Exercise

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

  • How to change your diet
    Nutrition

    Should you change your diet when you first start exercising?

  • Chloe Gray wearing a fitness tracker
    Strength

    “I let my fitness tracker dictate my life for a week – this is what happened”

  • A woman doing a stretch in activewear against a background
    Strength

    How to stop worrying about what your body look or feels like when working out

Latest Stories

A woman running through a park
Workouts

“The 3 steps that took me from being a reluctant jogger to running 5k”

Getting started with Couch to 5K? Here, Stylist’s Lauren Geall explains how she learnt to love running for the first time.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman on a yoga mat
Strength

“We’re told exercise can cure anxiety, but what happens when it doesn't work?”

How is it possible to still be anxious when I exercise regularly and consistently, asks Strong Women’s writer Chloe Gray.

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Chloe Gray
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Exercising with siblings
Workouts

“Seeing my older sister become a runner inspired me to start jogging in my late 30s”

Sibling rivalry really can be healthy.

Posted by
Jennifer Barton
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A woman in exercise kit outside
Strength

Why skipping rest days could be a sign of exercise addiction, according to mental health charities

40% of people aren’t take enough time off from their workout routine.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Here’s what experts recommend eating before strength training

The what, when and why of eating before working out.

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Workouts

This three-move back workout will help ease aches and pains

All you need is a pair of dumbbells and a resistance band.

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Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

Forget being ‘mindful’ – being ‘bodyful’ is the latest wellness trend

How to stop overthinking and get in touch with your body.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman walking through a city
Wellbeing

Can a city walk really be as good for you as a stroll in nature?

How your body and mind fare when your daily walk is in the concrete jungle.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Walking as fitness snacking
Workouts

“2 weeks of fitness snacking repaired my relationship with exercise – it might help yours too”

Sometimes, less is definitely more.

Posted by
Samia Qaiyum
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Beetroot apple and ginger juice
Nutrition

This unassuming root vegetable is hailed for improving exercise performance

All the benefits of beetroot on your running goals.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman foam rolling
Workouts

“I tried 5 common ways to ease post-workout muscle pain. Here’s what really works”

From ice baths to yoga, here's how to calm aching muscles once and for all.

Posted by
Anna Gardiner
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Niamh O'Donoghue
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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.

Close up of a woman's stomach with a dumbbell
Wellbeing

This is the underestimated way to improve your gut health

Just another string to exercise’s bow.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman smiling while doing lunges in the gym
Strength

The power of positive thinking on your exercise habits

We need to stop believing that exercise is horrible, hard and punishing.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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four week push up challenge
Workouts

“I tried a 4-week push up challenge and was amazed at how quickly I built upper body strength”

Want to master a full push up? Read this.

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
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Strength training makes us stronger, faster runners
Workouts

The one type of exercise you need to start doing to become a better, faster runner

It also makes you far less injury-prone, which is always a massive bonus.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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A woman tired during a home workout
Strength

What the experts say about exercising with asymptomatic Covid

Are you isolating with Omicron? Read this before throwing yourself into home workouts.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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savasana is the most important yoga pose
Wellbeing

Forget downward dog, this is the most important yoga pose of all

Savasana is so much more than a quick lie down.

Posted by
Parisa Hashempour
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Lexi Earl
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“Here's how 30 days of Yoga with Adriene changed me, mentally and physically”

Not all fitness challenges have to be brutal to be effective.

Benefits of guided walking
Workouts

Guided walking workouts are the most joyful way to exercise in 2022

Let the experts guide you to a stronger body and mind.

Posted by
Jennifer Barton
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