Strength

From fitness news and expert-led nutritional advice to effective workout tips, Strong Women is where you'll find everything you need to become stronger tomorrow than you are today.

Djokovic celebrating at a tennis match

“The one thing I can’t help but wonder about this whole Novak Djokovic vaccination mess”

Posted by
Chloe Gray
  • A woman walking through a city
    Wellbeing

    Can a city walk really be as good for you as a stroll in nature?

  • Reverse running who to and why
    Workouts

    “I gave reverse running – one of the biggest 2022 fitness trends – a go and it was terrifying”

  • Walking as fitness snacking
    Workouts

    “2 weeks of fitness snacking repaired my relationship with exercise – it might help yours too”

Latest Stories

Beetroot apple and ginger juice
Nutrition

This unassuming root vegetable is hailed for improving exercise performance

All the benefits of beetroot on your running goals.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Why its ok to fail at dry january
Nutrition

“Why I’ve ditched Dry January for the sake of my long-term health”

Being totally alcohol-free isn't necessarily the healthiest way to be.

Posted by
Lisa Bowman
Published
A woman doing a deadlift int he gym
Workouts

Build glute muscle with these simple weighted exercises

Grab your dumbbells and get lifting.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman foam rolling
Workouts

“I tried 5 common ways to ease post-workout muscle pain. Here’s what really works”

From ice baths to yoga, here's how to calm aching muscles once and for all.

Posted by
Anna Gardiner
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Stephanie Conway
Published

“I tried running as my new year’s resolution… and it was awful”

The pain was real.

How to move with scoliosis
Workouts

5 ways to introduce joyful movement into your life with scoliosis

Plenty of women live with the condition – here's how to thrive with it.

Posted by
Niamh O'Donoghue
Published
Illustration of women exercising
Wellbeing

We asked 58 women what makes them feel healthy. Their answers were surprisingly simple

Hint: dieting wasn't on the list.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A compilation of gifts from Aysha Bell Wellness and Sighh Studio
Wellbeing

17 thoughtful ideas to add to your wellness routine

Give the gift of calm this winter.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
A woman arriving at the gym checking her apple watch
Strength

How to exercise in the morning without wearing yourself out for the rest of the day

Morning exercise has so many benefits, but may result in a 4pm slump.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Everything you need to know about assault bike workouts
Workouts

Are assault bike workouts really better for us than standard cardio?

They’re brutal but are they really worth the pain?

Posted by
Ella Glover
Published
Close up of a woman's stomach with a dumbbell
Wellbeing

This is the underestimated way to improve your gut health

Just another string to exercise’s bow.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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Alice Porter
Published

It’s time to ditch the earphones while running – here’s why

3 women on why they only run in silence.

A woman smiling while doing lunges in the gym
Strength

The power of positive thinking on your exercise habits

We need to stop believing that exercise is horrible, hard and punishing.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Instagram ban weight loss petition.
Wellbeing

Instagram has the power to ban weight loss ads – so why doesn’t it?

“The aim of a weight-loss ad is to make you feel inadequate in your body.“

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
A woman smiling while stretching at the gym
Workouts

6 of the best pieces of advice for new gym-goers

Train like a pro this January.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
January resolutions
Strength

The second week of January is the perfect time to start your resolutions

It’s not too late to start.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
intuitive eating week
Nutrition

“I tried intuitive eating for a week – here’s how it changed my relationship with food”

Is a week really long enough to make a difference?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Strength training for arthritis
Workouts

“How strength training has helped slow my rheumatoid arthritis progression”

Muscle building strengthens all kinds of bodies and abilities.

Posted by
Sarah Blake
Published
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Chloe Gray
Published

4 ways to navigate a busy gym with confidence this January (and beyond)

These tips will give you the confidence to take up space in a crowd.

Yin yoga for Monday evening exercise.
Wellbeing

Why you should never miss a Monday (evening of yin yoga)

Start the week with an hour of self-care.

Posted by
Siam Goorwich
Published