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    3 easy stretches that will improve your flexibility

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    Strength training can improve your metabolism – here's how

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    5 ways to test your fitness progress that have nothing to do with scales

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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.

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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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How strength training can improve your running and yoga practice

Strength training doesn’t just make it easier to lift weights, it also helps us better perform other kinds of exercise too.

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Miranda Larbi
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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.

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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.

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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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There are many reasons to start using bands in your workouts
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Reduced risk of injury and 4 other benefits to training with resistance bands

You don't need a load of bulky weights to get stronger – resistance bands can help you to build muscle without the injury risk.

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Chantelle Pattemore
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Strong Women

“I tried the 30 day splits challenge – here’s how flexible I am now“

When the UK went into its first lockdown, writer Fumni decided to embark on a pilgrimage towards finally achieving the splits.

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Funmi Olutoye
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How strength training changes your muscle/fat percentage

Strength training makes us stronger by helping us to build more lean muscle. Here's what that actually means.

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Miranda Larbi
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Nutrition

Forget protein shakes - you should be eating a Mediterranean meal post-workout

The omega-3 boost can help you improve endurance and speed up muscle recovery.

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Miranda Larbi
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Film

11 must-see films about inspirational women breaking barriers in sport

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

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Miranda Larbi
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Emmie Harrison-West
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How I discovered my strength as a plus-sized rock climber

After years of working out to lose weight, I finally came across a sport that made me feel strong and welcome.

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Strong Women

Which takes longer – looking or feeling stronger?

We all want to get stronger but how long does it take to actually feel any different – and does it take longer to actually look any stronger?

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Miranda Larbi
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Running
Strong Women

Can strength training help you run faster?

To run well, you’ve got to run regularly... right? We explore what role strength training plays in getting us fit to run faster.

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Miranda Larbi
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Strength training: how to do leg raises correctly, according to a fitness trainer
Strong Women

7 fitness tips from Olympians to get you stronger

No longer feeling motivated? Check out these simple tips by some of the strongest women out there.

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Natalie DeRatt
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This is how much protein you should eat if you're weight training
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Are protein shakes necessary to build strength?

Protein is a crucial part of gaining strength but can you get enough from food alone?

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Miranda Larbi
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These running tips for beginners will help you learn to love running
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How to continue getting stronger after Couch to 5K

If you've finished the Couch to 5K challenge, here's how to continue building strength and movement into your every day life.

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Maxine Harrison
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Strong Women

Static vs dynamic stretches – which is better for warming up?

Always start your workout with a long quad stretch? Here’s why you might want to think about how you warm-up in the future.

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Miranda Larbi
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Serena Smith
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Where are all the Black and brown female weightlifters?

Non-white women want to strength train but a lack of representation in the industry is stopping many from lifting heavy and getting stronger.

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5 reasons why you're not seeing any progress from your training

If you’re no longer seeing gains from your workout, the chances are that you’ve plateaued. Here's why.

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Tashi Skervin
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