How To Exercise

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  • How to make fitness into a habit
    Workouts

    The fool-proof hack for turning fitness into a habit

  • Why most runners are running too fast
    Workouts

    Running PSA: you’re probably running too fast

  • Health benefits of walking
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    Why walking is so bloody good for your health and fitness

Latest Stories

Alice Miller doing a box press up
Workouts

Box press-ups are the gentler way to build chest, shoulder and arm strength

Can’t nail a full push up? Try this variation.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Veowna Charles doing a 9090 stretch in collage
Workouts

Try dynamic 90/90 stretches to improve hip mobility

The perfect warm up for lower body workouts.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Emma Obayuvana doing a scorpion stretch for hips and back
Workouts

Nothing stretches tight hips and lower back like a scorpion stretch

Get ready for a killer release.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Collage of Emma Obayuvana doing a bodyweight single leg deadlift
Workouts

Build stability, strength and flexibility with single leg deadlifts

Add these to your leg day workout.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Elizabeth Bennett
Published

“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.

Why isn't pole taken more seriously as a sport?
Workouts

Why pole deserves to be taken more seriously as a sport

“Pole doesn’t discriminate. Everyone has to start at the beginning.”

Posted by
Kristin Russo
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Emma OBayuvana doing a cobra pose
Workouts

Try cobra pose to unhunch after a day at your desk

Open out your front body.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
A personal trainer doing a banded seated row
Workouts

Try a banded seated row for better posture

Build a stronger back without a lot of kit.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
How to pace your runs
Workouts

How to pace yourself to a more comfortable run

Knowing what speed suits your fitness is the key to running well.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
How to protect your back, neck and hamstrings when you strength training.
Workouts

5 tips for reducing your risk of injury when you’re new to strength training

The ultimate guide to maintaining good form.

Posted by
Chantelle Pattemore
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Alice Porter
Published

“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.

Why you should do wall push-ups.
Workouts

5 wall-based exercises to do when it’s too hot for the gym

No equipment? No problem – we’ve all got a wall we can use.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
Published
Lack of sleep impacting fitness
Wellbeing

Could poor sleep be making you less fit?

Just the excuse you needed to hit the snooze button.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
when to take a rest day
Workouts

When to decide whether to skip or push through a workout

Exercise can feel impossible somedays – here’s how to tell if you need a rest.

Posted by
Jess Bacon
Published
Dumbbell chest fly - how to
Workouts

Open up desk-bound chests with dumbbell chest fly

The perfect move for building upper body strength and stretching out sore backs.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Bent over row how to
Workouts

Move of the week: bent over row – for hitting those hard-to-reach back muscles

Who said you need to have access to gym machines to get build a better back? Go slow and look forward to having better posture!

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Cycling to improve running
Workouts

“How this low-impact exercise significantly improved my running form”

Proof that to run well, you don't always need to run often.

Posted by
Anna Gardiner
Published
Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published

Move of the week: front rack march – for a strong and stable body

Marching on the spot might look simple but add in a pair of dumbbells and, suddenly, it becomes a test of full-body strength and balance.

Reverse lunge how to
Workouts

Move of the week: reverse lunge – the exercise every runner needs to do

Improve your balance while strengthening the glutes, hamstrings and ankles – all of which will help you on the roads or trails.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published