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New Year, new gear - your new-mum fitness wardrobe for 2016

Section: New mum fitness

Now 2016 has arrived you can’t put it off any longer: it’s time to get back in shape! Take it one (baby) step at a time with comfortable fitness gear that won’t break the bank. Whether you’re a new mum wanting to get rid of your baby weight, or simply trying to get back into fitness after the Christmas indulgences, we have all the newest exercise outfits to make you look and feel confident working out. >> MORE NEW-MUM FITNESS ADVICE 

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Tee (£5, Primark,

January calls for a bit of colour to cheer you up and this Eighties aerobics-style tee does the job. It’s blissfully loose cut, so you won’t overheat.
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Silver trainers (£29.99, H&M,

Great for power-walking with the buggy, these sports-luxe trainers add a couture vibe to your look, and will double up with jeans at the weekend.
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Sports briefs and bra (£9 and £18, Marie Meili,

Invest in some good quality underwear to wick away moisture and keep you snug. This Marie Meili set is seamless and supportive.
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Leggings (£12.99, New Look,

Want to hide a multitude of sins, not to mention wobbly bits? Pick a pattern to distract the eye. That’s why we like these leggings: team with a long black tee and you’re ready to run (or walk, or stroll…)
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Crop top (£12.99, New Look,

For extra confidence, layer a crop top over your sports bra and relax in the knowledge that nothing’s going anywhere. There are matching shorts, vests and leggings for this top too, from £9.99.
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Adidas bag (£17,

Big enough for all your sweaty kit and plenty of baby must-haves too. Keep it ready-packed in the car so you’ve got no excuse…
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Workout top (£4.99, Aldi,

Aldi’s ventured into sportswear this year and at under a fiver you can’t beat the price of this pretty blue top. We love the draping at the bustline which is kinder than a clingy vest.
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Fitness trainers (£14.99, Aldi,

Sure, they’re probably not hi-tech enough for a half-marathon, but these cute training shoes will be fine for a gym workout, dance class or quick blast around the park.
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Zip top (£10, Primark,

The perfect cover-up for winter running. This jacket is lightweight and gently fitted giving you a flattering shape without cling.
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Leggings (£16, F+F at Tesco,

Davina McCall’s the new face of this cool collection of exercise-wear from Tesco, and these full-length leggings would be perfect for anything from Davina’s DVD to spin class.
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Body sculpt swimsuit (£12, George at Asda,

The pool is every new mum’s friend, for swimming or classes such as aquarobics and aqua Zumba (it’s real! Look it up!). This swimsuit has panels to gently hold you in and flattering side stripes to shave off a few pounds.
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Yoga pants (£16, M&Co,

More forgiving than leggings, these chic navy yoga trousers offer a little more room and a whole lot of comfort. Ideal for Pilates or light stretching to get you back in the swing of exercising.
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High impact non-padded sports bra (£16, M&S,

No wires or padding, plenty of stretch and a super-comfortable T-bar back: this sports bra is a steal at only £16. Its full cup and high cut will save your blushes when you’re pounding the pavements.
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Leggings (£18, or your local Avon representative)

Avon’s new sportswear range is made with CoolDry Technology so you don’t end up hot and sweaty five minutes after warm-up. These leggings have a clever design that helps disguise mummy-tummy. Genius!
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X-Tone t-shirt (£4.99, Home Bargains,

Understated and classic, this tee is a great investment and works for anything from the gym to squash or tennis. It’s roomy around the waist as well, so you won’t feel self-conscious.
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Swim cover-up top (£27, Bohn Swimwear,

Not ready to rock a skimpy swimsuit yet? Wear a cover-up top over your swimsuit or bikini: made from a smart fabric that doesn’t absorb water, it’s perfect for swimming or splashing around when you take baby to the pool (plus it’s got an SPF50, if you’re planning ahead for hols). 
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Pink top (£12.50, M&S,

The perfect top for your fitness capsule wardrobe. Versatile and easy to wear, it comes in sizes 6 to 22 and features Stay Dry technology so you won’t get that icky-sticky feeling after a workout.

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