When you look at typical images of women playing sports, there’s a frustrating lack of women who wear size 12 and up – but that doesn’t mean we don’t like to sweat. Below, the Cut has rounded up some of the best workout gear for curve women, from six (count ‘em, six!) equally stylish sports bras to the best moisture-wicking leggings and the coolest outerwear.
Read on 24 of the best workout pieces for plus-size athletes to buy right now, from brands like Nike, Champion, and Columbia.
Core 10 Women’s Icon Series - The Warrior Sports Bra
Most sports bras sacrifice fashion for function, but this one manages both with its cute sheer panel.
Champion Women’s Spot Comfort Full-Support Sport Bra
Stay comfy and dry in this gel-lined bra, available in over 30 colorways.
Syrokan High Impact Bounce Control Bra
Support for up to F cups at under $20? It’d sound too good to be true, if not for those glowing reviews.
Regna X Scoopneck Seamless Bra
This one’s perfect for yoga and Pilates, and comes in a ton of colorways up to size 3X.
Glamorise Elite Performance No-Bounce Cami Sport Bra
Available up to 50G in basic black or a fun marble print.
Panache Underwire Sports Bra
Panache gets pretty universally rave reviews from big-busted girls, and this style’s mesh panels add a whole extra layer of comfort.
T-Back Sports Vest
Featherweight with an open back for hot yoga or other high-perspiration activities.
4505 Mesh Racerback Tank
Generously cut with a ventilated back, this jersey-inspired top gives you plenty of space to move and shake.
Keyhole Back Performance Tank
This sweat-resistant sleeveless number has chafe-free flat seams and a peekaboo back.
Regna X No Bother Sport Tank
Buyers love this budget-friendly shell for its smooth seams and super soft, fast-drying fabric.
RBX Active Yoga V-Neck
This comfy moisture-wicking tee comes in 15 colorways.
Wicking Active Tee
This easy V-neck pulls moisture away from your skin.
Heritage Fleece Crew
Black-and-white, white-and-red, or bright and dark blues — whichever option you choose, this shirt’s chevron-shaped colorblocking proves two hues are better than one.
Core 10 Tech Fleece Full Zip Hoodie
This one’s cut close to the body for when you want to show off those curves.
Zella Recycled Perfect Layer Hoodie
This green hoodie comes in four classically pretty colorways.
Core 10 Fleece Sweatshirt
Nobody’s perfect — but this top might be, say reviewers who love its length, tailoring, and durability.
Champion Powerblend Fleece Hoodie
Be your own Champion in a hoodie that makes chilly morning workouts a little bit easier.
Nike Element Plus Size Running Top
This half-zip top wicks sweat away from your body to keep you warm (but not hot!) on winter runs.
Columbia Luminescence Leggings
Carry your phone and keys, no belts or bands necessary.
Nike Pro Leggings
Reviewers love these leggings and agree they run large in the waist. If you don’t want bottoms that pinch, these ones might be just the ticket.
Sculpting Active Capri Legging
Buyers are pretty darn excited about these leggings, from the quality of their fabric, to their smoothing qualities, to their overall level of comfort and support.
Core 10 Daredevil Legging
Buying clothes can be tricky when you expect your body to change — but a single pair of these much-loved leggings allows for fluctuation between sizes 1X and 3X. Also, they have a cool moto vibe.
Danskin Women’s Essentials Ankle Legging
Perhaps you’re not ready to commit to expensive gear just yet. No worries; these tights get four-plus stars for their opaque coverage, bounce-back fabric, gusseted crotch, and of course, their price point.
Nike Tech Fleece Jogger Pants
Perfectly cozy workout wear for when the cold almost keeps you in bed.
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