Strength

Strength, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • woman quad stretch running
    Workouts

    Will running really help improve your DOMS?

  • At what age does running and strength training become harder?
    Wellbeing

    Does strength training and running become harder as you get older?

  • Two women doing a clam shell on the floor with a resistance band
    Workouts

    Are you neglecting this crucial lower-body muscle in your workouts?

Latest Stories

Woman wearing blue trainers, patterned leggings and pink top performing a squat in a gym studio.
Strength

What the hell is a buttwink and should you worry about it in your workouts?

It sounds cute, but it’s really not.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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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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5 minute of yoga a day is all you need apparently
Workouts

“I did 5 minutes of pilates every day for 2 weeks and this was the unexpected result”

Getting strong doesn't have to take long.

Posted by
Sakshi Udavant
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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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Posted by
Funmi Olutoye
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“I did a 30-day splits challenge and here’s what I learnt”

Can you go from standing to splits in a month?

how long does it take to see results from strength training?
Workouts

How long does it take to feel and look stronger from training?

They say it takes eight weeks to notice a difference – how true is that?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Body composition changing lean muscle mass.
Workouts

How to increase your lean muscle mass effectively

Changing your body composition is a science, and one that requires a good dose of strength training.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
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.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
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.

Posted by
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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Strength training mobility
Workouts

Does strength training make you less flexible?

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

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Posted by
Parisa Hashempour
Published

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.

Roller skating exercises
Workouts

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
Published
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
Published
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
Published
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
Published
Strength exercises for runners single leg
Workouts

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
Published
Hijab wearing woman doing pilates at home
Strength

"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"

Posted by
Yousra Imran
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Alice Barraclough
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The 9 most effective strength training exercises, according to fitness trainers

Make your strength sessions count by mastering these moves.

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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