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Up your wellbeing game with this week’s best health and fitness buys

Up your wellbeing game with this week’s best health and fitness buys

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If there’s one thing that motivates us to get up of the sofa and move our bodies, it’s the promise of new kit.

What adds more bounce to your workout than a fresh pair of trainers?

What better way to revitalise your stretching session than with a snazzy yoga mat?

We’re all for the fun of retail therapy when it helps you reach your fitness goals.

So with this aim in mind, take a browse of the health and wellbeing buys we’re recommending this week, from a weekend away to a set of kettlebells.

Go off-grid

A wellness retreat could be just what you need (Picture: Little Retreats)

Need a break? Book yourself a Feel Good Weekend in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Stay in a luxury bell tent with a wood-fired hot tub and indulge in extra activities including a food foraging and feasting experience, salt-water swimming and kayaking.

Book from £200 via Little Retreats

Carly’s collection

carly rowena's halo fitness

Fresh kit you can wear outside of the gym, too (Picture: Halo Fitness)

Fitness influencer Carly Rowena has released her first activewear collection with Halo Fitness. Comprising 23 pieces, CR x Halo includes shorts, leggings, sports bras, tank tops, socks and sweatshirts. It’s designed for everyone from school-run mums to brunching millennials.

Buy items from £11.99 from Halo Fitness

Fancy footwork

A comfy ride (Picture: Under Armour)

We can’t get enough of these Under Armour Mega 2 Clone trainers. The upper material is created to stretch and expand to your foot shape as you run, while the Hovr foam provides extreme cushioning, making them super-comfy.

Buy for £130 from Under Armour

Worth the weight

Upgrade your at-home setup (Picture: Freeletics)

AI-powered fitness app Freeletics has released a range of kettlebells and dumbbells. Simple and affordable, they’re a great choice for beginners.

Buy dumbbells from £12.84 each (2.5kg), kettlebells from £51.38 (8kg) from Freeletics

Post-summer skin

Nourish skin with a hand and skin cream (Picture: Watermans)

Watermans Moisturise Me hand and skin cream is the perfect addition to your regime after summer. Loaded with natural plant oils and butters, it will restore elasticity and keep skin moisturised.

Buy for £6.40 from Watermans

Go flat out

kin yoga mat

If you’re one of the lucky ones off on holiday, make sure you pack this Kin Yoga Mara travel mat. Super-smooth and foldable, it comes with good topside grip and a secure base. The print gets extra points for individuality.

Buy for £55 from Kin Yoga Mats

High-fibre? High-five!

Look after your gut (Picture: GoodHemp)

Now we know the importance of fibre for our gut, so it’s time to feed it goodness. Good Hemp Good Gut Feeling high-fibre snack bars each contain a quarter of your daily fibre allowance. Choose from Peanut, Cocoa or Hazelnut and Hemp Heart.

Buy a box of 12 for £18 from Good Hemp

Feeling flush

A more environmentally-friendly option (Picture: Planera)

None of your period products are designed to be flushed down the toilet — they take around 500 years to degrade. Planera’s new biodegradable sanitary pad is made of plant fibres, tree sap, and a biodegradable polymer, which when flushed, breaks down into plant fibres.

Buy a box of 15 from £60 from Planera

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The Fit List: Up your wellbeing game with this week’s best health and fitness buys