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Latest Stories

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
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A woman on a leg press machine with a personal trainer
Workouts

How to make the most of your gym induction

They’re not just a tour of the gym, you know?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How I got fitter without running
Wellbeing

7 ways to get fitter without stepping foot in a gym

You don’t need to spend hours in the weights room to feel fitter and healthier than ever.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Two pink dumbbells on a green background.
Strong Women

Muscle ‘toning’ is a problematic myth – here’s why

Please can we start using proper language when talking about women’s training?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Amy Beecham
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“Do I need to wear weightlifting shoes?”

Can they really help you lift heavier?

A woman looking at her screen.
Strong Women

6 back and neck stretches to do after sitting at a desk all day

Long day? Stretch it out.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
Two women in the gym sat on the floor laughing and talking to each other.
Workouts

12 habits all gym-goers have (but might not admit to)

Do you even lift if you don’t do one of these?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Group of women celebrating at the gym
Strong Women

Fitness class sales have soared post-lockdown – here’s why people love them

Classes are about community as well as your training.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Sophie Butler wearing blue activewear pulling the cable machine handle above her head.
Workouts

6 ways to get stronger using the cable machine

Target your back and glutes with this pulling-based piece of kit.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Woman stretching on yoga mat at home
Workouts

Don’t give up on home workouts just because gym classes are back

Gym classes, running and home workouts can work together to give you a real 360 fitness experience.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Simone Charles and Sophie Butler
Strong Women

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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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“When can I go back to workout classes?”

Gyms may have re-opened, but classes are still shut due to lockdown rules.

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

5 fundamental barbell exercises to get you stronger at home

Go back to basics by using a barbell for a full body experience whether you're at home or the gym.

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
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

Make your sessions count with the best kit.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Ally Sinyard
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Treadmill workouts don't have to be boring – mix up your training with these 5 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.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
Published