Sunday, 15 January 2017

How to Dress to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

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If you want to get fit or lose weight and create the life you really want, before you even think about pounding the pavement or hitting the gym, you need to take some time to put together the perfect fitness outfits.

The saying ‘dress for success’ is typically used to refer to work situations, where it is important to look the part at job interviews and meetings, but it could just as equally be applied to exercise too.

If you start your foray into the world of fitness with the right clothing for the job, it is likely you will have a much better time being active than if you start out wearing clothes that were not designed for the task at hand.

If you are serious about getting fit, take a look at the following list of important fitness clothing:

Trainers
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The foundation of any gym friendly outfit is a good pair of trainers. These will serve you well whether you’re taking a spinning class or pounding the pavements of the local park.

Although you don’t have to spend a fortune of trainers, it is a good idea to invest in a decent pair that has been recommended by a professional, after testing your gait, etc. This will help to prevent injuries and blisters, which have caused many a determined soul to give up on their fitness goals too soon.

A Decent Sports Bra
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If you are a female taking the plunge into the world of fitness, there is no way that you will be able to get by without a decent sports bra. A lot of women are put off by sports bras because they can be very frumpy. However, lots of lingerie companies now make beautiful sports bras. Many of the Freya lingerie and Bras in stores are, for example, suitable for exercise.

If you attempt to undertake strenuous exercise without the help of a good sports bra, you are sure to find yourself in serious pain very quickly, so if you only take one piece of advice on the list, let it be this!

A Lick of Lycra
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The first instinct of many out of shape people is to hide under baggy, unsuitable clothing, that will hide their bodies when they first start out exercising. Although this is understandable, they are setting themselves up for failure.

Heavy clothing made from materials like cotton will absorb heat and sweat like nothing else. That is why it is much better to invest in some decent Lycra workout clothing, which will wick moisture away from the body, ensuring that you remain dry, comfortable and able to continue with your exercise, come what may.

A Headband
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If you are a lady with luscious long locks, you will find a hairband to be invaluable when you exercise. Not only will it keep your hair out of your face, but it will also wick moisture away from your forehead too.

Although it might seem like some of the items on this list are an expense you can do without, they really will make a huge difference, which will encourage you to stick to your goals and improve your health and you really can’t put a price on that.

Now, suit up and go kick some ass.

Love,
Ieva

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