Shopping For High-Street Gym Wear? You Need To Read This First…

Our great British high street is known for being fabulous in all things fashion, so it comes as no surprise that some of our favourite brands are branching out and introducing gym wear into their collections. Exercise and well-being are no longer just passing fads that we embrace whole-heartedly in January, but are ever becoming all-year-round lifestyle choice for health conscious women, and looking good while feeling the burn is definitely a box we like to tick. We've done the leg (bums & tums) work to bring you our pick of the bunch so you don't have to sweat it!

The fits-any-size option
With everything you need for a great workout – from a water bottle to fitness leggings – the arrival of the M&S activewear range means you no longer need to feel guilty when scouring the food hall for sweet treats! The extensive size range means there is no excuse for anyone not to take to the treadmill – tops and bottoms are available in sizes 6-22 and bra tops are in cup sizes varying from A-G 32-40. Shop it here at M&S

The multipurpose option
GapFit has two key aspects to its collection; performance wear, and technical fabrication. The ‘Studio’ collection from Gapfit accompanies the range as sportswear-inspired pieces that can double up as casual daywear. The range is designed for an array of athletic activities, but gFast in particular is for higher-impact athletics – running, gym workouts – but also works amazingly for Pilates and yoga (lower impact athletics). GapFit also offers a ‘distance’ fabric within their bottoms that are designed specifically for marathon runners. Motion Tops are GapFit’s seamless high-performance tops and bras are offered in Light, Medium and High Impact for all types of activities. Shop it here at GapFit

The whatever the weather option
Layering is key as the weather warms up, and technical fabrics with functional details are at the heart of H&M’s Sport collection, and will help with performance whatever your activity of choice. From running and gym to body and mind, each piece is designed to enhance your fitness regime. The pieces have engineered construction for articulation and comfort; Technical zip-ups provide protection from the elements and reflective trims for safety. Fleece and mesh provide both protection and breathability. Available in sizes XS-L. Shop it here at H&M Sport.

The All Round Kit-Out 

New Look have a budget friendly option for pretty much your entire gym kit. Their new range stretches from cross-fit and running gear right the way to tote bags and water bottles; there isn’t a stone un-turned here! Within their second collection New Look has also introduced Yoga wear for this season which we can’t get enough of; their super comfy pants and tops are spot on. Prices start from just £3.99 and the full range is available in selected stores and online. Shop it here at New Look Sport. 

The shop any time of day option
The BoohooFIT range is influenced heavily by the emergence of sportswear as a bona fide catwalk trend, and delivers key sportswear essentials that can be worn at the gym or worked into your everyday wardrobe. Fun and fresh with easy and relaxed shapes such as the coordinates, the key detailing includes mesh paneling and sheer layers, with on-trend prints in bold pops of colour and is available in sizes 6-14. Shop it here at boohooFIT.

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