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Men's sportswear he'll love for fitness (or let's face it, lounging) in 2022

From Gymshark and Under Armour to M&S and Amazon, check out these sportswear brands for men...

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Karen Silas
Karen SilasSenior Lifestyle Editor
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With the New Year underway, it's not just the ladies who are looking for cool fitness wear. That's why we're rounding up the best men's sportswear for 2022. He'll be wanting some new workout staples – hoodies, joggers and more activewear must-haves – for a fresh new active start. 


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We've included celebrity and athlete favourites like Gymshark, Under Armour and Champion, as well as some great buys from retailers' lines, such as Goodmove at Marks & Spencer, ASOS's 4505 and even affordable pieces from Amazon (yes, Amazon).

So if you or the man in your life are looking for men's activewear for workouts, working from home, or just lounging, we've got the fitnesswear brands for you.

Marks & Spencer men's sportswear for 2022

You can always depend on Marks & Spencer to have just what you need – and that goes for activewear, too. In the the retailer's GoodMove line you'll find all the practical details that you love, from water-resistant finishes to moisture-wicking fabrics, and all at great prices.

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GoodMove Stretch Sports Shorts, £19.50, M&S


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Gymshark men's sportswear for 2022

Founded in 2012 by 19-year-old Ben Francis in his mum's garage, UK company Gymshark now has a huge fan following. The brand, known for its affordable quality, makes it easy to shop its gym-ready basics online with its 'must-haves', which include such staples as hoodies, sports shorts and tees. You can also check out the Gymshark blog, with sportswear style advice, workouts, recipes and tips for staying on top of your game during lockdown.

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Vital long sleeved T-shirt, £30, Gymshark


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Under Armour men's sportswear for 2022

Under Armour's activewear has a huge celebrity following, including Liam Hemsworth, Zac Efron, Bradley Cooper and NBA star Stephen Curry who has a reported $20 million a year contract with the brand. The basketball star's line is one of Under Armour's most popular, but you can find anything from face masks to golf gear, sports bags and headphones on the website or via ASOS.

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Under Armour Rival Fleece joggers, £42 at ASOS


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ASOS 4505 men's sportswear for 2022

Did you know ASOS also has its own sportswear line? ASOS 4505 is definitely one of the trendiest ranges out there, with cool joggers, mix and match yoga ensembles and warm and comfy winter knits. And if you want to be matchy-matchy, there are unisex pieces, too!

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ASOS 4505 running jacket, £45, ASOS


New Balance men's sportswear for 2022

New Balance isn't just about trainers! The famed footwear brand, which can boast stars from Jaden Smith to Timothée Chalamet as fans, also specialises in fantastic activewear – and you can get some great pieces right now with up to 50% off in the New Balance sale.

New Balance trackies

NB Essentials Stacked Logo Sweatpant, £45, New Balance


Champion men's sportswear for 2022

Champion, the American company which invented the hoodie, has experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years with celebrities like Zayn Malik, Lewis Hamilton, Brooklyn Beckham and The Weeknd rocking the brand's looks. (And the Kardashian-Jenners are no doubt fans too as their current and former better halves, Kanye West, Scott Disick and Travis Scott have been spotted wearing Champion too.) You can score some Champion gear – and a host of pieces from other men's activewear brands – at up to 50% off now at JD Sports.

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Full Zip Hooded Fleece Tracksuit, £80 at JD Sports


Nike men's sportswear for 2022

Nike needs no introduction, does anyone shop for activewear without seeing what the sports retailer has to offer? With the comfort of sweat shorts and moisture-wicking capabilities for high intensity workouts, the Dri-FIT training shorts are the kind of versatile piece always worth investing in.

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Dri-FIT Men's Training Shorts, £27.95, Nike


Luluemon men's sportswear for 2022

Famed for its unrivalled women's activewear, Lululemon also has a huge range for men from trackies to sports tops. The bestselling Metal Vent Tech top is super popular due to the smart sweat and odour resistant features knitted into the fabric where it’s needed most, keeping you comfortable and dry while you workout. 

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Metal Vent Tech SS 2.0, £58, Lululemon


Amazon Essentials men's sportswear for 2022

Activewear is a major trend – and even Amazon has gotten into the game with their own Amazon Essentials activewear line!  You'll find fashion-friendly and affordable hoodies, tees, shorts, track jackets, tracksuits and even underwear. And if you need it quick with free delivery, it is all eligible for Amazon Prime.

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Sherpa lined hoodie, 13 colours available from £18.40, Amazon Essentials


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