Keeping fit is super important to living a healthy life. As more and more people set out on fulfilling new year’s resolutions of exercising more, sports clothes are growing in popularity. Designed to make certain movements easier, or just to allow your body to breath better, they are here so that we needn’t go mountaineering in our jeans, or play football in our work shoes. A far cry from our childhood PE kits, modern sports and outdoor wear create the perfect combination of practicality and style.
What are the benefits of sports and outdoor clothing?
Sports and outdoor attire are made with protection and comfort in mind, needing to be lightweight enough, yet strong and durable, in order to be fully effective. Depending on the item, they may contain thermal or moisture-wicking properties. For extreme sports, such as boxing, skiing or skating, protective head gear keeps the head and eyes safe. Regardless of the activity, sports and outdoor clothes are designed for men, women and children, coming in all different sizes and fits.
What is the ideal sports and outdoor clothing for you?
There is something for each sport or activity, whether you are into running, cycling, hiking or camping. For contact sports, for example, football and rugby, above-the-knee shorts allow for easier movement, and high socks help to keep shin pads in place. If you are a runner or a cyclist, then tighter fitting tops and shorts not only provide comfort but also greater aerodynamics. For campers and hikers, waterproof trousers and coats are designed to keep you dry and warm in the great outdoors, as well as thermal socks and gloves.
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