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Cheer up your workouts with these bright leggings

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Bright leggings for new mum fitness

Finding the right leggings to wear when getting back to exercise after having a baby is not an easy task. The most important thing when shopping for leggings is to feel comfortable and confident in what you're wearing, so you can focus on your exercise and not worry about what you look like. 

After having a baby, finding the time - let alone the inclination - to get back into your normal exercise routine can be daunting and impossible. But having the right kit can get you started - and we all know that the first step is the worst. 

Choosing bright leggings will give you a boost of confidence - you'll look amazing and your outfit will turn heads. It doesn't matter what type of exercise you're doing, cheerful leggings will brighten your workout. Below we have selected six funky leggings to buy today:

You can find these leggings in all UK sizes and in a good variety of bright patterns that can be fun to wear. They're made from 88% Polyester and 12% Spandex. With them, you can stay fresh from the gym to the streets in full printed leggings with heat-regulating technology and chafe-resistant fabric.

Sugar Pocket women's outdoor capris leggings are made from ultra-stretch PolySpandex blend fabric that won't lose shape even after multiple wearings. These leggings are easy to care of - perfect for any type of workout and everyday casual loungewear pants.

Totally in love with these leggings, and heck, you know what, I'm going to wear these all day long and not just for my workouts. 

Best-selling performance leggings to help you conquer your workouts in comfort. Fabletics promises high-compression support with a touch of flexibility, everything you are looking for. This product also comes with hidden pockets.

These racer neon stretch leggings by Adam Selman Sport are eye-catching. They are made from stretch fabric (78% nylon and 22% spandex) for a flattering fit and have a wide high-rise waistband to comfortably hug your core. You can even team them up with the matching top.


These leggings are the result of a collaboration with London-based artist Hattie Stewart. Bright your day with a multicoloured cartoon scribble print. They are made of soft cotton jersey and have a flattering high-rise waist.

Catch up with your wild side in the Nike Sportswear Essential women's printed leggings, a soft, stretchy wardrobe staple with a bold zebra print.

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  • Author: Sophie Knight Sophie Knight
  • Job Title: Contributing Editor

Sophie is a journalist and mum of one, and previously edited before moving on to write about family cars for - now Sophie is Commercial Content Editor for M&B, Closer, Heat, Empire, and 

She is passionate about raising awareness around postnatal depression and is a Mental Health First Aider.