Weight Training

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  • Women in a gym class doing a lunch with dumbbells on their shoulders.
    Workouts

    This technique could build more muscle in less time

  • Weight training for beginners: fitness experts explain how to get started lifting weights
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    Here’s how to get into weight training, according to the experts

  • “How I went from the kid who didn't like sport to weightlifting 100kg”
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    “How I went from the kid who didn’t like sport to lifting 100kg”

Latest Stories

woman under a barbell
Strong Women

How much protein do you really need when strength training?

“It’s really, really different for everyone.”

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman holding a kettlebell on her shoulder in the gym.
Workouts

Are you strength training too much, or not enough?

This is how often you should really be lifting heavy in the gym.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Stylist fitness writer Chloe Gray next to a squat rack with a barbell.
Workouts

“I’ll never love running – and you can’t convince me otherwise”

It’s hard to admit you hate one of the most loved sports when you work in the industry, but it’s time fitness writer Chloe Gray spoke out.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman bending over with a barbell in hand to do a deadlift
Strong Women

Deadlift your way to stronger glutes

Everything you need to know about the muscle building move.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published

How to fall in love with exercise (yes, really)

Fitness influencer Meg Boggs explains how to move in a way that works for you.

A woman doing a lunge with kettlebells in a gym.
Workouts

Why trainers are calling out this common technique tip

The newly researched way will actually protect your joints.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Joan McDonald standing on a swing set in activewear.
Strong Women

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

Nuggets of wisdom from septuagenarian weight lifter Joan McDonald.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Group of women celebrating at the gym
Strong Women

Fitness class sales have soared post-lockdown – here’s why people love them

Classes are about community as well as your training.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published

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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Three women on bikes during a spin class
Workouts

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

Group training is back.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
woman lifting weights
Wellbeing

Does strength training affect fertility?

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

Posted by
Bridie Wilkins
Published
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Poorna Bell
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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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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