Gear

  • 5 of the best sports sunglasses for women

    5 of the best sports sunglasses for women

    13 June 2021

    Sports sunglasses for women by Bollé (Photo: Bollé) On the lookout for the best sports sunglasses for women? Look no further! Emma Lewis researches and tests the best sporty specs available to help you stay fit and protect your eyes…

  • 5 of the best gym bras

    5 of the best gym bras

    11 May 2021

    From circuits to boxing, stepper to free weights, a good sports bra helps banish the bounce. Emma Lewis helps you find the perfect one for your needs Call it a design flaw, but our breasts don’t come with enough in-built…

  • 5 of the best running bras

    5 of the best running bras

    23 April 2021

    A supportive and comfortable sports bra is one of the most important pieces of kit in your running arsenal. We look at some of the best… The humble running bra has come a long way since its 1979 beginning, when it…

  • How planet friendly is your fit kit?

    How planet friendly is your fit kit?

    22 April 2021

    Do you shop secondhand for daywear but only buy sports leggings brand new? Florence Reeves-White is wondering why workout wear is the sustainability issue that slow fashion forgot…

  • 5 of the best running jackets

    5 of the best running jackets

    17 March 2021

    There are lots of good reasons to run but, whether you want to ward off wind chill, stay dry when it’s wet or be seen in the dark, the right running jacket can make all the difference. We’ve rounded up…

  • Compression clothing explained

    Compression clothing explained

    21 December 2020

    ‘Compression clothing’ is often used as a generic name for a range of products and it’s important to understand the differences between what’s on offer. Some of it is ‘true’ compression clothing, whereas other items are functional pieces of kit…

  • ASICS has created a new face cover for runners

    ASICS has created a new face cover for runners

    1 August 2020

    How do you feel when you try to run with a face mask? Is it uncomfortable? Despite the recent story of the GP who ran 22 miles with a face mask on to prove that it can be done and…

  • Your guide to eco-friendly fitness

    Your guide to eco-friendly fitness

    12 May 2020

    Malcolm Bradbrook looks at what we can do to minimise our impact on the environment while still keeping fit. The environmental challenge has many different strands, from the climate emergency caused by air pollution and global warming to the amount…

  • Sport headphones rated

    Sport headphones rated

    7 May 2020

    Whether it’s time out to listen to your favourite podcast or pounding music to get yourself pumped in a race, millions of people love to slip on the headphones before they head out the door. We round up the best…

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