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

A woman in bright leggings and a blue sports bra skipping in a gym studio.

Bored of your usual workout? Try this beginner-friendly skipping challenge

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Chloe Gray
  • Woman stretching her stomach out during a run outside.
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    The real reason why you’re getting a running stitch

  • Woman doing a glute bridge and overhead pull exercise in her living room in blue and orange activewear and barefoot.
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    Why exercising without trainers on could be the key to a better workout

  • A woman doing child's pose with her head down towards the mat.
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    3 beginner-friendly yoga stretches to ease your body and mind

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“I learned to relieve my neck pain with five stretches that target the adjoining muscles”

if you want to ease neck pain, don't forget to stretch your back and chest too.

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Jessica Harris
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Run stronger, faster and longer with just 10 minutes of core activation a day
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Running doesn’t have to be hard – here are 16 tips to make it more enjoyable

How to fall back in love with the sport now that winter is over.

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Chloe Gray
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Two women practicing upward dog and swan dive in a pilates studio
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4 beginner-friendly pilates moves that can build a strong core

Equipment free, simple exercises to shake up your home workouts.

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Chloe Gray
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Sign up for our Strong Women Training Club for exclusive workouts and fitness content

Think of us as your on-call personal trainer.

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Meriam Ahari
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Chloe Gray
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This 30-day challenge will help you discover what type of exercise you like the most

Yes, really.

Woman curled up on the sofa in jeans and a jumper reading a book on her rest day from the gym.
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6 fitness trainers share how they spend rest days for optimum recovery

Because recovery days are just as important for your body and mind as exercising.

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Natalie Gil
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Three women doing yoga in their living room wearing activewear and performing the windmill pose
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Try these 4 mobility exercises if desk life is hurting your back

Because the spine is made to move.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman doing yoga and stretching her legs out at home on a blue yoga mat
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5 things you should do after every workout to support muscle recovery

Supporting your training doesn't just happen on rest days.

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Chloe Gray
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two women in leggings running outdoors
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Can compression leggings make you a better runner?

An expert reveals whether uber-tight tights are worth the investment.

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Nupur Trivedi
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Woman skipping outside with a hat and jacket on against blue sky
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5-minute skipping routines for when you’re short on time

You‘ll be surprised how hard you can work in a short space of time.

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Chloe Gray
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Benefits of skipping: is it better than running?
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This is why you’ve seen so many people skipping during this lockdown

This is why jump ropes are selling out everywhere.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Try boxing at home with these 6 basic punching exercises for low-impact cardio

No gloves or punching bags needed.

Woman doing crunching exercise in activewear against back drop with knees bent and arms extended out
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Improve your posture with this one trainer-approved core exercise

”It’s not just about working your abs – this move strengthens the deep core muscles too.‟

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Chloe Gray
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Maya Jama’s full-body workout includes just three exercises

The presenter tells Strong Women about her lockdown fitness routine for a strong body and mind.

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Chloe Gray
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Feeling wobbly and off-balance during yoga? These 7 tips will help

Better balance prevents injury and improves posture too – here’s how to have a solid stance.

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Jessica Harris
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Can TikToks viral weighted hula hoop workout actually improve your core strength?

An expert trainer explains the truth behind the exercise trend.

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Chloe Gray
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Adrienne Herbert, personal trainer and motivation coach, running outside in a white top and hair in a bun.
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How a fitness trainer gets their workout done when they feel unmotivated

This tip can get you through home workouts (even when your excitement has burned out).

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Chloe Gray
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This 3-move resistance workout trains your entire body in just 10 minutes

If you want a quick but effective workout, this is the routine you've been looking for.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Build stronger hamstrings at home without weights – try these 4 bodyweight exercises

Forget deadlifts – these moves strengthen your thighs without needing equipment.

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Is it OK to do the same workout every day? An expert explains

So you’ve found a workout tutorial you love – but should you do it on repeat?

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Chloe Gray
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