Stretching

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  • Woman stretching after running
    Strength

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

  • 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”

  • Emma Obayuvana doing a scorpion stretch for hips and back
    Workouts

    Nothing stretches tight hips and lower back like a scorpion stretch

Latest Stories

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.

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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
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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
Published
Quad stretches for stretching out tight thighs
Workouts

Calling all runners: 4 quick quad stretches for tight thighs

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

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Anna Gardiner
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“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.

Move of the week: hamstring kick backs
Workouts

Move of the week: hamstring kick backs to relieve lower body tightness

Build strength and explosivity in your legs.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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how to stretch like an olympian
Workouts

How to stretch like an Olympic athlete in just 10 minutes

One Olympian shares their speedy stretching routine.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
5 day beginner's pilates
Workouts

Improve posture, breath and core strength with this 5-step introduction to pilates

Your quick-start guide to low-impact strength.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Move of the week: kneeling hip hinges – increase mobility and relieve tension
Strength

Move of the week: kneeling hip hinges to increase mobility and relieve tension

Stretch out tight hips.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Sleep better with these yoga poses.
Workouts

The quick pre-bed stretch workout for sleeping in the heat

Cool down and relax with these dreamy moves.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Stretching: best yoga stretches to do for just 5 minutes every day
Workouts

Try this easy 5-minute stretching routine if you don’t feel like being active

Simple, but very effective.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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Funmi Olutoye
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“I did a 30-day splits challenge and here’s what I learnt”

Can you go from standing to splits in a month?

Why you should add recovery runs to your running regime
Workouts

Why you should go for a recovery run

Running doesn't always have to be hard work.

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
Published
A woman doing shavasana lying on her yoga mat
Wellbeing

The very legit reason yin yoga is so popular post-lockdown

It’s about so much more than just lying down.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
How I got fitter without running
Wellbeing

7 ways to get fitter without stepping foot in a gym

You don’t need to spend hours in the weights room to feel fitter and healthier than ever.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Run stronger, faster and longer with just 10 minutes of core activation a day
Workouts

Running doesn’t have to be hard – here are 16 tips to make it more enjoyable

How to fall back in love with the sport.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
A woman doing a forward fold hip flexor stretch.
Strength

4 stretches that will help you deal with tight hip flexors

A mobility expert explains how to stretch and strengthen.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
yoga mental health benefits
Wellbeing

All the mental health benefits of yoga

Yoga can help to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, as Dr Zoe Williams explains.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Try these 4 mobility exercises if desk life is hurting your back

Because the spine is made to move.

mobility rest day workout
Workouts

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

It only takes 15 minutes but mobility can make a huge difference to your workouts on active days.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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