Strength Training

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    Stress could be stopping you from getting stronger - here's how

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    Is exercise really harder in the heat?

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how to eat as you age
Nutrition

How our nutritional needs change as we age

If you're in your 20s or 30s, here's what you need to be eating now to protect your body well into your old age.

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Miranda Larbi
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Women in a gym class doing a lunch with dumbbells on their shoulders.
Workouts

This technique could build more muscle in less time

Supersets, explained.

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Chloe Gray
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Weight training for beginners: fitness experts explain how to get started lifting weights
Strong Women

Here’s how to get into weight training, according to the experts

Beginners, take note.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman on a spin bike laughing in gym activewear.
Workouts

How to get back to exercise if you’ve let your training slide

Actually practical advice from a personal trainer.

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Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Move of the week: reverse lunge – the exercise every runner needs to do

Improve your balance while strengthening the glutes, hamstrings and ankles – all of which will help you on the roads or trails.

“How I went from the kid who didn't like sport to weightlifting 100kg”
Strong Women

“How I went from the kid who didn’t like sport to lifting 100kg”

“I never felt like I’d found my ‘thing’ like everyone else in my family had.”

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Amy Beecham
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A woman holding a kettlebell on her shoulder in the gym.
Workouts

Are you strength training too much, or not enough?

This is how often you should really be lifting heavy in the gym.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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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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What age does muscle mass start to decline
Wellbeing

At what age do we start to lose muscle mass and strength?

We may be smashing fitness goals now but at some point, we're going to start losing muscle mass. Here's how to stay strong in the face of ageing.

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Miranda Larbi
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Stylist fitness writer Chloe Gray next to a squat rack with a barbell.
Workouts

“I’ll never love running – and you can’t convince me otherwise”

It’s hard to admit you hate one of the most loved sports when you work in the industry, but it’s time fitness writer Chloe Gray spoke out.

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Chloe Gray
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Kayleigh Dray
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“I decided to brave the beginners’ 100 squats challenge – here’s what happened”

One writer takes on the ultimate glutes challenge.

A woman bending over with a barbell in hand to do a deadlift
Strong Women

Deadlift your way to stronger glutes

Everything you need to know about the muscle building move.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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American kettlebell swing how to
Workouts

Move of the week: American kettlebell swing – the ultimate full-body mover

If you've got a kettlebell, this is *the* fundamental move for strengthening the posterior chain.

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Miranda Larbi
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Meg Boggs next to a rowing machine smiling while she wipes her face with a towel.
Workouts

How to fall in love with exercise (yes, really)

Fitness influencer Meg Boggs explains how to move in a way that works for you.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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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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A woman doing a lunge with kettlebells in a gym.
Workouts

Why trainers are calling out this common technique tip

The newly researched way will actually protect your joints.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Two women in the gym sat on the floor laughing and talking to each other.
Workouts

12 habits all gym-goers have (but might not admit to)

Do you even lift if you don’t do one of these?

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Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Move of the week: bicep curl – for arms that can lift, push and pull

There can't be a more fundamental upper body strength move than the bicep curl – but getting it right isn't so simple.

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

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Natalie DeRatt
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