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Simone Charles and Sophie Butler

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

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Chloe Gray
  • Want to get seriously strong? It's time to get using a barbell
    Workouts

    5 fundamental barbell exercises to get you stronger at home

  • A woman using the lat pull down machine while exercising in the gym.
    Workouts

    The 5 most effective weight machines in the gym that are worth queuing for

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Imposter syndrome in the gym
Wellbeing

Feel like you don’t ‘belong’ in the gym? Here’s how to deal with gymtimidation

Even experienced gym-goers can get imposter syndrome.

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Chloe Gray
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Two women wearing shorts and sports bras laugh at the gym.
Workouts

The unspoken rules of the gym you need to remember after a year of home workouts

From dancing to grunting and putting away weights to supporting the sisterhood, here‘s the gym etiquette rules you need.

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Chloe Gray
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Woman using rowing machine in the gym wearing yellow activewear.
Strong Women

How to use a rowing machine for a full-body cardio workout

There‘s more to getting your heart rate up than running and HIIT now we can go to the gym.

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Aiden Wynn
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woman weighttraining in the gym
Strong Women

Heading back to the gym? 8 experts tell us how to safely get back to training

Read this before hitting the weights room.

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Chloe Gray
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Ally Sinyard
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Not a fan of the treadmill? Mix up your training with these tips

These workout ideas will make the treadmill feel fun again.

woman doing suspension traning in the gym with TRX bands
Workouts

6 TRX exercises to strengthen your body from every angle

Don't have weights? A TRX is just as effective for building strong muscles and endurance.

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Alice Barraclough
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What PTs wish they'd known before qualifying
Strong Women

So you want to become a PT? Here’s what you need to know before booking a course

We asked three top female personal trainers for their advice on training to become a PT.

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Miranda Larbi
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Alice Liveing wearing camo print activewear while doing a park workout.
Strong Women

Will we ever get back to the gym? PT Alice Liveing predicts the future of fitness

Are you team gym or team home workouts?

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Chloe Gray
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Two women do box jumps in the gym.
Strong Women

“A love letter to the grotty gym I didn‘t expect to miss”

It’s smelly, messy and hot, but one writer is still longing to go back.

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Chloe Gray
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Felicity and Veowna doing a virtual training session.
Strong Women

“Why I went back to my personal trainer during lockdown”

We broke up last year but, like Take That, we're back for good.

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Felicity Thistlethwaite
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A woman with tight hips from sitting at her laptop stretches into her back.
Strong Women

Say goodbye to tight hips with these four simple stretches

Sitting down all day? Try these.

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Aiden Wynn
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Chloe Gray
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These 8 high-waisted leggings will actually stay up when you’re working out

Your tights will never interrupt your workout again.

Strong Women

How to talk to your PT about triggering language

If you don't want to hear about calories and fat burning, then here's how to tactly ask your trainer to refrain from using triggering language.

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Rebecca Reid
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This is how much protein you should eat if you're weight training
Strong Women

Are protein shakes necessary to build strength?

Protein is a crucial part of gaining strength but can you get enough from food alone?

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Miranda Larbi
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Strong woman squatting with pony tail
Strong Women

Yes, you can build strength without weights – here’s how

No weights? No problem

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Aiden Wynn
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Strong Women

6 best back and neck stretches for when you've been sitting at a computer all day

Who knew sitting could cause so much damage?

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Aiden Wynn
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Strong Women

Static vs dynamic stretches – which is better for warming up?

Always start your workout with a long quad stretch? Here’s why you might want to think about how you warm-up in the future.

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Miranda Larbi
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Strong Women

6 resistance band exercises fitness trainers swear by

How to get a full-body workout with resistance bands.

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Aiden Wynn
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Miranda Larbi
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Is it safe to strength train in running shoes?

It‘s tempting to train wearing the same shoes but running trainers really aren‘t designed for weightlifting.

Standing ab workout
Workouts

4 best ab exercises that don't require planking or crunches

Floor exercises aren't the only way to work your abs.

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Aiden Wynn
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