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KEEPING FIT: Fitness gear to rock this summer

AS THE heat turns up, it’s a good opportunity to do the same with your training. Sure, it can be harder covering those extra miles in the sweltering heat, but just thinking of the mental and physical rewards you will reap from getting out there will keep you going.

To make sure you’re fighting fit, ready for the challenge and raring to go, Life & Style brings you the best in fitness gear on today’s ever-changing market to make sure you get to the finish line comfortably – and in style, too.


Sometimes, the focus can be solely on outer wear that we forget the importance of underwear during training. Runderwear is a high performance sports underwear brand for that uses a 360-degree seamless design and moisture-wicking technical fabric. All this means you can run and train without experienc- ing chafing and irritation and allows you to move with complete freedom. Just what you need during these hot summer months...
RRP £16

Feetures! Elite Max Cushion

It is quite easy to focus purely on running shoes or certain apparel and forget the ingredients that make the aforementioned jobs easier. Feetures! is an American company that specialises in socks that can enhance your healthy active lifestyle. These socks are great for running and fitness in general, and offer extreme comfort with its latest spun fibre technology. You will feel a difference in performance with each stride you take.
RRP £14.00

Hoka Hupana

Hoka have introduced their first knitted running shoe for men and women. Humana means ‘spring back’, and this epitomises the style of the shoe. It is ultra breathable and lightweight, weighing a mere 232g (men) and 179g (women). This is a great shoe for running or any other sport fitness activities, as well as running errands. RRP £85,

My Zone

This is a chest and strap monitoring system showing accurate heart rate, calories burned, time and effort through an app as you workout. It is widely believed that chest straps offer the most accurate stats of your vitals as you work out because it picks up electrical signals by the contractions of your heart. MyZone stands out with its ‘ecosystem’, which allows you to view workout activity by yourself or a friend from anywhere in the world. You can take part in chal- lenges based on physical activity and earn MYZONE effort points (MEPs).
RRP £129.99,

Monster iSport Victory

This brand needs no introduction with their trendy headsets. The sport range is no slouch either, with their latest iSport Victory. It features an innovative two sound engineering profile so you can customise your workout audio experience.

You can have one profile for warm-ups, and another for sport. With durable sweatproofing and eight hours’ playback, you’re sure to enjoy any workout experience you opt for with these wireless headphones.
RRP £99.95

Miiego M1

These new M1 behind-the-ear wireless headphones by Miiego are specifically designed for sport. They
are both sweatproof and rainproof, so outdoor workouts will not be an issue. You can listen to your favourite playlist for eight hours before you have to recharge the headphones, and you won’t miss a call with its built-in microphone.
RRP £89.95

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