The best gym clothing for women over 50

The best gym clothing for women over 50

M&S striped t-shirt with Cool Comfort technology £18, 6-24

Keep your arms covered without overheating in this clever top. It features a special fabric designed to keep you cool, plus its stylish stripes will help you to look slimmer.

Matalan sports holdall £14

A handy big bag for your towel, water bottle and gym kit - all for a bargain price.

Sweaty Betty athlete vest £35, XXS-XL

This comfy vest is ideal for jogging and power walking, thanks to its special material that's designed to wick sweat away from your body, keeping you nice and dry.

Freya Active zinc moulded sports bra from £38, 32B-36H

This clever bra claims to reduce stress on the breasts by up to 97 per cent during exercise - perfect for Zumba or aerobics classes.

M&S zip through hooded top with StayNEW £16, 8-24

Gym clothes tend to need washing more frequently than others (assuming you're using them to work up a sweat!) and therefore can fade and 'bobble' relatively quickly. The 'StayNEW' technology in this hooded top will keep it looking new for longer. Wear it over a T-shirt as you warm up or cool down.

Reebok One Series print jacket £55, XXS-XL

This snazzy wind-resistant jacket is just the thing if you're a fan of jogging, or any other outdoor exercise. It's lightweight so it won't slow you down, and even stores neatly in its own pocket.

Matalan textured joggers £12, S-XL

Comfy joggers are perfect for gentle classes - not to mention relaxing at home afterwards!

F&F Active capris £12, 6-18

These bargain cropped capri leggings are made from quick-drying fabric to stop you getting sweaty.

GapFit breathe mesh tank top £16.95, XS-XL

For brilliant basics, head to Gap. This breathable top will keep you feeling cool however much you sweat.