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14 sustainable activewear brands

From recycled fabrics and odourless socks to plantable paper – we round-up the best of sustainable activewear.

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A doctor explains if you should workout when feeling unwell
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Should you exercise with a cold?

We asked a doctor whether working out when poorly is ever a good idea

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Chloe Gray
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’How spinning made me feel like me again after breast cancer’

Spinning made me feel fun, young and whole again. 

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Sharon Klahr Coey
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What does strong mean?
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What does it mean to be strong?

We're here to celebrate physical, mental and emotional strength.

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Chloe Gray
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How to master a full press-up

Build strength and target your arms, chest and core to perfect your press-up form.

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Everything you need to know about running your first marathon

Plan your training, fuel your workouts and recover effectively to ensure you go the distance.

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Jessica Harris
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Do supplements work?
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Do you really need supplements?

Stylist Strong trainers explain all.

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Chloe Gray
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We toss up the benefits of group exercise and virtual on-demand workouts

Whether it’s lunges in your living room or a sweaty group spin session – we explore the benefits of both VR and real-life workouts.

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Bridie Wilkins
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How to strength train during your menstrual cycle

Whether you want to hibernate or feel like the Hulk, spot the signs of how and when is best to train during your period.

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Bridie Wilkins
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So, how do you feel about doing desk yoga?

You'd best get your boss on board...

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Chloe Gray
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How to avoid injury when strength training

Injury and muscle pain can prevent you from performing at your best. Take control and optimise your strength sessions.

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Bridie Wilkins
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Don’t believe the myth - you absolutely can build strength on a vegan diet

Despite popular belief, a plant-based diet will not prevent you from getting strong.

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4 things every woman should know about strength training

Author and journalist Poorna Bell shares the things she wishes she'd known at the start of her strength journey

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Fitness inspiration: why weightlifting is good for women

Laura Hoggins aka @laurabiceps helps Stylist explain why strength training and weight lifting have great benefits for body and mind.

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Miranda Larbi
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Can running help us process emotions? A new study says yes

The research could further explain why going for a run is so beneficial for our wellbeing.

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Lauren Geall
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Best sports bras for big boobs
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10 of the best sports bras for bigger boobs

Looking for a stylish sports bra that caters to cup size D and above? Try these out for size.

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Danielle DeWolfe
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Gym burnout: how to spot it, and how to prevent it

While kicking off the year with a bang is to be applauded, you can run the risk of overdoing it.

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Miranda Larbi
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Rebounding: this NASA-approved workout is going to be your new obsession
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This NASA-approved workout is going to be your new obsession

Trampoline-based exercise – or rebounding – is a low impact, high intensity sport which offers a whole host of benefits.

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Lauren Geall
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The 3 stretches everyone needs to add to their daily routine

Once reserved for warm ups and cool downs, stretching sessions are now the main fitness event.

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How to treat a pulled muscle and get back to the gym

Rest, ice, compression and elevation is the key.

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Miranda Larbi
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