The Fit List: Get a healthy start to 2022 with fitness gear, apps and workouts

What was your 2022 New Year’s resolution?

If it was eating healthier, fitting more exercise into your routine, or trying a new workout, you’ve come to the right place.

We all know that sticking to those NYE promises can be really hard, so this week’s Fit List is filled with handy motivation to help you kick the excuses and reach your goals.

Is an ill-fitting sports bra stopping you from committing to your daily run? Maaree has a free fitting service to help you get the support you need.

Or maybe a big hill is putting you off your plan to cycle to work? Raleigh’s Array E-bike could be the perfect solution.

Plus there’s fun running events, a kickass bootcamp, and even a brand new nutrition brand to discover.

Read on below to see our fitness picks.

Animal Snowsports collection

If you’re hitting the slopes, Animal’s ski collection is designed to move with you.

Made from Primaloft technology it also offers lightweight warmth but is still waterproof up to 10,000mm.

Buy Snowstorm Women’s Snow Jacket in khaki from £160 and Dusk Women’s Snow Pants in khaki for £120, both from Mountain Warehouse.


Berlin-based nutrition brand Foodspring is now available in the UK.

It has everything from protein powders, bars and snacks to muesli, drinks and cooking products, plus a diverse vegan range for anyone doing Veganuary.

Shop from £1.99 at Foodspring.

No1 Bootcamp

Need a fitness kick up the backside? No1 Bootcamp is now offering day camps at its retreat in Norfolk.

Starting at 7am you’ll do seven hours of activities, including beach walks and boxing and get three meals, plus refreshments during your time there.

Use the code METRO15 for 15% off any retreat.

Book for £150 at No1 Bootcamp.

Raleigh Array E-bike

Start your resolutions off in style with this Raleigh Array E-bike.

A great stepping-stone into the world of electric bikes, it has a 60-mile range and a lightweight aluminium frame.

Buy for £1,595 from Raleigh.

Elemis Superfood Midnight Facial

The Elemis Superfood Midnight Facial is a prebiotic overnight sleeping gel/cream that will drench your skin in goodness.

Full of vitamin C, Omega 6 and 9 and prebiotic properties.

Buy for £40 from Elemis.

Maaree Solidarity High-Impact Sports Bra

Maaree offer free virtual fittings for its sports bras.

Personally, we love the Solidarity High-Impact Sports Bra because of its curved panel across the top of the bust to minimise upward movement.

Buy for £64 from Maaree.

Run Fest Run

The Run Fest Run festival is dubbed ‘Glastonbury meets Parkrun’ thanks to its competitive running events (2.5k to half marathon) and fun runs, alongside music stages, DJs, street food, and artisan cocktails.

Held at Englefield House in Berkshire on May 20-22, it’s a must-do for some family fun. Day, weekend, and camping tickets available.

Adult tickets available from £40.


Don’t just track your physical fitness, track your mental fitness, too.

MyArkeo is an app that tracks your lifestyle choices (sleep, food, exercise, alcohol intake etc) and compares them to your behaviours (stress, loneliness etc) so you can tweak where you might be going wrong.

Download for £2.49.

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