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Your post-workout headache could be the sign of a fitness hangover

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    Everything you need to know about doing an online yoga teaching course

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    6 signs you need to take a rest day

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    How to avoid the the trap of ‘all or nothing’ thinking around fitness and diet

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3 leg exercises to build lower body strength

Add these to your gym or home workout routine.

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8 leggings with pockets for when you need to train hands-free

Including Lululemon, Tala and Adidas.

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3 most effective exercises for building stronger calf muscles

Seriously, you should be training them.

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Chloe Gray
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“Can the stationary Carol bike really get me fit in just nine minutes?”

The AI stationary bike claims to provide the same cardio benefit of a 45-minute run – in just eight minutes and 40 seconds.

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“This sturdy-yet-soft sports bra passes the ultimate handstand test”

Fitness writer Chloe Gray finally found a sports bra that didn't let her down while practicing her handstands.

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What the future of fitness should look like now gyms are open, according to 4 women

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

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Chloe Gray
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Is it okay to run every day?

Catch the running bug and you might start wanting to run every day – but just how good for your body is a daily jog?

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Miranda Larbi
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Is a daily walk really enough to improve your fitness?

Experts explain whether walking can improve your cardiovascular health.

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Chloe Gray
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The 9 most effective strength training exercises, according to fitness trainers

Make your strength sessions count by mastering these moves.

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Alice Barraclough
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3 easy stretches that will improve your flexibility

Don't finish your workout without doing these 3 important stretches – you'll prevent injury and avoid stiffening up.

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Jessica Harris
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“I finally found walking trainers that can keep up with my hikes and long walks”

These shoes will help you grip, wherever you're walking.

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Aletha Davis
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“Why running first thing in the morning makes me feel more mentally resilient”

But is a morning run scientifically proven to be better for us?

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Strong Women

The reason walking is such a good full-body workout

It works more than just your legs...

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Chloe Gray
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7 long-term health benefits of strength training

Lifting weights not only makes us feel good in the here and now, but sets us up for good health for years to come.

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Miranda Larbi
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Poorna Bell: “The real reason women compare themselves in the gym”

Read an extract from the author’s new book, Stronger.

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Here's how to reduce muscle stiffness after running

Hate foam rolling? Can't stand stretching? There's a new and improved way to reduce muscle soreness post-run...

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Miranda Larbi
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“My lower back pain improved when I added these 4 hip mobility exercises to my workout routine”

Our body parts are interconnected, so what's good for your hips could be good for your back too.

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Florie Mwanza
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Strength training: 3 easy steps to creating a workout plan you'll stick to
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Struggling to stick to a workout plan? Try these 3 tips

Here's how to schedule your workouts to maximise motivation.

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Chloe Gray
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Don’t have weights? Try these 5 bodyweight exercises in your home workout

The most effective exercise that don’t require weights, according to fitness trainers.

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5 ways to test your fitness progress that have nothing to do with scales

There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing proof that you’re getting fitter and stronger.

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Miranda Larbi
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