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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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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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Goblet, sumo or split – which squat is best?

We break down how different squat variations benefit your body.

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”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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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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How long should you be spending on weights in the gym?

Think that all weight training sessions should last for hours? Think again - different goals require different time windows.

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This is how to protect your hands and wrists when weight training

Are you lifting safely?

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The best vegan protein powders, as tested by the Strong Women team

Muscle building supplements that don’t compromise on taste.

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Why does exercise feel easy one day and hard the next?

A fitness trainer explains why progress isn’t always linear – and it’s so important.

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Strength training moves that will improve your running

If you want a quicker pace, don’t forget the weights.

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How weight training can impact your nervous system
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Want to know how weight training impacts your brain?

There's more to strength training than just bigger muscles.

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Here’s how to get into weight training, according to the experts

Beginners, take note. The experts share their advice on how to start lifting.

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4 stretches you should do before working out

Include these dynamic moves in your warm-up to improve flexibility and mobility.

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How to measure progress in your strength training

This is how to know if your works are really working.

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What muscle groups should you work out together?

Read this if you don't know what training split to use.

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How to train when you only have light dumbbells

Missing the burn from lifting heavier weights? If all you have is light dumbbells, these exercises will keep you on top form.

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Hang on – is it actually safe to lift weights?

If you’re worried about lifting heavy, read this.

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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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How many times a week should you strength train?

Trainers explain how often they recommend women get pressing, squatting and lifting in the gym.

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What are the best chest exercises? Trainers answer your most googled questions

Fitness trainers explain the moves that will build pec strength.

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