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Introducing Neon Floral: This Season's Must-Have Print

posted on Friday, 1st August 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

The new Autumn 2014 collection has only just launched in-store and online, but for the Sweaty Betty designers, this collection has been a year in the making. The name ‘Hidden Treasures In An Urban Jungle’ was inspired by a trip to Milan (read all about it on Tamara’s blog), but it was up to the designer of each product range to decide how this name would develop into activewear.

We went behind the scenes with the design team to find out the story behind the beautiful Neon Floral print...


 
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Announcing the Hidden Treasures competition - win £250 of SB kit!

posted on Wednesday, 30th July 2014by Sweaty Betty | 5 Comments

To celebrate the launch of the new Autumn 2014 collection, Sweaty Betty are giving you the chance to win £250 to spend on a new season outfit.


 
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Behind the scenes of Autumn Winter 2014

posted on Wednesday, 30th July 2014by Tamara | 0 Comments

After months of anticipation, Sweaty Betty's edgiest collection yet has finally arrived in-store and online. Entitled 'Hidden Treasures In An Urban Jungle', the new Autumn Winter 2014 collection was first thought up during a trip to Milan. Here, Sweaty Betty's Founder and Creative Director Tamara shares her inspirations and some behind-the-scenes insights on the new lines, plus reveals her favourite piece from the collection. 


 
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Talking health with Hemsley and Hemsley (part 2)

posted on Wednesday, 30th July 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

They've been featured in Vogue, have been the focus of countless articles at home and abroad, and have been cooking up a healthy storm on Saturday Kitchen; it's safe to say that Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley have well and truly taken the world by storm. And that's before the mention of their new must-have cookbook, The Art of Eating Well.

Renowned for their organic and nutrient-rich recipes that promote overall wellbeing, Sweaty Betty sat down with the healthiest of trendsetting duos to find out all on their favourite snacks, workout routines and number one tip for healthy living.



Click here for part one, or read on to enjoy part two...
 
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Tamara's Scrapbook: A week in Montauk

posted on Tuesday, 29th July 2014by Tamara | 0 Comments

Having visited Montauk a couple of years ago, I was so excited to be heading back to host a press event with some editors from NYC. With an itinerary full of outdoor activities, I was looking forward to doing some of my favourite beachside activities such as paddleboarding, yoga, cycling and running. My family joined me in the US so it was lovely to spend time with them before joining the editors.


 
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Meet the founder of AquaCycling, NYC...

posted on Friday, 25th July 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

AquaCycling is the latest fitness trend to take the New York workout scene by storm. Attended by athletes and celebrities alike, the premise of the workout is a spin class that takes place in a pool, with the water adding extra resistance to enhance the body-sculpting benefits.

Brought to the US by French entrepreneur and fitness-lover Esther Gauthier, it was a chance encounter with the class during a trip to Paris that first introduced her to this innovative workout, and inspired her to bring it to Manhattan. Sweaty Betty sat down with Esther to find out all on her background, the class itself, her favourite post-workout foods and her weekly fitness regime.

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Athletes To Watch

posted on Tuesday, 22nd July 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

For the 4,500 competing athletes, tomorrow is a big day. As the first day of the Commonwealth Games, tomorrow marks the start of the largest multi-sport event ever to be held in Scotland, with 71 countries taking part in the 17 sports; all hoping to walk away with the gold medal.

With the much talked-about opening ceremony scheduled for 8pm tomorrow evening in the Celtic Park stadium, Sweaty Betty decided to enter into the athletic spirit by naming the top 5 female athletes that we’ll be watching throughout the 2014 Commonwealth Games.


 
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Sweaty Betty wins Britain's Healthiest Employees 2014!

posted on Monday, 21st July 2014by Sweaty Betty | 7 Comments

Last year, Sweaty Betty was named Britain's Most Active Company. In 2014, the team has upped the fitness ante even further, so it was with great excitement that we collected the prize for Britain's Healthiest Employees (an award presented in association with PruHealth, Mercer and The Sunday Telegraph). 

Practising what we preach is at the core of all we do at Sweaty Betty. Walking the walk (or running to be more specific) is key for the team; finding inspiration and motivation in each other, from new 10K PBs and conquering a headstand in yoga, to crossing the finish line of your first triathlon


Image courtesy of The Sunday Telegraph
 
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Talking health with Hemsley and Hemsley (part 1)

posted on Monday, 21st July 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

They've been featured in Vogue, have been the focus of countless articles at home and abroad, and have been cooking up a healthy storm on Saturday Kitchen; it's safe to say that Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley have well and truly taken the world by storm. And that's before the mention of their new must-have cookbook, The Art of Eating Well.

Renowned for their organic and nutrient-rich recipes that promote overall wellbeing, Sweaty Betty sat down with the healthiest of trendsetting duos to find out all on their favourite snacks, workout routines and number one tip for healthy living.

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Glöanna: A Sweaty Success!

posted on Monday, 21st July 2014by Sweaty Betty | 0 Comments

They came, they ran, they did yoga in the park - and that's before the prosecco and sushi brunch...

If you weren't in Battersea Park last Saturday, you may not have heard that the world's first 5K yoga run, Glöanna, had landed in London. 500 women descended on the start line for their shot of prosecco, before heading off to run the scenic 5K route. The course was littered with quirky motivational signs saying everything from 'Breathe, Laugh, Repeat' to 'You're Alive - Woo!', with a live DJ soundtrack to keep the spirits high. Post-run, the Glöanna (and Sweaty Betty) ladies hit the mat for an al fresco yoga class, stretching out their muscles and relaxing into savasana. 


 
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