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15 stocking fillers for your fellow fitness fans (or yes, you too)

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Chloe Gray
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    Workouts

    5 quick core exercises every runner to do on rest days

  • Woman doing HIIT with cones in living room
    Workouts

    12-minute workouts are here to save your festive season

  • 30 days yin yoga challenge
    Wellbeing

    “I tried yin yoga for 30 days – it was the best thing I've ever done for my mental health”

Latest Stories

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Strength

4 simple stretches to help lower back pain

If that WFH tension in your lower back isn't going anywhere, these stretches can help.

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Chloe Gray
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Workouts

More women are taking up gymnastics in adulthood, and here’s why you should too

If you missed getting into it as a kid, now’s your chance.

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Jess Bacon
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Is it bad to shake after the gym?
Workouts

Is it normal to shake after the gym?

It makes it harder to take off your sports bra, but is it actually dangerous?

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Miranda Larbi
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A woman in the gym doing a deadlift
Workouts

How to fix your ‘squatty deadlift’

Stop bending your knees and start moving your hips.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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4 inequalities that still exist in women’s football (despite the ban lifting 50 years ago)

Did you know that women were forced to stop playing in 1921?

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Workouts

Looking for the perfect warm-up? Try the downward dog plank

Activate and stretch in one go.

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Danai Nesta Kupemba
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A woman running in the snow
Wellbeing

“Partying and exercise aren’t mutually exclusive – here’s how to balance them over Christmas”

Rethink everything you thought you knew about exercising vs partying.

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Chloe Gray
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Feeling nostalgic looking at old photos at the gym
Wellbeing

Are your old gym pics causing you to suffer from ‘negative fitness nostalgia’?

It’s time to make peace with the fact that our bodies change.

Posted by
Victoria Stokes
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Mushroom risotto recipe
Fitness Recipes

Is your body on go-slow at the minute? This energising mushroom risotto is just the dinner you need

Top up on vitamins D and B to winter-proof your immune system.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman hiding her face under duvet to get to sleep
Wellbeing

This one thing could hugely improve your health – and you can start tonight

Support a healthy metabolism with this simple tool.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman in a mask running through the park.
Strength

Everything you need to know about exercising after your Covid-19 jab

Booked in for your booster? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Chloe Gray
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Alyss Bowen
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“Fitness Instagram ruined my relationship with exercise – here’s how I rebuilt it”

Anyone else had their fitness goals usurped by the ‘gram?

Exercise and IBD - how exercise can help Crohn's
Wellbeing

“How Crohn’s disease helped me to define my relationship with fitness for good”

Moving with an IBD is all about prioritising flexibility and wellbeing.

Posted by
Franchesca Flack
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Anonymous woman reaching hands to blue sky to stretch
Wellbeing

This simple self-care tool is the solution to getting rid of aches and pains

5 ways to implement the holistic approach to body and mind.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman running on a treadmill illustration
Workouts

12 real-life, embarrassing gym moments (and the lessons we learned from them)

Wow, so many people fall off treadmills.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Compilation of fitness tech
Reviews

11 high-tech gifts for fitness lovers

From trackers to massage guns, here’s the kit their 2022 workout needs.

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Chloe Gray
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Busy woman at work drinking a coffee
Wellbeing

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

When did deadlines become more important than our wellbeing?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Running before breakfast for gut health
Nutrition

Can fasted cardio improve our gut health?

If you live with bloating, can running before breakfast help?

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Miranda Larbi
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Parisa Hashempour
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It may be tempting, but don’t overlook this important pose in your yoga practice

Savasana is so much more than a quick lie down.

A woman doing a personal training session in the gym
Workouts

How to say no to a pushy personal trainer

Have you met a PT who’s more focused on their goals than yours?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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