I have very exciting news ladies, oh yes. Exercise is about to get easier, and prettier than ever before in 2012 as the lovely Davina herself has teamed up with Next to help us on our way with her new ‘Davina for Next’ range. She has designed a range of fitness clothing and shoes that provide both practical, pretty and pound-busting solutions that will knock almost all of our “I can’t do anything today because…” excuses right out of the park.
Once again my New Years Resolution, like many Mums, is to get fitter, slimmer and more toned. I aim to be realistic here though. I KNOW that I am not going to go out for a jog every night. I KNOW I almost never have time to go the gym, even if I could afford to, so my plan has to be something manageable. I also, sadly, KNOW that I will never be as small as I was pre-pregnancy. But I also KNOW I can look better than this.
So, in order for this to happen I need to tackle those excuses. And Davina for Next has a lot of the answers.
Excuse Number One: “I don’t have time”. This is something all Mums struggle with so imagine my delight when I heard about these little beauties…
Aren’t they purdy? These snake-effect ballerina pumps are just £32 from Davina for Next and as well as looking simply fabulous darling, they will increase both calf and hamstring activation by up to 12%. They are MAGIC PUMPS. Well almost. They are actually harnessing Next’s F.I.T technology which does something super smart and means even walking to work, the shops or an evening out can be part of your overall fitness plan. And you still look great. These are top of my wish-list.
Excuse Number Two: “My boobs are now too big for all that jumping about”. A decent sports bra can be hard to find but Davina has made sure that her exercise tops are extremely secure so there should be no jiggling when you’re wiggling. I have my heart set on this pink racer-back vest, £28 from Davina for Next.
Excuse Number Three: “But my feet hurt when I run”. I think as well as my hips, boobs and belly, my feet also got bigger while pregnant as many of my shoes, and trainers, really don’t fit well anymore. The one-time I DID manage to get my bottom out running I had bleeding ankles for days afterwards. Not great when motivation was already a little low. But look at these…
They are just too pretty and combine comfort with that magical F.I.T muscle boosting thingy so you get even more for your efforts. I WANT THESE. They are a very reasonable £45 from Davina for Next.
Excuse Number Four: “It is too dark to go out by the time Mr B gets home from work and can look after W”. The crafty minx has even sorted this one out by placing reflective strips on her running bottoms so you can easily be spotted in the dark. And this pair looks so comfy.
These technical joggers can be yours for £32 from Davina for Next.
So, thats nearly all of my excuses gone. She can’t design me some superhuman will-power aswell can she? No?
Ok so this year my manageable plan consists of…
- Wearing the magic pumps to and from work, which will be twice a week.
- To do an exercise DVD at home three times a week. Am still doing the lady herself’s Super Body Workout and really love the Super Sculpt routine. Got a bit slack recently though.
- To try and do 50 sit-ups daily.
- I HATE THIS ONE…to go out for a RUN, ARRRGGGHHH, at least once a week with the aid of the beautiful garments and trainers above.
This should be do-able right? I will be blogging my progress as ever peeps so stay tuned and will let you all know how I am getting on and how the Davina for Next gear is working out.
Wish me luck!
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