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Exercise and period cycle: how to strength train around menstruation
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Two experts explain how your period cycle can impact your training

Much like your energy levels, hormonal fluctuations can have an effect on your strength and recovery.

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This home workout proves CrossFit isn’t as scary as it sounds

It’s not all big weights and flipping tyres, you know.

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Chloe Gray
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How to find exercise motivation during a pandemic
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Struggling with exercise motivation in lockdown? This will help

Here’s why you should keep moving (even during a pandemic).

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Chloe Gray
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6kg or 60kg? How to choose the right weight for a workout

Don’t know what size dumbbell to pick when training from home? Look no further.

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Chloe Gray
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The full-body workout a fitness trainer does when she’s too stressed to think

Want to sweat but feeling too busy to plan for it? This workout makes it simple.

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How exercise can help support your immune system

The benefits of working out go far beyond the calorie burn.

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5 reasons why you're not seeing any progress from your training

If you’re no longer seeing gains from your workout, the chances are that you’ve plateaued. Here's why.

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Tashi Skervin
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4 signs you’re making fitness progress

And they have nothing to do with what you look like.

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Chloe Gray
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Why squats are the ultimate lower body exercise

The benefits of this lower body move, explained.

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Chloe Gray
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The effects of vitamin D on strength training
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Don’t believe the myth - you absolutely can build strength on a vegan diet

Despite popular belief, a plant-based diet will not prevent you from getting strong.

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Bridie Wilkins
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5 weighted ab exercises for an advanced core workout

Challenge your abdominal muscles by adding a dumbbell into your training.

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Chloe Gray
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How to strength train when you only have light dumbbells

If you only have light dumbbells for your at-home workouts, these exercises will help you keep your form.

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The best at-home strength training kit to upgrade your workouts

Weight training outside of the gym just got easier.

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Chloe Gray
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5 kettlebell exercises to get stronger from head to toe

Work multiple muscles at once with this full-body workout.

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Miranda Larbi
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How does alcohol affect strength training?
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Will dry January really make it easier to workout?

How drinking (or not) impacts your training.

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Chloe Gray
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Strengthen your body from head to toe with a kettlebell

Who knew one weight could do so much?

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Miranda Larbi
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These 4 stretches will get your body ready for training

Improve flexibility and mobility with these dynamic warm-ups.

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Chloe Gray
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Prevent back pain with this super simple workout

Get stronger and keep back ache at bay.

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Chloe Gray
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What's the best time of day to exercise?

Experts explain whether you should do your workout early doors or late at night.

How to breathe during weight lifting?
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Deep breath: this is how to inhale and exhale when you squat

Strong Women ambassadors explain how breathwork can improve your lifts

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