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Science proves fruit, vegetables and exercise really do make you feel better

Posted by
Chloe Gray
  • Love yoga and pilates? Get ready to try yogilates
    Workouts

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

  • A woman sat on a barbell in a gym taking a breath after her workout
    Workouts

    What really happens to your body when you take time off from exercise?

  • Learning to swim as an adult for confidence boosting
    Workouts

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

Latest Stories

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Nutrition

Does everyone really need to eat more protein?

The macronutrient is in everything, but who will really benefit from more of it?

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Chloe Gray
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Salmon on a bed of green salad on a grey plate.
Health

Can the dopamine diet actually make you happier?

The high-protein foods on this diet could impact your levels of happy hormones.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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Woman stretching after running
Strength

4 post-run yoga stretches you can do soothe and avoid aching legs

And they’re beginner friendly.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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A woman checking her fitness tracker
Strength

“I’ve given up trying to hit 10,000 steps a day (and you probably should, too)”

Read this if your fitness tracker is shouting at you to move.

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Chloe Gray
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Florie Mwanza
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“Lockdown stole my motivation, but learning how to skateboard taught me how to enjoy fitness again”

“I couldn’t muster up the motivation to work out from home, so I picked up an outdoor fitness hobby instead.”

Tired woman with blonde hair sitting down and wiping her brow with a towel in a fitness studio
Strength

Gym burnout: how to tell when you’re pushing your body too hard

Feeling lethargic? Experiencing muscle pain? Trouble sleeping? Mood swings? You could be suffering from workout burnout.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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A collage of Whitney Simmons, Shreddy Dumbbells and Form protein
Strength

Gymshark X Whitney Simmons’ latest collection, and 10 other new fitness things for September

Everything we’re excited about this month.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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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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Cat Meffan jumping and dancing in a forest.
Workouts

Why everyone should incorporate ‘free movement’ into their exercise repertoire

The free movement trend suggests that routine is out and spontaneity is in.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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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.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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A woman sitting on a bench in a gym changing room with her head leaning forwards
Workouts

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

There are enough things in the world that make us feel rubbish – don’t let your workout be another.

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Chloe Gray
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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.

Jazmin Sawyers at the Olympics
Wellbeing

Olympian Jazmin Sawyers explains how competing on her period actually made her more confident

It’s all about trusting your body.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Remix Your Workout
Strength

Shake up your workout routine at our free virtual fitness event

Breathe new life into your fitness regime with four remixed workout sessions.

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Stylist Team
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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.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Woman walking outside early in the morning routine
Sleep

Do you struggle to get out of bed? Follow this guide to becoming a morning person

Night owls? No problem.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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How to eat for more energy on your period
Nutrition

How to eat for more energy during your period

Training doesn’t have to grind to a halt one week a month.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Tracking heart rate on watch
Workouts

How to monitor your heart rate to maximise your workouts

Gymming doesn't have to be as serious as many people think. Are heart monitors worth the hype or just another fitness fad?

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Amy Beecham
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Alice Porter
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“How treating exercise as play time helped turn fitness into a life-long habit”

Gymming doesn't have to be as serious as many people think.

NFF
Wellbeing

Why aren’t more Black women into fitness?

NoireFitFest is the UK's first fitness festival designed to get the Black community strong.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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