Thankfully for people who prioritise comfort, the athleisure market is still huge. But more and more brands are muscling in on the action, resulting in some rather expensive gym looks. So where do you go if you don't want to spend a fortune on your exercise gear-slash-everyday wear? You could go to the high street, but even that can be a little costly for basic essentials. Instead, why not try the supermarket for your workout clothes?
Sainsbury's Tu, Tesco's F&F, and Asda's George are the main places to head toward, as well as Nutmeg at Morrisons and of course, the aisles of M&S. Not only do they have a banging range of prints and silhouettes, they also boast some of the best prices on the market. Thanks to these companies, it is possible to source a full workout outfit for between £20 and £30.
In 2017, the Daily Mail road-tested supermarket activewear to see how it really compared to its more expensive counterparts. The reviewer appeared pleasantly surprised. "These are far better than my Nike pair," she said, referring to a pair of £12 leggings from Asda. The Telegraph also gave a thumbs up to a sports bra sold at Tesco.
As time has progressed, supermarket gym wear has only gotten better. With striking prints, breathable fabrics, and specialised designs for everything from yoga to cycling, you needn't look anywhere else.
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