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Is Expensive Gym Wear Worth It?

2 MIN READ • 25th June 2021
Alison Davies by Alison Davies

Worth the splurge? Alison Davies looks into whether splashing out on expensive gymwear really motivates us during our workouts

There’s nothing like treating yourself to a brand new outfit for a special occasion and you can’t help but feel amazing when you put it on. So it makes sense that going the extra mile for some top notch gym wear might have the same effect, but can it really help improve your performance? American researchers Hajo Adam and Adam Galinsky think so.

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