10 New Buys For Your Spring Workouts
10 New Buys For Your Spring Workouts

10 New Buys For Your Spring Workouts

As the days get lighter and longer, exercise finally feels that little bit more appealing, especially if you can get outside. Alongside a can-do attitude, the right equipment will support your efforts and keep you looking and feeling your best. Here are just a few ways to enhance your fitness routine this spring…
By Georgia Day

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Magnesium Ease, £16 | The Nue Co.

Aching muscles are par for the course when you work out a lot, but you don’t need to suffer for long.  Massage this blend of magnesium chloride (which is particularly good for topical application) into sore muscles to help reduce the build-up of lactic acid and enable them to rest and repair easier. The calming lavender fragrance will help your mind to switch off too and the handy dropper means it’s easy to administer.

Available at TheNueCo.com

Breathe Patches, £15 | Ross J. Barr

While working out outside has plenty of benefits, if you suffer from hay fever it can make things miserable. Thankfully, these patches from acupuncturist and wellness expert Ross Barr, are blended with a host of essential oils known to help calm body and mind and ease any irritation and difficulty you may experience when the pollen count is high. They also come into their own if you’re back training after a bout of illness; the gentle soothing they provide is a real comfort, while the hypnotic scent lulls you into a calm state of tranquillity.

Available at VictoriaHealth.com

Traction Extreme Lite Sports Bra, £48 | Triumph

Featuring the brand’s 3D power innovation, this unpadded bra has three layers of anti-bounce control and smart fabric technology that includes moisture-regulating inserts. That means it feels weightless on but is contoured comfortably to your body with zero underwiring and no added bulk. There’s a low back band that’s wide enough to negate any digging in, as well as fully adjustable padded straps for extra support.

Available at Triumph.com

Perfect Amino Powder in Mixed Berry, £34.99 (was £43.95) | Body Health

Amino acids are vital for protein synthesis, which is what builds and repairs muscle – but because the body doesn’t produce what it requires on its own, its needs some help. This formula contains a blend of essential amino acids to help you reach your daily protein quota. As well as improving your recovery rate after training, it’ll also help increase energy and support your immune system. The powder form makes it easy to add to smoothies or shakes while the berry flavour is palatable if you want to mix with just water.

Available at Healf.com

Mountain Lite Hiking Boots, £430 | Danner

If walking is on your fitness agenda this spring, you’ll need a pair of boots that are fit for purpose. Danner have been making walking boots for over 40 years and the craftsmanship shows. While the Mountain Lite design look the part, they’re also engineered to offer proper comfort and support with shock absorption heels, GORE-TEX liners and minimal seams. Traction and added stability features also mean they’re good for multiple terrains and weather conditions – ideal for spring in the UK.

Available at Danner.com

SoftMove Zip-Through Sports Top, £37.99 | H&M

Finding a fine but functional extra layer for your runs isn’t always easy. But the latest collection from H&M has plenty to love – and at great prices. The versatile zip-up long-sleeved top is something you’ll find yourself reaching for time and again. Super light and slim fitting, the fabric wicks away sweat but adds an extra layer of warmth when you need it. For the price, the features are great too: an anti-chafe chin guard, side pockets with a sturdy zip, extra-long sleeves with thumbholes and a stand-up collar that keeps your neck warm.

Available at HM.com

Discovery Electrolyte Pack, £59.99 | Humantra

If you’re not already using electrolytes as part of your fitness routine, now’s the time to give them a go. An essential for any kind of intensive workout or if you sweat heavily when you do exercise, electrolytes help replace the important minerals we lose everyday through sweat and urine. As well as boosting cellular hydration and contributing to nerve health, they also regulate several important functions in the body, including muscle contractions and growth. These great-tasting sachets are not only convenient and easy to carry with you, but they also contain zero sugar and a great blend of electrolytes – including magnesium, potassium and sodium. 

Available at Amazon.co.uk 

4.0 Tracker, £229 | WHOOP

What makes this piece of tech so good is not just that it measures and tracks all your physiological data, including heart rate, respiratory rate, resting heart rate, skin temperature and blood oxygen levels, but that it also takes that information and translates it into actionable insights that you can use in your workout sessions to improve your performance and your results. Better still it also offers real-time access to a WHOOP coach for any burning questions about your form or progress and there’s a clever AI feature that uses your personalised data to provide customised coaching tips. Yes, it also monitors your sleep and can help your recovery, but proactive fitness tracking is what makes it really special.

Available at Amazon.co.uk

Mallea Yoga Bodysuit, £69 | BAM

Striking the perfect balance between chic and practical, BAM’s understated all-in-one is designed with comfort and moveability in mind. While the top half provides gentle, hidden support, the seamless crotch area means no uncomfortable stitching. As well as being comfortable, sweat-wicking and breathable, BAM’s innovative fabric is fully traceable and transparent so you can track its origins and environmental impact. To transform this easy one-piece into a great run-around outfit after your morning yoga session, just throw on the ultra-stylish 73 Zero Fleece Jacket in Navy Check over the top. So good you won’t want to take it off.

Available at BambooClothing.co.uk

Sleep Tonic, £32 | Artah

Good sleep is an essential part of post-workout recovery, but it’s not always easy to switch off and get the rest your body needs. Formulated carefully and with only the best botanicals for the job, this tonic contains Californian poppy, valerian, skullcap and passionflower to gently soothe you into a sleepier state. As well as calming the nervous system, it also improves sleep onset and duration, as well as overall mood, allowing you to drift off and your body to go into repair mode.

Available at Artah.co

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