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    Updated on Jul 15, 2020. Posted on Jul 15, 2020

    30 Pieces Of Workout Clothing Under $50 That Reviewers Love

    Treat yourself to affordable activewear *and* look good while you hit up the treadmill, run outside, or lift weights.

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    1. A ventilated tank top to wear for high-impact and low-impact activities, so your bod won't be too sweaty. Mesh material in the back helps wick away perspiration, while a racerback-friendly shape works with multiple types of sports bras.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought the small and it fits perfectly. It’s long enough to wear with leggings, not too tight, and not see through. The color is bright and vibrant. The mesh back is a nice touch for airflow during my more intense workouts and cute with sports bras. I’ll be buying this in more colors." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98+ (available in sizes S—XL and 16 colors).

    2. High-rise capris for yoga sessions that'll hit your waist at the right spot and not slide down while you're flowing from pose to pose.

    Model wears black tie-dye printed crop leggings while completing a yoga pose
    Amazon

    Promising review: "'I'm very pleasantly surprised with these leggings. So these leggings are definitely 'squat proof' for workouts. Stays in place, there's no slipping at the waistband, and I love the high waist. I do mostly CrossFit workouts with some cardio and yoga mixed in and these seem great so far." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $12.24+ (available in sizes XS—3X and 11 colors).

    3. A cropped workout top, so you can look stylish and not sweat a lot whenever you're working on your barre or Zumba moves at home.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely love these shirts! I ordered it in black a few weeks ago and just bought it in two more colors. It’s holds up well in the wash and doesn’t shrink. It hits my waist perfectly and looks great with high-waisted workout leggings." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98 (available in sizes XS—XL and 12 colors).

    4. A loose-fit sleeveless tank so you'll be able to move freely while you do CrossFit, HIIT, and other full-body exercises. It'll also look great with different types of sports bras (no more clashing activewear outfits)!

    Model wears white Under Armour sleeveless tank with metallic leggings during a CrossFit workout
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these workout tanks. These fit perfectly, they are loose fitting, but not baggy. These have washed well and I would definitely purchase more." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 1X—3X and three colors).

    5. A jaw-dropping mesh sports bra you'll want to wear for virtual barre and HIIT classes. It has interlocking seams that help reduce chafing and removable cups for extra comfort, so you won't have to worry about perspiration or irritation after workouts.

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    Promising review: "This sports bra is amazing! I have ordered two different colors, the white and the pink. It's comfortable, breathable and very sexy. It stays in place even when doing high-intensity workouts!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes 30B—40B and 32 colors).

    6. A pair of running shorts with moisture-wicking fabric (buh-bye sweat puddles) and a relaxed fit, so you can ~go the distance~ during your next outdoor workout.

    Runner wears pair of black Nike Tempo Running Shorts while working out on a track
    Nike

    Promising review: "These are the perfect length, super comfortable and provide plenty of room to run in! They don’t slip down during a workout and come in very cute colors."Nike Customer

    Get them from Nike for $22.97+ (available in sizes XS—3X and 17 colors).

    7. A high-impact sports bra, because it will keep you supported (and *very* comfortable) during your next cardio session, especially if you have a bigger bust. A built-in bra and wide shoulder straps are a heavenly combo for jumps, squats, and other full-body movements.

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    Promising review: "First of all, I never write reviews unless I really like the product. This is the best sports bra I’ve ever purchased! The sizes are true and it gives me so much support! I’m big-chested and the medium is perfect." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes S—3XL and five bra combinations in packs of two, three, four, or five).

    Read more about this sports bra in 31 DD+ Sports Bras That Can Actually Support Big Boobs.

    8. A moisture-wicking tee that'll keep perspiration stains at bay, because sweating too much ~is the pits.~ Slip this on whenever you go for an a.m. or p.m. jog to stay cool and dry.

    Reviewer wears dark blue v-neck moisture-wicking tee with red joggers
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are perfect workout shirts. I got one in orange and one in lime green for visibility. They are super moisture-wicking during the hardest run/bike ride and look dry and fantastic even if I am soaked. They also seem nice enough to wear with a pair of jeans for a casual day out." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95+ (available in sizes XS—4X and 15 colors).

    9. A sporty swimsuit so comfy and stylish, you'll forget about doing laps in the pool: It's made with soft material and fully lined, so your chest will be supported while you work on your butterfly or backstroke.

    Model wears blue Adidas one-piece swimsuit with orange stripes on the side
    Adidas

    Promising review: "Such a cute bathing suit. The support is excellent and I'm going to order more colors."Adidas Customer

    Get it from Adidas for $40 (available in sizes 1X—4X and two colors).

    10. Squat-proof leggings with a hidden waistband pocket and shape that'll let you power through leg day with ease. Can we also take a minute to appreciate all the cool patterns they come in?!

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    Promising review: "They are squat proof and they are so comfortable that I stay in them all day. I am very grateful that I have found these as I was inches away from breaking down and just ordering expensive brand name leggings." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS—XL and 24 colors).

    11. A tie-dye workout tee, so you can make your activewear #OOTD a lil' more colorful and still work up a sweat outdoors.

    Model wears Athleta bright green tie-dye crop tee with black leggings
    Athleta

    Promising review: "I don’t normally wear tees to work out, but absolutely love this crop tee for my training sessions. It's light and breathable and can go from gym to errands easily!" —Athleta Customer

    Get it from Athleta for $49 (available in sizes XXS—XL and four colors).

    12. A wind and waterproof rain jacket so you'll be prepared for impromptu showers on solo hikes and walks. It comes with breathable fabric *and* a hood (water is NOT going to mess up our hair and workout today).

    Reviewer wears yellow wind and waterproof rain jacket on a hike in Peru
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have tested this raincoat in two hiking trips in the past four months and it has worked beautifully. It protects me from the wind (especially if I tighten the sleeves, zip up all the way, and put the hood on), and it stops the rain. I tested it in the rainy conditions while hiking in Peru (at the end of the wet season/ beginning of the dry season), and I can report back that it perfectly protects the clothes from getting wet, and keeps the warmth very well." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $37+ (available in sizes XS—XL

    13. A tie-front top you'll want to wear for barre, yoga, and core workouts: It comes in basic colors and has odor resistant tech, so you can hit the floor sans sweat.

    Model wears white side-tie top with black workout leggings
    Target

    Promising review: "Love it! Can be worn to workout or as a normal top. Fabric is soft and breathable, and loose on the stomach area. I like the fact it only has one slit, my experience with tops with both slits has not been good but this one give it enough to style while continuing to be flattering." —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $16 (available in sizes 2X—4X).

    14. High-rise bike shorts to wear for basically every cardio and bodyweight workout: These babies won't ride up or slide down when you're doing lunges, sprints, and other movements.

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    Promising review: "I love these shorts! Not too snug, not too loose, no riding or sliding down, and squat proof! I wear these when I workout (HIIT/boxing/pilates) and when I run (I’m a marathoner) and I have no complaints." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS—5X and 35 colors).

    15. A sports bra that doubles up as a top (woot!) and will keep your chest in a secure cocoon during exercise. It comes in many colors that'll go with everything in your workout wardrobe.

    Model wears ivory Girlfriend Collective Paloma Bra with matching leggings
    Girlfriend Collective

    Promising review: "My absolute favorite sports bra. It is so comfortable and soft. It holds me in place while doing jumping or running. I love how the longer length can be worn without a top and high waisted leggings or has the perfect compression and smoothing to wear with a shirt over it." —Girlfriend Collective Customer

    Get it from Girlfriend Collective for $38 (available in sizes XXS—6XL and 10 colors).

    16. Compression shorts, so you can show off your legs for days while you play volleyball, go for a run, or do pull-ups. Say buh-bye to chafing and discomfort while you *feel the burn.*

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    Promising review: " I absolutely love these shorts. The waist is about medium-rise and lands a little below my belly button. The material is not too tight and it stays up when I'm sitting, it's totally squat proof and it has a very thick material. The seams go front and back with a section in the middle to prevent too much camel toe." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS—XL and 23 colors).

    17. A twist-front long-sleeved top for times when it's too chilly to wear a tank and shorts for a workout. You'll feel super cozy in this beauty during yoga and light-impact activities.

    Model wears black Torrid twist-front active top with pink leggings
    Torrid

    Promising review: "I wanted a workout shirt that would cover my arms, but I wouldn’t over heat in. The cross-cross accent in the front adds a subtle, but attractive design that works for an everyday outfit as well as active outfits. Very pleased with this top, would like more color options!" —Torrid Customer

    Get it from Torrid for $12.99 (available in sizes 2X—6X).

    18. A bralette bikini top that'll be perf for days when you want to chill by the pool or walk on the beach: It's equally fashionable, sporty, and has UPF 50+ protection, so you can enjoy the sun sans sunburn.

    Model wears black bralette bikini top with matching bottoms
    Target

    Get the bikini bottoms to match here.

    Promising review: " I feel supported and I like the fun design on the back. It works well for an active bikini top which is exactly what I was looking for. Also ordering the matching bottoms online." —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $22.99 (available in sizes XS—XL).

    19. Colorblock high-rise leggings with a smartphone-friendly pocket and comfy waistband for yoga, Pilates, and everything in between. Yes you can squat and do Warrior I pose in these without them falling down.

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    Promising review: "These yoga pants have quickly become my favorite, I have done a whole practice without having to adjust the waistband. There is some compression but I like that, the design is super cute and the fit is perfect." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $25.02 (available in sizes XS—3X and four colors).

    20. A criss-cross top that doubles up as a sports bra and pairs well with bike shorts and leggings. You can wear it for low-impact activities, like barre, yoga, and Pilates.

    Model wears Free People hot pink crop top with criss-cross detailing on the back
    Free People

    Your purchase will go towards a good cause too: One percent of Free People activewear purchases support their nonprofit partner Girls Inc., which mentors girls and aims to raise awareness about body positivity.

    Promising review: "It’s a nice, soft buttery fabric with lots of stretch. I love the neon pink color I got but hand washed it because I didn’t want it to lose its color or bleed on other clothes (based on another reviewer). Definitely not enough support for HIIT (you’ll pop out the top doing burpees), but perfect for low impact yoga or weigh lifting." —Free People Customer

    Get it from Free People for $48 (available in sizes XS/S and M/L and 16 colors).

    21. A sporty baseball cap, because you need a little shade and protection from the sun on long hikes and jogs. It also doubles up as a great accessory and will go with all your activewear outfits.

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    Promising review: "I love this hat! It’s so comfortable, has a great fit, and it's flexible. It’s definitely on trend. I wear it for my morning walks, goes great with anything from your extra cute workout outfit, to relaxed and comfy." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.54+ (one size fits all, available in 32 colors).

    22. A sleek bodysuit that'll take you straight to the studio, even if you're tuning in to a virtual dance class. It has a mesh back and supportive shape to help you *move* freely and not feel constricted.

    Model wears black Athleta jumpsuit with a black jacket and colorful sneakers
    Athleta

    Promising review: "This bodysuit is perfect! It fits like a glove. I can wear alone or with a top, tunic or bottom. It smooths everything and the way it is sewn makes it very flattering." —Athleta Customer

    Get it from Athleta for $49.97 (available in sizes XXS—XL).

    23. A pair of jogger pants so soft, comfortable, and perfect for chill walks around your neighborhood. They come in a gorgeous red shade and they'll give you a little warmth when it's cooler outside.

    Model wears red Adidas workout pants with black running shoes
    Adidas

    Promising review: "Love the fit, feel, and comfort of these. Still wears great after multiple washes. I'm short, so the length was good." —Adidas Customer

    Get them from Adidas for $45 (available in sizes 1X—4X).

    24. A pullover sweatshirt that'll be perfect for times when the AC is blasting in your indoor workout space. It's made with soft cotton material to give you a lil' warmth while you cool down and stretch.

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    Promising review: "I love this. I use it for the gym and it's comfy. Most pullovers feel too heavy, this one feels breezy and I feel comfortable with my movement." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.05+ (available in sizes S—XXL and 10 colors).

    25. A medium-support sports bra, so your chest will be supported but not feel too tight while you do HIIT, dancing, and more jump-friendly exercises.

    Model wears lime green Nike medium-support sports bra with black leggings
    Nike

    Promising review: "I'm a PE teacher and coach. I wear a size DD and it's not easy finding a bra you can wear all day that also gives you support. I can get away with some jogging/tag/movement based activities with is while not feeling overly compressed in it." —Nike Customer

    Get it from Nike for $24.97+ (available in sizes XS—3X and eight colors).

    26. A short-sleeve rash guard top, because you can soak up the sun without getting a sunburn: It has UPF 50+ protection and a material that'll feel comfortable over swimsuits. Yes to catchin' some waves today. 🏄

    Model wears dark blue short-sleeve rashguard top over a white bikini
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Unfortunately, I am a Florida native cursed with sun sensitivity. The older I get, the harder it is to enjoy the pool and gulf. This shirt is perfect for someone who is not worried about showing off a swimsuit, but needs protection of some kind. It is lightweight when wet and the neck and sleeves are a perfect length. It does not ride up when wet either." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.60+ (available in sizes XS—XL and 32 colors).

    27. A muscle tank to slip into whenever you want to show off your arms and shoulders during a workout. It's made with a breathable cotton fabric and has a loose fit.

    Model wears Free People Movement mustard yellow muscle tank with red shorts
    Free People

    Promising review: "Great workout top. I wore it on a long hike and it was breathable and comfy. It is large armholes but not too large. Highly recommend!" —Free People Customer

    Get it from Free People for $38 (available in sizes XS—L and 19 colors).

    28. A comfy skort for running, golf, and other outdoor sports that'll keep you cool and dry while you ~work up a sweat~ on nice days.

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    Promising review: "I love the fit and comfort. The material is not sticky at all. I'm wearing it in hot muggy weather to play golf and no problems at all." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes XS—XXL and 10 colors).

    29. A sweetheart-style workout tank to pair with bike shorts, leggings, and joggers: This beauty will brighten up your outfit and keep you cool, thanks to DryFit fabric.

    Model wears pink printed sweetheart tank top with black workout leggings
    CultureFit Clothing

    Promising review: "I love this! It keeps everything held in nicely and it's super cute. I got the matching leggings which are nice too. I'm very happy. I'll definitely be ordering again." —CultureFit Clothing Customer

    Get it from CultureFit Clothing for $39.99 (available in sizes S—L).

    30. A ventilated mesh top that'll be your go-to piece of activewear when you want to power walk and run errands on the same day.

    Model wears navy blue mesh workout top over a black sports bra
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This top is perfectly see-through, it's not too obvious and very subtle. I purchased for workouts, but it’s so flattering, I’ve been wearing it out casually, as well. It’s been through the washer and dryer (cold water, low heat), and came out wonderfully. It’s made very well, and I’m shocked to say, it’s now one of my favorite tops." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.40 (available in sizes XXS—M and three colors).

    You, after crushing your cardio or strength training workout in new activewear:

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