Whether you’re headed to a hot yoga class or a high-intensity bootcamp, having the right workout outfits for workout outfits for women. That way, you can focus on the reps and sets ahead of you instead of fidgeting with your sweaty clothes. Luckily, there are many fitness brands with stylish, sweat-resistant clothing.
For example, the leggings from girl-founded brand Set Active are buttery soft and smoothing, plus they come in a variety of snap-worthy hues. Then there’s Asics, which specializes in running gear (check out the editor-approved Gel-Kayano 29 for knee pain sufferers), and has a full line of workout pants and jackets that’ll help you go faster and longer.
Meanwhile, bohemian brand Free People’s FP Movement has a workout section that offers both athletic and athleisure-inspired styles, and the line’s Run Through My Mind leggings and matching bra are made with an eco-friendly Italian econyl seamless yarn. “They’re a great fit and look like your favorite flannel,” says one of our senior commerce editors.
Sweat in Style: Trendy and Functional Workout Outfits for Women’s Active Lifestyles
When it comes to shoes, fitness expert Shona Vertue recommends looking for a pair that’s flexible in the front for cardio moves like lunges and runs and has stability for movements such as squats. She’s a fan of Nike Metcons, which she notes have a sleek design and stiff heel to provide stability for weightlifting.
To round out your gym wardrobe, consider snagging a jogger-style jacket from lululemon, which fits and flatters most figures with its stretchy fabric and flat-lock seams. Or try a sporty sweatshirt from the girl-founded brand Body Made, which uses a blend of recycled materials and has a hoodie called the Melina that’s a must for yoga lovers.