Strength and Flex

Cliff Hobby

'Strength & Flex made me a better runner'

Father-of-two Cliff Hobby tells how Strength and Flex improved his running.

Get fit with Strength and Flex

The Strength and Flex plan will help you get up and moving and improve your health and wellbeing in five weeks.

Get fit in five weeks

Improve your strength and flexibility with a five-week exercise programme.

Exercising in winter

Boost your mood and stay in shape with our winter weather exercise advice.

Strength and Flex five-week plan

A week-by-week breakdown of the five-week Strength and flexibility podcast series.

How to improve your strength and flexibility

Strength and flexibility exercises are great for muscle-strength, healthy bones and joint pain.

'Strength and Flex keeps me motivated'

Anne hadn't done any exercise for years until she made a New Year's resolution to “get her act together”.

Fitness training tips

Guide to fitness training, with tips on building stamina, strength and flexibility, as well as diet and motivation.

Overcoming the barriers to exercise

Find out the most common barriers to exercise and get advice on how to overcome them.

Strength and Flex videos

Watch video clips of Laura demonstrating all the exercises in the Strength and flexibility podcast series

NHS Fitness Studio

The NHS Fitness Studio video workouts enable you to get fit for free in the comfort of your own home

12-week fitness plan

A 12-week exercise plan for beginners combining running and strength and flexibility workouts

Get running with Couch to 5K

Our C25K plan is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and running 5km in nine weeks

5K+ running podcasts for C25K graduates

Take your running to the next level with new podcasts for Couch to 5K graduates