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5 day beginner's pilates

Improve posture, breath and core strength with this 5-step introduction to pilates

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Miranda Larbi
  • What is a drop set?
    Strong Women

    Take your training to the next level with drop-sets

  • Why you should do wall push-ups.
    Workouts

    5 wall-based exercises to do when it’s too hot for the gym

  • Sleep better with these yoga poses.
    Workouts

    The quick pre-bed stretch workout for sleeping in the heat

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The benefits of outdoor workouts: is exercising outside better than the gym?
Strong Women

Exercising outside could be better for you than going to the gym

Work out in the great outdoors.

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Chloe Gray
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Burpees are the worst - why do we do them?
Workouts

Burpees are the worst – so do we really have to do them to get fit?

No one likes a burpee, so why do any of us put ourselves through doing them?

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Miranda Larbi
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when to take a rest day
Workouts

When to decide whether to skip or push through a workout

Exercise can feel impossible somedays – here’s how to tell if you need a rest.

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Jess Bacon
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Exercise and stress: the best exercise to help you handle stress and boost a low mood
Wellbeing

This stress-relieving exercise will help boost your mood after a slump

Great for post-workout endorphins, and even better for long-term stress management.

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Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Let’s talk about how daily HIIT could be impacting our health

If you tend to do five HIIT sessions a week, it may be time to stop.

A woman out for a run on a sunny morning in black activewear.
Workouts

How working out at 6am changed one night owl’s attitude to fitness

If you function better in the evening, is there any point in changing your routine?

Posted by
Harriet Prior
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Dumbbell chest fly - how to
Workouts

Open up desk-bound chests with dumbbell chest fly

The perfect move for building upper body strength and stretching out sore backs.

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Miranda Larbi
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Quad stretches
Workouts

Stretch tight quads with these 4 thigh-lengthening moves

Post-leg day essentials.

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Chloe Gray
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Muscle memory gains
Workouts

Here's why PTs recommend doing the same strength movement again and again

Biology is on your side if you get injured/ill/can't drag yourself away from Netflix.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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A woman in a sports bra looking at the camera.
Strong Women

All the ways your menstrual cycle impacts your workouts

How to train in each phase of your cycle.

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Bridie Wilkins
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Bent over row how to
Workouts

Move of the week: bent over row – for hitting those hard-to-reach back muscles

Who said you need to have access to gym machines to get build a better back? Go slow and look forward to having better posture!

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Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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Running doesn’t have to be hard – here are 16 tips to make it more enjoyable

How to fall back in love with the sport.

lgbtq+ pt workout
Wellbeing

LGBTQ+ personal trainers exist and here's why you should work with one

“I get to be the representation I never had”

Posted by
Pennie Varvarides
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Front rack march how to
Workouts

Move of the week: front rack march – for a strong and stable body

Marching on the spot might look simple but add in a pair of dumbbells and, suddenly, it becomes a test of full-body strength and balance.

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Miranda Larbi
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Zumba benefits
Workouts

A love letter to Zumba – the class that gave me access to fitness

“After years of being intimidated by the gym, Zumba offered me an accessible way into exercise.”

Posted by
Sadia Nowshin
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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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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auto-immune condition exercising
Workouts

“How an auto-immune condition made me appreciate workouts even more”

Having an auto-immune issue doesn't mean that you can't work out – as one writer proves.

Posted by
Helen Wilson-Beevers
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Weight training for beginners: fitness experts explain how to get started lifting weights
Strong Women

Here’s how to get into weight training, according to the experts

Beginners, take note.

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Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Move of the week: reverse lunge – the exercise every runner needs to do

Improve your balance while strengthening the glutes, hamstrings and ankles – all of which will help you on the roads or trails.

woman under a barbell
Strong Women

How much protein do you really need when strength training?

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

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Chloe Gray
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