Workouts

Strength training tips, workout advice and expert commentary from our ambassadors.

  • A woman doing a personal training session in the gym
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    How to say no to a pushy personal trainer (and the red flags to look out for)

  • Burpee woman at the gym
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    Too cold to run? Put your fitness to the test with a burpee challenge

  • Black woman stretching to her toes
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    Yes, toe yoga is a thing (and you should probably start doing it daily)

Latest Stories

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How to really be consistent with exercise

Struggling to stick to your routine as we head into the festive period?

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Chloe Gray
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How to move with hypermobility
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Hypermobile? Here's how to exercise to avoid unnecessary injury

Naturally super-flexible? Then proceed with caution.

Posted by
Kat Storr
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How to start running with your dog so that you both get fitter

Canicross is the canine-led sport sweeping Europe.

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Sophia Waterfield
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A woman in a yoga pose during a hot yoga class
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“I tried to get into Bikram yoga but hated it – and I’m OK with that”

It's not for the faint-hearted, but is hot yoga actually dangerous?

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Samia Qaiyum
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Chloe Gray
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7 women share their biggest fitness mistakes (so you don’t make them)

Take note.

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“I hula hooped every day for a month – and it made me stronger than ever”

Hula hoops aren't just for primary school kids.

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Josie England
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A woman doing a single leg romanian deadlift
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5 of the underrated glute exercises that PTs suggest you start doing

Get these into your routine, pronto.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman wiping her forehead in the gym and checking her fitness tracker
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Only work out once a week? Everything you need to know about ‘weekend warrior’ training

The good, the bad and the painful.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Is it OK to simply maintain your fitness, rather than always improve?

The truth about whether you always need to be stronger, faster and fitter.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Dumbbell snatches are the perfect way to build explosive strength

This classic move may look scary, but is so worth performing.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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You’re not imagining it – this is why cardio classes are so damn hard

It never feels like it gets easier.

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Miranda Larbi
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Jessica Harris
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Keep getting ill? Here’s how concentrating on cardio can boost your immunity

And by cardio, we mean cardiorespiratory fitness – not just cardiovascular.

A woman doing a handstand against a brick wall
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Do you need to follow an exercise plan? In defence of doing whatever you want in the gym

Sometimes ‘random’ workouts are just fine.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman doing a deadlift with a barbell in the gym
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Want to lift more in the gym? These 3 tips will help

The how, when and why of picking up heavier dumbbells.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman exercising in the winter
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How you can use exercise to tackle seasonal affective disorder this winter

How to move more when you want to reach for the sofa instead of your trainers.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman doing a plank on her forearms
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4 beginner pilates moves that will help you build a rock-solid core

Get your strengthening and stretching done in one workout.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Benefits of short, sharp bursts of intense exercise
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Don’t have time to workout? All you need is 12 minutes

Sometimes, shorter really can be better

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Want stronger and more mobile hips? Forward lunges are the solution

This simple but effective move deserves to be in your training programme.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Jessica Harris
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Can’t touch your toes? Try these 5 flexibility boosting stretches

Everyone could do with working on their mobility.

When and how to do the most common yoga poses.
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When to do the 10 most common yoga poses, according to the experts

Not all poses should be done just before bed or first thing in the morning.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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