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Workouts

This is why you should always cool down after a workout

A personal trainer explains why cooling down is just as important as warming up.

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Aiden Wynn
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Wellbeing

This is how our bodies react to a break-up, according to an expert.

A sex and relationships therapist on the physiological impact of heartbreak.

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Aiden Wynn
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Shopping

The best running kit to see you through the colder weather

It's time to swap your vest tops for waterproofs.

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Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

These supportive sports bras are perfect for your next run

Tried and tested by the Strong Women team.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Lost exercise motivation in these uncertain times? This is how to work through it

How to set attainable goals in uncertain times.

Wellbeing

This is why fermented food is so good for us – and it includes two breakfast favourites

It’s not all sour and fizzing.

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Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

This inclusive Instagram account is the giving us all the fitness motivation we need right now

Because you don't need to look a certain way to exercise.

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Chloe Gray
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Can weight training be a form of cardio?

Your heart rate is up, but does it count? We asked fitness trainers to explain.

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Chloe Gray
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Workouts

4 plank variations to strengthen all of your core

Mix up your training and reap the benefits.

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Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

Yes, a quiet HIIT circuit that won't disturb your neighbours does exist

This effective home workout doesn't involves any jumping.

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Chloe Gray
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Squat
Workouts

Goblet, sumo or split – which squat is best?

We break down how different squat variations benefit your body.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Why Tabata is the best workout for busy days

Not a lot of time to spare? This interval training workout will take seconds.

Winter running
Life

9 ways to motivate yourself to work out when it’s cold outside

Lost your fitness mojo? These tips will get you back on track.

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Katharine Busby
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Wellbeing

”Liverpool’s lockdown means gyms are closed, and I’m now fearful about my mental health”

Alice Porter, a writer from Liverpool, goes to the gym for the physical and mental health benefits – the new lockdown restrictions have made her worry for both.

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Alice Porter
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Strong Women

How to become more flexible (and why it’s so important)

Whether you want to be able to touch your toes or do a back bend, this will help.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Happy single woman
Wellbeing

How the Finnish mindset of sisu can help you overcome uncertainty

Power through our new normal with a Finnish state of mind – they do everything so well don't they?

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Strong Women

Why are we all feeling so bloated right now?

A gastroenterologist explains how pandemic life might have affected our gut health.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

This is the best time of the day to exercise, according to fitness trainers

Experts explain whether you should get sweaty early doors or late at night.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Ease hip pain with this glute strengthening circuit

Hips tighter than a knotted elastic band? You need to do more than just stretch.

Lunging
Shopping

5 pairs of gym trainers to wear instead of running shoes

Seriously, those cushioned trainers aren’t good to lift in. This is why…

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Chloe Gray
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