Workouts

Strength training tips, workout advice and expert commentary from our ambassadors.

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    Can power walking everyday really make you fitter?

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    Your daily walk is the most effective form of brain training

  • A woman running through a park
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    “The 3 steps that took me from being a reluctant jogger to running 5k”

Latest Stories

Stress of lunchtime workouts
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Let’s just admit that lunchtime workouts are horrifically stressful

Who’s resumed work still sweating from the gym?

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Miranda Larbi
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Mountain climbers
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Feel the burn with this mountain climber exercise

The best exercise to target your abs and shoulders

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Danai Nesta Kupemba
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A female PT teaching her client to use the lat pull down
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Here’s how to set some boundaries with a ‘pushy PT’

We’ve all seen trainers who are more focused on their plans than your goals.

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Chloe Gray
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Calf exercise challenge
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“I did calf raises every day for 2 weeks – and it made me a faster runner”

Three minutes a day is all it takes to build serious strength.

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Priyankaa Joshi
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Anne McCarthy
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15 tips for getting into pilates as an absolute beginner

Want to get seriously strong and bendy? Here’s EYNTK to start pilates.

Women doing kettlebell squats in a workout class
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16 of the best workout classes in London, from spin to barre

Exercise motivation dwindling? Try one of these group sessions to get excited about training.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Exercising with siblings
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“Seeing my older sister become a runner inspired me to start jogging in my late 30s”

Sibling rivalry really can be healthy.

Posted by
Jennifer Barton
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Montage of keeping fit
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A fitness expert reviews 4 different ways of getting energy before a workout

Does an espresso top a hearty breakfast?

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Training to failure may be dangerous
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Why this common weight training technique could do more harm than good

The most effective workouts don’t have to be painful.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Exercise routine - morning and evening exercise
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“Why I exercise at different times every day to reduce my stress”

You don't have to exercise at the same time every day.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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This three-move back workout will help ease aches and pains

All you need is a pair of dumbbells and a resistance band.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Loosen up in the morning with a ragdoll stretch

The best way to get the blood flowing.

I tried running every day and here's what happened
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“I tried running 5km every day for a month – this is how it affected my body and my health”

Think you could run 5km a day for 30 days?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Reverse running who to and why
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“I gave reverse running – one of the biggest 2022 fitness trends – a go and it was terrifying”

Running backwards feels as bonkers as it sounds.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Walking as fitness snacking
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“2 weeks of fitness snacking repaired my relationship with exercise – it might help yours too”

Sometimes, less is definitely more.

Posted by
Samia Qaiyum
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A woman doing a deadlift int he gym
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Build glute muscle with these simple weighted exercises

Grab your dumbbells and get lifting.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman foam rolling
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“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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Hating running resolutions
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“I tried running as my new year’s resolution… and it was awful”

The pain was real.

Posted by
Stephanie Conway
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Niamh O'Donoghue
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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.

Everything you need to know about assault bike workouts
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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
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