We all love the gym; it's a comfort zone for many. It’s cool on those hot summer days when you still want to get your sweat on, you know where all the equipment is & what time to get it, and there are always a few regular faces that you feel are like unspoken friends.
But if the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we can still get a good workout in even if it’s not in the confines of our beloved gym. Many of us have realised that getting some fresh air and soaking in some much-needed vitamin D is a good way to shake up our fitness routine and enjoy the great outdoors.
But with training outdoors comes a whole new element of conditions that you have to face - not every outdoor session is going to be sunshine and rainbows. Thankfully, our activewear is both suitable for inside and outside the gym so that you can train comfortably, wherever. We had a chat with our Head of Fashion and have compiled a list of our best pieces that can help you take it to the next level for your outdoor workouts.
‘Optimal is a great collection when training in the elements of the outdoors. Whether it's warm or cool, this collection features super lightweight and breathable fabrics that are perfect for those tough outdoor sessions. Our Windbreaker jacket is a must have when it comes to training outdoors and especially when the conditions are less than ideal. Its lightweight fabric not only offers you freedom of movement but also features a water repellency treatment that will keep you from getting soaked in the middle of your workout.’ - Head of Design, Jess.
OPTIMAL WINDBREAKER JACKET
Embrace the outdoors with our brand new Optimal Windbreaker Jacket. From commutes to cold weather cardio sessions, with a lightweight fabric that offers protection from the elements. This fully lined windbreaker features a water repellency treatment that keeps you dry, not drenched. It’s also a relaxed fit which means you can easily layer some pieces underneath to keep warm.
OPTIMAL MESH SHORT
Optimise your gym fit to optimise your performance. Our mesh shorts will take your lifts to the next level with the super breathable mesh fabric that’s so lightweight you’ll forget you're wearing them.
OPTIMAL MESH T-SHIRT
Protect yourself from the elements & the UV’s without compromising on comfort. This mesh tee features our brand new Aura spray treatment. This fabric offers odour control technology and hyper-evaporation, meaning you'll never have to worry about overheating in the squat rack again.
OPTIMAL PULLOVER HOODIE
Experience optimal comfort in this tapered hoodie. A staple for any season, the lightweight stretch fleece fabric means you can keep warm and move without restriction, perfect for the great outdoors. The waist panel pockets are perfectly sized to store all of your essentials while you're sweating it out.
OPTIMAL TRACK PANT
Lift or lounge in comfort & style with our Optimal Gym Track Pants. The cosy stretch fabric offers complete freedom of movement, while you can also style these track pants your way with the hem zipper.
‘Our Force range is perfect for when the weather is cool and you need to keep warm. This collection features fabrics like unbrushed fleece and lightweight cotton to offer you maximum comfort and warmth for your outdoor workouts.’ - Head of Design, Jess.
FORCE BALLER TANK
A tank created for the toughest of upper-body sessions, this Force Baller Tank features a lightweight cotton fabric to keep you cool and comfortable when things get hot and sweaty. This tank is guaranteed to take your activewear game to the next level with its street-inspired raw hem and seam detailing.
FORCE FLEECE TANK
A modern take on a bodybuilding classic, this tank features an unbrushed fleece fabric to give you maximum comfort and warmth during your epic gym sessions whether they’re indoors or outdoors. Perfect for warm-ups, cool-downs and everything in between.
‘The Essentials collection has a variety of pieces that will perform seamlessly during your outdoor workout. With super comfortable, lightweight four-way stretch fabrics, this collection offers complete freedom of movement during your training sessions. Functional features such as adjustable drawcords and open welt pockets mean you can enjoy the perfect fit & store your valuables without a single worry’ - Head of Design, Jess.
MESH TRAINING SHORTS
Work hard and breathe easy in our Mesh Training Shorts. You’ll always be ready for your lifts in these comfortable lightweight mid-length shorts. With ultimate freedom of movement and an adjustable waistband for the perfect fit, you’ll never want to train in anything else.
ENHANCE LONG SLEEVE TRAINING TOP
For when you mean business. Our Enhance Long Sleeve training top features an ultra-comfortable stretch jersey fabric so you can focus on your workout distraction-free. With a fitted look that contours all your best features and a lightweight feel, this training top will have you taking your training to the next level.
RESTORE CREW NECK
RESTORE FLEECE TRACK PANT
Sporting a tapered fit, elastic cuff and a lightweight feel, these track pants will get you through your workout, or recovery day stress-free. With a fleece fabric for peak comfort and an adjustable waistband for the best fit possible, these track pants offer your best rest yet.
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