a lovely reader asked if i could sport what i wear to workout and what to throw on afterward to run errands. today, i’m happy to share my activewear with you. first, i wear a pair of yoga shoes to, well, yoga class. if i were headed to orange theory, i’d wear a pair of opens in a new windownike’s. these adidas shoes are years old but are still going strong. i do slip them off before class, but they are comfy to run around town in afterward and are less bulky than a running shoe.
opens in a new windowcalvin klein performance is a favorite brand of mine for workout clothes for whatever it’s worth. i favor their opens in a new windowsports bras. another brand i like is opens in a new windowathleta, owned by the gap family, who are committed to sustainable activewear. they love recycled polyester and organic cotton. plus, their design team is on point with lots of stylish opens in a new windowbottoms, opens in a new windowtops, opens in a new windowjackets, and opens in a new windowdresses that are perfect for workouts, weekend, or just plain lounging around the house.
this time of year, it’s nice to throw on a lightweight opens in a new window jacket or opens in a new windowsweatshirt that cover my assets after class. that way my bum will be covered, and i can zip off to the grocery store or target with ease. look for interesting details like a cowl neck or cutout back detail. wearing an item a little different from the norm elevates the overall look.
the same advice holds true for tops and bottoms. and their are so many fun patterns these days when it comes to workout gear. we’ve come a long way baby! don’t forget opens in a new windowlulu lemon or opens in a new window j.crew also offer a variety of choices when it comes to activewear. i’ll share a few of my must-have’s in the widget below.
who says working out can’t be fun? or that you can’t bring your style A game to class? whatever it takes to get you to the gym or take a bike ride around your neighborhood or maybe it’s an old-fashioned walk around the block. whatever suits your fancy and fits into your lifestyle – just move. your body will thank you.
happy hump day! namaste.