How to revamp your gym gear and your exercise routine

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YOGA

Yoga is a Hindu spiritual discipline that deals with breath control, meditation, and different body postures to help the body relax.

Why you should give it a go?

It'll help you physically, mentally and emotionally because it calms your nervous system, releases tension from the body and burns calories too.

What you’ll need

You need fitted yet loose gear and a yoga kit. Your kit doesn’t have to be dull – go for bright colours.

SWIMMING

Water sports are great because they're physically demanding. Unlike ground sports, you're actually working against the tide – so to speak – which is great resistance training.

Why you should swim?

It's a proper full body workout – 30-40 minutes of swimming will increase your heart rate, improve body posture and flexibility, and tone the body.

What’s the trendiest gear?

Swimsuits are so dull – spice things up with a bikini bottom and fitted top with inner support. Also, make sure that your hair is protected with a swimming cap. You don't want to ruin your hairstyle, now, do you?

 

BOXING

Boxing is becoming a popular choice for fitness bunnies because it gets you in shape and fast tracks weight loss. And it's fun – who doesn't like punching something?

Why you should box?

Boxing tones the arms and legs and burns excess fat.

What can you wear?

Look fashionable at your next session with a monochrome gym gear.

 

RUNNING

Running is one of the most effective ways to keep your body in shape. It's not everyone's favourite but it does the trick, and it's free!

Why it’s good for you?

Running is great for cardio and relieving stress. It's also good for burning calories and toning the whole body.

What can you wear?

You must have a vest or t-shirt with great breast support, as well as trainers that are made specifically for running.

Here's some inspiration from your favourite celebs:

“I was born ready.” – AMANDA DU PONT

 

“I believe balanced living starts with loving the body that I'm in. If you're on a journey to a healthier body, it's important to start within – start by being kind to yourself.’’ - THICKLEEYONCE

#startswith not making any excuses ???? !! @woolworths_sa

A post shared by fat gal yoncé (@thickleeyonce) on

 

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." - (Mohammed Ali) K NAOMI

 

"When you fall of the wagon, get back on again and keep it moving – PEARL MODIADIE

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