July’s Top 10 Sports Products for Women
By: Faith Christine Lai
It’s about that time of the year where your workout motivation may be starting to wane. Your fitness routines feel tired and boring, your progress slow, and your frame of mind completely meh. However, don’t quit now! Check out our curated list of 10 awesome sports products to add some spice into your fitness journey.
- Lorna Jane’s Hey Girl 1-Litre Water Bottle
If there’s something that every athlete knows is the truth, it’s that hydration is everything. A sip of icy cold water might not seem like much, but during a gruelling workout, it’s the extra boost of energy that’ll keep you going.
Keep yourself cool with this cheeky, motivational water bottle from Lorna Jane (SGD $34.99). A screw top lid with a sipper straw makes drinking quick and easy, and water level increments on the side of your bottle remind you to get your daily dose of H20, even if you’re not working out!
You can shop Lorna Jane online or at Fit & Fab, #03–24, Raffles City.
2. Under Armour’s Street Sleek Tank
Sick of baggy, unflattering tank tops? Have no fear! Under Armour has heard your cries. The Street Sleek tank top is designed to meet all your workout (and style) needs. Soft, supportive, and made of UA’s signature sweat-wicking material, you’re guaranteed to stay dry and stylish. With adjustable straps and a pretty scooped out back, no one will even be able to tell you’re going to the gym.
3. Miito’s Viridescent Capri Pants
Capri pants or leggings are perfect for all sorts of activities, whether indoor or outdoor. They keep you covered up, protecting your modesty, all without compromising on range of motion.
We’re obsessed with local brand Miito’s eye-catching green and blue capri pants (SGD $44), particularly because of it’s high-waisted rise to tuck away any bits that you want to keep hidden while working out.
You can purchase this item on Miito’s online store.
4. Miito’s It’s Fishy Shorts
In case long bottoms aren’t your thing, and you’d much rather let your legs feel the breeze, we’re also digging Miito’s pair of adorable running shorts, aptly named ‘It’s Fishy’. At just SGD $30, this affordable (and adorable) pair of runners will be fetch you tons of compliments. Did we already mention Miito is Singapore-grown? #supportlocal!
You can purchase this item on Miito’s online store.
5. Reebok One Series Sports Bra
Built for maximum performance, Reebok One Series Sports Bra is equipped with technology that will keep your body cool no matter how hard you’re pushing yourself during a workout. We love this piece for its stylized strappy design, and bold yellow lettering of the words ‘Strength’ and ‘Power’ on it!
You can purchase this item on Zalora at SGD $49.
6. Vivre Activewear Breezy Loose Tanks
We don’t believe that being a badass athlete should mean compromising on comfort. Singapore-based Vivre Activewear’s newly released ‘Breezy Loose’ tank top range ($31) provides relaxed tank tops in a soft eco-friendly bamboo fabric to do away with all your woes of ill-fitting workout gear. We absolutely love the use of their pretty pastel colour schemes, and the cute, positive messages printed on them!
Vivre Activewear’s physical store is located at #03–111B, Far East Plaza. You can also purchase their products online.
7. Women Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit Running Shoes
Runners rejoice! Unleash your natural stride with Nike’s new 4.0 Flyknit running shoes, which are tailor made for runners with adaptations to the original iconic Flyknit design. It’s no wonder that these shoes have been taking off in popularity, with a lightweight frame that provides a contoured, supportive fit without compromising on strength. At the same time, the minimalist colour scheme means that these babies will take you from the gym to the streets effortlessly.
You can purchase this item on Zalora at SGD $209.
8. Onzie Fitness Shorts
We’ve all seen of girls rocking Nike’s Pro Tights, but have you seen anyone in a stunning pair of printed bottoms like these? Stand out from the crowd with these playful fitness shorts from Onzie designed to be both comfortable and flattering for the female athlete with a coverage-friendly waistband and a boy short shaped bottom. With almost a hundred funky, vibrant designs, you’re sure to be able to find a unique pair that you love.
This product is available at SGD $59 on Urban Slings.
9. Gliders Sports Bands Ponytail Holders
Any girl who’s ever had her ponytail’s elastic band snap or come loose halfway during a workout understands the vital importance of a good hairtie.
Glider’s Sports Bands (SGD $3.60 for a pack of 6) are waterproof and non-slip, which make them perfect for swimmers, or those of us who play high-contact sports and want our hair to stay in place no matter how intense we get. These bands are available in a fun assortment of colours, from bright pink to a more subdued brown and black.
These are an absolute essential for any athletic lady. And with such an affordable pricetag, there’s no reason to not include them along with your collection of sports essentials.
You can purchase these at most Guardian store outlets across the island.
10. Nike Legend Backpack
To round off this list, are you tired of lugging around a dozen different tiny bags whenever you head to the gym after work? Put everything in one place instead, and invest in a a sturdy backpack.
Nike’s Legend backpack has an eye-catching print and roomy, practical compartments, making sure you will never have to worry about not having enough space in your bag again. I mean, it’s even got a padded compartment for your laptop. Your laptop. Carrying a backpack also mean you can distribute the weight of your belongings comfortably over your back — no more lopsided achey shoulders!
You can purchase this item on Zalora at SGD $109.
Now that you’re done with that mid-year wardrobe revamp, I’m sure you’re ready to jump right back into action like an athlete reborn. Go get ‘em, tiger!
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