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  • Woman sitting on the pavement in pain
    Workouts

    The real reason why the start of every run can be so painful (even when you love running)

  • Woman in dolphin pose
    Workouts

    4 wrist-free yoga poses for when your wrists ache

  • Veowna Charles doing a 9090 stretch in collage
    Workouts

    The 90/90 stretch could be the solution to your back pain

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Three women doing core work in pilates class
Workouts

It’s not just you – here’s why the pilates burn is real (and it never gets easier)

Everything feels like it’s on fire.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Knee to chest stretch for psoas
Workouts

2 psoas stretches to help lower back pain

This small muscle has a huge impact.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman doing upward dog as part of her vinyasa flow yoga sequence.
Workouts

How to do a perfect vinyasa yoga flow

Energise the body and mind.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Thread the needle
Workouts

Thread the needle pose is the perfect post-work stretch

Open those tight shoulders.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Izzie Price
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“Why don’t more women see pilates as ‘proper’ exercise?”

Exercise isn’t just about getting sweaty and breathless.

Stretches for hip pain
Workouts

The best hip stretches for every type of pain

Tightness at the front is different from tightness at the side.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Lying figure four stretch
Workouts

Lying figure four stretch is the best way to loosen tight glutes

Stretch the outer hips after leg day.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Walking for rest day recovery
Wellbeing

Why gentle walking is the best rest day activity to do

That lunchtime stroll is doing more good than you might think.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Woman meditating on a yoga mat
Workouts

3 beginner-friendly yoga poses to get you started with the practice

Simply stretch it out.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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This is the cross-training all runners need to do
Workouts

This is the cross-training routine you need to stay injury-free as a runner

It’s time to bulletproof your body.

Posted by
Katie Yockey
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Trainer Dottie doing a twisted lunge
Workouts

This move is the perfect warm-up before working out

A twisted lunge is a classic for a reason.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Wake up your lower back with this simple dynamic stretch

Work deep into tight joints.

Am I the only one who feels guilty about not going yoga.
Wellbeing

“Am I the only one who feels guilty for not doing yoga regularly?”

It can be hard to commit to something, even if it feels good.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Wrist rocks
Workouts

Over sit ups? Try butterfly crunches for a serious ab burn

The variation targets your core in new ways.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman stretching after a run
Workouts

Do you need to a different strategy to recover after running than you do for strength training?

Why our usual post-workout rituals might not transfer between sports.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Dottie performing butterfly crunches
Workouts

Over sit ups? Try butterfly crunches for a serious ab burn

The variation targets your core in new ways.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
4 pilates moves for building rock hard abs
Workouts

4 beginner pilates moves for building a rock-solid core

Get ready to build serious strength in a matter of minutes.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Trainer doing plank in and outs
Workouts

Build core stability with this dynamic plank variation

You'll work all of your abdominals.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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This standing stretch is the best way to break up your day

The office-friendly yoga pose we all need.

A woman doing a seated twist stretch
Workouts

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

The IT band could be the cause of your pain.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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