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The walking club for people of colour to explore radical self-care

Are you ready for some radical self-care? Then Peaks of Colour may be the walking club for you

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Evie Muir
  • Love yoga and pilates? Get ready to try yogilates
    Workouts

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

  • Benefits of treadmill and road running.
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    How effective is running on a treadmill versus road running?

  • Learning to swim as an adult for confidence boosting
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    “Learning to swim as an adult has helped me to build back confidence in myself”

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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.

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Tayla Blaire
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Why yoga is for everyone, regardless of race, age or gender.
Wellbeing

“I’m a yoga teacher and I can’t do half the poses that some plus-size yogis are able to do”

Whatever the Instagrammers might have you believe, yoga should be adapted to accommodate all body types.

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Donna Noble
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Women of colour like me are finding solidarity and support in female-led cycling clubs.
Wellbeing

“How women of colour like me are finding strength and safety in female-only cycle clubs”

Cycling is often seen as a pale and male sport – but Evolve is challenging that.

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Aasiya Versi
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Giving up the idea of the 'perfect' body by the time you're 30
Wellbeing

“Why I gave up trying to get my perfect body before turning 30”

Think you’ve got to get shred before it’s too late? Think again.

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Grace Hetherington
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Miranda Larbi
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Why strengthening your core is key to preventing back pain (and how to do it properly)

Back pain stopping you from getting fit? You need to read this.

Exercising with ADHD can make symptoms easier to manage
Wellbeing

How exercise can help manage your moods, concentration and energy when you have ADHD

People with ADHD tend to have lower dopamine levels – and exercise, fidgeting and movement all boost that.

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Caroline Barry
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Different types of yoga and their benefits
Wellbeing

A guide to the 9 most common yoga styles and their benefits

Different types of yoga offer different benefits – here's how to find which one is right for you.

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Priyankaa Joshi
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How to cure knee pain from running
Workouts

How to protect and strengthen your knees for running

Front knee pain stopping you from running free and easy? You need to read this.

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Miranda Larbi
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Benefits of cold water swimming for an auto-immune condition
Wellbeing

“How cold water swimming has helped me to manage my auto-immune flare-ups”

Writer Helen Wilson-Beevers swims every day in the North Sea and has found that cold water sea swimming has helped her to deal with her auto-immune condition.

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Helen Wilson-Beevers
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I tried exercising based on my menstrual cycle
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“I tried exercising based on my menstrual cycle and here’s why I’ll be sticking with it”

Once you start noticing how you feel from week-to-week, it’s hard to ignore.

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Elizabeth Bennett
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How much water you should drink after exercising
Workouts

Here’s how dehydrated you really become after working out

We never really manage to replace lost fluid – so it’s better to reduce how much we lose in the first place.

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Miranda Larbi
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Saima Mir
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“My kickboxing habit is proof that it’s never too late to learn a new sport”

Think you’ve got to have started a sport young to get anything from it? Think again.

Why overpronating while running isn't a big deal
Wellbeing

If you overpronate while running, here’s why it’s not a bad thing

Before you invest in insoles and new trainers, you need to read this.

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Miranda Larbi
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How virtual fitness classes can help you feel less alone.
Wellbeing

Here’s how virtual group classes can help with loneliness on your fitness journey

Sometimes, getting fit can feel isolating – especially if your mates aren't on the same path.

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Jess Bacon
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Strong Women's favourite workouts
Strength

5 of the Strong Women team’s favourite workouts

Want to get your fitness mojo back? Here are our tried and tested go-tos.

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Miranda Larbi
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Is doing yoga every day a good idea?
Wellbeing

Should we really be doing ‘yoga every damn day’?

Yoga challenges are still all the rage but some argue that they miss the fundamental point of yoga.

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Miranda Larbi
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5 hikes for walkers of all levels
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The Black Girls Hike guide to the 5 hikes that walkers of all levels can enjoy

Whether you live in the country or city, there's a hike ready to happen near you.

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Rhiane Fatinikun
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Running better on your period? Me too
Wellbeing

“Am I the only one who feels like a better runner during my period?”

Paula Radcliffe smashed the world marathon record while cramping...

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Miranda Larbi
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Rhian Bosco
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A beginner’s guide to headstands and the many health benefits that come from nailing them

Going upside down isn’t just about looking fancy in a yoga class.

Feeling stiff? Here's why it's normal to feel stiff in the mornings and what you can do about it.
Wellbeing

This is why you feel so damn stiff when getting out of bed in the morning

Good news: it’s not a sign that you’re just getting old.

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Miranda Larbi
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