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Why what you wear in the gym really matters

Why what you wear in the gym really matters

When it comes to clothes to work out in, do you prioritise fashion or comfort? Many of us fall somewhere in the middle. We may splurge on a pair of compression leggings designed to wick sweat and aid recovery, but on top we’re wearing an old, oversized cotton t-shirt. So, does it really matter what you wear in the gym?

Well, research say it does, revealing a direct correlation between what we wear and how we perform, as well as our motivation levels and even likelihood of injury.

1. It can prevent injury
Wearing appropriate clothing is crucial when you are an avid...


Tips on how to get fit fast

Tips on how to get fit fast

Are you looking to take your fitness up a step or two? We found these interesting tips from

Finding time to workout is tricky in any season, but with a crammed holiday schedule, it can seem nearly impossible. Thankfully, high-intensity interval training the trending fitness philosophy that combines bursts of cardio and strength training makes the most of small windows. "Scientifically, you burn more fat by including short spurts where you work your absolute hardest," says Ellen Latham, a trainer and founder of Orange Theory Fitness Studios.

Here, Latham's 20-minute routine designed to torch calories...