Strength Training

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

  • Women doing kettlebell squats in a workout class
    Workouts

    16 of the best fitness classes in London, from spin to barre

  • A woman stretching her upper body in the gym
    Workouts

    This often-forgotten upper body muscle could be key to better posture

  • A woman sat on a barbell in a gym taking a breath after her workout
    Workouts

    What really happens to your body when you take time off from exercise?

Latest Stories

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?

This underrated glute muscle supports leg mobility, pelvic stability, balance, posture and alignment.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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A woman cracking an egg into a pan
Nutrition

Does everyone really need to eat more protein?

The macronutrient is in everything, but who will really benefit from more of it?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman smiling at a barbell
Workouts

The joy of micro-milestones: why it’s important to celebrate small fitness wins

You don’t have to run a marathon to be proud of your fitness achievements.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Two glasses against purple background, with a spoonfull of collagen resting on the rim of one glass..
Nutrition

Could collagen be the key to a stronger body?

We asked an expert if the supplement can protect joints and build muscle.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Florie Mwanza
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Experts say functional core training is the key to stronger abs

Improve stability and strength with these moves.

A woman clapping her hands together with chalk in front of a barbell
Workouts

“I’m over being sexualised for working out”

Testosterone isn’t an excuse for predatory behaviour.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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
Published
A woman drinking a protein shake in the morning in her kitchen in activewear
Nutrition

An expert reveals the best time of day to eat protein (and it’s not when you’d expect)

Step away from the post-workout protein shake.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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
Published
A woman doing a squat in her living room while working out from home
Workouts

Squats have been dubbed the *best* exercise – but do they work for everyone?

You’re not alone if you struggle with the move.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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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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Chloe Gray
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4 simple, bodyweight exercises to strengthen your core

Not a crunch in sight.

Single leg glute bridge and other outer leg exercises
Workouts

5 outer thigh exercises for reducing your risk of running injuries

Running strong is all about having strong calves, hamstrings, glutes, core muscles and quads.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
Published
A woman with a kettlebll in her hand in the gym
Workouts

Why you should focus on muscle density rather than muscle size

Bigger isn’t always better.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Zoe Smith poses in grey top with chalk on her hands
Strength

Sore hands, cravings and poor co-ordination: the reality of exercising with PMS

Team GB weightlifter Zoe Smith explains how she deals with training around her cycle.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Collage of Chloe Gray doing weightlifting
Workouts

What happened when a regular gym-goer tried Olympic lifting?

“My brain and body have never worked harder.”

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman doing a squat with a barbell on her back using a power rack in a gym
Workouts

How deep should you really go in your squats?

The truth about ass to grass.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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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Chloe Gray
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Is squeezing your butt when squatting actually effective?

That glute squeeze could be doing more damage than good.

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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