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  • Veowna Charles doing a 9090 stretch in collage
    Workouts

    The 90/90 stretch could be the solution to your back pain

  • A woman sleeping on her stomach
    Wellbeing

    These are the best sleeping positions to reduce morning aches and pains

  • Bed of nails acupuncture mat
    Wellbeing

    “I lay on a ‘bed of nails’ mat for three weeks and here’s how it improved my back ache”

Latest Stories

woman holding lower back while exercising
Workouts

Strengthening your lower back is important – here’s how to do it

A physiotherapist shares 9 simple exercises you can do at home.

Posted by
Alice Porter
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Yoga for cutting screen time
Wellbeing

Try these 7 yoga poses to help reduce your excessive screen time

Get rid of 'tech neck' once and for all.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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How to move with scoliosis
Workouts

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.

Posted by
Niamh O'Donoghue
Published
A woman grabbing her back in pain
Strength

Your knee pain probably isn’t because you have bad knees – this is why

And you can thank your shoulders and neck for your headaches, too.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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4 simple stretches to help lower back pain

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

A woman stretching her arms overhead to release her midback
Strength

Erm, could stress be giving you back ache?

Turns out, your mid-back muscles are impacted by overwhelm.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Back ache exercises
Workouts

Bad back? Try this 10-minute workout designed to ease pain

A movement expert offers her top six exercises for stopping pain once and for all.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
woman sore shoulders running
Workouts

Get sore shoulders while running? Try these 8 physio-approved solutions

A physio breaks down 8 issues and solutions.

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
Back pain is often caused by weak core activation.
Workouts

Why strengthening your core is key to preventing back pain (and how to do it properly)

Back pain stopping you from getting fit? You need to read this.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
How to treat lower back ache and other common injuries
Workouts

How to treat lower back ache and 6 other common injuries

Forget hobbling around in pain – we ask the professions for their expert advice.

Posted by
Natalie DeRatt
Published
Chloe immediately after cupping, and the bruises 24 hours later.
Wellbeing

Is cupping therapy worth the bruises?

One writer finds out if the muscle healing treatment really works...

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Fiona Ward
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“I'm getting strong again after having a slipped disc – but the journey isn't over yet”

Mental health, pushing too hard and not seeking professional help can all make back injuries worse in the long run.

self-massage-tips-lush
Beauty

Try these self-massage techniques from Lush to deal with aches and pains

Don't let WFH get your muscles down.

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
Florie doing the single leg lift exercise on her floor for her neck pain
Workouts

“These are the 6 pilates stretches that helped ease my neck pain”

Working at a desk all day caused tension in one writer‘s neck and back. This is how she dealt with it...

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
Published
Anisha Joshi, osteopath, clicking Chloe's neck in a collage photo.
Strength

“How an osteopath helped me finally understand my back pain”

The link between back pain, posture, exercise and injury was seriously sobering for one writer.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Chloe Gray doing a bulgarian split squat at home with dumbbells and a chair
Workouts

“How I improved my lower back pain with these 3 glute strengthening exercises”

Your butt muscles have more of an impact than you might think.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
woman stretching hips on the floor
Workouts

“My lower back pain improved when I added these 4 hip mobility exercises to my workout routine”

Our body parts are interconnected, so what's good for your hips could be good for your back too.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
Published
Woman holding a plank position on a yoga mat
Workouts

The 3 pilates exercises you need to ease back pain

Strengthen and lengthen your core muscles.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Back pain after exercising? Protect your spine with these tips

Strength training should reduce pain, not cause it.

Emma Obayuvana demonstrates the world'ss greatest stretch as part of a mobility challenge
Workouts

Try this 5-minute daily mobility challenge for two weeks to ease any joint pain

Short, consistent stretching is the best way to get mobile.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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