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Strength training for arthritis

“How strength training has helped slow my rheumatoid arthritis progression”

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Sarah Blake
  • A woman doing a low lunge with her calf and shins to camera
    Workouts

    Calves are the most underrated muscle – here’s why strengthening them is so important

  • A woman grabbing her back in pain
    Strength

    Your knee pain probably isn’t because you have bad knees – this is why

  • Black woman stretching to her toes
    Workouts

    Yes, toe yoga is a thing (and you should probably start doing it daily)

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A woman having a massage on her foot
Wellbeing

Tendonitis is responsible for half of all sporting injuries – 5 tried-and-tested ways to fix it

50% of injuries relate to our tendons.

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Chloe Gray
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How to exercise with endometriosis
Wellbeing

4 tips for getting fit and enjoying exercise with endometriosis

It’s all about supporting your body rather than working against it.

Posted by
Katherine Glyde
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Woman roller skating
Workouts

“How I reversed my chronic knee pain after years of running”

As physios are so fond of reminding us: lotion is motion.

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Paige Lyman
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Back ache exercises
Workouts

Bad back? Try this 10-minute workout designed to ease pain

A movement expert offers her top six exercises for stopping pain once and for all.

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Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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This one injury has become way more common since lockdown – here’s how to avoid it

Look after your muscles when working out.

The bottom half of a woman walking down a road
Strength

“The 4 things that kept my ankle and calf pain at bay – even after a 22k walk”

Shin splints, be gone.

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Chloe Gray
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A close up of a womans foot in trainers and her hands cupping a sore ankle
Workouts

Prevent painful ankles with these 3 expert tips

Running, jumping and HIIT can be big causes.

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Chloe Gray
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Back pain is often caused by weak core activation.
Workouts

Why strengthening your core is key to preventing back pain (and how to do it properly)

Back pain stopping you from getting fit? You need to read this.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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How to cure knee pain from running
Workouts

How to protect and strengthen your knees for running

Front knee pain stopping you from running free and easy? You need to read this.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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A woman cycling down a street
Wellbeing

Cycling more? Here’s how protect your vulva from saddle sore and more

Does life for a cyclist’s genitals always have to be this hard?

Posted by
Lisa Bowman
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A woman photographed from behind in activewear gripping her back
Workouts

How do you know if post-workout pain is actually an injury?

Muscle soreness is expected, but there are signs you may have gone too far.

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Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Avoid running because you have ‘dodgy’ knees? You need to read this

Lots of people think that running is bad for weak knees, but the science suggests that’s just not true.

How to treat lower back ache and other common injuries
Workouts

How to treat lower back ache and 6 other common injuries

Forget hobbling around in pain – we ask the professions for their expert advice.

Posted by
Natalie DeRatt
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A woman doing a lunge with kettlebells in a gym.
Workouts

Why trainers are calling out this common technique tip

The newly researched way will actually protect your joints.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe immediately after cupping, and the bruises 24 hours later.
Wellbeing

Is cupping therapy worth the bruises?

One writer finds out if the muscle healing treatment really works...

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Emma OBayuvana demonstrates the cat/cow pose as part of a daily mobility challenge.
Workouts

Try these 4 mobility exercises if desk life is hurting your back

Because the spine is made to move.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Line drawing of a woman sitting on the floor in pain.
Strength

‟I suffer with chronic pain – here’s why prescribing exercise isnt the answer”

New NICE guidelines recommend exercise, rather than painkillers, for those living with chronic pain.

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Grace Holliday
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Resting might not be the best way to deal with an injury
Strength

Here’s why resting is the worst remedy for aches and pain

You might think that the key to getting rid of niggles is to stay still for a while – here’s why rest could be making pain worse

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Pennie Varvarides
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Alice Porter
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What's the deal with PMS and is there anything that helps with the symptoms?

90% of people who have periods have had premenstrual syndrome (PMS) at some point, yet we know little about it.

Woman stretching her stomach out during a run outside.
Workouts

The real reason why you’re getting a running stitch

Spoiler: it’s nothing to do with your fitness levels.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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