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

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

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

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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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Active recovery: how to rebuild muscle after a workout
Wellbeing

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

Get those recovering muscles moving.

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Chloe Gray
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Yoga for beginners: the 3-week yoga challenge, as told by someone who’s really bad at yoga
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“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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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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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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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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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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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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Strong Women

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.

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Miranda Larbi
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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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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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Miranda Larbi
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Try these 8 exercises if you struggle with back pain

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

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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Cat cow pose
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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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Women stretching pre-workout
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These 4 stretches will get your body ready for training

Improve flexibility and mobility with these dynamic warm-ups.

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Chloe Gray
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Learn to do a handstand with this expert-approved four week progression plan
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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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Yoga for better sleep
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This pre-bed stretch workout could be key to a good night’s sleep

Try these moves to get some extra shut eye (you can do them from your bed).

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Chloe Gray
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The best way to warm up before a run

Try these dynamic stretches to prevent injury and boost performance.

Quad stretches
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Release tight thighs with these quad stretches

Do these moves every day for looser legs.

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Chloe Gray
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