We’ve all heard the phrase “summer bodies are made in winter” many times before, and the images of fitness bunnies shared on social platforms continue to prove this phenomenon. Let’s be real here; cold temperatures beg you to stay in bed or to put on comfy loungewear and get busy munching comfort food on the couch.
But owning activewear that makes you feel like you’re guaranteed to meet your body goals can be motivating. It can do you a great deal in fighting the fitness threat called winter cold. So, if you’ve been looking for inspiration to start a winter fitness programme and see it through, let the right fitness essentials be the inspiration.
The key is ensuring that you layer in a balanced way that doesn’t leave you feeling too heavy to work out or too light that you end up feeling the cold breeze against your skin. Below, we’ve compiled a store guide on where to get winter workout clothes in sports shops in Cape Town.
adidas has a long list of gym clothing essentials that will help elevate your game without the fear of the cold. Their wide range of sportswear includes formotion sculpt tights, techfit long tights, designed to move long tights, stretch long yoga tights, padded bras for women, designed to move tank tops to use as a base layer, performance socks, and cushioned ankle socks. They also have tapered leg pants, full zip hoodies, windbreakers and tons of running shoes to choose from. Visit adidas in Canal Walk today to get ready for winter training.
ASICS is one of the workout clothing stores that can help you take your performance to the next level. They have specialised running and training shoes, for both men and women. In both these categories, you’re guaranteed to find a shoe comfortable enough to help you maximise your workout performance. When you visit the store, you’ll find Novablast Tokyo running shoes, Glideride Tokyo running shoes, Trabuco off-road shoes, and Gel-resolution 8 shoes designed for stability during lateral movements. Pop by ASICS as soon as possible to get a winter-ready shoe for your workouts!
Under Armour is one of the sportswear manufacturers in Cape Town that offers a range of quality sports apparel, shoes and accessories. If you’re in search of thermal workout gear, Under Armour in Canal Walk is the store for you. In their training collection, they have reactor hybrid jackets with intelligent insulation that adapts to any activity for non-stop comfort and versatility. They also have insulated jackets that won’t weigh you down. You’ll also find anorak jackets, fleece joggers, windbreakers, long sleeve shirts, seamless leggings, and many more training essentials. Make sure to pop by Under Armour in Canal Walk today!
For a total sportswear package, head on over to Totalsports in Canal Walk. Their collection of winter-worthy essentials includes functional sneakers, running socks, lightweight training socks, running gloves, weight lifting gloves, long training tights, long training joggers, track pants and tech pants. It also includes compression shirts, base layer long tights, translucent jackets and beanies. You have a lot of options to choose from.
Mr Price Sport
When you need winter gym essentials on a budget, Mr Price Sport is your go-to shop. They offer great value for your money with affordable fitness apparel that doesn’t compromise on quality. You’re guaranteed to find compression tops, long sleeve shirts, long tights, leggings, joggers, hoodies, jackets, beanies and gloves. Visit Mr Price Sport in Canal Walk today!
Just like the store’s famous slogan, Nike gym apparel will encourage you to “Just Do It”! They’re known for inspiring the world's athletes through functional and comfortable training clothing. This is because the store delivers innovative products that will help you increase your performance. They have items made from sustainable materials such as sports bras for women and leggings. Their collection also includes pro-warm tights, long tapered trousers, yoga pants, training long sleeve tops, lightweight crew socks, training hoodies and training jackets. Head on over to Nike today!
This is one of the largest sportswear shops offering a wide range of activewear from various brands under one roof. What we’re telling you is that when you visit this store in Canal Walk, you’ll find all of the winter gym wear from the above store and more! Everything from sports bras to woven jackets, long sleeve shirts, heat gear leggings, long pants, joggers and fleece hoodies. Visit Sportsmans Warehouse in Canal Walk today!
The cold weather always makes it hard for us to want to get up and train. We might think about postponing our training to the warmer months, but that’s a dangerous idea as it will derail your goals. With the right apparel, you will get motivated enough to start your programme and stick to it till you reach your goals. So, whether you’re in search of apparel for going to the gym, outdoor running, or your at-home gym, the stores above have just the right gym wear for you. All you have to do is head on over to Canal Walk and start shopping!