Fitness

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

  • Chloe Gray on her hike looking down a pathway
    Workouts

    “How did a seaside hike give me such bad DOMS?”

  • illustration of woman holding a heart
    Wellbeing

    “I’ve not had a period for years because I’m afraid to lose my ‘fit girl status’”

Latest Stories

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
Published
Why I'll be watching the Olympics
Strong Women

“Why, despite allegations of sexism, racism and more, I’ll be watching the Olympics”

Whatever your level of fitness, the Games have the power to inspire us all.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Deaf fitness: meet the PT making fitness more inclusive for the deaf community
Workouts

Meet the PT making fitness more inclusive for the deaf community

Deafness isn't a barrier for getting fit, she explains.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
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
Published
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Ally Sinyard
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5 health and fitness podcasts to help you care for your body

Get some education with your motivation.

I tried yin yoga for a month and here's how it changed how I see yoga.
Workouts

“I tried yin yoga for 30 days – here’s how it changed the way I feel about yoga”

There’s so much more to life than cardio and HIIT.

Posted by
Sakshi Udavant
Published
Seasonal training: how to adapt your workouts for the summer and winter
Strong Women

Is it better to work out in hot or cold weather?

The seasons can affect your body in different ways.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Beat chub rub with these 8 skincare and activewear picks.
Wellbeing

8 ways to beat ‘chub rub’ when you’re walking or running

Say goodbye to chafe on hot, sticky days.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Training in the heat can make you fitter, faster and stronger.
Workouts

How training in the heat could make you a faster and fitter runner

Get ready for hot runner summer.

Posted by
Devinder Bains
Published
Gym hair: how to protect your hair when working out, including when to wash it
Wellbeing

Here’s why you should wash your hair before working out

We're shocked too....

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Olivia Breen, Paralympic world champion, has been told that her shorts are too short.
Strong Women

Female world champion Paralympian has been criticised for wearing “too short” shorts – of course

Would this happen to a male athlete?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
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Miranda Larbi
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The 6 crucial steps to helping your body recover after a hot weather workout

How to stay cool and calm, post-workout.

Swimming as a Black woman has so many benefits.
Workouts

“As a Black woman, swimming has taught me to feel good about my body – and it can help you too”

Swimming – like other forms of exercise – can be a tool for becoming your fittest self.

Posted by
Nyima Jobe
Published
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
Should you exercise with long Covid?
Wellbeing

Can exercise help to manage long Covid?

New research suggests that moving can speed up recovery.

Posted by
Bridie Wilkins
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
Published
Walking: how fit can you really get from walking? Experts explain the cardio benefits of daily walks
Strong Women

Why a daily walk is the easiest way to hack your fitness (without breaking a sweat)

Running and HIIT aren’t the only ways to get your heartrate up.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Should you share your gym progress on social media?
Wellbeing

“Am I wrong to show off my strength gains online?”

To post or not to post?

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
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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
Published