Sofa to Surf: Gear Round Up
By Carly Truss
Get fit in style and incorporate equipment into your routine to maximise results and get you off the sofa.
You don’t have to sign up to a years worth of expensive gym membership to get fit and healthy. With the right gear and the right attitude, your bedroom, garden, local park or beach becomes the perfect spot to get down to some yoga and exercise routines.
Whether taking it easy with a few gentle yoga stretches or going full throttle with a sweaty workout, incorporate the following gear and equipment items into your fitness plan and home routines to maximise results and eliminate excuses to get off that sofa.
£13.99 from Yoga Mad
Stop slipping around during your workout and on the yoga mat with these ballet inspired Ballerina ToeSox. The non slip sole secures footing on any surface, the heel tab provides protection to the Achilles tendon and the fixe toe construction allows toes to move naturally and support the body through every movement.
£17.99 from Beach Boutique
This Surf Girl Guide To Surf Fitness book covers everything to help improve your surfing, health and confidence. From yoga technique, swim training, exercise workouts, stretching and flexibility exercises to core strength and resistance training.
£6.49 from Yoga Mad
A versatile little number the Yoga Block is one of the most widely used yoga props, effective for cushioning, raising the floor, providing support to your head and neck during lying positions, balance during standing positions and to help deepen and strengthen your practice.
£6.49 from Yoga Mad
An excellent addition to sweaty situations such as hot or power yoga, the anti-slip yoga mat can be used on its own or with the dot up on top of a mat for hygiene and extra grip. The towel eliminates the moisture hitting your mat and can be machine washed and dried after each practice.
£31.50 (was £45) from Beach Boutique
A versatile addition to your workout wardrobe with a vibrant coral print and a high yoga waistband that will stay firmly put, even in inverted poses. Soft flatlock seams are gentle on the skin and a pocket in the side seam will keep your key safe during sunset sessions on the beach.
PURA VIDA BLUE OCEAN LEGGINGS AND TOP
Designed to stay in place no matter what you do, this sporty and feminine Pura Vida top and leggings are functional and comfortable whether partaking in yoga, running, surfing or jumping on the SUP. Breathable and stretchy when you need to move freely, plus super eye catching in the gorgeous blue ocean print.