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  • Top 10 Best Footballs in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Footballs in the UK 2021

    Players, pitches, tactics and attitudes have continually changed in football over the decades, and the same can be said for the equipment. Take the actual football, for example. Back in your Dad’s or even Grandad’s day, these would have been tough, leather balls that soaked up the puddles and rain like a sponge. But things have certainly moved on, and modern footballs have come a long way. They’re no longer bland white but multicoloured and stuffed with new technologies that make them lighter and more unpredictable, which, in turn, makes the game much more exciting. However, how do you find the perfect one? Easy – just read on! Our article will take you through the main features to consider when buying a football. After that, we’ll show you some of the best footballs around from brands such as Nike, Adidas and Mitre.
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  • Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves for Kids in the UK 2021 (RDX, Adidas and More)

    Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves for Kids in the UK 2021 (RDX, Adidas and More)

    Getting the kids away from their devices to start exercising is a challenge many parents come up against, but there's a whole world of contact sports out there that could capture their attention from regular boxing to kickboxing and Muay Thai. It is recommended kids start boxing from age eight or younger, so get them prepared early and purchase a pair of junior boxing gloves. This guide aims to help you choose the best kids' boxing gloves, with key information on sizes so you know if 2 oz, 4 oz, 6 oz or 8 oz boxing gloves are right for your child or teenager. Don't miss our top 10 ranking too, including picks from brands like RDX and Adidas. With pairs of pink gloves and ones with a Spiderman design, there's bound to be something to get them inspired! 
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  • Top 10 Best Baseball Gloves in the UK 2021 (Rawlings, Wilson & More)

    Top 10 Best Baseball Gloves in the UK 2021 (Rawlings, Wilson & More)

    Baseball is an American sport through and through, being invented and popularised in early 20th century New York. However, although small, there's an ever-growing community of clubs right here in the UK. But as any professional will tell you, becoming the next Babe Ruth starts with the glove, which is why we've handpicked the best baseball gloves and mitts for kids and adults on Amazon, Decathlon and eBay to help you reach your baseball goals.Our list includes both left and right-handed gloves by the iconic baseball brands of Rawlings, Wilson and Mizuno, as well as a range of sizes, styles and even sets of baseball gloves and balls. This article also includes a detailed buying guide to help you pick the best baseball gloves for you. Whether you need gripped gloves for batting or padded gloves for pitching, we'll guide you through all the options.  
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  • Top 10 Best Shin Pads in the UK 2021 (Adidas, Nike and More)

    Top 10 Best Shin Pads in the UK 2021 (Adidas, Nike and More)

    Picking up a trusty pair of shin pads is almost as essential as picking up some football boots. Imagine you’ve just pulled off a neat Cruyff turn to escape a cul-de-sac on the edge of your box and you’re flying down the line like Ryan Giggs in the early 90s – only to be laid out by a bulked-out labourer coming crunching through you. You’ll be thanking your lucky stars you had those shinnies on.However, while you might've owned countless pairs of shin guards over the years, have you ever sat down and considered what you're buying? Instead of grabbing any old sale pair on your way to the till at Sports Direct, check out our guide and top ten featuring professional brands like Adidas, Nike and Puma. We'll look at the best options for goalkeepers, attackers and defenders alike. 
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  • Top 10 Best Goalkeeper Gloves in the UK 2021 (Reusch, Rectrix and More)

    Top 10 Best Goalkeeper Gloves in the UK 2021 (Reusch, Rectrix and More)

    With England’s recent success on an international level, it’s never been a better time to play some football. Whether you’re just getting back into training or you've never played the position before, every good team needs a good goalie, and every good goalie needs a great pair of goalkeeper gloves.Alongside our guide to features like sizing, grip, finger savers and finger protection, we’ve taken a look at some of the best goalie gloves in the world worn by top keepers like Hugo Lloris, Wojciech Szczesny and Unai Simón. So, after you’ve finished singing “it’s coming home” for the hundredth time, why not check out our picks from Amazon, eBay and Decathlon and get ready to channel your inner Gordon Banks?
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  • Top 10 Best Football Goals for the Garden in the UK 2021 (Samba, Kipsta and More)

    Top 10 Best Football Goals for the Garden in the UK 2021 (Samba, Kipsta and More)

    It's official, football is coming home! The nation's favourite sport is one that can be enjoyed by both children and adults of all ages, so why not get in on the beautiful game with a football goal for the garden? Whether you're after a pop-up net for the kids, or some hardier goal posts for the grown-ups to have a kickabout, selecting the right one is a tough task to tackle. That's why we've put together this guide to help you out. Along with our top tips on how to choose, we've ranked of the 10 best football goals for gardens in the UK. With glorious practice goals from Samba, Forza and Kickster, they're all available to buy from Argos, Amazon eBay and Decathlon.
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  • Top 10 Best Punch Bags for Home Use in the UK 2021 (Everlast, ONEX, and More)

    Top 10 Best Punch Bags for Home Use in the UK 2021 (Everlast, ONEX, and More)

    Boxing is one of the best forms of exercise. It's a full-body workout that gets your heart pumping, lowers the risk of high blood pressure, and reduces the risk of heart disease, strokes, and diabetes. But, as many of us don't always have the time to get to the gym, why not consider buying a punch bag to use at home? Whether it's for kids or adults, a seasoned pro or a total newbie, there are multiple choices to get you into fit and fighting shape! When browsing the options of punching bags, there are many things to consider, from the types of filling to sizes and even weights, but don't worry, this buying guide is here to help with exactly that! We've searched through online UK sites such as Amazon, eBay, Argos and Decathlon, looking at popular brands such as Everlast and ONEX, to bring you our list of the best punch bags in the UK. 
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  • Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves in the UK 2021 (Everlast, RDX and More)

    Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves in the UK 2021 (Everlast, RDX and More)

    Boxing is growing in popularity, as it's a great cardio workout and an intensive competitive sport that both men and women can enjoy. If you're looking to start training, you're going to need a good pair of gloves. Finding the correct ones will improve your performance and, importantly, offer wrist support and prevent injury. Wondering which gloves are better for sparring, heavy bags or pads? We're here to help with our ultimate guide. We've also ranked the best boxing gloves for beginners and up to buy on Amazon, Argos and Decathlon from pro brands like Venum, Everlast and RDX. They come in various weights including 10, 12, 14 and 16 oz, and there's even a pair of pink boxing gloves in the mix!
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  • Top 10 Best Acupressure Mats in the UK 2021 (Bed of Nails, Shakti and More)

    Top 10 Best Acupressure Mats in the UK 2021 (Bed of Nails, Shakti and More)

    Most people are aware of acupuncture, a wellbeing treatment in which tiny needles are inserted into the top layers of your skin, but if the thought of needles makes you feel squeamish, why not try an acupressure mat instead? Research has shown that these mats provide similar benefits, from helping relieve chronic pain and insomnia to reducing cellulite and aiding weight loss.  These versatile wellness tools have multiple uses, whether you're looking for an acupressure mat for sciatica, or a mat and pillow to treat your entire body and neck. In this article, we've ranked up the top 10 best acupressure mats in the UK, comparing quality, reviews and prices on Amazon and eBay, along with a handy buying guide to help you choose. Let's get stuck in!
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  • Top 10 Best Basketball Hoops in the UK 2021 (Lifetime, Tarmak and More)

    Top 10 Best Basketball Hoops in the UK 2021 (Lifetime, Tarmak and More)

    A basketball hoop can be a great way for both adults and kids to have fun and get some exercise at home, whether you like shooting a few free throws in your spare time or you're helping to train the next Luol Deng. However, finding the right one for your driveway, garden or other outdoor areas can be tricky, especially when there are so many options out there.  In this article, we take you through the most important considerations from backboard size to net material, so you'll be able to hit nothing but net with your purchase. Then, we’ll share our top ten mounted, portable, freestanding and adjustable hoops available on sites like Amazon, Argos and Decathlon. All you need to do is make sure you have the space to play! 
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