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Get Your Sweat On And Shape Up This Spring

With summer almost upon us, many of us want to get beach ready, or are just eager to get outside and revel under the sun! Besides, the days are longer, meaning we have some extra time to focus on starting a new workout routine, or enjoying those sports only fit for the sun!

Nevertheless, it can be a struggle to find the motivation to get up and active, in-between taxiing the kids to school clubs and back-to-back meetings. Thankfully, we’ve pulled together a helpful guide to inspire you, with refreshing activewear and unique ways to get fit, all of which are available with a One4all Gift Card. Hopefully, with a fresh workout wardrobe, you’ll be able motivate yourself through the warmer months!

Stylish Sprinter 

One way to feel the burn (not from the sun, hopefully), while also being able to embrace the heat is to head out running. It’s a fantastic way to keep fit and enjoy your local surroundings, a sport where only one piece of essential kit is needed, running shoes. Treat yourself to a stylish pair that are designed to be stepped in this spring, the Asics Gel-Contend trainers from ASOS will allow you to be comfortable on your evening jogs, while also managing to brighten up the day.

Asics Gel-Contend 7 Running Trainers, £60 from ASOS

Court Classics

Bring Wimbledon to your back garden this season with a sport that screams summer – tennis! It’s a lovely game to play with friends at the local park, so it’s time to dust off last year’s rackets and get playing. Refresh your activewear wardrobe with gear to fit the game - the H&M Tennis Skirt is a bold addition, with its sleek take on a classic look. After a long game why not treat yourselves to a well-deserved serving of strawberries and cream!  

Tennis Skirt, £17.99 from H&M

Skip To the Good Bit

Take the workout outside this season - it’s a wonderful way to enrich yourself with that all important vitamin D and a brilliant excuse to see beyond the four walls of your office. Get down and dirty with a good morning Sun Salutation or get the heart pumping with the Pro Fit Weighted Skipping Rope from Argos. Learn classic tricks or pop your headphones in and listen to this months’ hottest podcast. Whatever you choose your body will love it!

Pro Fit Weighted Skipping Rope, £12.50 from Argos

Brake Into a Sweat

If you would like to get fit on the go, why not invest in a bicycle? They are a practical way to incorporate cardio into your busy schedule. The Apollo Jewel Women’s Mountain Bike from Halfords giving you the freedom to hit the hills and enjoy the country side, or pedal to that much awaited picnic in the park – allowing you to burn off whatever tasty treats you take!

Apollo Jewel Womens Mountain Bike, £195 from Halfords

A Much Needed Cool Down

Once you’ve found the workout for you, it’s key to stay hydrated if you’re working out in the sun. A handy water bottle like the Joseph Joseph Double Wall Insulated bottle is a must, ideal for adventuring up into the highlands for a hiking holiday. Such bottles keep your water cool and crisp for hours, meaning you can stay in the sun all summer if you wish!

Joseph Joseph Double Wall Insulated Stainless Steel Leak-Proof Water Bottle 500ml, £25 from John Lewis