To get the best results you have to be wearing the correct clothing, here’s ten to help you get the best from your kit.

  • All eventualities – Going for a jog outside? Make sure you have the right kit for rain, sleet and snow!
  • Comfort – Comfort is king with workout clothing, if you’re not comfortable you will not get a good workout.
  • Quality – Workout clothing is often treated harshly, it is washed a lot it is thrown into the bottom of bags. If your clothing isn’t of a good quality it will fall to pieces only too quickly.
  • Quantity – If you’re working out everyday your will need plenty of clothing for your workouts.
  • Wicking – Wicking fabrics should be worn next to the skin as they pull moisture away from the body and keep you cool.
  • Be Reflective – When the winter months arrive you will be jogging in the dark, make sure your clothing is reflective and you can be seen.
  • Socks are important – Don’t scrimp on socks! Poor fitting socks will give you blisters.
  • Go to a specialist – When buying your running shoes, go to a specialist running store that will help you select the correct shoes depending on the style of your running. This will help avoid injuries.
  • Take your old running shoes – Taking you old running shoes will allow the store to see the wear on the sole of the shoe therefore giving them an insight into your running style.
  • Sun cream – If you’re jogging or cycling in the summer months make sure you “slap on the sun cream!”