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    32 Things That Are Comfortable Enough For Workouts But Still Stylish

    Even if your daily cardio mostly involves just walking from the couch to the fridge.

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    1. A pair of tie-dye lounge pants that feels as soft as its cloud-like design. The relaxed fit and elastic waistband might just make you actually look forward to working out. I said might.

    Beginning Boutique

    Promising review: "I love these! They're roomy and comfy and warm - everything you want in trackies. I love the cuffed ankles, they make them so flattering on the legs!" —Rach

    Beginning Boutique is a woman-owned business based in Australia.

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $39.95 (originally $64.99, available in AU sizes 4-16).

    2. A pair of gym shorts in an eye-catching pattern that proves athleisure doesn't have to be boring. These are made with a four-way stretch fabric that doesn't lose its shape and even contains UPF 35+, which is basically sunscreen in fabric form.

    WearKinaesthetic/Etsy

    WearKinaesthetic is a family-owned business based in California.

    Get it from WearKinaesthetic on Etsy for $48+ (available in sizes XS-3XL).

    3. A cute V-neck with a drape-y curved hemline that looks cute enough to leave the house in but is flowing enough to keep you comfortable when running on the treadmill.

    Maurices

    Get it from Maurices for $19.90 (available in sizes XS-2XL and three colors).

    4. A pair of soft and stretchy leggings that are so silky smooth you'll definitely find yourself wearing them even when you're not working out. So basically, clear some space in your closet for the multiple pairs you're about to buy.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was apprehensive about these leggings, but decided to give them a try, and I’m so glad I did. They are super soft, very stretchy, opaque, and unbelievably comfy. Most leggings I’ve owned are like trying to put on compression spandex that’s two sizes too small. These are like putting on pajamas! They don’t cut into my waist, the seams are nice and flat and not bulky at all. They really fit like a glove." —akima15

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes S-5X and 42 other colors).

    5. A seam-free crop top you can easily layer when it's time to jump on a pre-workout Zoom meeting.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $16 (originally $40, available in sizes S-XL).

    6. A T-back bralette that's way softer and more stylish than any sports bra you have in your drawer right now. It's made of sustainably sourced MicroModal fabric that's breathable without sacrificing support.

    MeUndies

    Promising review: "I love this bralette! It's great for when you don't feel like wearing a real bra and a sports bra is a bit too snug for relaxing in." —Misty

    Get it from MeUndies for $32 (available in sizes XS-4XL and 41 colors and patterns).

    7. A three-pack of tank tops with 11,000 rave reviews from Amazon customers. Its racerback design makes it perfect for running around the block, fitting in a quick yoga session, or just stepping out to get groceries.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I LOVE these tank tops. They fit amazing, I normally wear a size XS-S in workout tanks, ordered a S in these, and they are the perfect size - they aren't too tight, just loose enough to feel comfortable and form-fitting enough to flatter." —Emerald

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS-2XL and 12 color combinations).

    8. A pair of bestselling high-waist biker shorts that will make you way less sad when it's finally too hot to wear leggings all the time.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wore them for the first time during a 10K race (took a chance) and they served me well. The high waist keeps my tummy in place. The 8" inseam is a comfortable length on my thighs, not too short or long. The legs didn't ride up either. The pockets were perfect for my big phone: a Samsung J7. Not once did my phone pop out. Perfect thickness of fabric. It passed the squat test (not see-through when squatting)." —Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes XS-4XL and 44 colors).

    9. A stretchy "freezer dress" with moisture-wicking fabric, temperature-regulating technology, and UPF 30 sun protection, making it perfect for anyone who overheats the second they step outside.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is SO comfy! Looks great as a casual dress and just as great as any 'dressy' dress. I love the feel of the material. Even on a hot day, it is very comfortable and doesn't stick to you." —Zuumn

    Get it from Amazon for $16.17+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and 49 colors).

    10. An ultra-soft crew neck tee with a fun Avengers-themed pattern that will grant you the superhero strength needed to get through that Peloton class.

    Model wearing MeUndies Modal Crew Tee
    MeUndies

    Get it from MeUndies for $38 (available in sizes XS-4XL and 9 colors).

    11. A pair of vibrant Asics running sneakers to add a splash of color to your probably all-black athletic wardrobe. It features a mesh-upper to keep your feet feeling cool and breezy, as well as a gel midsole for cloud-like comfort with every stride.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Worn these for running, long walks, and even a few hikes for about a month now. Very comfortable, no blisters, and great support. Would recommend." —Molly

    Get it from Amazon for $42.09+ (available in sizes 5-12, two widths, and 17 colors).

    12. A set of socks that not only raises awareness for breast cancer, but is also sustainably-sourced and features soft padding and arch support so you can feel like you're running on the clouds.

    Conscious Step

    Each pair helps support Keep a Breast, an organization dedicated to educating young people on breast cancer prevention.

    Promising review: "These socks are unbelievably comfortable and look great in all of my shoes. I got some as gifts and it feels so good support a good cause." —Victoria B.

    Conscious Step is a POC-owned business based in New York.

    Get a pack of three for $34.95.

    13. A pair of trendy biker shorts with pockets so you can stash your phone, AirPods, hand sanitizer, and face mask — because you should never have to leave your essentials behind just to get a workout in.

    Torrid

    Promising review: "Love these shorts. They are so versatile and they have pockets. I wear them to exercise, as casual shorts and under dresses. My phone fits perfectly in the pockets." –AEPPS77

    Get it from Torrid for $28.92 (originally $44.50; available in sizes M-6XL).

    14. A pair of leggings with a floral print so fun and vibrant you'll have everyone asking you where you bought them. They're super stretchy but never lose their shape, even after an intense workout.

    Model wearing CHANTAL EveryWear Plus-Size Leggings
    WearKinaesthetic/Etsy

    WearKinaesthetic is a family-owned business based in California.

    Get it for WearKinaesthetic on Etsy for $75 (available in sizes 2XL-6XL).

    15. A pair of high-waisted track shorts that are as perfect for cozying up on the couch as they are for following along with that workout routine you found on YouTube.

    Beginning Boutique

    Promising review: "If you love comfy shorts, I'd highly recommend these for you. Good quality material and high-waisted too!" —Hayley

    Beginning Boutique is a woman-owned business based in Australia.

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $39.99 (available in AU sizes 4-16).

    16. A tank top that comes in so many fun patterns and is so breathable it might just make your other tanks seem downright stifling in comparison.

    MeUndies

    Promising review: "These are by far the softest tanks I have ever worn. They feel great, super easy to wash with everything else, and haven't lost any softness after many washes. I'm going to replace all of my tanks with these." —Brittany

    Get it from MeUndies for $36 (available in sizes XS-4XL and 20 colors).

    17. A tunic sweatshirt in a trendy tie-dye pattern that you'll probably live in 24/7 thanks to the comfy drawstring hood and adorable thumb-holes.

    Torrid

    Get it from Torrid for $38.67 (originally $59.50, available in sizes M-6XL).

    18. A comfortable headband in a stunning shade of 🍏 apple green 🍏 to keep your hair pulled back so you can stay focused on your workout ... or whatever show you're bingeing on Netflix.

    Asos

    Promising review: "A great head band, not too big or small and is made from a good material." —Asos Customer

    Get it from Asos for $7.50.

    19. A pair of comfy joggers that have become a must-have for over 21,000 Amazon reviewers. They're basically sweatpants' trendier, less awkward cousin.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Imagine microfiber, how it's light and has a smooth texture, and then imagine if microfiber and velvet had a baby. This is that baby! It's light and smooth like microfiber, but also has some of the warmth and texture (not *quite* fuzzy, but holds warmth still). VERY comparable to suede. Super super comfy, almost like you're wearing pajamas, these are the ultimate lounging sweats!" —Sabrina

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and over 50 colors and styles).

    20. A pair of reliable Hanes sweatpants, because sometimes even leggings just aren't comfortable enough.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I work from home at a desk all day so I want something that's not too tight. I always wash mine first because sometimes they shrink a bit after the first wash and dry. These are soft against my skin and warm enough for our west coast winters, even when I go outside. The length is slightly long but that's typical for me since I'm short, but the bottom elastic keeps them above my feet and not dragging on the floor so I'm happy." —VWBugGeek

    Get it from Amazon for $7.89+ (available in sizes S-2XL and eight colors).

    21. A pair of cold-weather compression leggings made of a lightweight jersey material, because if you're managing to stick to your workouts this winter, you deserve some cozy exercise gear.

    Dick's Sporting Goods

    Promising review: "I struggle to find running leggings long enough to not have a freezing band of skin at my ankle in the winter...until I found these! These go right to the bottom of my ankle and keep me warm in the 30s, once it drops into the 20s I need another layer on top (although full disclosure, I am a cold person so an ordinary red-blooded human might be fine). With that said I am still using these now in the 50s and 60s and don't get too hot, so they're pretty magical. Add in the stash pockets and you can't go wrong for the price." —Cat Wool

    Get it from Dick's Sporting Goods for $30 (originally $40, available in sizes XS-2XL and two colors).

    22. A simple but elegant white long-sleeve tee made with breathable organic cotton, so you can feel good about looking good.

    Model wearing white long-sleeve Asos shirt
    Asos

    Promising review: "I like this for wearing during yoga! But it’s nice if you just wanted a simple top to wear with cardigan and jeans." —Asos Customer

    Get it from Asos for $14.50 (available in sizes 0-14).

    23. Lululemon leggings with a soft brushed lining specifically made for yoga, so you can get your zen on without sacrificing comfort.

    Lululemon

    Get it from Lululemon for $98 (available in sizes 0-20 and four colors).

    24. A colorful zip-up hoodie that's cozy enough to keep you warm on early morning jogs, but breathable enough to keep you comfortable when you work up a sweat.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I took a chance on this because it seemed like there was a consensus with the reviews — really soft, fit well, good quality — and it really is. It was exactly what I was looking for, medium thickness so you're probably not wearing it in the summer but warm enough that it feels like a hoodie." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes S-3XL and 34 colors).

    25. New Balance leggings that are comfortable enough for a workout, warm enough for a wintry stroll, and lightweight enough to sleep in.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These pants are great for winter outdoor running. I’ve gotten a lot of miles on them and they are very flattering." —Emily B. Siddique

    Get it from Amazon for $95 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    26. A pullover hoodie so you can have something to snuggle up in while you work from home — and you won't even have to change when it's time for an after-work workout.

    Reviewer wearing white Amazon Essentials pullover hoodie
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Everything about this sweatshirt rocks. It’s super soft terry cotton. It’s not too short or too baggy ... coziest sweatshirt I own and I now own MANY, thanks to quarantine." —MashaBee

    Get it from Amazon for $19.40+ (available in sizes XS-2XL and 23 colors).

    27. A relaxed black V-neck made of wrinkle-resistant material, so it'll still look presentable after you get your cardio in for the day.

    Model wearing black V-neck Asos shirt
    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $11.50 (available in sizes 12-26).

    28. A pair of Skechers with a breathable mesh upper that's easy to slip on in a hurry, so you'll reach for them every time you run out of the house for some quick errands.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are the most fabulously comfortable shoes I've ever worn. I've been wearing tennis-style type shoes 90% of the time for decades now because of need for comfort. I can walk miles in these (four or five anyway) or stand for a longer time in them than anything else I've ever found. Plus, I think they look pretty good — especially for comfort shoes." —Carole C.

    Get it from Amazon for $30+ (available in sizes 5-13 and 20 colors).

    29. A pair of leggings with moisture-wicking fabric, which is basically a must now that the warmer months are right around the corner.

    Model wearing navy on-the-go leggings
    Banana Republic

    Promising review: "Wanted leggings to wear out that wouldn't make me feel like I was in my workout clothes, and these are cute. Very soft and true to size." —KAG

    Get it from Banana Republic for $69.50 (available in sizes XS-XL and two colors)

    30. A trendy color-block T-shirt that's perfect for anyone who prefers their workout gear to have a flowy, loose fit.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "As soon as I took the shirt out of the packaging I was impressed by the quality of the material. It's relaxed like a jersey-knit weave but has a bit more weight to it so it doesn't cling. It doesn't wrinkle and I haven't noticed any shrinkage after tossing it in the dryer, even on medium heat." —Rachel Massey

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and nine colors).

    31. A pair of sock-sneakers that are cozy enough for taking a stroll in the winter and breathable enough for jogging on a warm summer day.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have a very bad back, leg and foot. These shoes were suggested by a friend and she was right: they are wonderful! The elevated heel not only eases the pressure on an arch-free foot but it eases some of the pressure from my back." —Soni Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $23.88+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and 21 colors).

    32. And a stretchy, breathable shirt with raglan sleeves to transition between the seasons with ease — and because you can never have too many tees.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "One of the things that surprised me was the elegant seams across the chest, it runs diagonal to the armpit instead of straight up which makes it a little fancier than your basic tee. I was also really impressed by the weight of the fabric, it's not see-through like so many white shirts. I would definitely order this again in a variety of colors...LOVE it!" —Ella Andrews

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50+ (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

    When you finally have workout clothes you feel good as hell in:

    Atlantic Records

    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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