Trampolining for fitness, plus three of the best winter sports leggings in our November health and fitness round-up
Learn to free jump
Do you remember the elation of jumping on a trampoline as a child? Now you can put that spring back in your step at Oxygen Freejumping, a new state-of-the-art trampoline park, in Acton. The vast and colourful 27,000 sq ft facility offers hour-long freejumping sessions with access to dodgeball courts, air bags, ‘walk the wall trampolines’ and an obstacle course. There are many health benefits for trampolining, such as improved balance and co-ordination, muscular strength and endurance, lung capacity, motor skills and rhythm.
Unit 15, Vision Industrial Park, Kendal Ave W3 0AF; 020 8992 2211; oxygenfreejumping.co.uk
New sports belt for runners
Bored of arm bands and pockets weighing you down as you run? Enter Flipbelt, a superior new running belt made from a moisture-wicking, spandex-lycra blend that sits comfortably on your waist. There’s room for your phone, keys and ID.
£25, find it at Up and Running, 184 Upper Richmond Rd West SW14 8AN; theflipbelt.co.uk
Tighten your core
Fulham-based Six Pilates has recently launched a new class of physio-led reformer Pilates. Before a class, the physio will assess your core muscles and tailor all exercises based on your personal weaknesses and strengths to ensure you get the most out of every session.
39 Harwood Road SW6 4QP; sixpilates.com
Give your energy levels a boost with the help of Neom’s fabulous scents. This travel-sized treat features an Energy Boosting On The Go Mist, an Intensive Energy Boosting Treatment and an Energy Boosting Home Mist (all 5ml).
Technogym’s MyRun, the perfect solution for winter running, is a treadmill created by runners for runners. It features gait analysis to track your stride and pattern as you are running so you can improve your technique and performance.
MyRun costs £2,650, technogym.com
Men’s Lite-Show leggings with reflective tape and brushed fabric for temperature regulation, £55, asics.co.uk
Women’s antibacterial tencel and polypropylene leggings for maximum thermo-insulation and sweat elimination, £41, aboutwear.com
Women’s Trail thermal training tights with soft brushed-back fabric and discreet reflective tape, £95, from sweatybetty.com