We know that the weather is grey and dull - for the most part - but this doesn’t have to be reflected in your activewear.
Have you ever heard of the term “enclothed cognition”. This is a term that was coined by a team of researchers from Northwestern University in 2012 who found that what we wear can have a significant influence on how we think, feel and function.
In an interview with The Atlantic, one of the researchers, Adam Galinsky, extended this theory to activewear.
“It’s all about the symbolic meaning that you associate with a particular item of clothing,” he said.
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“I think it would make sense that when you wear athletic clothing, you become more active and more likely to go to the gym and workout.”
We think it’s safe to say that adding a bit of colour to your activewear wardrobe might just give you that extra boost you need to get up and get moving.
The Salomon Comet Sports Bra is light and breathable, and it’s beautiful to look at with shades of pink going over a leafy pattern. It’s ideal for yoga, active sports and/or hiking.
Get it here. Price: R699.
The Boardriders Palmtrees Paradise Sports Bra is ultra-soft and the fabric has UV, chlorine and sunscreen resistant properties. With removable cups, adjustable straps and a soft mesh fabric lining - this is the perfect sports bra for yoga and running.
Get it here. Price: R629,95
The MRP Sport Maxed Dri-Sport Crop Top is a stunning sports bra with a design that we don’t normally see everyday - giving it that unique twist. It’s lightweight, quick-drying and it’s made from 85% nylon and 15% elastane. With a racer back, it’s sure to keep you comfortable while you train.
Get it here: Price: R119,99
Pollywog’s Roxy Fitness PT Sports Bra ticks all the right boxes for someone looking for something slightly sexy, but still super functional. With a fully lined design, a hook closure, an adjustable ring and slider straps and removable padding - it’s the perfect sports bra to spice up your activewear closet.
Get it here. Price: R699,95