Stretching

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  • How to move with hypermobility
    Workouts

    Hypermobile? Here's how to exercise to avoid unnecessary injury

  • A woman doing a plank on her forearms
    Workouts

    4 beginner pilates moves that will help you build a rock-solid core

  • Stretches for touching toes
    Workouts

    Can’t touch your toes? Try these 5 flexibility boosting stretches

Latest Stories

A woman stretching her arms overhead to release her midback
Strength

Erm, could stress be giving you back ache?

Turns out, your mid-back muscles are impacted by overwhelm.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Compilation of yoga mats
Strength

6 of the best yoga mats for every kind of practice

Ground yourself with the perfect mat.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Sun salutations challenge
Workouts

“Why doing 108 sun salutations in a row made me mentally and physically stronger”

This is the ultimate bodyweight challenge.

Posted by
Laura Feasey
Published
Stretches for helping back ache
Workouts

“I stretched for 5 minutes a day over a month – here’s how they cured my bad back”

Can you get rid of chronic backache in a month?

Posted by
Mollie Quirk
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Chloe Gray
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Untangle with a seated spinal twist that aids posture and digestion

Can one pose do it all?

Seated deltoid stretch move of the week
Workouts

Release tight shoulders with a seated deltoid stretch

Stretch out the week in two minutes.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
How pilates can make you a better runner
Workouts

5 reasons why pilates can make you a stronger runner

You don’t necessarily need to lift weights for your strength and conditioning.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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Core workouts for runners
Workouts

5 core exercises to help you run faster, longer and stronger

Want to get better at running? Now’s your chance.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
A woman extending her calves
Workouts

Calves are the most underrated muscle – here’s why strengthening them is so important

Don’t neglect them.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Exercises for rounded shoulders from working on a laptop
Workouts

3 quick exercises for strengthening desk-sore shoulders

If you spend all day at a computer, this 5 minute workout is for you.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Should you do yoga before a run?
Workouts

Should you practise yoga before going running?

We all know you should warm up thoroughly before heading out for a run, but does yoga count? 

Posted by
Lisa Bowman
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Florie Mwanza
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The best type of yoga depending on your running style

Sprinters and long-distance runners shouldn't stretch the same.

Woman stretching after running
Strength

4 post-run yoga stretches you can do soothe and avoid aching legs

And they’re beginner friendly.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
Why yoga is for everyone, regardless of race, age or gender.
Wellbeing

“I’m a yoga teacher and I can’t do half the poses that some plus-size yogis are able to do”

Whatever the Instagrammers might have you believe, yoga should be adapted to accommodate all body types.

Posted by
Donna Noble
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Emma Obayuvana doing a scorpion stretch for hips and back
Workouts

Nothing stretches tight hips and lower back like a scorpion stretch

Get ready for a killer release.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Different types of yoga and their benefits
Wellbeing

A guide to the 9 most common yoga styles and their benefits

Different types of yoga offer different benefits – here's how to find which one is right for you.

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
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How to cure knee pain from running
Workouts

How to protect and strengthen your knees for running

Front knee pain stopping you from running free and easy? You need to read this.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Feeling stiff? Here's why it's normal to feel stiff in the mornings and what you can do about it.
Wellbeing

This is why you feel so damn stiff when getting out of bed in the morning

Good news: it’s not a sign that you’re just getting old.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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Calling all runners: 4 quick quad stretches for tight thighs

Protect your legs after a run, leg day or full body workout.

DOMS recovery techniques
Workouts

“I tried 5 common muscle recovery techniques and here’s what really works”

From ice baths to yoga, here's how to calm aching muscles once and for all.

Posted by
Anna Gardiner
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