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Two women in the gym sat on the floor laughing and talking to each other.
Workouts

12 habits all gym-goers have (but might not admit to)

Do you even lift if you don’t do one of these?

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Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

A 74-year-old fitness influencer shares her most important life lessons

Nuggets of wisdom from septuagenarian weight lifter Joan McDonald.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman kissing her bicep after training in the gym.
Life

How long does it really take to build muscle?

Back to the gym? Here’s when you should expect results.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman in shorts and a crop top putting plates on a barbell
Workouts

How a ‘deload’ week can help you get stronger by doing less

Forget rest days – try a rest week.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Get stronger arms with just a pair of dumbbells

One piece of kit, six muscle building moves.

A woman doing a reverse lunge with a dumbbell in her hands.
Workouts

These weighted exercises will build your glute strength

Grab your dumbbells.

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Chloe Gray
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Workouts

16 of the best fitness classes in London, from spin to barre

Group training is back.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman loading up a barbell with weights.
Strong Women

Want to get stronger? This is how many sets and reps to do

More isn’t always more when it comes to strength training.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength training: 5 of the best kettlebell exercises to build muscle
Strong Women

These are the 5 best kettlebell exercises if you want to get your entire body burning

Try these fitness trainer approved kettlebell exercises.

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Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

Does strength training affect fertility?

Here's what you need to know about exercise if you're trying to conceive.

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Bridie Wilkins
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Chloe Gray doing a bulgarian split squat at home with dumbbells and a chair
Workouts

“How I improved my lower back pain with these 3 glute strengthening exercises”

Your butt muscles have more of an impact than you might think.

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Chloe Gray
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Poorna Bell: “The real reason women compare themselves in the gym”

Read an extract from the author’s new book, Stronger.

Friends cheersing wine glasses in a pub garden after lockdown.
Life

“Will drinking ruin my fitness progress?”

Something to read before your bank holiday pub plans.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman doing a bench press during a push workout at the gym.
Workouts

Simplify strength training with this full body workout routine

Two workouts, big gains.

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Chloe Gray
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Functional strength training
Workouts

7 functional training exercises that make day-to-day movement much easier

Support your body in and out of the gym.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman doing a squat in the gym with a barbell on her back.
Workouts

5 fundamental strength training exercises you should include in every workout

Who has the time for complicated sessions?

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Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

3 essential upper body exercises to build stronger arms

Hit biceps, triceps and shoulders with these simple moves.

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Chloe Gray
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Woman lifting a barbell with weights on it
Workouts

Back pain after exercising? Protect your spine with these tips

Strength training should reduce pain, not cause it.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Feeling sore after the gym? Here‘s how to reduce DOMS

Useful advice for the day after the gyms reopened.

Two women wearing shorts and sports bras laugh at the gym.
Workouts

The unspoken rules of the gym you need to remember after a year of home workouts

From dancing to grunting and putting away weights to supporting the sisterhood, here‘s the gym etiquette rules you need.

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Chloe Gray
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