Strength Training

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Calf exercise challenge

“I tried a 2-week challenge to build some calf strength – here’s what happened”

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Priyankaa Joshi
  • A woman chopping food before going to the gym
    Life

    Here’s what experts recommend eating before strength training

  • Training to failure may be dangerous
    Workouts

    This common weight training technique could do more harm than good

  • strength-training-back-workout-prevent-pain-strong-women
    Workouts

    This three-move back workout will help ease aches and pains

Latest Stories

A woman doing a deadlift int he gym
Workouts

Build glute muscle with these simple weighted exercises

Grab your dumbbells and get lifting.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Illustration of women exercising
Wellbeing

We asked 58 women what makes them feel healthy. Their answers were surprisingly simple

Hint: dieting wasn't on the list.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman arriving at the gym checking her apple watch
Strength

How to exercise in the morning without wearing yourself out for the rest of the day

Morning exercise has so many benefits, but may result in a 4pm slump.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman smiling while stretching at the gym
Workouts

6 of the best pieces of advice for new gym-goers

Train like a pro this January.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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The second week of January is the perfect time to start your resolutions

It’s not too late to start.

Strength training for arthritis
Workouts

“How strength training has helped slow my rheumatoid arthritis progression”

Muscle building strengthens all kinds of bodies and abilities.

Posted by
Sarah Blake
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Emma Obayuvana doing puppy pose
Workouts

Puppy dog pose is the best yoga move for stiff backs

Try this after a desk day.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Strength training makes us stronger, faster runners
Workouts

The one type of exercise you need to start doing to become a better, faster runner

It also makes you far less injury-prone, which is always a massive bonus.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Alice Liveing, Farah Fonesca and Sarah Lindsay
Workouts

“I asked three expert PTs how to get seriously strong in 2022 – this is what they said”

Make 2022 the year you finally break your plateau.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman writing an exercise plan in her journal on a yoga mat
Workouts

How long you should stick to your new workout routine for the best results

Forget long-term planning and quick fixes – the sweet spot is right in the middle.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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All the ways strength training can benefit mental health
Strength

All the ways lifting weights can reduce stress and boost mood

Get mentally and physically stronger.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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The best way to enjoy exercise (yes, really)

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

Strength training for boosting metabolism
Strength

5 ways lifting weights can improve your metabolism

Forget dubious supplements – this the only legit way to change your metabolic health.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Russian twists
Workouts

Russian twists are the often-neglected core exercise your obliques need

Support your spine and hips.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Walking benefits muscles worked
Strength

Walking is a great full-body workout – here's why

It's not just your legs that get stronger on a stroll.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Front lateral raise by Veowna
Workouts

Build stronger posture with front to lateral raises

Make your shoulders quiver.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Friends cheersing wine glasses in a pub garden after lockdown.
Life

“Will drinking ruin my fitness progress?”

Something to read before the alcohol haze of Twixmas.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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woman squatting
Strength

How to start squatting heavier and improve your lower-body strength

This is the routine you should follow to improve your squats.

Posted by
Alice Porter
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Chloe Gray
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5 fundamental strength training exercises you should include in every workout

Who has the time for complicated sessions?

A woman doing a lunge with a barbell
Workouts

Want to build more muscle in less time? Try this training technique

Supersets, explained.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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