How To Exercise

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  • Lack of sleep impacting fitness
    Wellbeing

    Could poor sleep be making you less fit?

  • when to take a rest day
    Workouts

    When to decide whether to skip or push through a workout

  • Why maintaining good form is so important for strength training.
    Workouts

    Why maintaining proper form is more important than how much you lift.

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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
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Bent over row how to
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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!

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Miranda Larbi
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Making fitness a habit with the time of day you work out
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The simple hack for making fitness into a regular habit

There's no secret to becoming a fitness fan — it's all about consistency.

Posted by
Jess Bacon
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Cycling to improve running
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“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
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Miranda Larbi
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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
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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
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seven minute hiit
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"I switched to 7-minute workouts for a week – this is what I learnt”

Think you've got to exercise for at least 30 minutes to reap any benefits? Think again – here's why less can be more.

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
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How to start running again after a break
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How to start running again after taking a break

Once a runner, always a runner – even if you need to take things a little slower after a running break.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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American kettlebell swing how to
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Move of the week: American kettlebell swing – the ultimate full-body mover

If you've got a kettlebell, this is *the* fundamental move for strengthening the posterior chain.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Bicep curl how to
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Move of the week: bicep curl – for arms that can lift, push and pull

There can't be a more fundamental upper body strength move than the bicep curl – but getting it right isn't so simple.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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How to split squat
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Move of the week: split squat for stronger quads

Split squats are like lunges but static, meaning that they're easier to progressively overload.

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Miranda Larbi
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Nupur Trivedi
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Should we be mouth-breathing during running and strength training?

How we breathe when we move may matter – but how much of an impact does nasal or mouth breathing really have on our goals?

Strength exercises for runners single leg
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5 single-leg moves every runner needs to do weekly

Single-leg exercises can help to improve muscular imbalances and strengthen core control.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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How to do a side plank rotation
Strong Women

Move of the week: side plank rotations – the move for stronger obliques

Build a more stable core by challenging your body to stay strong while you rotate.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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how to do renegade rows
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Move of the week: renegade row – the move for a stronger back

A strength circuit favourite, renegade rows test back strength and full-body stability

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Strong Women

3 leg exercises to build lower body strength

Add these to your gym or home workout routine.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Woman looking breathless in crop top
Workouts

“I re-learnt how to exercise safely after my adult asthma diagnosis“

Asthma won't stop you from exercising and training hard, if you know how to move safely.

Posted by
Orla McAndrew
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How to 1/4 Turkish get ups
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Move of the week: 1/4 Turkish get up – the move for a better balance and flexibility

A real all-in-one exercise, the 1/4 Turkish get up challenges your strength, balance and flexibility

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Miranda Larbi
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Florie Mwanza
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“My lower back pain improved when I added these 4 hip mobility exercises to my workout routine”

Our body parts are interconnected, so what's good for your hips could be good for your back too.

Total body workout for burning pent up exercise
Strong Women

Feeling stressed? Try this full-body workout for an endorphin boost to ease an anxious mind

These three moves can help clear your mind and get your body moving.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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