Showing posts with label fitness wear. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fitness wear. Show all posts

Friday, 24 November 2017

Play translator

Sports Direct is the only retail place where I can get USA Pro , the fitness wear brand from . And since they announced that they are holding a Sports Fair , beginning on the 23rd of November , lots of people have been making a beeline to their shop on the island already .
Keeping in mind that the annual bridge run is on this weekend , I decided that it was best for me to come check it out on the first day of the event ( which stretches till 3rd of December btw ) .

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Cotton On Body

Orange seems to be my new favourite colour nowadays . 
There are just so many shades to choose from I can't believe it ! 

From pastels , to candy shades and bright fluorescents , when I spot them on the rack , I go a bit nuts after that .

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Forever not enough

It's a week to Raya and there are massive sales in just about every corner . 
In fact , I don't remember the discounts being this hefty before ( last year saw a lot of new beautiful stocks towards Raya but this year , there are massive clearance sales , and I mean massive ) but oh my gawd , you'd better go check out the good shopping complexes here .

Anyway , now that I have dedicated my time to and adopted a firm exercise schedule , the word 
SALE hung up all over the shop ,
proved too much !
Alas , I caved in and came out with 4 more very " necessary " sports bras from where else but Forever 21 .
Reasoned with myself that their durability and colour fastness was an
" investment " 
( what self delusional bs )

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Monday, 12 June 2017

Cotton On - muscle tee , tank top

When it comes to my activewear , I love to dress in a riot of colours .
Plus I'm beginning to explore other stores for more variety , such as Cotton On , where I found these two called the Coar Coar Power Mesh Tank in Blue Light and Coar Performance Muscle Tee in Yellow Heather .

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Almost always the first colour to be sold out

Walk into most sports stores in Penang and chances are , the pink tank top or sports bra you seek , in your size is non existent .
Someone always beats you to it .
Pink sells out like hot buns here .

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Puma - Clash Tights

I stepped in a little starry eyed into the Puma boutique today . 
Can't say I wasn't influenced by the exceptional service I received from the staff ( was checking out their Ignite series... omg so cantiklah ) , in the end , I bought my first piece .
Call it a compromise though it seems more like a splurge since I already have acquired some pretty cool tights from Reebok so far. 

Clash Tights in Black & Knockout Pink with feather prints .
Otherwise known as part of the ensemble featured on Kylie Jenner's Swan Pack ad ( see bottom of this post ) .

Friday, 12 May 2017

Wearable high performance art

Before I go any further , I'd like you to know that this unique Upendo Taylor / Reebok collaborative piece was launched way back in 2015 .
 So it's not new , just that I wasn't into fitness apparel back then and probably would have busted an eyeball trying to squeeze myself into them .

Coming back to the story , I spotted this 2 nights ago , decided not to wait and went back for it last night , you know , since there was only one piece in my size and a good thing too .....
because when I walked into the store and could not find it on the rack , once I started looked for the shopgirl for answers , I almost screamed .
They were packing the whole lot up to transfer back to their warehouse in Selangor ! Omg ! Just in the nick of time !

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Forever addicted to Forever 21

You shouldn't ever try buying inner wear or sports attire at Forever 21 .
Wanna know why ?
See now , I'm stuck . See my latest 2 purchases below.
Find myself looking at the logo and feeling utterly happy and content.
Gosh !

I completely lurrrrrvvvv how the pieces feel and look that whenever I'm in the vicinity , I just cannot pull myself away . Just gotta step in and take a peek .
Doesn't help that sports streetwear is so huge at the moment .

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Stellasport - mesh oversized t - shirt

Somebody shot a wolf whistle my way yesterday while I was walking around in my sports wear .
And being a typical older Malaysian woman , I won't take that lying down .
While it must mean I'm getting shapelier , I will put the sunshade on my now obviously better toned assets .

Monday, 13 March 2017

Reebok - they call these Happy Tights

Over the weeks I've been in and out of dressing rooms a lot trying out compression training tights in particular .

This is why I ended up paying more for a pair of Reebok workout tights .

Friday, 3 March 2017

Forever 21 - second round haul

Help !
I got brainwashed by the girl at the outlet into believing that their athletic bra is even better than huge sports labels . She told me her customer who has used some of the more famous labels told her so and demmit , it worked like a charm in convincing me .

See the blue one ? 
Alright . I have to agree with her .
It gives me volume and holds everything up like a maximum push up bra , without a single padding .
Was really amazed by that .
My dumplings won't fly out of place or swing around . Much like .

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Succumbing to 2 shades of camouflage and a...

I have phases if you haven't noticed by now .
And currently , I am on the constant lookout for wicking material .
Actually I succumbed to temptation and instead of settling for one camouflage green , I got two . Two ? Oh no but Yep ...two .

2 shades of camouflage ( not from Forever 21 so please don't go looking for this there although other global locations might have this in stock , they do have neon camouflage capris and tops which I don't quite fancy ) and an Alberto de Herrera backless sleeved shirt from Forever 21 made from 83% nylon / polyamide and 17% spandex / elastane .

Price : I don't want to know , I just had to have 'em .

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

3 times weekly

As it is , I have finally adhered to a regular exercise routine .
But that's the thing about routines .
After the initial excitement , it sort of wears off , the body adapts and gets used to it . Meaning the weight shaves off much much slower , which also means you will need to amp the training up a notch or not . In which case , if you believe in " not " , then the whole point of you exercising in the first place will become in danger of being cast aside due to the monotonous grind of it all .

How to keep the fire going ? 
For me ,one of the answers is gear .
New colourful gear . Interesting fitness wear . Which has to tide all that intensive action and quick washing 3 times a week .

I've gone from being satisfied with a plain cotton tee to reading labels ....again ! Is this winter all over ?
No it isn't .

The thing is , I've got so much sweat pouring down me during each session now , that a mere cotton tee becomes a nuisance . I'm soaked and have to practically dry fast or I might catch something nasty what with my age catching up on me you know ?