Fitness: Want to upgrade your workout kit?




Healthy Hotlist: The latest fitness news and workout gear

Luxurious fashion brand TATRAS has released a new collection in collaboration with popular sports label FILA. The fitness range – which incorporates a big tricolor TATRAS logo, embracing the symbol of FILA – features a statement T-shirt, cap, hoodie and training shoes.

Seamlessly combining luxury and sport, the range from the Italian fashion houses showcases the innovation and quality that TATRAS and FILA have become known for in a new creative incarnation.

Shop the collection at tatras-official.com

Empreinte new activewear (37478290)
Empreinte new activewear (37478290)

So, you’ve got your technical workout gear sorted, but as the old saying goes, it’s what’s underneath that counts. Good underwear, in stretchy, sweat-wicking fabrics, will give the ultimate support and comfort as you bounce around the badminton court or pound the streets. Lingerie brand Empreinte has released an exciting new collection, IN-PULSE, intertwining the worlds of fashion and sport. INITIALE – its first sport release – features a lightweight yet supportive seamless bra, a chic shorty and attractive quick-drying leggings, available in dark intense gray or ‘bubble pink’.

Blending performance with comfort, and a feminine edge, the activewear trio is the ultimate in sport chic!

Empreinte sports bra, from £87.50; sports shorty, £39. Empreinte is stocked at Elouise Lingerie, Buckden and figleaves.com

Rosalind, chair of Rowan, out and about on her bike (37478301)
Rosalind, chair of Rowan, out and about on her bike (37478301)

Concerned that Cambridge charity Rowan (an arts centre for adults with learning disabilities) would miss out on vital fundraising during lockdown, its Chair, Rosalind Morgan, took to her bike to tackle an epic challenge. Rosalind decided to pedal the length of Britain, cycling the distance of John o’ Groats to Land’s End, on her home exercise bike. Nicknaming her challenge, the JOGLE, she set off on March 24, enlisting the help of friend Mary, to fill her in on fascinating landmarks along the virtual route.

On day 74 – June 5 – she reached her destination, clocking up 47 hours and 41 minutes in the saddle, covering 981.06 miles and burning 26,044 calories. Rosalind’s valiant efforts have so far raised more than £2,000. You can read about her lockdown achievement at rowanhumberstone.co.uk, and donate at localgiving.org/charity/rowan/.

Personalised yoga mat (37478292)
Personalised yoga mat (37478292)

Practice your sun salutations in style on this personalised yoga mat. Cushioned to protect your body as you flow through the moves, its non-slip fabric allows you to work on strengthening your core and increasing flexibility without fear of toppling over. The mat can be personalised with up to 15 characters, so there’ll be no arguing over mats during the family yoga session.

Yoga mat, £34.99, at gettingpersonal.co.uk

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