Stretching

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Emma OBayuvana demonstrates the cat/cow pose as part of a daily mobility challenge.

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

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Chloe Gray
  • mobility rest day workout
    Workouts

    Why you should spend your next rest day doing a 15 minute mobility workout

  • Florie doing the single leg lift exercise on her floor for her neck pain
    Workouts

    “These are the 6 pilates stretches that helped ease my neck pain”

  • A woman lying on the floor after a tough workout with a dumbbell in her hands.
    Strong Women

    “How I learned to prioritise my fitness goals without burning out”

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Woman lying down stretching her lower back
Strong Women

Ease lower back pain with these 4 simple stretches

If that WFH tension in your lower back isn't going anywhere, these stretches can help.

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Chloe Gray
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Woman stretching on a yoga mat
Workouts

3 easy stretches that will improve your flexibility

Don't finish your workout without doing these 3 important stretches – you'll prevent injury and avoid stiffening up.

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Jessica Harris
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Two women stretching in the park to test their flexibility.
Workouts

Are some people just naturally more flexible than others?

Struggling to stretch? Turns out, it could be genetic.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman sat on a reformer machine about to do reformer pilates in a workout studio
Workouts

Not into crunches or planks? Try Reformer pilates for a stronger core

Everything you need to know about the core strengthening class.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Hips feeling tight? Here’s why (and what you can do to help)

A mobility expert explains how to stretch and strengthen.

Cat cow pose
Workouts

Wake up your joints these 9 beginner-friendly mobility exercises

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

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Chloe Gray
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Fitness trainer Emma Obayuvana demonstrates shoulder mobility exercises including arm extensions on her yoga mat at home.
Workouts

Shoulder pain? Try this five move shoulder mobility sequence

Improve shoulder stiffness with this video tutorial.

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Chloe Gray
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Annie Clarke, yoga teacher, sits in malasana aka yogi squat to open her hips.
Workouts

5 fundamental yoga stretches you should include in your practice

These fundamental postures will give you all the mental and physical benefits of the practice.

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Chloe Gray
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Woman in downward dog position
Workouts

3 quick stretches for when you don’t have time to do yoga

Release aches and tension – pronto.

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Alice Barraclough
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Woman stretching on a yoga mat
Workouts

Add pilates to your workout with these core-strengthening exercises

Four equipment free, simple exercises to increase your mobility and flexibility.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Woman holding a plank position on a yoga mat
Workouts

The 3 pilates exercises you need to ease back pain

Strengthen and lengthen your core muscles.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Feeling sore after the gym? Here‘s how to reduce DOMS

Useful advice for the day after the gyms reopened.

woman lunging in the park
Workouts

The best mobility exercises to do before every workout

Heading back to the gym? Take steps to workout safely from day one.

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Ally Sinyard
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A woman doing low lunge and prayer pose in yoga on a mat outside.
Workouts

7 stretches every runner should be doing – especially if you have tight hips and hamstrings

Open your joints and strengthen your muscles to run pain-free.

Posted by
Allie Williams
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Hamstring stretch
Workouts

5 essential stretches that you should end every workout with

These stretches are non-negotiable according to fitness trainers.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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sporty woman squatting with resistance band
Workouts

Avoid knee and back pain with stronger glutes

Strong glutes could be key to staying injury-free, too.

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Alice Barraclough
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Pillow yoga
Wellbeing

Alleviate period pain with ’pillow yoga’ – and without leaving your bed

An expert yoga instructor swears by it when she’s on her period.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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Woman stretching on a mat
Workouts

The best at-home yoga sequence for better posture

Stretch out your back, shoulders and hamstrings with these easy moves.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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The yoga sequence you need to know for a more relaxing practice

It's perfect for beginners and expert yogis.

Workouts

This is called the ‘world’s greatest stretch’ for good reason – here’s why

Beat stiffness and improve flexibility with the only stretch you need to know

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Alice Barraclough
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