Weight Training

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A woman doing a squat in her living room while working out from home

Squats have been dubbed the *best* exercise – but do they work for everyone?

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Chloe Gray
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    Workouts

    Why you should focus on muscle density rather than muscle size

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    Strength

    Sore hands, cravings and poor co-ordination: the reality of exercising with PMS

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    Workouts

    What happened when a regular gym-goer tried Olympic lifting?

Latest Stories

A woman doing a squat with a barbell on her back using a power rack in a gym
Workouts

How deep should you really go in your squats?

The truth about ass to grass.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman with a barbell on her back doing a squat
Workouts

Is squeezing your butt when squatting actually effective?

That glute squeeze could be doing more damage than good.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman with a resistance band
Workouts

Resistance bands vs dumbbells: what’s the best piece of kit?

When it comes to muscle and strength, is elastic or iron the best?

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Chloe Gray
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Emily Campbell with her silver medal in weightlifting at Tokyo 2020
Strength

“I was in tears”: the true meaning of Emily Campbell’s weightlifting success

The Olympian took home a silver and will inspire a generation.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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These are the weights you should use for your strength-building workouts at home

Get the most from your home workouts.

Chloe Gray next to a lying leg press
Workouts

How to use a lying leg press for a killer lower body workout

This video tutorial from Strong Guides will show you how.

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Chloe Gray
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What is a drop set?
Strength

Take your training to the next level with drop-sets

Mix up your home workouts with this muscle building technique.

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Chloe Gray
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How to add a cardio finisher to your strength training workout
Workouts

How to add a cardio finisher to your strength training workout

End your session with a bang.

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Amy Beecham
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Chloe Gray with a squat rack
Workouts

How do you actually set up a squat rack?

Don’t be put off by the big mounds of metal.

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Chloe Gray
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A personal trainer doing a suitcase deadlift
Strength

Move of the week: suitcase deadlift – for building functional strength

This overlooked deadlift variation will build full-body stability.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman with dumbbells in he rhand
Workouts

All the reasons why your workout needs giant sets

Leave your muscles on fire.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Strength-endurance training is the best way to build muscle that withstands your workouts

Turns out you can train both skills at once.

A woman in the gym with a barbell on her back
Workouts

The best giant sets to get you sweaty and strong

Back-to-back exercises that build muscle.

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Chloe Gray
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A women with dumbbells on her shoulder
Workouts

Start lifting heavier weights with these tips

How you know when it’s time to challenge the body.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength training makes us stronger, faster runners
Workouts

How to become a better, faster runner (whether you're a beginner or not)

It also makes you far less injury-prone, which is always a massive bonus.

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Miranda Larbi
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A woman gripping a barbell on the floor about to do a deadlift
Workouts

Bored of training? These 3 exercises will shake up your workouts

Get out of your plateau with pyramid sets.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman with a barbell across her shoulders getting ready to do a front squat.
Workouts

Want to build muscle? Try these superset workouts

No matter what your goal, supersets are here to help.

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Chloe Gray
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Can training your core make you better at weightlifting?
Strength

Can training your core make you better at weightlifting?

You may want to re-think skipping abs.

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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Stress could be stopping you from getting stronger – here's why

“Our bodies can feel physically weaker.”

is it harder to workout in the heat
Workouts

Is exercise really harder in the heat?

Your guide to moving well, no matter how sweaty it gets.

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Chloe Gray
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