Take it outside: get motivated in winter activewear


Take it outside: get motivated in winter activewear

Summer bodies are made in winter. We hear it all the time, but when it's pitch black and 5 degrees outside, who on earth wants to get out of bed? Bed is warm and snuggly and doesn't make you run faster when you don't want to.

For those of us currently on a fitness journey, winter can singlehandedly cause us to fall off the wagon. However, there are a couple of ways you can trick yourself into being more disciplined with your exercise regime: You can buy an automatic coffee machine that turns on five minutes before your alarm goes off, and lures you out of bed with the smell of fresh coffee. You can set yourself mini challenges so if you don't get up in the morning, then you have to exercise after work, when you're tired and hungry. And you can treat yourself to new activewear, so you're way more excited to jump out of bed and onto the treadmill.

Personally, we like this last one best. You do too? Here's some of our favourite winter activewear of the moment so you can stay on track with your fitness goals, and look cute at the same time.

Most importantly... Outerwear!

This winter is all about the tomboy vibes - think oversized puffers, boyfriend hoodies, slouchy bombers, sherpa fabrics, overbearing logos and cool sport luxe touches. We're also loving this vegan leather jacket from Lorna Jane with an ultra cosy lining for chilly gym commutes!

Pictured, left to right: Lorna Jane Vegan Leather Active Jacket, Cotton On Body Boyfriend Hoodie, Cotton On Body Sherpa Bomber, Ivy Park Logo Zip Overhead Jacket from JD Sports, Beyond Her Bubble Puffer Jacket from Glue Store.

Warm winter bottoms

Have you considered adding a jogger or tapered track pant into the mix? They're trending big-time this season, and are super warm for low-impact exercise like yoga, Pilates and long walks - not to mention, they can be worn out and about as well! For all the tights lovers, you can shop an amazing selection of winter-appropriate prints and fabrics.

Pictured, left to right: Bonds Micro Full Legging, Lorna Jane Street Cat Core Tight, Ivy Park Logo Tape Joggers from JD Sports, Bonds New Era Legging, Adidas Training Miracle Sculpt Tight, Running Bare Namaeste Full Length Tight.

Cosy active tops

Ain't nobody got time for lightweight tanks when it's so cold you can barely feel your hands! Upgrade your active wardrobe in winter to include more long sleeves, cosy sweats, fleeced linings, darker shades and wintery prints. Bonus points if your tops match your bottoms - we heart twin sets!

Pictured, left to right: Lorna Jane 89 Knit, Cotton On Body Sport Tape Bodysuit, PUMA Long Sleeve Crop Top from JD Sports, Lorna Jane Stargazer Sweat, Ellesse Core Logo Boyfriend Shirt from JD Sports.

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