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  • how long does it take to see results from strength training?
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    How long does it take to feel and look stronger from training?

  • Why maintaining good form is so important for strength training.
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    Why maintaining proper form is more important than how much you lift.

  • Body composition changing lean muscle mass.
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    How to increase your lean muscle mass effectively

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At what age does fitness get harder?
Wellbeing

At what age does strength training and running become harder?

Here's how to stay strong in the face of ageing. Brought to you by Strong Women Training Club.

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Miranda Larbi
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Strength training makes us stronger, faster runners
Workouts

How to become a better, faster runner (whether you're a beginner or not)

It also makes you far less injury-prone, which is always a massive bonus.

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Miranda Larbi
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The 13 best sports films and documentaries about inspiring women
Film

14 must-see films about inspirational sportswomen

These empowering sports films and documentaries are finally putting women front and centre.

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Miranda Larbi
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Value of body weight for getting stronger
Workouts

Can you get stronger from bodyweight exercises alone?

If you haven't got any weights, don't fret – you've already got all you need for getting stronger.

Posted by
Donna Noble
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Miranda Larbi
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Does strength training make you less flexible?

Lifting weights may make us stronger but do we have to choose between strength and mobility?

Strength training woman barbell
Wellbeing

How to build strong bones now so you don't have to worry later

Bone strength is vital to keeping us mobile for longer, so here's how to train and eat your way to stronger bones.

Posted by
Parisa Hashempour
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Roller skating exercises
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Crush your roller skating goals with these 6 strength exercises

Want to get better at roller skating? Then you'll need to get stronger

Posted by
Natalie DeRatt
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5 strength exercises that will help you to run faster, longer and stronger
Workouts

5 simple strength exercises that will make you a better runner

To run faster, longer and stronger, you don't have to run more – you need to start strength training

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Woman doing a push up outside
Workouts

5 ways to chart strength that have nothing to do with weight loss

There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing proof that you’re getting fitter and stronger.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Nesrine Dally
Wellbeing

Meet the hijab-wearing Muay Thai boxer who’s redefining what it means to be “strong”

Sick of the #strongnotskinny hype? So is boxer Nesrine Dally.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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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.

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Miranda Larbi
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Yousra Imran
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"How I redefined strength for myself post-EDS diagnosis"

When journalist Yousra was told she's never lift again, she began her own journey towards redefining her idea of "strength"

Strength training
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The 9 most effective strength training exercises, according to fitness trainers

Make your strength sessions count by mastering these moves.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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Woman stretching on a yoga mat
Workouts

3 easy stretches that will improve your flexibility

Don't finish your workout without doing these 3 important stretches – you'll prevent injury and avoid stiffening up.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Woman planking
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Strength training can improve your metabolism – here's how

Metabolic health goes beyond burning fat, and strength training can help to improve it – boosting your overall wellbeing in the process.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Dina Asher-Smith Doha
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Olympian Dina Asher-Smith on training to be strong, sweaty and powerful

Sprinter Dina is this fastest British woman in history, and she puts her speed down to regular strength sessions.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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How I shaved 9 minutes off my 5K PB
Strong Women

“How I shaved nine minutes off my 5km PB“

Want to run faster? Follow the 10 tips that helped me to cut nearly 10 minutes off my PB

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L’ORÉAL BLACKETT
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Woman doing a plank in front of a laptop
Strong Women

How to get stronger using bodyweight exercises if you don't have weights

Strength training doesn’t always require heavy weights – you can get stronger simply using your own body.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Miranda Larbi
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No weights? Here’s how to strength train using your bodyweight – and your mind-muscle connection

Moving mindfully isn't a nebulous fad; thinking about which muscles you're using can make you stronger. Fact.

woman holding plank on a mat while working out
Strong Women

How strength training can improve your metabolism

Strength training doesn’t just help build muscle, it also makes our metabolic systems function better.

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Miranda Larbi
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