Summer activewear: Stay cool while exercising in the heat

Looking for breathable fabrics to keep you cool during a summer workout sesh? We've got just the thing.

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Many of us have been making use of the extra time during lockdown to exercise, whether that’s running, yoga, hiking or cycling. But as we move into the summer months, the warmer climate is making it much harder to maintain a bearable body temperature.

That’s why we’ve rounded up our favourite sweat-wicking fitness gear below, as well as supportive firm-ground trainer options, too. Oh, and don’t forget to take a look at the promos and discount codes on offer before checking out!

Tops

Stay cool with our pick of the best-value heat-resistant tees and tanks. From sports bra styles to baggy sleeveless designs, there’s something for every athlete.

Baby pink strappy back active sports bra
Baby pink strappy back active sports bra

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Shorts

Prefer to exercise in shorts over leggings? No problem. If it’s running you’re into, try these basic trim shorts for pounding the pavement in comfort. For cyclist enthusiasts, these tight-fitting cycling shorts should be your go-to.

Playboy x Missguided black cycling shorts
Playboy x Missguided black cycling shorts

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Leggings

No matter the weather, leggings are a great option for exercising in. Capri styles are the number one choice in summer thanks to their cropped design, but full-length designs will wick away any sweat and keep you dry, too.

Adidas alphaskin sport capri leggings black
Adidas alphaskin sport capri leggings black

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Shoes

Trainers are perhaps the most important part of your outfit, which means getting the right support is essential. Nike, adidas and Under Armour offer great options for road-running or home gym routines.

adidas Originals U Path Run trainers in white and silver
adidas Originals U Path Run trainers in white and silver

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Accessories

Hydration is key to keeping you cool, and this PLT water bottle can help you do just that. Don’t forget sweatbands and breathable sock fabrics either, they can make all the difference in this summer heat.

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Exclusive: up to 70% off everything plus extra 15% off Tops

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