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Good mornings
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Move of the week: Good morning – the move for stronger quads

Good mornings are simple but effective at targetting the quads and glutes, as well as helping you to nail that crucial hinge move

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A woman stretching in her living room in a black activewear vest top with hair down.
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This 30-day challenge will help you discover what type of exercise you like the most

Yes, really.

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Chloe Gray
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Three women doing yoga in their living room wearing activewear and performing the windmill pose
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Try these 4 mobility exercises if desk life is hurting your back

Because the spine is made to move.

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Chloe Gray
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Home workout kit to buy now, including kettleboobs kettlebell and Shreddy resistance bands
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These cult favourite brands have restocked their home workout kit

Act fast if you want to get your hands on dumbbells, kettlebells, resistance bands and more gym kit.

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Chloe Gray
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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.

A woman doing yoga and stretching her legs out at home on a blue yoga mat
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5 things you should do after every workout to support muscle recovery

Supporting your training doesn't just happen on rest days.

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Chloe Gray
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Try boxing at home with these 6 basic punching exercises for low-impact cardio

No gloves or punching bags needed.

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Chloe Gray
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Maya Jama’s full-body workout includes just three exercises

The presenter tells Strong Women about her lockdown fitness routine for a strong body and mind.

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Chloe Gray
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How long to feel or look stronger?
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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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Glute bridge variations can target the hamstrings using just your bodyweight
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Build stronger hamstrings at home without weights – try these 4 bodyweight exercises

Forget deadlifts – these moves strengthen your thighs without needing equipment.

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Chloe Gray
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woman doing crunches
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Is it OK to do the same workout every day? An expert explains

So you’ve found a workout tutorial you love – but should you do it on repeat?

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Chloe Gray
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Will we ever get back to the gym? PT Alice Liveing predicts the future of fitness

Are you team gym or team home workouts?

Diastasis recti: How to train for a stronger core
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6 do's and don'ts for training with diastasis recti

Sometimes lifting too heavy or giving birth can cause issues like diastasis recti. If you've been diagnosed with it, here's how to train with it.

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BethAnn Mayer
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Squat jumps are part of this simple lower body HIIT workout for strength and fitness
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Don’t fancy running? Try this 20-minute lower body HIIT workout instead

A cardio and strength workout that you don’t have to leave the house for.

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Chloe Gray
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Correct a flat foot arch to avoid workout injuries

Bad at balancing? Sore tendons? Here‘s how to make sure flat feet don't stop you from moving well.

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Miranda Larbi
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Joining an online women's only group transformed the way one writer felt about her body and exercise
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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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Exercise and period cycle: how to strength train around menstruation
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Two experts explain how your period cycle can impact your training

Much like your energy levels, hormonal fluctuations can have an effect on your strength and recovery.

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Best skipping ropes: Meriam tried out the Crossrope
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Don’t have dumbbells? This weighted skipping rope can help build muscle too

Plus three other ropes for speed, cardio and tech-lovers.

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Chloe Gray
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Why you’re getting ankle pain during lockdown runs

It’s time to take joint pain seriously.

Joining an online community can do so much to help you re-think your relationship to fitness
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This home workout proves CrossFit isn’t as scary as it sounds

It’s not all big weights and flipping tyres, you know.

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Chloe Gray
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