIT to EMOM, a handy guide to what those gym acronyms actually mean

This is what your class instructor actually means when they use those confusing fitness terms.

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Miranda Larbi
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Can weight training be a form of cardio?

Your heart rate is up, but does it count? We asked fitness trainers to explain.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Food

A delicious stuffed aubergine recipe is packed with nutrients

If you can't transport yourself to the Mediterranean, send your tastebuds there.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Workouts

Build strong triceps with these three moves

Don't neglect this major upper body muscle.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Workouts

4 plank variations to strengthen all of your core

Mix up your training and reap the benefits.

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Chloe Gray
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Yes, a quiet HIIT circuit that won't disturb your neighbours does exist

This effective home workout doesn't involves any jumping.

Squat
Workouts

Goblet, sumo or split – which squat is best?

We break down how different squat variations benefit your body.

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Chloe Gray
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