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Health and Fitness

9 benefits of exercising with free weights

Free weights are even more effective than resistance machines.

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Miranda Larbi
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Life

How long does it take to get strong? Fitness trainers answer most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain how long you'll be training before you feel different and lift heavier.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength training for women
Life

How many times a week should you strength train?

Stylist Strong trainers explain how often they recommend women get lifting, squatting and thrusting in the gym.

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Chloe Gray
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Beauty

Meet the female personal trainers transforming the way we exercise

They're good for the mind, body and soul.

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Lucy Partington
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Chloe Gray
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How do you warm up before weight training? Stylist Strong trainers answer the most googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain how to get ready for a workout.

How to get motivated to exercise?
Life

How to find motivation to workout, according to experts

Stylist Strong trainers on how to stay committed to the gym

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Chloe Gray
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Life

Stylist’s fitness editor weighs the benefits of eating before or after a workout

How it can effect your performance and recovery.

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Meriam Ahari
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Life

Strength and resistance training: fitness trainers answer the most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain what resistance training is.

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Chloe Gray
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Weightlifting for women
Life

5 weight lifting experts explain the strengthening benefits for women

And it's not just about physical strength.

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Chloe Gray
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Life

Exclusive: Joslyn Thompson Rule explains why strength isn’t all about weights

Stylist Strong’s creative director explains why downtime can be the most vital part of our fitness routines

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Chloe Gray
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Fitness expert Joslyn wants to encourage us all to feel powerful
Stylist Live

Join Nike master trainer Joslyn Thompson Rule's 'Back to Basics workout' at Stylist Live LUXE

5 Reasons we love Stylist Strong's Creative Director

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Stylist Team
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Stylist Team
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3 women behind Stylist Strong reveal their secrets to finding resilience

From building up strength to letting others see our weaknesses, we all find power in different ways

Life

What should you eat before strength training? Fitness trainers answer most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain what, when and why you should eat before training.

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Chloe Gray
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Life

This woman’s response to the suggestion that women aren’t strong enough to be firefighters is iconic

And the video is truly incredible.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Do you need to do cardio if you’re weight training? Fitness trainers answer most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain if they think you need to be running alongside your squats and deadlifts.

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Chloe Gray
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Poorna Bell
People

Poorna Bell: “How weight training helped me find inner strength after my husband’s suicide”

One writer shares how she found positivity when surrounded by wreckage.

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Poorna Bell
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Life

Weight training won’t just transform your body – it’ll strengthen your mind, too

Get started today.

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Alix Walker
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Long Reads

Exercise guilt: why skipping the gym really is OK, according to an expert

Taking rest days is just as important for our health as working out

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Danni Tabor
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Lauren Geall
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Everything you need to know about Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness

This is why you ache a few days after you work out – and it's not necessarily a bad thing.

This sexist trampoline advert perpetuates a tired old myth about female strength
Life

This sexist trampoline advert perpetuates a tired old myth about female strength

Trust us: this is hilariously awful.

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Kayleigh Dray
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