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The latest fitness apparel and workout equipment reviews, from tried and tested squat-proof leggings to the best value dumbbells for your home gym.

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4 matching shorts and sports bra sets guaranteed to fuel your workout

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    7 size-inclusive brands that make activewear for every body

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The best running waterproofs to wear when it’s raining

If you're running in the rain, how much more comfortable does wearing a waterproof really make you?

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“Investing in these running shoes was the best money I spent during lockdown – here’s why”

Stylist’s junior digital writer Lauren Geall invested in a pair of running trainers for the first time earlier this year – and she’s never looking back.

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A collage of reformation and monki's activewear sets
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9 of the best matching activewear sets that look as good as they perform

Including Reformation, Gymshark and Girlfriend Collective.

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Chloe Gray
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“I found high-quality, lightly-used activewear for a bargain from these second-hand retailers”

Would you buy second-hand activewear? Here‘s why you should consider it

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Natalie Gil
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The leggings that have kept women comfy through lockdown, both on and off the mat

Whether you want a sporty style for home workouts or soft fabric for WFH comfort, try one of these.

Best skipping ropes: Meriam tried out the Crossrope
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Don’t have dumbbells? This weighted skipping rope can help build muscle too

Plus three other ropes for speed, cardio and tech-lovers.

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Chloe Gray
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Nimble Laser Hem Bike Shorts in white pebble
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9 of the best Boxing Day activewear sales

For workout staples, yoga gear, running shoes, and sustainable gym kit.

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Aiden Wynn
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Cosy activewear to see you through home workouts (or lounging about the house)

From super comfy seamless leggings to cosy fleece-lined hoodies.

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Chloe Gray
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Christmas shopping: How to shop local and support small businesses this winter
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How to shop local and support small businesses this Christmas

Consider this your guide to a more meaningful Christmas shopping experience.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Activewear gift guide
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The best activewear to gift to the gym lovers in your life

Leggings, sports bras and trainers that can get anyone motivated to train.

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Chloe Gray
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Fitness tech gifts to power-up your loved one's workouts

From fitness trackers to massage guns, here's the kit they'll want.

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Chloe Gray
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Activewear that will keep you warm in winter, recommended by the experts

Make outdoor exercise more enjoyable with this winter kit.

Lacing up trainers
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Need new running shoes? Here are 6 of the best trainers to buy now

From Nike, Brooks and New Balance.

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Chloe Gray
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15 Christmas present ideas for fitness fanatics

Yes, the time has come. From resistance bands to recipe books, find a present they'll love.

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Chloe Gray
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Reflective running kit
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7 stylish reflective activewear pieces to shop for your next run

Because very few can pull off high-vis orange.

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Chloe Gray
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Still wearing your running trainers to lift weights in? This is why you need to stop

We share 6 of the best gym shoes for weight training and resistance workouts.

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Chloe Gray
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In the market for a foam roller? We've picked 8 of the best

From smooth to textured to sustainable, we've found options to suit every need.

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Aiden Wynn
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Running: 7 of the best phone armbands for running
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7 of the best phone armbands for running

Check your stats, skip a song or take a call easily with these picks.

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Aiden Wynn
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Chloe Gray
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Padded cycling shorts that could transform your bike ride

Goodbye, pain and chafing.

Gym bag kit
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Workout essentials that a fitness writer keeps in her gym bag

These gym accessories will see you through any type of training.

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Chloe Gray
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