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7 of the best dynamic and static stretches to help tight shoulders

Dynamic and static moves that will reduce tightness in your upper body.

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Release tight thighs with these quad stretches

Do these moves every day for looser legs.

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Recovering from exercise
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How to help your muscles rebuild after training

Support your bodies post-workout recovery with these easy tips.

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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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Try these restorative yoga stretches before bed

Release tension and de-stress at the end of the day with these simple postures.

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Yoga isn’t just about flexibility, it strengthens muscles too

Here’s how the practice can build strength and stability, according to an expert teacher.

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Why your brain needs exercise as much as your body does

A yoga teacher explains the benefits of mental health workouts.

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Fitness influencer Shona Vertue on why yoga is about much more than stretching

The yogi and PT explains why yoga is about holistic health benefits, not just how far you can stretch.

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“This mobility routine has changed my workouts for the better”

Upgrade your stretch with these dynamic moves.

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Chloe Gray
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Yoga for period pain
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Try these yoga poses to help ease period pain

Yoga teacher Sarah Highfield explains how gentle movement can help with cramps.

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Chloe Gray
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Morning yoga stretches
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4 stretches to kickstart your morning

Now that we have more time in the mornings, why not start your day with a good old stretch?

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This is how yoga can benefit your mental health

Dr Zoe Williams explains the science behind the practice.

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How to warm up before heading out for a run

Prevent injury and boost performance with these moves.

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Aiden Wynn
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Relieve tight glutes with these simple-yet-effective stretches

Do them after every leg workout.

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Chloe Gray
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Give yourself a massage with this foam rolling routine

If you’ve upped your exercise routine in lockdown, read this.

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Chloe Gray
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4 post-run stretches everyone should do to avoid aching legs

Don’t skip this crucial parts of your workout.

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Aiden Wynn
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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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8 exercises to try if your back is aching right now

Stretch and strengthen with these simple moves.

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Miranda Larbi
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Release tension with these lower back stretches

These postures will ease pain.

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The best yoga mats for home practices

Ground yourself with these non-slip mats.

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Chloe Gray
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