Workouts

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

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Latest Stories

A woman stretching her upper body in the gym
Workouts

This often-forgotten upper body muscle could be key to better posture

The antidote to desk life, if you will.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Love yoga and pilates? Get ready to try yogilates
Workouts

Looking for the calmness of yoga and the strength training of pilates? Try yogilates

You really can have the best of both worlds.

Posted by
Sakshi Udavant
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Veowna Charles doing a 9090 stretch in collage
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Try dynamic 90/90 stretches to improve hip mobility

The perfect warm up for lower body workouts.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Kitchen roll shot from above
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How the ‘kitchen roll’ analogy can improve your fitness

What do paper towels and exercise have in common? They prove the power of patience.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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What really happens to your body when you take time off from exercise?

The truth about how long it takes you to lose (and re-build) fitness.

Benefits of treadmill and road running.
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How effective is running on a treadmill versus road running?

Different surfaces offer different benefits – here’s everything you need to know.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Learning to swim as an adult for confidence boosting
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In praise of adult swimming lessons, because you’re never too old to get back in the water

Think it's too late to learn to swim? Think again.

Posted by
Sanmeet Kaur
Published
Two women doing a clam shell on the floor with a resistance band
Workouts

Are you neglecting this crucial lower-body muscle in your workouts?

This underrated glute muscle supports leg mobility, pelvic stability, balance, posture and alignment.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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A woman smiling at a barbell
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The joy of micro-milestones: why it’s important to celebrate small fitness wins

You don’t have to run a marathon to be proud of your fitness achievements.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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woman performing lunge in her sun-lit living room while looking at laptop screen.
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The best type of yoga depending on your running style

Sprinters and long-distance runners shouldn't stretch the same.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
Published
Smiling woman in gym lifting
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Experts say functional core training is the key to stronger abs

Improve stability and strength with these moves.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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Tayla Blaire
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“How learning Krav Maga after surviving an armed robbery helped me to live fear-free"

What you don’t know can hurt you.

Stair running benefits
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“I’ve never been as fit as when I used to run up the stairs in my office”

Stair running is the free, simple but killer cardio workout that you need this autumn.

Posted by
Jennifer Burns
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A close up of a womans foot in trainers and her hands cupping a sore ankle
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Prevent painful ankles with these 3 expert tips

Running, jumping and HIIT can be big causes.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman clapping her hands together with chalk in front of a barbell
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“I’m over being sexualised for working out”

Testosterone isn’t an excuse for predatory behaviour.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Emma Obayuvana doing a scorpion stretch for hips and back
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Nothing stretches tight hips and lower back like a scorpion stretch

Get ready for a killer release.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
images of woman wearing black leggings and pink trainers walking on a treadmill
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Is TikTok’s viral walking exercise really worth trying? We asked the experts

Is this viral treadmill workout as good as its TikTok devotees say?

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
Published
Why you should work on your breathing muscles
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3 exercises for strengthening your breathing muscles

Never thought about bolstering your lung health? Here’s why you need to devote time to it.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Chloe Gray
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Why are so many fitness studios so damn dark?

The psychology behind working out in next-to-no light.

Sarah Louise doing a crossover skip in the garden
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Try the crossover bounce to seriously up your skipping game

Perfect the challenging technique.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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