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Leon Haslam – 2018 British Superbike Champion

Leon Haslam 2018 British Superbike Champion Round 12: Brands Hatch, Kent. October 12-14 Qualifying: 8th – 1m 25.475s Race one: 6th – +6.185s Race two: 1st – 33m 00.140s Race three: 6th – +20.937s Best race lap: 1m 25.708s – race one 6/20 Championship: 1st – 699 points “It is such a crazy feeling knowing […]

‘Do Carbs Make Me Fat?’ – 5 Fitness Myths Answered

We found out the top 5 things that puzzle some people about fitness and diets so we got our personal trainer and Proskins ambassador Steve Sheppard to see if the myths are true… Q) Do carbs make you fat? A) On a whole, no. One particular food group isn’t contributing to your weight gain, it’s […]

Leon Haslam BSB Championship – Round 8

Leon Haslam 2018 British Superbike Championship Round 8: Cadwell Park, Lincs. August 17-19   Qualifying: 2nd – 1m 26.188s Race one: 1st – 27m 56.169s Race two: 1st – 26m 12.279s Best race lap: 1m 26.571s – race two 9/18 Championship: 1st – 330 points (53 podium credits) Next round: Silverstone, Northants. – September 7-9 […]

Why should I have a Sports Massage?

We asked Helen Quinn (professional masseuse) about the benefits of sports massage and why it’s so important.   Q) Can you just tell us a bit about Sports Massages?   A) People that train regularly should be getting regular sports massages. There are some people that are under the misconception that they’re just for elite […]

4 Ways to Wear: Signature Leopard & Mesh Leggings

This is just a little guide to help you find outfits for one of our best-selling leggings! The Signature Leopard & Mesh leggings are sleek and versatile; they are definitely not just for the gym! Yoga: Due to the four-way stretch technology, these leggings are perfect for your weekly yoga class. Pair with our Go […]

Our 5 Favourite Fitness Foodie Accounts on Instagram

Stuck for inspiration in the kitchen? These five food obsessed Instagram accounts are the perfect ones for you!     Alice Liveing @aliceliveing Hello from beautiful, quiet, and signal free Norfolk. I’m just about managing to share one of tonight’s al fresco dinner dishes, which is my favourite warm garlicky kale salad, mixed with creamy […]

Leon Haslam 2018 British Superbike Championship – Round 7

Leon Haslam 2018 British Superbike Championship Round 7: Thruxton, Hampshire August 3-5   Race Stats: Qualifying: 8th – 1m 15.402s Race one: 1st – 25m 33.822s Race two: 4th – +1.854s Best race lap: 1m 15.882s – race one 7/20 Championship: 1st – 280 points (43 podium credits) Next round: Cadwell Park, August 17-19 “It […]

NEW Slim Signature 7/8 Leggings

Welcome to Wednesday, everyone! It’s been a productive week for everyone here at Proskins — all of us have been working diligently to get you into new and innovative activewear, which I’ve the most physically demanding task of testing out 😉   For the past few seasons, we’ve seen activewear become more and more of […]


Recently Proskins was featured in the Women’s Health article: ’12 Gym Wear Buys That Are Available in Size 14 To 24’: 12 GYM WEAR BUYS THAT ARE AVAILABLE IN SIZE 14 TO 20 Because fitness comes in all shapes and sizes. By Jadie Troy-Pryde 19 July 2018   The term plus-size is far from perfect and […]

Our Top 5 London Gyms

One LDN: @oneldnclub One LDN describes its self as ‘A Premium Gym in Fulham, with a wide range of boutique classes’. It offers classes such as Strength and Conditioning, Muay Thai & Boxing, Flex & Core, HIIT, Cycle and Personal Trainers. So why not ‘Unleash your inner athlete’.   Barry’s London: @barryslondon ‘1998: LA […]

Leon Haslam 2018 British Superbike Championship – Round 5

Leon Haslam 2018 British Superbike Championship Round 5: Knockhill, Fife July 6-8   Qualifying: 3rd – 47.342s Race one: 2nd – +1.917s Race two: 1st – 23m 57.841s Best race lap: 47.462s – race two 18/30 Championship: 1st – 210 points   Next round: Brands Hatch, July 20-22               […]

Proskins Slim – Perfect for the Summer

It’s safe to say that during the Summer a black pair of leggings wouldn’t be your first choice of clothing. But did you know that Proskins Slim are the perfect choice for summer? Along with containing Ceramides, Vitamin E, Retinol, Caffeine and Aloe Vera, Proskins Slim have three other amazing properties that will soon make […]

Like a second skin – The naughty forty diaries

‘Proskins – Like a Second Skin’ By Tracey at Happy Saturday Lovelies, I thought I’d talk to you today about some leggings I was gifted before Christmas from the brand Proskins. Your probably thinking why send them to me? I’m hardly ‘Zola chuffing Budd’ … however in my defence I do walk Mollie [ […]

Wales Lacrosse Team – World Cup 2017 Review

By Erin Walters-Williams We went into the World Cup ranked 5th in the world and gunning for a medal; we were on top form and hungry to win. In the end, our medal dreams were dashed by a loss in the quarterfinals. This was an obvious disappointment, and any high-performing, elite team will not be […]

Painful end to the season for Leon Haslam

Round 12: Brands Hatch, Kent. October 13-15 Qualifying: 4th – 1m 24.817s Race one: 4th – +8.724s Race two: 10th – +18.531s Race three: DNF Best race lap: 1m 25.550s – race one Championship: 3rd – 631 points “I’m not where I wanted to be on Sunday night after the race with a broken ankle […]

Couch To 5K – Week 3

Proskins Couch to 5K – Week 3 Real Runners, Real Stories – Week 2 Review Our runners have completed week 2 of their training programmes. We see how they’ve got on with more running and less walking Paula – Beginner programme It’s great now that I’ve signed up to run the Mansfield 5k as it’s […]

Couch To 5K – Week 2

Proskins Couch to 5K – Week 2 Real Runners, Real Stories – Week 1 Review So our 3 runners have finished week 1 of their couch to 5k training plans. We caught up with them to see how they’ve been getting on. Paula – Beginner programme I’ve found the first week of the programme a […]

Proskins Couch to 5K

Proskins Couch to 5K – Get Running Do you have a goal to run a 5k race but running for the bus is about all you can manage? Whether you’re totally new to exercise, returning after a break or you just want to change your exercise routine, running is a great all-rounder to kick start your […]

Mixed Fortunes at Cadwell Park for Leon Haslam

Round 8: Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire. August 18-20 Qualifying: 3rd – 1m 26.380s. Race one: 1st – 26m 19.792s Race two: DNF Best race lap: 1m 26.757s – race two Championship: 2nd – 209 points “Sunday started well with a win in race one which closed the gap in the championship. It was a good race […]

Steve Sheppard’s Foam Rolling Tips

Why should I use a foam roller? Foam rolling helps with facial release and muscle tension. So instead of getting yourself a professional massage, it’s just a quick and easy way to loosen the body. What foam roller should I buy? There’s lots on the market, I’d suggest just buying a basic flat and smooth […]

Leon Haslam regains second place in the Championship at Thruxton

Round 7: Thruxton, Hampshire. August 4-6   Qualifying: 9th – No time recorded. Race one: 7th – +6.926s Race two: 3rd – +11.227s Best race lap: 1m 15.179s – race two Championship: 2nd – 184 points “I’m really happy with the overall end result here at Thruxton. We knew it was going to be a […]

International Friendship Day – Train Together, Gain Together

Train together, gain together. We all know how hard it can be to stick to a workout regime, and all of the excuses that can stop you from training. Well how about if you had to give those excuses to your friend? Did you know that if you train with a mate you’re much more […]

Summer Workout Tips – Everything you need to know

Summer Workout Tips Need some workout inspiration? On our YouTube channel, Proskins TV we’ve got a whole playlist dedicated to health and fitness. Just subscribe to watch them and you’ll also get notifications when we add more so you’re the first to see anything new. All of the short videos are created in conjunction with […]

This Girl Can – #PoweredByProskins

This Girl Can Here at Proskins we are supporting the Sport England nationwide campaign This Girl Can.     Funded by the National Lottery, the campaign is all about getting women and girls moving, regardless of their shape, size and ability.     Their research reveals a huge difference in the number of men and […]

3 Natural Face Masks to improve your skin

3 Natural Face Masks using everyday store cupboard ingredients to leave your face feeling smooth, soft and radiant. Perfect if you are a bride to be and have your big day coming up.     Avocado and Honey     Ingredients: 1 fresh avocado 1 tablespoon of honey   Method: Remove the skin and seed […]

The Best Hair and Beauty Hacks to look Gym Glam

    The Best Hair and Beauty Hacks to look Gym Glam Most of us have a gym beauty routine that consists of taking your makeup off with a wipe and putting your hair in a bun. Stop right there. With a quick slick of lip balm and a sassy braided hairstyle, you’ll look good […]

Hosties4Heroes complete #MISSIONSASSY – Who Dares Wins

Hosties4Heroes do #MISSIONSASSY   We are Hosties4Heroes, an organisation of glamorous Air Hostesses who take on crazy challenges, ‘Shaking up a cocktail of mud & glamour,’ to raise money for the charity Help for Heroes.         On the 10/11th of June armed with the perfect red lippy pout and our Proskins team kit, we […]

Tough weekend for Leon Haslam at Knockhill – Round 4 BSB 2017

Round 4 – Knockhill, Fife. June 16-18   Qualifying: N/a Race one: N/a Race two: N/a Best race lap: N/a Championship: 2nd – 111 points “It was tough not to be able to race at Knockhill but sometimes these things happen. I was out in the early part of Friday’s practice and just building speed when […]

28 Day Challenge

Proskins 28 Day Challenge The Proskins 28 Day Challenge is coming back on 1st June and here at Proskins HQ we are confident that 2017 will prove to see the most efficient and impressive results to-date. The Proskins Slim range provides an innovative way to smooth, shape and tone your body. The special fabric is […]

Protein and how to add more into your diet easily

How to easily get more Protein into your diet The first image that enters your head on hearing the phrase ‘protein shake’ may be of a huge Popeye-esque bodybuilder, tensing in the gym mirror, weights in hand, while you scuttle past to slog it out on the treadmill. But protein supplements are just as beneficial, […]

Top 10 fitness Instagram accounts to follow now

If you need some fitness inspiration to get in shape for summer then here’s all the motivation you need. From celebrity trainers to marathon runners, these seriously stylish, in-shape girls give the best workout and healthy lifestyle advice on Instagram. Go on give them a follow! 1 Who: @niomismart How many followers: 1.8m Why should […]

Mixed Fortunes for Leon Haslam at Oulton Park

Round 3 – Oulton Park April 19 – May 1   Qualifying: 2nd – 1m 34.200s Race one: 1st – 28m 43.828s Race two: DNF Best race lap: 1m 34.793s – race two Championship: 1st – 111 points “Everything was going well after a good win in the first race then, well, that was a […]

Marathon Tips and More

This Sunday it’s the 37th London Marathon where 39,000 people will be pounding the streets, many for their first time. Our Marketing Manager here at Proskins is a 5 times London Marathon veteran so we asked her for her top tips to help you along the way if you’re a first timer. Marathon Mel’s Tips: […]

Double Podiums at Brands Hatch for Leon Haslam

Leon still on top as he secures double podiums at Brands over Easter Round 2 – Brands Hatch April 14 – April 17 The “Pocket Rocket” remains in the lead of the MCE British Superbike Championship after second and third places in round two at Brands Hatch on Monday. Qualifying: 3rd – 44.933s Race one: 2nd – +3.529s […]

Steve Sheppard’s 5 Top Tips for Easter

Just because it is Easter and the Hot Cross Buns and Chocolate Eggs beckon, there is no need to panic as we have 5 tips to help you stay on track. My Top 5 Easter Tips – Steve Sheppard (Transformation Coach) 1. Move move move Working out can be difficult with children being off school […]

Lamb Skewers with Minty Herby Dip

A Wheelie Good Start to the 2017 BSB Season for Leon Haslam

Congratulations on a wheelie good start to the 2017 BSB Season for Leon Haslam Round 1 – Donington Park An electrifying and perfect start to the 2017 British Superbike Championship for Leon Haslam, fastest in qualifying, winning both races and setting the fastest lap on his home track. Qualifying: 1st – 1m 29.323s Race one: […]

Start your engines please … BSB 2017 Championship

BSB 2017 Championship The wait is almost over. The greatest domestic bike series in the World is ready to return. This weekend (March 31 – April 2) The 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship will get underway at Donington park. So, what should we expect? Well, fast, fast and faster pretty much sums it up. […]

Introducing Fit Friday with The Kettle Bell Smash

Introducing FIT FRIDAY Fit Friday is our new series of fitness tips and workout videos from our Proskins Ambassador, Steve Sheppard. Steve Sheppard is a Personal Trainer coaching people to transform themselves through nutrition and exercise. He is always on hand to assist the Proskins Team with their personal goals and puts us through our […]

London Fashion Blogger Vicky Lizzie loving her ZigZag Gear

London Fashion Blogger Vicky Lizzie is a fashion photography student at the London College of Fashion. We love these photos of her in her Proskins Active ZigZag Print crop top and leggings. Photos by Sherrie Webster – courtesy of READ Vicky’s Blog Our ZigZag Print was inspired by geometric designs but with an abstract twist. […]

Kirsty Gallacher new Proskins Brand Ambassador

As the new Brand Ambassador for Proskins, Kirsty Gallacher hosted a Proskins press / blogger event on the 8th February 2017. The event took place at the BXR London. BXR is London’s first boutique, boxing-themed gym in Marylebone. On arrival, she met with a number of beauty, health & fitness journalists and bloggers who write […]

Wales Womens Lacrosse Team Partner up with Proskins

The Wales Womens Lacrosse Team have partnered up with Proskins for the 2017 Lacrosse World Championship season. The senior squad have recently returned from a tour of the USA, where they played top American colligiate teams. They found their Proskins Active Compression tops kept them nice and warm in the very cold temperatures. We wish […]

British Ski Cross Champion Pamela Thorburn’s Ski Tips

With the ski season in full swing, we asked the 2015 British Ski Cross Champion Pamela Thorburn, for her ski tips. 1. Your favourite place to ski? I love the beauty of the Dolomites, Cortina in particular but I have to say Lake Louise is an all time favourite. The scenery, variation of slopes and […]

Jason Robinson survives the Skeleton on The Jump

With a huge sigh of relief, Proskins Director Jason Robinson survived the Skeleton unscathed in the last round of Channel 4’s The Jump. All though he didn’t seem to enjoy the Skeleton, he set a fast time, although he must have been gutted to have been beaten by rugby rival, Wales star Gareth Thomas.   […]

Proskins proudly supports BSB rider Lee Jackson

The 2017 MCE British Super Bikes Championship kicks off the weekend of March 31st Round 1 takes place at Donington Park in Leicestershire and we are proud to continue our long running support for young BSB rider Lee Jackson. Lincoln based Jackson will be riding for his new team, Smiths Racing. Smiths Racing had a […]

Jason Robinson to take part in The Jump

Jason Robinson to take part in The Jump The Jump is set to return to Channel 4 for it’s 4th series in January 2017 and we are excited to announce that Jason Robinson, Proskins Company Director has signed up to the challenge. The show follows a team of celebrities as they train to master various […]

Ron Haslam lifetime achievement award

Ron Haslam lifetime achievement award We at Proskins are delighted for racing legend “Rocket” Ron Haslam on his Lifetime Achievement Award. Ron, supported by his family, picked up his award at the Derbyshire Sports Ceremony last month. Read British Sports News article about the award. Ron Haslam – the legend During the 1970’s, 80’s and early […]