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Fun activewear that will actually make you want to work out in 2021

Fed up of boring sportswear, inject some fun into your daily home workouts… 

Leanne Bayley

If you're looking for bright, colourful and fun sportswear for your at-home workouts in 2021, look no further. We've searched the high street, and beyond, for fun activewear that will really help smash your fitness goals this year. We're talking prints (hello leopard print!), neon, lots of colours and jazzy designs for your sportswear wardrobe. So what do you think? Is it time to ditch the boring grey and black and inject some vibrant pieces to workout in? The answer is yes. 

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Marks & Spencer activewear for 2021

An exciting start to the year at M&S with hero styles being refreshed for spring with a bold new aesthetic, featuring graphic prints and complemented by vibrant neon accents. Within the popular Good Move collection you can now get new Go Balance yoga leggings made with recycled polyester, and the brand's first Flexifit sports bra with free cut racerback detailing. 

The fun M&S Good Move activewear matching set we love 

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Printed scoop top, £12.50, leggings, £25, both M&S

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Reiss activewear for 2021

For 2021, Reiss has launched a 6-piece perennial collection starting at £55, consists of leggings in three colourways, a bralette in two colourways and a pair of cycling shorts. Created in recycled yarn for a sustainable approach, the collection is ideal for doing your favourite sport, layering or simply relaxing at home. 

The fun Reiss activewear matching set we love

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Lana blue crop top, £55, and matching leggings, £85, both Reiss 

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Warehouse activewear for 2021

Discover Warehouse's range of women's activewear items. We're talking bold prints and clever designs that don't compromise on style. For 2021 it's all about leopard print, bright colour, sheer panels, and cool cycling shorts.

The fun Warehouse activewear matching set we love 

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Leopard print racerback vest, £21.75, and matching leggings, £26.25, both Warehouse

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Boden Activewear 2021 

Granted, our New Year resolutions might be a little different this year, but that doesn't mean you can't smash your exercise goals even if it's doing something small. Boden's activewear offering this year is a delight - whether you're after pops of yellow or rainbow accents.

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Floral crop top, £40, and matching leggings, £65, both Boden

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Oliver Bonas activewear for 2021

Their first EVER activewear collection is just what you'd want from Oliver Bonas - classic, chic but playful and practical too. The new OB Active has the coolest prints, including pretty florals, neon leopard print and monochrome animal print too. All of the leggings are designed with flat seams, to minimise chafing (phew) and have pockets in the waistband for your valuables.

The fun Oliver Bonas activewear matching set we love

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Animal print crop top, £35, and matching leggings, £45, both Oliver Bonas

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Hush activewear for 2021 

The new year is the most perfect time to update your wardrobe, and whether it’s working out in a gorgeous green zip up top, or warming down in ombre star print leggings and a sweatshirt, hush activewear is always designed to feel good and fit brilliantly. To honour the brand's continued dedication to sustainability, the collection is crafted from ECONYL, a regenerated nylon made from recycled fishing nets, industrial plastic and recycled fabric, so you can help the planet while working out.

The fun Hush activewear matching set we love 

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Blue leopard print crop top, £39, and matching leggings, £59, both Hush 

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ASOS Flex Your Own Way activewear for 2021

ASOS is no doubt your home for activewear as it stocks up so many sportswear brands; from Nike to Adidas, Reebok and more. ASOS also has its own range, the ASOS 4505 collection. This year, ASOS' message is 'Flex your own way' and it's designed to serve you the motivation to move in whatever way feels good in 2021, giving you the confidence to experiment with your exercise routine, and meet new fitness challenges. 

The fun ASOS 4505 activewear matching set we love 

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Coral long sleeve top, £16, and coral leggings, £18, both ASOS 4505 

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River Island RI Active for 2021

RI Active is a 23-piece collection of fashion-forward, figure-flattering leisurewear. Combining recycled fabrics with new, the collection mixes soft cottons with breathable lightweight knits to deliver an elevated, sports luxe feel. There are two-piece sets with high power stretch shape. The fun factor is the colourways - this year there are pops of bold orange amongst the blacks and greys. 

The fun RI Active matching set we love

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Orange top, £26, and matching orange cycling shorts, £26, both River Island

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Matalan Souluxe activewear for 2021

Hitting the mark on fit, function and style, Matalan's Souluxe sportswear makes getting active easy. Designed with comfort in mind, supportive technical fabrics are accented with on-trend colours and prints to make a range that's wearable both in and out of the gym.

The fun Matalan Souluxe activewear matching set we love

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Smoke print sports bra, £8, and matching leggings, £14, both Matalan 

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Adidas x Karlie Kloss for 2021  

The adidas x Karlie Kloss collection is designed to give you the freedom you need to take on a fitness journey with confidence. As a supermodel and entrepreneur, Karlie Kloss is passionate about fostering a strong body and a strong mind when it comes to achieving her goals. 

The fun Adidas x Karlie Kloss activewear matching set we love

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Orange parka, £90, sports bra, £35, and leggings, £50, all adidas x Karlie Kloss 

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Nike Women Activewear for 2021

There's no denying that Nike is the power player for fun activewear. If you're looking for bright colours, Nike's definitely up there. Within the womenswear collections this year, we're seeing even more brights - and we're obsessed with the pink pieces within the range. 

The fun Nike women activewear matching set we love 

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Nike Air women's T-shirt, £26.95, and matching leggings, £34.95, both Nike 

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Boohoo activewear for 2021 

Boohoo has just dropped its new arrivals in time for you to come through for 2021. Whether you’re keeping up with home workouts, upping your running regime or getting back to the gym, activate your workout with the statement activewear outfits. 

The fun Boohoo activewear matching set we love

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Sports bra, £10, and matching leggings, £15.30, both Boohoo

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PrettyLittleThing activewear for 2021 

Whether you’re working out or keeping it casual, PrettyLittleThing has you sorted. Enlisting Karrueche for her impeccable edit you'll look and feel your best. With a range of inclusive activewear pieces, this collection was created with all shapes and sizes in mind, to allow all women to look and feel at their most powerful.

The fun PLT activewear matching set we love 

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Seamless leggings, £18, and sports bra, £11, both PLT Sport

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NEXT Activewear for 2021

Next has always been a highstreet power player when it comes to activewear. Designed for all types of fitness, the new Denise Lewis collection features extra stretch and don't worry about breaking a sweat – the moisture-wicking fabric in a lot of their products will keep you cool and comfortable. 

The fun NEXT activewear matching set we love

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Pink tee, £14, and floral leggings, £24, both Next 

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Nasty Gal activewear 2021

Nasty Gal has plenty of gym clothes so sort you our for 2021; from leggings to crop tops, hoodies, joggers and more. We also spotted a gorgeous lilac hue and interesting one-sleeved designs. 

Fun matching Nasty Gal activewear set we love

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Lilac crop top, £10, matching leggings, £11, both NastyGal 

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