BMC Sports

14/06/2022

The importance of good running shoes

Suffering from knee pain during a run is extremely frustrating, but it doesn’t have to last forever. It’s important to find the perfect shoes to protect your body, so you can say goodbye to painful running. Even if you’re just going out for a quick jog, knee pain can seriously affect your mood and result in further injuries. Luckily, there are many ways around avoiding these pains – like choosing the correct running shoes. For some people, an extra-plush insole and some steady arch support is all they need to... Read More

13/05/2022

The importance of exercise clothing

If you are a regular or casual exerciser, you’ll understand the difference between gym wear and casual wear. Due to the comfy materials, many people tend to wear gym wear when they are just out and about, but if you’re looking to wear casual clothing at the gym, you’ll notice the difference. In this modern era, it’s noticeable that gym wear is a huge moneymaker and a popular fashion piece. This is because people are more active nowadays or just enjoy the comfort of gym wear. Whatever the reason, it’s... Read More

22/04/2022

Benefits of owning a sports watch

With more people inheriting a healthier lifestyle, we’re noticing more and more people wearing sports watches. Some people use them as motivation to get their steps in, others use them to check their heart rate, and they’re a great way to keep an eye on your personal bests when you’re out running. A lot of people see sports watches as something that is nice to have, but once you’ve purchased sports apparel and a water bottle, a good sports watch should be next on the list. You don’t need to... Read More

13/04/2022

How to stay motivated this year

Here at BMC Sports, we’ve got some top tips on how to maintain the motivation to exercise and maximise your performance day in, day out. Whether you’re going to the gym or just out getting some fresh air, get set for every challenge with these top tips.    Set goals   It’s always a good idea to start with simple goals and then see yourself progress to longer range goals further down the line. Remember to make your goals realistic, the last thing you want is to be getting frustrated... Read More

27/10/2021

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21 – Review

  Review – Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21 Brooks didn’t need to completely reinvent the 21st version of the Adrenaline GTS due to its already impressive attributes that resulted in it being one of the most popular stability shoes on the market. Brooks running shoes never fail to impress, and the Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21 will continue to provide the protective support that runners know and love, alongside a few alterations to improve overall performance and feel.  The most significant update to these Brooks running shoes has been made to the... Read More

12/08/2021

Squat-Proof Workout Pants

On the lookout for a new pair of workout leggings that won’t need replacing after two uses? Almost everywhere has jumped on the legging bandwagon after they became a staple in just about every woman’s wardrobe in recent years.  However, no matter if you are a keen fitness enthusiast who needs a supportive pair of gym pants, or just looking for a pair of comfortable leggings to do the daily runaround in, you should always look for quality to last longer. Here are some of the best gym leggings to... Read More

06/05/2021

Top 5 Best Women’s Running Shoes

  With summer fast approaching and the light nights well and truly settled in, more of us will be getting back out on the streets and running. Whether you’re a total novice or in training for one of the many races that will hopefully be going ahead this summer, one sure fire way of ensuring running success is by kitting yourself out with a top-quality pair or running shoes. At BMC Sports, we are proud of the immense range of performance and running shoes we have available, to suit runners... Read More

19/03/2021

Tips for Keeping Safe when Running Alone

Following recent tragic news stories, there is a spotlight currently being shone on women’s safety in the streets and the precautions women often need to take in order to feel safe when out on their own. Unfortunately, there are many recollections of women experiencing cat-calls, heckling and lewd advances when out running, so knowing which precautions to take is essential for girls and women, especially when running alone. Time and Place Running by yourself can be a therapeutic form of exercise to help clear your mind and relieve stress. However,... Read More

16/02/2021

How to Start Running (and stick at it): A Beginner’s Guide

So you’ve made your new year resolutions and this year, you’ll definitely stick to them, right? With this simple to follow guide, we’re here to help you get started with running and more importantly, stick to it.  Why Running? Running is one of the most effective cardio workouts you can do, as well as offering a number of benefits for your mental and physical well being. As a low entry level workout, absolutely anyone can get running. Whether you’re a total beginner, returning to exercise after a break or just... Read More

16/04/2020

No Gym Needed: 5 Home Workouts to try during Lockdown

With gyms and leisure centres being closed as a result of the Coronavirus, it doesn’t mean you have to hit pause on your fitness regime.  Whether you want to keep up with your regular workout routine or just want to use the extra downtime to increase your general fitness levels, we’ve compiled some simple ways you can bring the gym home. So, put on your trainers, find some open space and get going! Yoga For those looking for a light workout that also helps to keep the stress and anxiety... Read More