We know after the initial burst of activity in January, finding the motivation to get in shape and stay that way can be hard. That’s why we’ve put together a list of five key gym wear items to add to your kit bag that will help you keep going – because when you look the part, you feel the part.
The right footwear can make a big difference to your workout. These men’s Flex Fury 2 trainers from Nike are a great shoe for starting your fitness journey. Found at JD Sports on Paradise Street, these trainers are lightweight, breathable, supportive and to top it off stylish, making them the perfect shoes for both short jogs and long distance runs around Liverpool. For ladies who love speed, check out Nike’s women’s Zoom Pegasus 33 trainers from JD Sports. Built to make your runs faster than ever, these trainers feature engineered mesh for ventilated support and Flywire cables to lock the foot down. Comfortable, quick and hard-wearing, this adaptable trainer will withstand any terrain!
Sports Direct on South John Street is a great place to find fashionable but functional gym clothes. The Under Armour Varsity Full Zip men’s hoodie is a great addition to your wardrobe. Benefiting from ColdGear technology which adapts to your body temperature and a stylish slim fit, it can be worn both casually and for a workout. Another great versatile hoodie is the Ladies USA Pro Little Mix Mesh Hoodie. Featuring a mix of solid and mesh panels across the body and sleeves and an adjustable hood, this hoodie is both comfortable and cool – perfect for throwing on when you’re heading to the gym!
Under Armour Varsity Full Zip Hoodie (£62) and USA Pro Little Mix Mesh Hoodie (£25), Sports Direct
The Nike Sportswear Deep Night Diagonal Swoosh T-shirt from Urban Outfitters is the perfect exercise tee for men. Its slightly oversized fit and short sleeves will keep you fresh, while its bold blue colour will keep you looking stylish. For women, the HeatGear Armour 2-in-1 Tank Top from Under Armour is a great training tee. Made from sweat-wicking fabric and featuring a modern racerback design, this tank top is a staple piece of gym wear. It also has a built-in Armour Mid bra, so you’ll never be lacking support! You can find this beauty in John Lewis, which conveniently has a Joe and the Juice bar – what’s healthier than that!
Nike Sportswear Deep Night Diagonal Swoosh T-shirt (£20), Urban Outfitters || HeatGear Armour 2-in-1 Tank Top from Under Armour (£40), John Lewis
John Lewis, found at the end of South John Street, also has a great selection of joggers. For ladies looking to get into Yoga, you need to invest in a pair of Yogini Bottoms by Puma. Its breathable fabric and loose fit means you’ll have no problem getting yourself into the perfect positions. For guys, we recommend Nike’s Dry Tracksuit Bottoms. Their Dri-FIT technology will keep you sweat-free, while its super soft material will keep you so cosy you won’t want to take them off. These bottoms suit a range of exercise too, making them a great investment.
Puma Yogini Bottoms (£38) and Nike Dry Tracksuit Bottoms (£50), John Lewis
If you’re after a water bottle that’s both chic and will keep your drinks cool all day, visit Victoria’s Secret on South John Street and pick up one from their extensive selection! Made from stainless steel and featuring a handy twist cap, this water bottle won’t fail to give you a refreshing boost. Alternatively, Nike’s T1 24OZ Flow Water Bottle found at JD Sports is made from durable Tritan material, features a SwitchFlow spout for quick hydration and has volume measurements on the side – handy! It can also be attached to bikes and backpacks, making it a great water bottle to take on adventures.
Metal Water Bottle (£22.68), Victoria’s Secret || Nike T1 24OZ Flow Water Bottle (£16), JD Sports
There’s tons of sports shops in Liverpool ONE filled with a range of great gym wear, so what are you waiting for? Go get fit for Summer!