Strength Training

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

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

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Alix Walker
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Fitness trainers explain why weight training is one of the best things you can do for your health

The benefits of strength training go well beyond just physical strength

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

Trust us: this is hilariously awful.

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Poorna Bell
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Poorna Bell is sick and tired of the fitness industry’s sexist stereotypes

“Everything tells us that the main goal of fitness is to lose weight. It doesn’t tell you anything about ability or strength.”

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Michelle Elman
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“A message to that man who always gives ‘advice’ to women at the gym”

Poorna Bell – writer, influencer, powerlifter – is sick and tired of receiving unsolicited advice from men at the gym.

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Poorna Bell
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The best workout songs for diehard Disney fans

From Mulan’s Man Out Of You to Aladdin’s One Jump Ahead, we’ve created an alternative workout playlist for young-at-heart readers...

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