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Gym Brands to Look Out For in 2019

In recent years, the gym apparel industry has exploded and is continuing to soar thanks to changes and advancements in consumer lifestyles. As consumer spending on UK gym memberships has increased, so has the demand for active wear as it takes over two portions of the fashion industry – sports and casual. If your new year’s resolution is to be more active this year, then here are some brands to look out for that will have…

Fitness lifestyle

Sustainable Performance Brands That Will Change the World

Over the past few years the levels of waste businesses produce and the operations they practice have been highlighted and some companies are open to making changes. The changes can be major recycling implementations and reduction in waste or by simply changing some of the logistic of the company, but there are some brands that are leading the change and giving the rest something to strive towards. If you’re planning on purchasing new performance where you…


How to Prolong the Life of Your Expensive Yoga Pants

Image via Matt Madd, Flickr Once you invest in a luxury pair of gym pants, you will find yourself asking why you ever wore anything else and knowing for sure that you will never go back to wearing cheaper brands. From the feel of the material to the way it fits your body, the patterns and colours it comes in and how comfortable you feel when you are doing yoga, luxury activewear is expensive for a…

Fitness gift guide

SF Gift Guide #3: Workout Junkies, Yoga Nuts, and Ronda Rousy Fans

I’m not a HUGE workout fan but I do love Ronda Rousy and I know more Yoga fanatics and workout junkies than I can throw a book at (is that how that saying goes?). I’ve had to buckle down and get real with the kinds of gifts I get my health fanatic friends and rather than try and figure them out on some deeper level, or get them really meaningful and important gifts, I’ve realized, that’s…


A Winter Fitness Regime and What To Wear

What to wear for a winter fitness routine may sound trivial, and I thought so too til I discovered the benefits of quality leggings and a warm, insulated hoodie. I used to just wear my hiking shoes, a winter coat and whatever layers of leggings and pants I could find for my long hikes or trail runs on cold days. It was uncomfortable, cumbersome and often left me with chafing legs, or snags on my nice winter…