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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)

  • How to cure knee pain from running
    Workouts

    How to protect and strengthen your knees for running

  • A woman cycling down a street
    Wellbeing

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

Latest Stories

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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Does running damage your knees?
Workouts

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.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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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
Published
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
Published
Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published

Is cupping therapy worth the bruises?

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

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
Published
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.

Posted by
Grace Holliday
Published
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

Posted by
Pennie Varvarides
Published
PMS: the symptoms of PMS can be debilitating for some women.
Health

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.

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
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
Published
woman holding her neck in pain
Workouts

“I learned to relieve my neck pain with five stretches that target the adjoining muscles”

If you want to ease neck pain, don't forget to stretch your back and chest too.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Natalie Gil
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Avoid these 4 common injuries while working out at home

Physiotherapists, osteopaths and PTs share the most common injuries they see – and how to prevent them.

Woman doing yoga dancer pose
Workouts

“Yoga always hurt my wrists – until I tried this tip”

And four other common yoga problems, fixed.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Ankle pain when running: How to prevent sore ankles
Workouts

Why you’re getting ankle pain during lockdown runs

It’s time to take joint pain seriously.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Woman stretching
Workouts

Foot pain after exercise? Try these 5 tips

Stretch, roll and strengthen your feet to be pain free post-walk or run.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Workouts

Hate the pain of working out? This is why pushing through is so important

It’s not about punishing yourself, but learning to understand your body.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Workouts

Should you workout when you have period pain?

This is whether or not you should really skip the gym if you have cramps.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
muscle-pain-shoulder-girl-back-Getty
Strength

Are posture correctors actually good for your back?

Here's what you should really be doing to tackle back pain.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published

How to treat a pulled neck muscle

Don't let neck strain get in the way of your day-to-day life.

Sia opens up about Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis
People

Sia just got real about the reality of living with chronic illness

“Pain is demoralising, and you’re not alone.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published