There’s no point waiting for motivation to find you when it comes to fitness. It’s hard enough to find the time to keep fit without also feeling lacklustre about your workout gear. Get yourself off to a flying start by stocking up on some stylish basics that will make you feel ready to smash any fitness goal you set – one step at a time.

Hareem jersey joggers,, €58

Hareem jersey joggers €58,

These relaxed joggers are exactly what you need for any form of Pilates, yoga, stretching or indoor exercise. The soft material and loose fit give you the flexibility you need to hold certain positions in comfort while the wide, high waistband ensures it won’t dig into your stomach.

Nike high support sports bra, Lifestyle Sports, €55

High support sports bra €55, Lifestyle Sports.

Every woman knows the importance of a good quality sports bra when doing any form of exercise. High support gives you a locked-in feeling and helps keep motion to a minimum, making it ideal for runs and high-impact sports. This Swoosh bra also has sweat-wicking, adaptive material which quickly recovers its shape so you can stay comfortable throughout your workout.

Vest top, Mountain Warehouse €23.99 (sale price)

Vest top €23.99 (sale price), Mountain Warehouse.

Brighten up your exercise look with this pretty vest top that’s both lightweight and quick wicking. Made from recycled fabric, it is breathable and soft on the skin and has a loose fit that helps keep you cool and comfortable as you work out.

Asics trainers, Sports Direct, €45.60 (sale price)

Asics running shoes €45.60 (sale price), Sports Direct.

Whether you’re going for a walk, a run or a hike, you need to find the right shoes. These Gel-Quantum Lyte II Asics trainers are suitable for running on treadmills or on the road and have breathable mesh for better ventilation. They also have a good grip, a stylish appearance and gel cushioning to absorb impact and protect your joints.

Gilet, Dunnes Stores, €18

Gilet €18, Dunnes Stores.

A light gilet is a great basic to have in your activewear wardrobe. This one is shower-resistant whilst providing a thermal effect, thanks to a special filling that retains warmth without adding weight. It conveniently packs away into a small bag so you can stash it in your backpack on any long walks or hikes. Combining fitness and comfort, it features a zip front with puller trim and handy zip pockets at the side, ideal for popping your key or phone into when you’re out for a walk or run.

Supportive swimsuit, Deakin and Blue, €155.95

Supportive swimsuit €155.95, Deakin and Blue.

Super soft, tailored and with great support for those with a bigger bust, this beautiful swimsuit is perfect for laps, surfing or aqua aerobics. It is designed to fit up to HH cup busts and is made with brand-new fabric leftover from the fashion industry resulting in something limited edition, sustainable and extra special.

Shaping (Fin) leggings, Atir Luxury Shapewear, €85

Shaping (Fin) leggings €85 Atir Luxury Shapewear.

If you want to invest in a great pair of leggings, try out this pair that goes from size S to 6XL. They also come in a taller length, if you need it. As well as catering for all shapes and sizes, these leggings are 100% squat proof, have a double tummy panel for extra support and promise not to sag at the bum or knees.

Sweat top, Brown Thomas, €80

Sweat top €80, Brown Thomas.

We all need something when we’re running from the gym to the car or bus after a workout which is why Sweaty Betty created the ‘after class’ top. Designed to be worn over your exercise clothes, it’s got a loose fit with dropped shoulders, open sides for freer movement and slightly stretchy fabric. Great for layering under large coats on a walk too.

Gym tote bag, Marks & Spencer, €40

Gym tote bag €40, Marks & Spencer.

If you’re looking for a good gym bag, this one has a water-repellent fabric to keep your things dry, an outer zipped pocket for your gym card and two side pockets, ideal for storing water bottles. A zipped compartment and slip pocket on the inside will secure your valuables and the two shoulder straps make it comfortable and stylish to carry.

Women’s printed cap, Adidas, €20

Made with at least 50% recycled materials and perfect for any activity, this golf hat delivers classic all-around sports style and utility. The pre-curved brim shields your eyes from the sun’s glare and an adjustable snapback closure ensures a custom fit and all-day comfort.