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19 Of The Best Places To Buy Workout Clothing Online

Flexing like a yogi, drop it down with your hands up. The products in this post were updated in May 2018.

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1. T.J.Maxx, for an ever-changing selection of discounted brand-name stuff when you're in the mood to dig a little.,

Why it's great: You've been popping into the store for years to replace worn-out sports bras and tired trainers. It turns out that their website is killing it, too. Check the stock often, as it turns over quickly like in IRL stores. Go here for cool-but-cheap bras, sometimes-great-but-sometimes-sparse plus-size finds, and a basic version of any kind of workout gear you could imagine.

Stuff we like: Apana floral capris (left, $14.99), Under Armour mid-impact sports bra (right, $12.99), Reebok cropped hoodie ($16.99), and Puma rebel boyfriend T-shirt ($9.99)

2. Beloforte, an eco-conscious brand that'll make you feel like even ~more~ of a badass.,

Why it's great: Need we say more than "laser-cut leggings?!" Yeah, this shit is cool, but designed in a way that increases ventilation and shows off your bod without worrying about anything flopping or slipping out.

Stuff we like: Chablis legging (left, $150), Almansa bra (right, $66), Setina leggings ($94), moondance bomber jacket ($88), and Bordeaux rib tank ($50)

3. Bandier, for stuff that'll earn you the nod of approval from the chic gym rats on Instagram.,

Why it's great: $100 for a workout top can be steep, but athleisure is in. AND the sale section — sorted price low to high, naturally — will dig up some gems for about the same price as stuff from much-cheaper retailers. If you want some attention-grabbing bottoms, they've got your printed leggings. Plus, the brand has its own NYC fitness studio because you have to wear your gear somewhere.

Stuff we like: Koral tee (left, $85), Body Language sculpt leggings (right, $115), Graham marble cropped sweatshirt ($139), Monreal London racer tank ($89), and The Upside sports bra ($54)

4. Old Navy, for inclusive sizing in on-trend, budget-friendly styles...and LEGIT sports bras.,

Why it's great: The sizable section of your local store will tell you that Old Navy is here to serve up some activewear. And the cute trainer at your gym will think that you spent $90 on their colorful compression leggings. (Trust us.) Sizing ranges from XS–4X, with some items like a breathable tank available in petite and tall sizes, as well. If you're into sweat-wicking fabric, the majority of their styles are made in it. AND their sports bras actually keep your boobs in place.

Stuff we like: High-rise compression crops (left, $32.99), plus performance tank (right, $19.97), semi-fitted running shorts ($16.99), high-support racerback sports bra ($25), and lightweight nylon jacket ($49.99)

5. Nordstrom, for designer-ish gear that the girl in your yoga class who always has a blowout wears.,

Why it's great: Yes, yes, you'll reap the benefits of the infamous Nordstrom discount. But you'll also find the usual suspects here, like Puma and New Balance, along with "cool girl" brands like Onzie and Adidas by Stella McCartney. There's also a decent selection within athletic wear niches, like athleisure, hot yoga, and barre, among other stuff when you feel like making some investments.

Stuff we like: Ivy Park logo hoodie (left, $100), Reebok leggings (right, $65), Noppies active maternity tank ($59.99), Nike Dry Tempo running shorts ($30), and Chantelle Intimates underwire sports bra ($72)

6. Amazon, for the full spectrum of workout clothes — from designer to generic.,

Why it's great: Amazon's fashion section sells nearly everything nowadays...including workout stuff. They cover higher-end (like Alo Yoga), mid-range (like Asics), and super-generic gear. Whether you care about labels or not, you can easily get some gym gear on prime delivery. Plus, reading the brutally honest customer reviews are as close as you can get to actually trying on the clothes in a dressing room while sitting pants-less on your couch.

Stuff we like: Glamorise no-bounce full-support sports bra (left, $19.36+), Hanes jersey full-zip hoodies (right, $8+), Prolific Health power flex yoga leggings ($11.45+), three-pack of compression tanks ($20.25), and Pearl Izumi quest bike shorts ($33.95+)

7. Sweaty Betty, when you need some cute investment gear for very specific activities.,

Why it's great: This London-based line breaks down their wide selection by activities, like ski and snowboard, workout, run, yoga, studio, swim, and tennis. So if you want something specifically for a spin class, you're good. You'll spend a lot more dough here than at other retailers, but these are investments. Or at least you can say they are when you reap lots of compliments.

Stuff we like: Moto seamless base layer (left, $105), Kapotasana reversible bra (right, $70), Drift wetsuit ($190), "Go Zen Yourself" tank ($55), and interval run shorts ($60)

8. Athleta, for eco-conscious fabric choices you can couple with Old Navy, Gap, and Banana Republic orders for free shipping.,

Why it's great: The activewear-focused brand is under the same business umbrella as Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy, which means you can combine things from those four retailers for free shipping on $50+ online orders. (Orders less than $50 have $7 flat-rate shipping.) Plus, they have free returns on everything, along with a Give-it-a-Workout Guarantee that means you can return a tank you wore to a boxing class that didn't live up to your expectations. They also make a conscious effort to opt for sustainable and recycled fibers so their fabrics have less of an environmental impact. And like their sister brand Old Navy, they have lots of items in petite, tall, and plus sizes!

Stuff we like: Water flower salutation tights (left, $89), mesh high-neck tank (right, $44), printed Hudson board shorts ($54), criss cross sweatshirt ($31.97), and open-back tee ($69)

9. Under Armour, for hardy performance wear...and a deeply discounted outlet section.,

Why it's great: The legit sports brand that your team may have worn in high school has lots of well-designed current-day finds. A (not on sale) zip-up hoodie can clock in at around $70, but there's a huge outlet section with inventory of basic activewear. Also, who knew they had hunting gear?! You. Now, at least.

Stuff we like: Misty Copeland signature lace crop (left, $60), Vanish printed crop (right, $60), tech v-neck twist ($18.74), fleece lightweight jogger ($41.99), and logo camo hoodie ($44.99)

10. Zappos, for thousands of items from brands you've heard of and brands you haven't.,

Why it's great: The shopping juggernaut has lots of brand names, like Beyond Yoga, Drymax Sport, and Nike Golf, to make a few. Search parameters make it easy to find a brand you want at your desired price point. There are also plenty of customer reviews for figuring out if those pregnancy yoga leggings are right for you. Plus, it has lots of shoes and socks.

Stuff we like: Puma x Fenty by Rihanna crop tank (left, $70), Nike Dry Tempo shorts (right, $35), Jockey Active plus-size slim bootleg ($29), Beyond Yoga high-waisted long leggings ($77), and Nike Golf dry sleeveless polo ($60)

11. Topshop, for "fashion girl" athleisure you can get sweaty, but you kinda don't want to.,

Why it's great: The high-street brand always has on-trend clothing at prices that are higher than Target, but won't totally blow your budget. Its activewear will not only round out your workout gear, but also your street-style wear. You'll find lots of Instagram-able brands like Adidas Original, Fila, and Ivy Park galore!

Stuff we like: Ivy Park cropped holographic hoodie (left, $65), runner shorts (right, $18), Knicks crop hoodie ($60), Umbro color block T-shirt ($58), and Adidas Originals long skirt ($85)

12. Target, for criminally affordable activewear. Like, why are you still reading this and not filling your cart with Joy Lab stuff already?,

Why it's great: We don't need to spell out the advantage of picking up your activewear from the same place you order your weight in toilet paper. You'll find your basics here...and some cute, patterned stuff in a range of sizes, including maternity and plus. And after you type in your credit card number, you won't feel an overwhelming sense of dread because you spent half your rent money on stuff to wear running.

Stuff we like: Joy Lab plus colorblock sports bra (left, $24.99), Joy Lab Camo windbreaker (right, $24.48), Joy Lab high neck shine sports bras ($19.99), C9 Champion half-zip pullover ($24.99), and C9 Champion arrow printed capri leggings ($32.99)

13. ALALA, for all the mesh, cutouts, and metallic details your heart could desire. Plus, customizable tights!,

Why its's great: Get yer effortlessly chic activewear here, where it'll look like you barely broke a sweat tracking it down. Impressive patterns, cutouts, mesh overlays, and other fashion-forward active details are a huge draw. But the best part is the ability to build your own customized tights.

Stuff we like: Captain ankle tights in liquid black (left, $110), seamless layer bra (right, $75), fuel short in rose gold ($80), strappy bodysuit ($137), and lace-back bomber ($295)

14. H&M, for shockingly good stuff that is within nearly any budget.

Why it's great: If you're looking for basics to get you through your gym seshes, this fast-fashion retailer has you covered — with even a few plus-size options, as well.

Stuff we like: Sports swimsuit for (left, $34.99), yoga jumpsuit (right, $34.99), 3/4 length running tights ($29.99), double layered sports top ($12.99), and sports tank top ($12.99)

15. Outdoor Voices, for non-neon gear that won't show off your sweating problem.

Outdoor Voices

Why it's great: This line's goods are made of sweat-wicking, four-way stretch textured compression fabric, light rec poly made from 100% recycled plastic bottles, and buttery mossed jersey, among other performance fabrics.

Stuff we like: Kneecap legging (left, $65), steeplechase bra (right, $55), running woman sweats ($85), athena crop ($50), and tie tee ($45)

16. KORAL, for looking hot when you're breaking a sweat...or just walking to get coffee and pretending like you just left a yoga sesh.,

Why they're great: This is kinda like what happens when athleisure meets club wear — but a way better version. There's a whole lotta mesh and Catwoman-like jumpsuits made out of your typical athletic-gear material. Oh, and they have a lot of cute maternity gear!

Stuff we like: lustrous high-rise leggings (left, $88), open mesh crop top (right, $44), downbeat nursing bra ($115), open mesh pullover ($120), and emblem versatility bra ($98)

17. Free People, for sweat-friendly separates you'll wanna wear around the clock.,

Why it's great: If the music video for "Physical" were filmed now, it'd be full of stuff from the Free People activewear shop because this stuff looks hot and won't infringe upon your physical plans.

Stuff we like: Zephyr shorts (left, $58), sculpt mesh leggings (right, $108), light synergy crop ($48), Somerset onesie ($98), and revived wash bra ($48)

18. Baleaf, for awesome cycling, surfing, swimming, and yoga goods.,

Why it's great: Come here for some serious cycling gear with stuff like padded shorts and even underwear to make long rides bearable. Also be sure to check out the We Made Too Much section for some excellent deals.

Stuff we like: 3D padded bicycle cycling underwear shorts (left, $15.99),

cycling jersey (right, $26.99), compression fitness running shorts ($17.99), cowl-back long sleeve yoga tee ($23.99), and thermal skull cap helmet liner ($29.99)

19. And of course, Lululemon. Because if you've got the coin ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.,

Why it's great: Even people who know nothing about lofty priced activewear recognize the name. That's so close to the truth that the little mom and pop laundry shop you drop off your dirty clothes at may just swipe five pairs of your Lululemon leggings. (It's happened. We know.) But it isn't all about some nearly $100 leggings. You can also sign up for for their festivals and retreats to get more of the ~experience~. Alas, at least they have a We've Made Too Much section with final sale items priced a tad cheaper.

Stuff we like: On the fly short (left, $58), wunder under hi-rise tight (right, $98), power pose tank ($39), dance studio pant ($118), and shibori energy bra ($52)

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