Exercise

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

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    Wellbeing

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    Workouts

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    Workouts

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Latest Stories

Workouts

The bodyweight training style that can improve posture, strength and movement

And how to start calisthenics training.

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Aiden Wynn
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Wellbeing

Here's how to stay motivated to exercise now the clocks have gone back

Experts explain how the change of seasons affects our workout habits, and what to do about it.

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Aiden Wynn
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Workouts

Train every single leg muscle with just 3 exercises

Looks like you've just earned yourself an extra forty minutes to do something else.

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Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

Helpful ways to deal with exercise-related aches and pains

A sports therapist and physiotherapist share the best moves for common injuries.

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Aiden Wynn
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Miranda Larbi
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How lack of sleep is impacting your workout routine – and how to change it

You don't have to give us another reason to hit the snooze button.

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Workouts

This is why you should always cool down after a workout

A personal trainer explains why cooling down is just as important as warming up.

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Aiden Wynn
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Wellbeing

This inclusive Instagram account is the giving us all the fitness motivation we need right now

Because you don't need to look a certain way to exercise.

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Chloe Gray
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Workouts

Build strong triceps with these three moves

Don't neglect this major upper body muscle.

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Chloe Gray
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Your commute could be the equivalent of a marathon every fortnight
Mental Health

“I started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day – and I think everyone should try it”

One Londoner has started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day, even though she is working from home, and it's had a surprising effect on her mood

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Katy Harrington
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Workouts

Why Tabata is the best workout for busy days

Not a lot of time to spare? This interval training workout will take seconds.

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Chloe Gray
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Life

9 ways to motivate yourself to work out when it’s cold outside

Lost your fitness mojo? These tips will get you back on track.

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Katharine Busby
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Alice Porter
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”Liverpool’s lockdown means gyms are closed, and I’m now fearful about my mental health”

Alice Porter, a writer from Liverpool, goes to the gym for the physical and mental health benefits – the new lockdown restrictions have made her worry for both.

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Strong Women

Why are we all feeling so bloated right now?

A gastroenterologist explains how pandemic life might have affected our gut health.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Workouts

These full-body stretches target every major muscle group

Two expert-approved stretches for an effective warm-up and cool-down.

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Aiden Wynn
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Strong Women

5 ways to motivate yourself in winter

For when bed is more enticing than a freezing cold run

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Garmin
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Workouts

Here’s why we should all be doing compound exercises

Work multiple muscle groups at once with this expert-approved workout.

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Aiden Wynn
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Strong Women

After being paralysed from the waist down, trainer Esmée Gunner had to learn to walk again

Here’s the lessons she learned about her brain, her body and her strength.

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Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

“How yoga helped to ease my PCOS symptoms”

One writer on how the practice helped her manage the debilitating condition.

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Becky Freeth
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Aiden Wynn
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This is how to protect your hands and wrists when weight training

Are you lifting safely?

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Shopping

In the market for a foam roller? We've picked 8 of the best

From smooth to textured to sustainable, we've found options to suit every need.

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Aiden Wynn
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