Exercise

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Latest Stories

Which is better for you - running fast or running long?
Workouts

How to become a better runner

Which is better for us – long-distance jogging or sprinting?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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RED-S period missing
Wellbeing

Periods gone AWOL? You need to know about this overlooked fitness syndrome

Turns out, being super-fit doesn't necessarily mean being super-healthy.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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How to protect your skin while exercising outside
Wellbeing

How to protect your skin from ageing while exercising outdoors

There's no point investing in expensive serums if you don't protect your skin while working out.

Posted by
Amy Sedghi
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Exercising for OCD management
Workouts

“How exercising helped me find new coping mechanisms for my OCD”

How one writer finally found a way of exercising that really gave them peace of mind.

Posted by
Delilah Gray
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Devinder Bains
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How training in the heat could make you a faster and fitter runner

Get ready for hot runner summer.

Why you should do wall push-ups.
Workouts

5 wall-based exercises to do when it’s too hot for the gym

No equipment? No problem – we’ve all got a wall we can use.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Lack of sleep impacting fitness
Wellbeing

Could poor sleep be making you less fit?

Just the excuse you needed to hit the snooze button.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
The benefits of outdoor workouts: is exercising outside better than the gym?
Strong Women

Exercising outside could be better for you than going to the gym

Work out in the great outdoors.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Burpees are the worst - why do we do them?
Workouts

Burpees are the worst – so do we really have to do them to get fit?

No one likes a burpee, so why do any of us put ourselves through doing them?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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when to take a rest day
Workouts

When to decide whether to skip or push through a workout

Exercise can feel impossible somedays – here’s how to tell if you need a rest.

Posted by
Jess Bacon
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Exercise and stress: the best exercise to help you handle stress and boost a low mood
Wellbeing

This stress-relieving exercise will help boost your mood after a slump

Great for post-workout endorphins, and even better for long-term stress management.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Kezia Rice
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“Why I’d rather go for a run than a drink on a first date”

Are running dates the next big dating trend?

I tried skipping for two weeks and this is what happened
Workouts

“I tried a month-long skipping challenge and here’s what happened”

There are lots of fitness gains to be made from skipping regularly.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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A woman on an assault bike with a mask over her mouth and nose.
Strong Women

Everything you need to know about exercising after your Covid-19 jab

The pros and cons of post-jab training, explained.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman exercising on a beach checking her smart watch.
Workouts

Should you exercise while on holiday or not?

In defense of a hotel HIIT workout.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Why maintaining good form is so important for strength training.
Workouts

Why maintaining proper form is more important than how much you lift.

Avoid torn muscles and sprains with this guide to good form.

Posted by
Chantelle Pattemore
Published
Alarm clocks
Wellbeing

Should you exercise or sleep when you’re feeling tired?

Which fatigue-beating practice is best?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Dumbbell chest fly - how to
Workouts

Open up desk-bound chests with dumbbell chest fly

The perfect move for building upper body strength and stretching out sore backs.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Posted by
Chloe Gray
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“How I broke up with toxic fitness influencers”

Spot the signs of bad advice.

Horizontal color image of woman taking a break from weight training in gym.
Workouts

6 key signs you need to take a rest day

Is it time to skip the gym?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published