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5 things you should do after every workout to support muscle recovery

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Chloe Gray
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    Can compression leggings make you a better runner?

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    5-minute skipping routines for when you’re short on time

  • Benefits of skipping: is it better than running?
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    This is why you’ve seen so many people skipping during this lockdown

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Try boxing at home with these 6 basic punching exercises for low-impact cardio

No gloves or punching bags needed.

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Chloe Gray
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Maya Jama’s full-body workout includes just three exercises

The presenter tells Strong Women about her lockdown fitness routine for a strong body and mind.

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Chloe Gray
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Can TikToks viral weighted hula hoop workout actually improve your core strength?

An expert trainer explains the truth behind the exercise trend.

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Chloe Gray
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Adrienne Herbert, personal trainer and motivation coach, running outside in a white top and hair in a bun.
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How a fitness trainer gets their workout done when they feel unmotivated

This tip can get you through home workouts (even when your excitement has burned out).

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This 3-move resistance workout trains your entire body in just 10 minutes

If you want a quick but effective workout, this is the routine you've been looking for.

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Chloe Gray
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Glute bridge variations can target the hamstrings using just your bodyweight
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Build stronger hamstrings at home without weights – try these 4 bodyweight exercises

Forget deadlifts – these moves strengthen your thighs without needing equipment.

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Chloe Gray
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Is it OK to do the same workout every day? An expert explains

So you’ve found a workout tutorial you love – but should you do it on repeat?

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Chloe Gray
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7 high-waisted leggings that actually stay up when you’re working out

Your tights will never interrupt your workout again.

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Chloe Gray
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Listening to the radio has been better than listening to music for one writer who felt lonely during lockdown
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Feeling lonely when working out at home? Try this trick to get motivated without your gym buddies

Fitness writer Chloe Gray was missing her busy gym, but found help in an unlikely place.

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Chloe Gray
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Squat jumps are part of this simple lower body HIIT workout for strength and fitness
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Don’t fancy running? Try this 20-minute lower body HIIT workout instead

A cardio and strength workout that you don’t have to leave the house for.

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Chloe Gray
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Avoid these 4 common injuries while working out at home

Physiotherapists, osteopaths and PTs share the most common injuries they see – and how to prevent them.

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Can strength training help you run faster?

To run well, you’ve got to run regularly... right? We explore what role strength training plays in getting us fit to run faster.

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Miranda Larbi
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The best leggings with pockets, to make your next run that much easier

Free up your hands with running tights that have space to carry your phone.

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Chloe Gray
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Ankle pain when running: How to prevent sore ankles
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Why you’re getting ankle pain during lockdown runs

It’s time to take joint pain seriously.

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Chloe Gray
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Joining an online community can do so much to help you re-think your relationship to fitness
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This home workout proves CrossFit isn’t as scary as it sounds

It’s not all big weights and flipping tyres, you know.

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Chloe Gray
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Plank challenge: how to hold a plank for five minutes
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“I tried the 5-minute plank challenge for 3 weeks – this is what happened”

One writer took on the ultimate core challenge.

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Hollie Richardson
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Ease period cramps with these 3 glute and core exercises

It may be the last thing you feel like doing, but a workout could be just what your body needs.

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Chloe Gray
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Why ‘active recovery’ is the best way to spend your rest day

Get those recovering muscles moving.

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This ab challenge takes just four minutes and will have your core burning

Build abdominal strength with these twists on

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Chloe Gray
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