Fitness

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    Gymshark’s latest collection, protein snacks and 10 other fitness things we love this month

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    Strength

    10 women share the one tip that boosted their strength, speed and stamina

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    Wellbeing

    Does this 10-minute morning hack help to reduce DOMS and speed recovery?

Latest Stories

Sophie Butler and Shazia Hossen on collage
Strength

How the fitness industry is failing women – and how it needs to change

From inclusivity to motivation, here’s what the ‘new normal’ should be.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Women doing kettlebell squats in a workout class
Workouts

16 of the best fitness classes in London, from spin to barre

Celebrate National Fitness Day the right way.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How to get into long distance running
Workouts

How to start long-distance running, according to an expert

Everything you need to know, whether you're training for your first marathon or just want to run longer.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Wall sit fitness challenge
Workouts

“I did wall sits every day for a month – here’s what happened“

Fancy a quick, simple way to strengthen your glutes, quads and core?

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
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Jennifer Barton
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“At 39, I finally stopped exercising in front of mirrors – and it changed everything”

Every gym has them but ignoring mirrors may help to improve your relationship with movement.

A collage of a waterproof jacket, warm leggings and high neck sports bra
Reviews

Autumnal activewear to keep you warm and dry in September showers

The change of season is here.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Love yoga and pilates? Get ready to try yogilates
Workouts

Looking for the calmness of yoga and the strength training of pilates? Try yogilates

You really can have the best of both worlds.

Posted by
Sakshi Udavant
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Veowna Charles doing a 9090 stretch in collage
Workouts

Try dynamic 90/90 stretches to improve hip mobility

The perfect warm up for lower body workouts.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Marathon training tips for running your first race.
Strength

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

With the London Marathon just weeks away, here’s everything you need to know.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Kitchen roll shot from above
Workouts

How the ‘kitchen roll’ analogy can improve your fitness

What do paper towels and exercise have in common? They prove the power of patience.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman sat on a barbell in a gym taking a breath after her workout
Workouts

What really happens to your body when you take time off from exercise?

The truth about how long it takes you to lose (and re-build) fitness.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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Miranda Larbi
Published

How effective is running on a treadmill versus road running?

Different surfaces offer different benefits – here’s everything you need to know.

Learning to swim as an adult for confidence boosting
Workouts

In praise of adult swimming lessons, because you’re never too old to get back in the water

Think it's too late to learn to swim? Think again.

Posted by
Sanmeet Kaur
Published
A woman sat on the floor of a tennis court in tennis wear including a visor and trainers surrounded by a tennis racket and tennis balls
Strength

How to start playing tennis if you’ve never held a racket before

“Don’t go full-on Serena as soon as you step on court.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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A woman smiling at a barbell
Workouts

The joy of micro-milestones: why it’s important to celebrate small fitness wins

You don’t have to run a marathon to be proud of your fitness achievements.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Smiling woman in gym lifting
Workouts

Experts say functional core training is the key to stronger abs

Improve stability and strength with these moves.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
Published
Learning Krav Maga after a robbery made me stronger than ever.
Workouts

“How learning Krav Maga after surviving an armed robbery helped me to live fear-free"

What you don’t know can hurt you.

Posted by
Tayla Blaire
Published
Woman stretching after running
Strength

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

And they’re beginner friendly.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Chloe Gray
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“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.

woman riding a skateboard in a park
Strength

“Lockdown stole my motivation, but learning how to skateboard taught me how to enjoy fitness again”

“I couldn’t muster up the motivation to work out from home, so I picked up an outdoor fitness hobby instead.”

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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