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.

Emma Obayuvana doing a seated spinal twist

Untangle with a seated spinal twist that aids posture and digestion

Posted by
Chloe Gray
  • How to move with hypermobility
    Workouts

    What is hypermobility and how does it affect how I should exercise?

  • A woman doing a press up on a bosu ball
    Workouts

    How to actually improve stability (and it’s not using instability balls)

  • Seated deltoid stretch move of the week
    Workouts

    Release tight shoulders with a seated deltoid stretch

Latest Stories

Vegan frittata
Fitness Recipes

This frittata recipe is laden with protein – and completely plant based

Yep, we made eggs work for vegans.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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What to eat before bed for a better sleep
Nutrition

How to eat for a better, sounder sleep every night

Dinner might be the most important meal of the day after all!

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Chloe with a plate of veggie curry
Nutrition

“I swapped 5-a-day for 30-a-week – here’s what happened”

Plant diversity is key for a healthy gut.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Here's why you get food cravings
Nutrition

PSA: here’s why you shouldn’t fight food cravings

Those post-workout cravings are trying to tell you something.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Melissa Albarran
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Why failing your training goal might be what you need

Sometimes, not hitting that PB can be more motivational than success.

Why you should try to balance on one leg
Workouts

Why this simple fitness move is the ultimate signifier of good health

The longer you can balance, the better.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
A table decorated with a smoothie and raw fruits and nuts
Nutrition

Why smoothies trump juices in the nutritional wars

It comes down to one key nutrient.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman doing a pilates workout on a yoga mat
Workouts

4 beginner pilates moves that will strengthen your core

Equipment free, simple exercises.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
5 minute plank challenge
Workouts

“I tried the 5-minute plank challenge – this is what happened”

It’s the ultimate test of core strength... if you don’t shake like a leaf.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Should you supplement to run faster?
Nutrition

5 supplements that may help you to run faster and further

Is the answer to a new PB as simple as eating a bit more fruit and veg?

Posted by
Devinder Bains
Published
A woman about to land on the ground while running
Strength

Runners and HIITers, you might be more at risk of iron deficiency

Here’s why intense exercise can lower your levels of the mineral.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Experts explain the link between exercise and breast cancer

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, two scientists explain how physical activity can reduce your risk.

Gym gains may be largely down to genes
Workouts

It’s official – your genes are largely responsible for how well you do in the gym

Yet more proof that progress is totally individual.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Boost vitamin D levels with this mushroom stroganoff recipe
Fitness Recipes

Boost vitamin D levels with this mushroom stroganoff

A creamy dish to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
How to ice skate as an adult
Workouts

14 tips for learning to ice-skate as a total beginner

It’s never too late to stand on your own two skates.

Posted by
Cleo McGee
Published
A woman eating a burger with her face hidden
Nutrition

3 nutritional red flags to watch out for, according to dieticians

Check your relationship with food.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Women high fiving after a workout with a towel around he rneck
Workouts

The 6 key signs that show you’re making progress with your fitness

Simple ways to measure your progress.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
20 tips for beginner runners to feel more confident
Workouts

20 runners share their tried-and-tested tips for building confidence when you’re a beginner

Your guide to becoming someone who runs.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
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Chloe Gray
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How much coffee is too much coffee?

Asking for a friend...

How to make fitness into a habit
Workouts

The fool-proof hack for turning fitness into a habit

Getting fit is simple, if you know what you're doing.

Posted by
Jess Bacon
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