Need an extra pick-me up? Research shows that the colour red gives you a confidence boost and sends a signal that you are competitive, so if you're playing the field in a team sport or going for a run, red will give you the extra push to keep going. Under Armour, €22 Nike Air Pegasus, €110, LifeStyle SportsNike Free 5.0, €105, LifeStyle Sports Under Armour, €60 Adidas, €28
With an emphasis on being lightweight, comfortable and reflective, this performance jersey from Adidas is perfect for riders who train hard. It features mesh inserts under the armpit, collar and back for added breathability and a 360-degree reflective logo placement for safer rides. Plus the jersey's set-in sleeves and slim fit produce an aerodynamic edge. It's available online at www.adidas.ie in three colours, priced at €77.