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Run stronger, faster and longer with just 10 minutes of core activation a day

Running doesn’t have to be hard – here are 16 tips to make it more enjoyable

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Chloe Gray
  • Weak wrists - how to strengthen them
    Strong Women

    Here’s why your wrists hurt after lifting heavy

  • Two women practicing upward dog and swan dive in a pilates studio
    Workouts

    4 beginner-friendly pilates moves that can build a strong core

  • Three women doing yoga in their living room wearing activewear and performing the windmill pose
    Workouts

    Try these 4 mobility exercises if desk life is hurting your back

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Workouts

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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If you have low back pain when you squat, your core could be to blame.
Workouts

What your squat form can tell you about your body – from having a weak core to tight calves

Turns out, you can tell a lot about your body from the way you squat.

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Chloe Gray
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Workouts

“Yoga always hurt my wrists – until I tried this tip”

And four other common yoga problems, fixed.

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Chloe Gray
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Easy yoga stretches to do in front of TV
Wellbeing

These yoga poses are so simple you can do them in front of the TV

There’s no need to choose between stretching and Line of Duty.

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Chloe Gray
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Why ‘active recovery’ is the best way to spend your rest day

Get those recovering muscles moving.

Yoga for beginners: the 3-week yoga challenge, as told by someone who’s really bad at yoga
Health

“Yoga terrifies me, but I tried this 3-week challenge and was stunned by the results”

“Reader, I can barely cross my legs without grunting. Let’s do this.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Workouts

3 easy stretches that will improve your flexibility

Stiffening up? Stretch it out with these limb-lengthening tips.

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Jessica Harris
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Strong Women

Say goodbye to tight hips with these four simple stretches

Sitting down all day can wreak havoc – but this will help.

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Aiden Wynn
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Workouts

How to deal with foot pain after walking more than usual

Stretch, roll and strengthen your feet to be pain free post-walk.

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Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

Static vs dynamic stretches – which is better for warming up?

Always start your workout with a long quad stretch? Here’s why you might want to think about how you warm-up in the future.

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Miranda Larbi
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Workouts

This is why your knees and hips are so sore – and what to do about it

It's all about relieving the IT band.

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Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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How to get stronger with primal movement

Forget lifting heavy and staying still – it’s time to channel our primal ancestors if we want to get stronger and more supple.

woman stretching outside in active wear
Strong Women

What is the difference between mobility and flexibility training?

And how a daily mobility practice can change your workouts for the better.

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Chloe Gray
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Workouts

Don’t neglect these 4 calf stretches if you’re walking or running more than usual

Get rid of lower leg pain after clocking up the miles.

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Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

Try these 8 exercises if you struggle with back pain

Simple stretches and strengthening exercises to relieve tension and ease pain.

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Miranda Larbi
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Woman stretching
Strong Women

Are warm-ups and cool-downs really necessary?

If you can't be bothered with the pre-stretching or don't have time to stay for the cool-down, just how much of a risk are you running?

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Miranda Larbi
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Strong Women

Master the downward facing dog with these tips

Whether you’re doing it as part of relaxing flows or dynamic warm ups, do it correctly.

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Chloe Gray
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Workouts

Wake up your joints with this 10-minute mobility routine for beginners

Prep your body before working out (or simply working).

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Chloe Gray
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These 4 stretches will get your body ready for training

Improve flexibility and mobility with these dynamic warm-ups.

Learn to do a handstand with this expert-approved four week progression plan
Workouts

Learn how to do a handstand with these handy tips

An ex-circus performer's progression plan for nailing a handstand in just four weeks.

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Chloe Gray
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