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Chloe and Meeka on a reformer pilates class, doing a straddle pose and holding weights in their arms

“Is reformer pilates as scary as it looks? I went to find out”

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Chloe Gray
  • Two women doing a plank exercise outside in shorts.
    Workouts

    5 plank variations that will strengthen every core muscle

  • A woman in leggings and a sports bra doing a side plank with her back to the camera.
    Workouts

    Wait, what actually are your ‘core’ muscles?

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A woman sat on a reformer machine about to do reformer pilates in a workout studio
Workouts

Not into crunches or planks? Try Reformer pilates for a stronger core

Everything you need to know about the core strengthening class.

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Chloe Gray
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Two women do upward dog to warm up before running
Strong Women

5 core moves that will help you run faster, longer and stronger

A strong core is the secret weapon to running faster, longer and better. Pilates Master trainer Amy shares her top 5 moves for firing up those abs.

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Miranda Larbi
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Kettlebell workout
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Strengthen your core with these 3 kettlebell exercises

Want a rock solid core? Try these trainer-backed tactics using just one piece of equipment. No crunches necessary.

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Alice Barraclough
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If you have low back pain when you squat, your core could be to blame.
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What your squat form can tell you about your body – from having a weak core to tight calves

Turns out, you can tell a lot about from the way you squat.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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4 pilates exercises for the strongest core of your life

Work your entire midsection with these strengthening exercises.

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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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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.‟

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Having fun with a hula hoop outside in the park in a pink vest top and black leggings.
Workouts

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

An expert trainer explains the truth behind the exercise trend.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Diastasis recti: How to train for a stronger core
Strong Women

6 do's and don'ts for training with diastasis recti

Sometimes lifting too heavy or giving birth can cause issues like diastasis recti. If you've been diagnosed with it, here's how to train with it.

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BethAnn Mayer
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Plank challenge: how to hold a plank for five minutes
Strong Women

“I tried the 5-minute plank challenge for 3 weeks – this is what happened”

One writer took on the ultimate core challenge.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Woman performing a plank on a yoga mat
Workouts

Strengthen your core with this four minute workout - no crunches required

Prepare to feel your ab muscles burn.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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What’s more effective: a hardcore plank or classic crunches?

We compared the two core moves and found a winner.

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This standing ab workout is fitness trainer approved (and doesn’t involve crunches)

We repeat: there’s not a sit up in sight.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How to do lying leg raises correctly – and why proper form is so important

Learn how to nail lying leg raises.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Workouts

5 weighted ab exercises for an advanced core workout

Challenge your abdominal muscles by adding a dumbbell into your training.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Strength training: how to do leg raises correctly, according to a fitness trainer
Workouts

How to nail leg raises in three simple steps

Train your lower body and core with this dynamic exercise.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Plank
Strong Women

How to do a plank correctly

Bums down, abs switched on – it’s time to master the most fundamental of bodyweight moves

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Woman doing a mountain climber
Strong Women

How to do a mountain climber properly, according to a fitness trainer

Core and cardio combined.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How to do a bicycle crunch for strong obliques

This core move will improve your posture and reduce back pain.

Press-up
Strong Women

Why press-ups are the ultimate home workout move

Train your chest with no equipment.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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