How to choose the best gym clothes for your sport

Whether it's intense boxing or mind-over-matter yoga classes, take your pick of trainers, gymwear and more with our edit of sport-specific activewear.

Beat your personal best with our round-up of the perfect sportswear for your chosen activity in 2021.

Whether it’s running, yoga, cycling or boxing, we have styles from top-name brands like Nike, Under Armour, adidas and Reebok.

Wondering where to start? Build your kit from the bottom up with leggings, shorts and sweatpants in stretchy fabrics and comfortable fits. Then, choose from vests and T-shirts in cool cottons or sweat-wicking fabrics. Oh, and be sure to layer up with a tracksuit top or soft hoody too.

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Weight training

Looking for leggings in stretchy fabrics that won’t restrict movement when you squat? Check out these stylish designs below. That’s not all either… from sports bras in low or high-impact fits to comfortable racer-back vests and heavy lifting shoes, we’ve got you covered.

Shock Absorber Active Shaped Support Bra
Shock Absorber Active Shaped Support Bra

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Running

When it comes to pounding the pavement, make sure you look the part with our top picks. Featuring all the latest brands and technology to enhance your physical performance, we’ve got the right options for you.

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PUMA Ignite Long Sleeve T Shirt Ladies

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Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 Unité Totale Women's Running Shoe
Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 Unité Totale Women's Running Shoe

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Boxing

Perfect your technique when kitted out in some of the biggest boxing brands the sport has to offer, including the brand new range from Under Armour. Whether it’s training hoodies, shorts or graphic T-shirts, you’ll find what you need.

Under Armour HeatGear Compression T-Shirt
Under Armour HeatGear Compression T-Shirt

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Yoga

To achieve mediation and move through your asanas with ease, you’ll need an outfit that works with you. Our pick of comfortable and unique yoga leggings and studio clothes are designed to help you find your mantra. So, what are you waiting for?

USA PRO Padded Seamless Crop Top Ladies
USA PRO Padded Seamless Crop Top Ladies

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Cycling

Whether you’re road racing, competing in a time trial or just cycling to work, make sure you have all the appropriate clothing. That’s where we come in.

Endura Women's BaaBaa Blend Long Sleeve Baselayer
Endura Women's BaaBaa Blend Long Sleeve Baselayer

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Football

Get kitted out for your next football match with our pick of the best shirts, shorts and jackets for all weathers, designed by the likes of adidas, Nike, Puma, Sondico and many more.

Nike Nike Dri-FIT Academy Women's Football Shorts
Nike Nike Dri-FIT Academy Women's Football Shorts

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Hockey

You’ve got to give it your all when you step onto the hockey pitch, so show your skills and step up your game with these next-level shoes and clothing options to give you an edge.

Rugby

Whether you’re a newbie or an experienced player looking to pick up the perfect jersey and base layer for your upcoming games, check out our best picks to help get you started.

ADIDAS 3-Stripes Fitted Men’s Rugby Shirt
ADIDAS 3-Stripes Fitted Men’s Rugby Shirt

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UNDER ARMOUR Wales WRU Replica Shorts - White
UNDER ARMOUR Wales WRU Replica Shorts - White

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