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What to Wear to the Gym

By Alex Noble

In the past few years, we’ve witnessed an absolute boom in athleisure style. It’s been showcased on many a runway, featured in a hoard of street style looks and even been fused with tailoring; and you know what, it’s been refreshing. It’s important to undo that top button, roll up those sleeves and and have […]

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Broken your New Year’s fitness promises? Reset and start again

By Tom Dowler

We’ve all been there before on New Year’s Eve; making slurred promises to ourselves, that we’ll do Dry January, eat properly, start running or get to the gym more often.  Whether you cracked on day one, or caved in to a big night out with the guys, this guide will help you revaluate and get […]

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OHMME: Yoga Apparel Review

By Alex Noble

I was thinking the other day, us British chaps still are a little too stiff upper lip when it comes to trying new things and embracing new cultures and trends. Let’s face it, here’s plenty of us who’d have held on to a Nokia 33-10 and a Windows 97′ desktop if work and modern society would’ve allowed […]

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The ABC of Lululemon

By Alex Noble

Fitness is very much like fashion when it comes to trends; Last year’s sweet potato is this year’s avocado (Do not get me started on those smoothie bowls) whilst bodypump has been given the cold shoulder in favour of yoga in 2017.  Anyway, on the topic of yoga, I’ve often listened to friends harp on about its benefits: ‘Seriously old […]

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A Breakfast of Champions: Herbalife Review

By Rikesh Chauhan

As someone who appreciates sleep, I have a tendency of leaving my flat at the very last minute, which often means I skip breakfast. Now, as sensible adults, I’m sure you know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When I was given the opportunity to try Herbalife’s Formula 1—a meal replacement […]

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5 Coffee Alternatives We Like

By Michelle Connolly

Yeah, your barista may know your coffee order by heart, even if they always spell your name wrong on the cup – but do you ever feel like there’s more to your morning than caffeine beans? We’ve rounded up out top five contenders for your morning wake up call that will leave you feeling positively pepped […]

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Dapper Chapper Tries: Ministry Does Fitness

By Tom Dowler

On a recent Friday morning, I hauled myself out of bed at an ungodly hour and made my way to Ministry Does Fitness for the 6:45 am showcase class. I was promised banging beats and an epic workout, and I was not disappointed. Ministry of Fitness is a smart, boutique gym under the Arches near […]

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Van Loon Sport Launch Event – Chel-Ski

By Rashpal Amrit

Last week we attended an event hosted by Van Loon Sport, who are an independent ski fashion studio, designing for a new generation of skiers. Established by Greg Stidolph in 2014, the brand was born out of Greg’s frustration with the luxury ski-wear market. Stale design choices and unexciting garments had filled the market space, […]

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Dapper Chapper Tries…HIIT Yoga at Fresh Ground

By Tom Dowler

Lately we’ve been fortunate to sample an array of London’s finest fitness classes. One that caught our attention was an invite to try HIIT Yoga at Fresh Ground, Clapham.  Yoga and HIIT, how does that work? High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT classes have been thriving in the fitness world for the past couple of […]

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Cycling apparel for the gentleman

By Richard Tanner

The emergence of cycling as a means of getting from A-to-B and an obsession for many has thrown up some uncomfortable challenges for the style-conscious gentleman – especially now that temperatures are plummeting. Since the London Olympics, cycling’s popularity has ballooned; commuters, weekend warriors and highly committed competitive cyclists do battle for their piece of […]

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Dapper Chapper Tries… BLOK-Fit

By Tom Dowler

BLOK is a fitness space in Clapton, London,  located in a very stylish refurbished Victorian tram depot. It’s a boutique gym with two studios, full of original characterful features: exposed brick, vaulted concrete ceilings and cast iron pillars. The Dapper Chapper received an invite to attend their iconic BLOK-fit class and I leapt at the chance […]

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Cool Fitness Classes in London

By Tom Dowler

Inspired by the heroics of Team GB in Rio I signed up to the Nike Unlimited You experience at the Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, London last Saturday I joined 100 bleary-eyed but exited fitness fanatics at 8am on Saturday for a fitness class with a difference – a Kobox boxing class, followed by an intense […]

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Transform Your Body in 30 Days & Win a Holiday to Ibiza

By Adam

Summer is nearly upon us, you’re probably thinking it’s time you start knuckling down and start getting ready to parade around in your skimpiest short-shorts. But, what’s your goal this year? Bulking up to show off your rippling muscles on the beach, or cutting to reveal your washboard abs? Well whatever you decide, Maxi Nutrition […]

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Nike Launch Free RN FlyKnit

By Adam

Whatever the remit we’re on an endless search for products that combine style and functionality. With that in mind, if you’re a modern man who run’s or train’s and like to look good doing it, read on. Last week the Dapper Chapper attended a Nike event to get a run down of the new Nike […]