Haramaki - the scarf for your middle

What is a Haramaki? The Health Benefits (and more) Explained

The Haramaki is the health accessory you didn’t know you needed. The first winter I came across a Japanese haramaki, I mentioned it in pretty much every single publication I work for this winter as I was amazed at it’s effect and it become one of, if not THE, favourite products I’d tried that year. …

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5 Sports Bra Benefits You Haven’t Heard Before

We’re often told that a good sports bra is essential to protect your breasts as you exercise – but there are more benefits of a sports bra than that. Did you know that a good sports bra might help you run faster, exercise for longer and lower your risk of injury? This post contains affiliate …

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Testing AfterShokz Bone Conduction Headphones: Pros and Cons Explained

(ad gifted) I need music to run but admit I’m not keen on blocking out the whole world while I do it – AfterShokz Bone Conduction Headphones aim to solve the problem using bone conduction technology to bring the sound for your music player to your ears. But, what the heck are bone conduction headphones? …

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Reviewed: Why I Was So Shocked by The Enlite Bra from Lululemon

Ad Gifted: Warning. What you are about to read may shock you. Regular readers of this blog know that I am not a fan of pricey sportswear. I don’t wear ‘activewear’, I have running kit or gym kit. The phrase ‘athleisure’ brings me out in a rash and don’t even get me started on Sportsluxe. …

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How to Wash Your Gym Kit. The Big Mistake You’re Probably Making.

Did you know that you should never use fabric softener when you wash your gym kit? I didn’t until I saw the tip mentioned in a magazine article I was reading this weekend. The piece didn’t give me much more information or a source and so, intrigued, I decided I had to find out more. This post …

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