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Training with lighter weights at the moment? Here are the surprising benefits

Exercise isn’t always about go big or go home.

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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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5 pairs of gym trainers to wear instead of running shoes

Seriously, those cushioned trainers aren’t good to lift in. This is why…

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Can weight training improve bone density?
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How weight training can build healthy bones

The link between strength training and bone density, explained.

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Lost exercise motivation in these uncertain times? This is how to work through it

How to set attainable goals in uncertain times.

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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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This is how often we should be working out, according to fitness experts

Do we need to switch up our workout routines?

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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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Does weight training increase testosterone?

This is how strength training really impacts your hormones.

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Does weight training stunt growth? Sports doctors answer the most googled questions

The experts explain where this myth comes from and whether there's any truth in it.

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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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