It’s the middle of March and we thought we’d all be feeling brighter by now, but no.
Like the weather, things are still pretty grey and miserable.
To combat all the doom and gloom, we’ve rounded up a list of energy-boosting fitness picks to put the pep back in your step.
From empowering activewear to a chocolate bar that packs a punch, here’s how you can add some zing back into your life.
Healthy, Herby, Booze-Free Zag Cans
Zag is a booze-free drink made for adults.
Created by Still Standing Brewing Co, it’s crafted from kombucha, hemp, green tea, citrus and mint and is just 54 calories per can. It looks like beer, but has a really refreshing taste.
Matcha Union’s matcha and cacao chocolate only has four ingredients: Japanese matcha, Venezuelan cacao bean, coconut sugar and rice powder. It’s high in vitamin E and has lots of anti-inflammatory properties.
For the launch of the Sweaty Betty Foundation (empowering girls to get active), the brand has released a limited-edition leggings and vest set in its Power range.
The print is made up of letters from the words ‘empower’ and ‘women’ and 100% of profits go to the foundation.
skinSense Reinforcing Vitamin Complex
This powerhouse of strategically paired vitamin C complexes and other nutrients helps with everything from pigmentation and hydration to free radical damage, firmness and brightening.
Close shave Gilette’s Venus razors now have added botanicals like aloe vera, vitamin E and coconut.
Handles are made with at least 30% recycled material or created from metal for durability.
Mummy Meagz has launched three vegan-friendly Easter products: Sunnycomb Bar (chocolate honeycomb), Orange Choccie Easter Egg and Bar and Smoove Moove Easter Egg (dark and mylk chocolate).
Looking for a running event to ease you back into the groove?
The Asics Run United London 10k takes you past landmarks including Big Ben, the London Eye and the River Thames and will be packed with entertainment along the route.
Sustainable brand Feel Fit has launched two new collections made from Econyl.
Inspire has full-length leggings and a racer back crop top, while Invigorate is capri leggings and a matching strappy bra top. All items feel buttery soft.
Light and super-responsive, the Mach 4 from Hoka One One is a blend of foams – soft lightweight foam on top and a rubberised foam underneath.
It’s an everyday trainer that makes your run feel more energised.
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