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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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