Workouts

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

  • Front rack march how to
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    Move of the week: frong rack march – for a strong and stable body

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

  • How to exercise with migraine
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    Can cardio actually help to relieve migraine pain?

Latest Stories

is it harder to workout in the heat
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Is exercise really harder in the heat?

Your guide to moving well, no matter how sweaty it gets.

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Chloe Gray
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Women in a gym class doing a lunch with dumbbells on their shoulders.
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This technique could build more muscle in less time

Supersets, explained.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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“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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A woman on a spin bike laughing in gym activewear.
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How to get back to exercise if you’ve let your training slide

Actually practical advice from a personal trainer.

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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.

A woman holding a kettlebell on her shoulder in the gym.
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Are you strength training too much, or not enough?

This is how often you should really be lifting heavy in the gym.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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"I switched to 7-minute workouts for a week – this is what I learnt”

Think you've got to exercise for at least 30 minutes to reap any benefits? Think again – here's why less can be more.

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
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How to start running again after a break
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How to start running again after taking a break

Once a runner, always a runner – even if you need to take things a little slower after a running break.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Meg Boggs doing a press up against a wall.
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Why you shouldn’t drop to your knees when learning press-ups

Meg Boggs explains how to master the art of bodyweight training.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Value of body weight for getting stronger
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Can you get stronger from bodyweight exercises alone?

If you haven't got any weights, don't fret – you've already got all you need for getting stronger.

Posted by
Donna Noble
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Strength training mobility
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Does strength training make you less flexible?

Lifting weights may make us stronger but do we have to choose between strength and mobility?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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“I’ll never love running – and you can’t convince me otherwise”

It’s hard to admit you hate one of the most loved sports when you work in the industry, but it’s time fitness writer Chloe Gray spoke out.

American kettlebell swing how to
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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
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“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
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Meg Boggs next to a rowing machine smiling while she wipes her face with a towel.
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How to fall in love with exercise (yes, really)

Fitness influencer Meg Boggs explains how to move in a way that works for you.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How to recover in the summer
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6 crucial steps to helping your body recover after a hot weather workout

Recovery is a vital part of fitness but it gets harder as the temperatures soar. Here's how to stay cool and calm, post-workout.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Women with arthritis on how they exercise
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Four women on how they move with arthritis

Far from having to remain still, exercise is actually recommended for people living with arthritis – and here's how four women do it.

Posted by
Amy Sedghi
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A woman doing a lunge with kettlebells in a gym.
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Why trainers are calling out this common technique tip

The newly researched way will actually protect your joints.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Not used to cycling? 11 tips for building confidence on the road

If you're not used to cycling, heading out on the road can be daunting – but there are ways to quickly build confidence.

Two women in the gym sat on the floor laughing and talking to each other.
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12 habits all gym-goers have (but might not admit to)

Do you even lift if you don’t do one of these?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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