Exercise

Exercise, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

I swapped cardio for strength training and I've not looked at myself the same since.

“I broke free from ‘cardio indoctrination’ – here’s why you should too”

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Charley Ross
  • Veowna Charles doing a 9090 stretch in collage
    Workouts

    Try dynamic 90/90 stretches to improve hip mobility

  • Marathon training tips for running your first race.
    Strength

    12 training tips for running your first marathon (from someone who’s already run 3)

  • Woman stretching after running
    Strength

    4 post-run yoga stretches you can do soothe and avoid aching legs

Latest Stories

A woman checking her fitness tracker
Strength

“I’ve given up trying to hit 10,000 steps a day (and you probably should, too)”

Read this if your fitness tracker is shouting at you to move.

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Chloe Gray
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Emma Obayuvana doing a scorpion stretch for hips and back
Workouts

Nothing stretches tight hips and lower back like a scorpion stretch

Get ready for a killer release.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman in thought while running through a city street
Strength

Could a manifesting technique really help you smash intense fitness goals?

Functional imagery training successfully got people who’d never run before to complete an ultra marathon…

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Chloe Gray
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Exercising with ADHD can make symptoms easier to manage
Wellbeing

How exercise can help manage your moods, concentration and energy when you have ADHD

People with ADHD tend to have lower dopamine levels – and exercise, fidgeting and movement all boost that.

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Caroline Barry
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Priyankaa Joshi
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A guide to the 9 most common yoga styles and their benefits

Different types of yoga offer different benefits – here's how to find which one is right for you.

How to eat before, during and after a run
Nutrition

When and what to eat before, during and after a run

You probably need to eat more than you think you do.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Collage of Emma Obayuvana doing a bodyweight single leg deadlift
Workouts

Build stability, strength and flexibility with single leg deadlifts

Add these to your leg day workout.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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I tried exercising based on my menstrual cycle
Workouts

“I tried exercising based on my menstrual cycle and here’s why I’ll be sticking with it”

Once you start noticing how you feel from week-to-week, it’s hard to ignore.

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Elizabeth Bennett
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Why isn't pole taken more seriously as a sport?
Workouts

Why pole deserves to be taken more seriously as a sport

“Pole doesn’t discriminate. Everyone has to start at the beginning.”

Posted by
Kristin Russo
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Single leg glute bridge and other outer leg exercises
Workouts

5 outer thigh exercises for reducing your risk of running injuries

Running strong is all about having strong calves, hamstrings, glutes, core muscles and quads.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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How to pick your perfect trainer
Wellbeing

How to find the perfect 10k or marathon trainers

Up to 75% of us are running in the wrong size shoe.

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Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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Try cobra pose to unhunch after a day at your desk

Open out your front body.

Why overpronating while running isn't a big deal
Wellbeing

If you overpronate while running, here’s why it’s not a bad thing

Before you invest in insoles and new trainers, you need to read this.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Strong Women's favourite workouts
Strength

5 of the Strong Women team’s favourite workouts

Want to get your fitness mojo back? Here are our tried and tested go-tos.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Is doing yoga every day a good idea?
Wellbeing

Should we really be doing ‘yoga every damn day’?

Yoga challenges are still all the rage but some argue that they miss the fundamental point of yoga.

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Miranda Larbi
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5 minute of yoga a day is all you need apparently
Workouts

“I did 5 minutes of pilates every day for 2 weeks and this was the unexpected result”

Getting strong doesn't have to take long.

Posted by
Sakshi Udavant
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Eye yoga moves for relieving headaches
Workouts

5 eye yoga moves for relieving headaches and laptop-induced eye strain

You've heard of hot yoga and goat yoga – now it's time to stretch those eye muscles.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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A woman on an assualt bike smiling
Workouts

How to reframe exercise, from too much effort to enjoyable and beneficial

Stop focusing on the negatives.

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Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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“Am I the only one who feels like a better runner during my period?”

Paula Radcliffe smashed the world marathon record while cramping...

Benefits of doing headstands
Workouts

A beginner’s guide to headstands and the many health benefits that come from nailing them

Going upside down isn’t just about looking fancy in a yoga class.

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Rhian Bosco
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