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.
A Bra You’ll Actually Want Peeking Out
Most sports bras sacrifice fashion for function, but this one manages both with its cute sheer panel.
A Moisture-Wicking Bra in a Rainbow of Shades
Stay comfy and dry in this gel-lined bra, available in over 30 colorways.
An Affordable Bra for Larger Busts
Support for up to F cups at under $20? It’d sound too good to be true, if not for those glowing reviews.
A Sexy, Strappy Bra for Low-Impact Sports
This one’s perfect for yoga and Pilates, and comes in a ton of colorways up to size 3X.
A Large-Band Bra That Locks You in Place
Available up to 50G in basic black or a fun marble print.
A Beloved Bra That Lets You Breathe
Panache gets pretty universally rave reviews from big-busted girls, and this style’s mesh panels add a whole extra layer of comfort.
A Super Light Tank for When You Plan to Get Sweaty
Featherweight with an open back for hot yoga or other high-perspiration activities.
A Tank With Extra Breathing Room
Generously cut with a ventilated back, this jersey-inspired top gives you plenty of space to move and shake.
A Fashionable, Functional Shell
This sweat-resistant sleeveless number has chafe-free flat seams and a peekaboo back.
A Silky Sleeveless Top With Rave Reviews
Buyers love this budget-friendly shell for its smooth seams and super soft, fast-drying fabric.
A Relaxed Tee for Maximum Movement
This comfy moisture-wicking tee comes in 15 colorways.
A Space-Dyed Tee That Combats Sweat
This easy V-neck pulls moisture away from your skin.
An On-Trend Two-Tone Top
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.
An Actually-Attractive Hoodie
This one’s cut close to the body for when you want to show off those curves.
An Eco-Friendly Outer Layer
This green hoodie comes in four classically pretty colorways.
A Fleecy Fan Favorite
Nobody’s perfect — but this top might be, say reviewers who love its length, tailoring, and durability.
A Sweatshirt That’s Stylish and Snuggly
Be your own Champion in a hoodie that makes chilly morning workouts a little bit easier.
A High-Performance Layer for Cool Weather Workouts
This half-zip top wicks sweat away from your body to keep you warm (but not hot!) on winter runs.
Sweat-Wicking Leggings With Pockets
Carry your phone and keys, no belts or bands necessary.
Leggings Perfect for Apple Shapes
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.
Crowd-Pleasing Cropped Leggings
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.
A Sexy, Stretchy One-Size-Fits-Most Option
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.
Affordable Leggings Shoppers Love
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.
Perfectly cozy workout wear for when the cold almost keeps you in bed.
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