Spending long periods of time at home can certainly make staying active a challenge, and right now the importance of physical activity has accelerated, not only to maintain a healthy body but also a healthy mind.
Your favourite Carnaby brands have you covered, and who better to ask for inspiration then Sweaty Betty ambassador Lily Beaumont. Here are her top 5 tips to staying motivated:
1. Go easy on yourself, it will take time to find a new routine
2. Mix it up and try out a new class or workout online
3. Plan your week of workouts ahead every Sunday
4. Try and go outside if you can
5. Have fun, get creative and learn a new skill
Check out Sweaty Betty's online workouts, recipes, motivation and daily challenges to brighten up your day. From dance cardio and yoga to ballet boot-camp and at just 35 minutes, their classes are easy to fit into your new daily routine. For more top tips, follow @sweatybetty and join their community #iamasweatybetty.
Work out in style with a pair of Sweaty Betty leggings. With an abundance of styles for every workout, find your perfect pair with their genius Leggings Quiz.
Skinnydip’s super-cute slogan tees and 100% recycled joggers are the perfect pieces for day-to-night style, and their luxe, velour hoodie will keep you stylishly comfortable. Shop their loungewear essentials here.
If you’re looking for the latest in designer activewear, the latest collaboration between adidas and Stella McCartney is both on trend and practical. Merging innovation and fashion, the collection pays homage to McCartney’s first-ever collection with the sportswear brand. Explore the collection of updated silhouettes, prints and colourways on the adidas website.
Whilst at home, uplift your mood and give your feet some love with a new set of colourful socks from Happy Socks or Stance. Happy Socks are also challenging their followers to coordinate their socks to their outfits - give it a go and tag @happysocks #HappinessAtHome on Instagram now.
If you’re lucky enough to have a garden or local green space where you can exercise at a safe social distance, Pro:Direct has a great selection of training equipment such as hurdles and cones as well as the latest football boots, all available on their website.
If you’re looking for something a little more tailored, the adidas training by Runtastic app has 190 different exercises for all fitness levels. Join challenges and get competitive with other members. Plus, their Running app by Runtastic has built-in GPS tracking to monitor your activity as well as a voice coach to help keep you motivated. For more information visit their website.
Likewise, PUMA’s PUMATRAC app provides 2400+ minutes of workouts with access to dedicated trainers, personal plans and connections to other members as well as being able to listen to the PUMATRAC playlist on Spotify. Find out more here.
Slow things down with triyoga, who have just launched a new schedule of online classes. If you enjoy yoga, pilates or want to try a meditation and mindfulness class, this is the place for you. Have a listen to one of their podcasts and book via their website or the app.
Heartcore has launched its new live online studio, so you can enjoy Heartcore at Home. What’s more, the boutique fitness studio is offering your first 3 classes for free with the promo code ‘HEARTCOREATHOME’. Workout to live adaptations of their signature classes at home. Each class thereafter will cost £5.00. To find out more, visit their website, follow them on Instagram and use the hashtag #soheartcore.