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Health and beauty
September 2022
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Gym kit essentials to make exercising more enjoyable

Whether you're a frequent gym-goer or a complete novice, your gym life will made easier with these eight items. Getting the perfect training tee is a must and we think we have the one for you. It's comfy, stylish and breathable, what more could you want from a tee? If you're working up a sweat you'll need to rehydrate, FOSH bottles come in different styles and are eco-friendly. We also have a towel and a kettlebell that will come in handy if you prefer a home workout. To top off your new workout wardrobe we've picked a pair of trainers that runners love.

The Towel

This non-slip yoga towel goes over workout mats to help keep your grip – perfect for floor exercises, or if you want to do home workouts without dealing with a scratchy carpet.


The Bottle

Northumberland-based FOSH make fantastic and affordable eco-friendly bottles in a range of styles and colours. You can switch out the top with optional sport lids, complete with leak-safe nozzles. This durable steel bottle is perfect for chucking in a sports bag.


The Earbuds

Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay EX wireless earbuds are a sleek and premium entry into the competitive bluetooth earbud market. While compact, they pack a punch thanks to impressive bass boosting. They’re also sweat-proof, making them a versatile option from work to gym.
Peter Tyson, Kingston Park


The Training Tee

This flex fit training T-shirt is perfect for any activity sure to whip up a sweat. It’s breathable, easy to clean, and super comfy. 


The Kettlebell

An essential bit of kit thanks to its versatility – a kettlebell is an ideal free weight for home use. This one is made from premium-grade cast iron with a smooth finish.
Primal, stockists regionwide


The Sports Trainers

Asics are considered by many to make the best running shoes in the business. We love these recently discounted Gel-nimbus 24s in black – they’re like running on a cloud.  
Asics at Fenwick, Newcastle and stockists regionwide


The Recovery Gun

Recovery is just as important as getting the workout in and if you’re struggling with aches and pains this pocket-size deep muscle treatment with three speed options is perfect for on-the-go relief. or stockists regionwide


The Headphones

Sony’s latest WH-1000XM5s are their best noise-cancelling headphones yet – both stylish and functional, producing a clear sound that either matches or outperforms leading competitors.
Curry’s, branches regionwide


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