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Strength training for women
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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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Chloe Gray
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What’s the best time of day to workout? Fitness trainers answer the most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers on whether you should get sweaty early doors or late at night.

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What muscles do squats work?
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Fitness experts explain why we should all be squatting

What are the benefits of doing squats? Stylist Strong trainers answer the most Googled health and fitness questions.

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How to warm up before strength training
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How do you warm up before weight training? Stylist Strong trainers answer the most googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain how to get ready for a workout.

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Chloe Gray
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Which muscles do deadlifts work? Fitness trainers answer your most googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers on why the deadlift is one of the best exercises to do.

How to get motivated to exercise?
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How to find motivation to workout, according to experts

Stylist Strong trainers on how to stay committed to the gym

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How does alcohol affect strength training?
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How does alcohol affect strength training? Fitness trainers answer the most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain how drinking can impact your workouts.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength training and resistance training
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Strength and resistance training: fitness trainers answer the most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain what resistance training is.

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This is how much protein you should eat if you're weight training
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How much protein should you have when strength training?

Stylist Strong trainers explain whether protein shakes are necessary for women in the weights room.

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Chloe Gray
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Weightlifting for women
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5 weight lifting experts explain the strengthening benefits for women

And it's not just about physical strength.

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Chloe Gray
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Will weight lifting make women bulky?
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Does weight training make women bulky? Fitness trainers answer the most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain why weight training won't make you bulky.

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Chloe Gray
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How can you reduce muscle pain after weight training?

Stylist Strong trainers explain how you can reduce muscle pain after training.

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What should you eat before strength training? Fitness trainers answer most Googled questions

Stylist Strong trainers explain what, when and why you should eat before training.

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

Get started today.

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Alix Walker
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Celebrity strength training
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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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Megan Murray
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Poorna Bell
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Poorna Bell is sick and tired of the fitness industry’s sexist stereotypes

“Everything tells us that the main goal of fitness is to lose weight. It doesn’t tell you anything about ability or strength.”

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Michelle Elman
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Weight training: 6 female trainers on why strength training is so good for women

"Just take that first step because if you don’t try it, you’re never going to know what you can achieve."

mansplaining at the gym - what to do
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“A message to that man who always gives ‘advice’ to women at the gym”

Poorna Bell – writer, influencer, powerlifter – is sick and tired of receiving unsolicited advice from men at the gym.

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