Lucy is a freelance health and fitness journalist as well as a pre and post-natal personal trainer. Although a sweaty gym session (skipping rope is a must) is her favorite way to ‘relax’, she’s also a fan of bingeing on The Office, snacking on chocolate-coated raisins, and fizz-filled brunches with friends.
What are the benefits of doing a wall sit to work your leg muscles, how do you do one, and what happens if you do one every day for a week
What are butterfly sit-ups, how do you do them, and what happens if you do 50 a day for a week
What is the windshield wipers exercise, how do you do it, and what happens to your core if you do 50 reps a day for a week
How to do the Captain's Chair crunch, the benefits of the move, and what happened when this writer did 50 reps a day for a week
One of our fitness writers did a two-minute Copenhagen plank every day for a week — here's what happened, and the benefits to her body
What are box jumps, how do you do a box jump, and what happens if you do 50 a day for a week? We found out
What are wall planks, how do you do a wall plank, and what happened when this writer did them every day for a week
Are sit-ups bad for your back? Not if you do them correctly, says a PT. Here's how to do a sit-up with the correct form.
What are the benefits of the ice bath fitness trend? Here's what happened when this writer put it to the test
The leg press can do wonders for your glutes and calves. Here’s how to do it the right way and what happens when you do.
Which is better for building lower back strength - barbell rows or good mornings? We ask the experts.
What happens to your body when you row a mile a day every day for two weeks? This writer set out to find out more.
Read what happened when fitness writer Lucy Gornall ditched her headphones, and ran without music for two weeks
The best exercises for people with an endomorph body type — if your body holds on to fat, here are the exercises to try.
The best exercises for the mesomorph body type. We ask a PT which exercises mesomorphs should add to their routine.
We asked a personal trainer to review Daisy Keech's flat stomach workout, and the verdict wasn't good.