Workouts

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Latest Stories

Woman doing squats at home
Strong Women

“I decided to brave the beginners’ 100 squats challenge – here’s what happened”

One writer takes on the ultimate glutes challenge.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Workouts

Move of the week: American kettlebell swing – the ultimate full-body mover

If you've got a kettlebell, this is *the* fundamental move for strengthening the posterior chain.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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running in the morning afternoon night
Workouts

“How changing the time of my daily runs improved my times, mood and sleep”

Most of us run at the same time every day but that could be holding you back – here’s why experimenting with timings can be beneficial.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
A woman running through a park in a pink facemask
Strong Women

Can you exercise after your Covid-19 vaccine?

The pros and cons of post-jab training, explained.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Move of the week: bicep curl – for arms that can lift, push and pull

There can't be a more fundamental upper body strength move than the bicep curl – but getting it right isn't so simple.

Slider workout glutes and core burn
Workouts

The glider workout that'll set your glutes and core on fire

Want to build stronger glutes and core muscles without a load of heavy weights? Get yourself a pair of gliders.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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5 strength exercises that will help you to run faster, longer and stronger
Workouts

5 simple strength exercises that will make you a better runner

To run faster, longer and stronger, you don't have to run more – you need to start strength training

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
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
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Running habits all runners will recognise
Workouts

15 habits that all runners have, whether they'll admit to them or not

There are certain universal truths that apply to all runners. Some may be kind of grim but they're

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Morning walk benefits
Workouts

“How my daily pre-breakfast walk improved my mental, physical and emotional health”

Let your lockdown walking regime slip since society opened back up? Here's why it's time to reintroduce a morning walk into your day.

Posted by
Jess Dixon
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
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Miranda Larbi
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Move of the week: split squat for stronger quads

Split squats are like lunges but static, meaning that they're easier to progressively overload.

A woman doing a chest press on an exercise mat while working out from home.
Strong Women

Get stronger arms with just a pair of dumbbells

One piece of kit, six muscle building moves.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Amy Sedghi virtual cycling training camp
Workouts

“What attending a virtual cycling training camp taught me about strength, resilience and periods“

Great cycling is about so much more than what happens on the saddle, as we found out.

Posted by
Amy Sedghi
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Goblet squat strength
Workouts

5 simple strength training exercises for reducing stress

Feeling stressed? Strength training can help to nip stress in the bud before anxiety takes hold – here’s how.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
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
Chloe and Meeka on a reformer pilates class, doing a straddle pose and holding weights in their arms
Workouts

“Reformer pilates worked my core like never before”

How did these writers get on at their first machine-based pilates class?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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mobility rest day workout
Workouts

Why you should spend your next rest day doing a 15 minute mobility workout

It only takes 15 minutes but mobility can make a huge difference to your workouts on active days.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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6 ways to get stronger using the cable machine

Target your back and glutes with this pulling-based piece of kit.

Woman stretching on yoga mat at home
Workouts

Don’t give up on home workouts just because gym classes are back

Gym classes, running and home workouts can work together to give you a real 360 fitness experience.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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