Sporting Life | 21/01/2024

Outdoor adventures to reset your body and mind

By Glaiza Seguia Godinez
Copywriter, SSSPORTS.COM

It’s time to explore the outdoors more, because hitting reset also means going out of the ordinary, stepping outside your door and seeking fresh adventures in nature.

This season is made for exhilarating hikes, beach camping and off-road cycling – and Sun & Sand Sports has the gear for all your outdoor fun. The SSS app lets you shop on-the-go anywhere, anytime. Download now for iOS & Android.


This blog covers:


FOR HIKING AND CAMPING

The North Face Men’s Softshell Jacket

Its flexible, water-resistant fabric offers breathable protection from the elements, while the versatile design transitions seamlessly from city streets to mountain trails.

 Price: AED 649.00

Columbia Men’s Peakfreak™ II Mid OutDry™ Hiking Shoe

Its waterproof technology and responsive cushioning can tackle rough terrain and unpredictable weather. It has a supportive mid-cut design to keep your ankles secured.

 Price: AED 499.00

Columbia Men’s Hike™ Joggers

This versatile piece combines the flexibility of joggers with the durability of hiking pants, offering excellent freedom of movement on any trail. Quick-drying fabric and UPF sun protection keep you cool and confident, while cargo pockets stash essentials.

 Price: AED 199.00

Columbia Women’s Minx™ Slip IV Boot

Lightweight, waterproof bootie offers effortless comfort and traction on any terrain, from wet trails to rocky scrambles. The sleek, sock-like construction delivers flexibility and breathable protection.

 Price: AED 399.00

The North Face Women’s Cropped Dome T-Shirt

Made from soft, breathable cotton, it offers casual style for trekking, camping or exploring the city.

 Price: AED 129.00

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FOR BEACH AND WATER SPORTS

Speedo Men’s ECO Endurance+ Splice Rashguard

The material has UPF 40+ sun protection and chlorine resistance, keeping you comfortable and covered during long days at the beach or pool.

 Price: AED 220.00

Arena Unisex Water Shoe

Step into outdoor comfort with this water shoe’s quick-drying and slip-resistant features. It ensures traction in and around the water.

 Price: AED 89.00

adidas Women’s 3-Stripes Swimming Hijab

A modest headwear made from lightweight, chlorine-resistant fabric to provide full coverage. It has UV50+ protection and an adjustable inner cap to keep hair secured.

 Price: AED 149.00

Speedo Women’s Printed Long Sleeve Rashguard

The long-sleeve design provides UPF 50+ sun protection and chlorine resistance, making it the perfect blend of fashion and functionality for your outdoor water activities.

 Price: AED 129.00

COEGA Kids’ Allover Print Sides Rashguard

Featuring vibrant prints and advanced UV protection, this rashguard not only adds a splash of fun to kids’ water activities but also ensures maximum sun safety.

 Price: AED 150.00

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FOR PAVEMENT OR OFF-ROAD RIDES

Giant Compel MIPS – Medium Helmet (49-57cm)

This bicycle helmet provides coverage and low-impact protection. It keeps you cool and confident with anti-microbial padding and adjustable Cinch ONE™ fit. The integrated magnetic mount lets you clip on your light for safe night-time rides.

 Price: AED 265.00 AED 189.00

Giant Men’s Trance X 3 Mountain Bike

Conquer rugged terrains and elevate your off-road experience. This bike features quick-handling wheels and adjustable, lightweight frame geometry for control and agility. Read more about the bike’s specifications here.

 Price: AED 13,995.00 AED 7,999.00

Giant Men’s ATX Mountain Bike

A mountain bike engineered for all terrains – from parkways to paved roads to trails. The lightweight and aluminium frame is durable and offers a reliable ride. Read more about the bike’s specifications here.

 Price: AED 1,995.00 AED 999.00

Peaty’s Wash Degrease Lubricate Gift Pack Cleaning Kit (Dry)

Keep your bike in peak condition with this kit that includes 1 LoamFoam wash, 1 Divetrain Degreaser and 1 LinkLube. This kit can keep your bike looking clean and running smooth.

 Price: AED 155.00 AED 89.00

Peaty’s Holeshot CO2 Tyre Inflator – MTB (25g)

Made for MTB enthusiasts, its compact design ensures efficient tyre inflation during outdoor rides. The kit includes 1 inflator head, 2 x CO2 cartridges and 1 freeze protector sleeve.

 Price: AED 169.00 AED 99.00

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ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS

adidas Men’s City Xplorer Bum Bag

Here’s a stylish and eco-friendly essential. This waistpack has practical compartments and reflects adidas’ commitment to sustainability with 100% recycled polyester material.

 Price: AED 119.00

adidas Men’s Terrex Multi T-Shirt

Made with 100% recycled polyester, this versatile short-sleeved tee features moisture-absorbing Aeroready technology for your activities.

 Price: AED 209.00

Nike Men’s Sportswear Windrunner Hooded Jacket

This eco-friendly and lightweight hooded jacket is designed for versatile outdoor use and provides superior wind resistance.

 Price: AED 500.00

Nike Kids’ Heritage86 Adjustable Cap

For the little explorers, here’s a cool cap for sun protection and has an adjustable fit for comfort. It’s made from 100% recycled materials.

 Price: AED 79.00

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How can outdoor activities boost overall health?

Different outdoor sports can help build strength, improve endurance and burn calories. Plus, nature’s magic can reduce stress, boost mood and connect you to your best self.

Cardio powerhouse. Outdoor sports like trail running, cycling, swimming and kayaking are excellent for cardiovascular health, improving heart strength and lung capacity.

Get some fresh air. Exercising outdoors means you’re inhaling oxygen-rich air that can improve health and maximise workouts.

Terrain training. Hills, slopes and uneven surfaces challenge your muscles in new ways that improve balance and coordination.

Stress relief. Immersing in nature has a calming effect. It can reduce anxiety while promoting relaxation and mental clarity.

Vitamin D boost. Spending time outside exposes you to sunlight, which helps your body synthesise vitamin D, essential for bone health and overall well-being.

Beginner tips on how to become a responsible outdoor adventurer

Do your research. Check outdoor sport difficulty, trail length and elevation first to match your skill level and desired challenge. Check the weather forecast at specific locations several days in advance.  

Start small. Safety first! Choose beginner-friendly trails or activities. Build your fitness and confidence before tackling tough terrains.

Gear Up. Invest in comfortable footwear, weather-appropriate clothing and a dependable backpack. Sun & Sand Sports is your partner in outdoor gear goodness.

Buddy Up. Grab a friend or join a local hiking group for safety, company and shared stories.

Leave only footprints. Pack out all your trash, respect wildlife and minimise your impact. Take care of our world.

Let nature be your playground and Sun & Sand Sports your outdoor adventure buddy. Reset your body, refresh your mind and rediscover the world. Back to top.

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