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The Best Workout Clothes for Women

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If your New Year’s resolution involves making the most of your gym membership, the Cut is here to help. We’ve rounded up the best bras, leggings, and tops for any kind of fitness activity, whether you prefer to run on a treadmill, cycle your heart out at a spin class, or hold a sweaty downward dog in yoga. Here’s our list of the best workout clothes for women.

If You Want to Look Trendy

Outdoor Voices Athena Crop Top

Outdoor Voices sets have exploded in popularity this year, and it’s easy to see why. The distinctive multi-colored outfits are prepared to help you tackle whatever you signed up for on Classpass that day.
Available in sizes XS–XL.

Outdoor Voices 7/8 Springs Leggings

Available in sizes XS–XL.

If You Want to Look Good and Do Good

Girlfriend Collective High Waist Full Length Leggings

These are made from recycled water bottles, and Girlfriend Collective uses ethical factories to produce them. A win for everyone, including you!
Available in sizes XS–3X.

If You Want a Classic Pair of Leggings

In Movement 7/8 Tight Everlux 25”

Lululemon leggings are all but essential to the “Going to the Gym” starter pack, partly because they’re so comfortable.
Available in sizes 2–14.

If Tanks Aren’t Your Thing

Onzie Swing Back Top

Not everybody wants to work out in something skin-tight. Here’s a top that’s still stylish but offers a bit of breathing room.
Available in sizes S–L.

If You Want Leggings That Function As Pants, Too

Aday Throw It Higher Leggings

These have very convenient pockets and make your butt look great, so you can wear them all day, not just during your workout.
Available in sizes XS–XL.

If You Want a Strappy Back

CRZ YOGA Women’s Light Support Cross Back Wirefree Removable Cups Yoga Sport Bra

This sports bra comes highly recommended on Amazon.
Available in sizes XS–XL.

If You Want Extra Support

Chantelle Underwire Sports Bra

One of the best bras for big boobs, according to our writer who wears a 32F.
Available in sizes 32D–42D.

If You Like a Bit of Mesh

Core 10 Women’s Icon Series - The Warrior Sports Bra

Sexy, but not so sexy that you forget you’re supposed to be doing lunges.
Available in sizes XS–3X.

If You Like a High Rise

Nike Power Sculpt Women’s High-Rise Training Tights

They’re Nike, so they’re going to be pretty good for working out.
Available in sizes 1X–3X.

If You Do Cold-Weather Sports

Under Armour Women’s ColdGear Authentic Mock

Sometimes a tee won’t cut it — especially if your workout involves a mountain.
Available in sizes XS–XXL.

If You Don’t Want Leggings

Adidas Women’s T10 Pants

These are the classic trainers.
Available in sizes XS–XL.

If You’re a Kardashian Stan

The Zip-Up Sports Bra

Look like one and support Khloé at the same time.
Available in sizes XS–4XL.

Good American Core Strength High Waist Leggings

Available in sizes XS–XXL.

If You Have Yoga at 6 and Drinks at 8

Alo Yoga Rowe Mesh Sheer Cropped Pullover Sweatshirt

This mesh pullover can easily go from day to night, or gym to wherever.
Available in sizes XS–L.

If You Don’t Do Bare Skin

Sweaty Betty Double Time Seamless Tank

This top balances fun details (check out the back!) with coverage.
Available in sizes XS–M.

If You Love Color

Year of Ours 3 Color Racer Legging

Live your truth in both bright blue and pink.
Available in sizes XS–L.

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The Best Workout Clothes for Women