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Do you need to do cardio if you’re weight training? Fitness trainers answer most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain if they think you need to be running alongside your squats and deadlifts.

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Fitness apps to help you track your progress this autumn

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Poorna Bell: “How weight training helped me find inner strength after my husband’s suicide”

One writer shares how she found positivity when surrounded by wreckage.

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The best high intensity fitness events for women in London this autumn

Getting fit with the sisterhood is so much more fun than going it alone

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How many times a week should you strength train?

Stylist Strong trainers explain how often they recommend women get lifting, squatting and thrusting in the gym.

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Weight training won’t just transform your body – it’ll strengthen your mind, too

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“Why I stopped losing weight to please other people, and learned to love my strength”

“As a plus-size woman in the gym, people automatically assume that I’m there for weight loss. I’m not.”

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Fitness trainers explain why weight training is one of the best things you can do for your health

The benefits of strength training go well beyond just physical strength

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“I broke up with my fitness tracker – and this is what happened”

Why you should consider a Fitbit breakup.

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“How a women’s wrestling night changed my view of my body forever”

“I didn’t anticipate that watching women wrestle would radically shift how I thought about my body. But it did.”

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Here’s how 30 minutes of morning exercise could make you more productive

Get your day off to a running start – literally.

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Everything you need to know about Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness

This is why you ache a few days after you work out – and it's not necessarily a bad thing.

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8 fitness podcasts to get you motivated and feeling strong

Listen to these podcasts to get you going.

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“A message to everyone who said I was ‘too tubby’ to be a personal trainer”

“I spent five months unemployed because I kept getting told that I didn’t look right for various jobs”

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Celebrity strength training videos to inspire you to pick up weights in the gym

Instagram strength training videos to inspire you, from Eva Longoria to Alison Brie.

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Best gym bags: 9 monochrome styles for your sports gear

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This is what strong looks like to a professional netballer

The Netball World Cup is the latest event in the Summer of Women's Sports.

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Stylist Strong is London’s most exciting new fitness studio for women

In a first for women’s media in the UK, Stylist is launching its first ever fitness studio – with a focus on strength for the body and soul.

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This is what strong looks like: Keira Walsh

“If I need motivation, I remind myself that I want to be the best player I can be.”

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Intuitive exercise: how to take the pressure off your fitness regime

We know exercise is good for us. This mindset can make it better…

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