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21 Pieces Of Inexpensive Athletic Clothing That’ll Make You Say Bye To Lululemon

Nothing in this post is over $30!

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1. A T-backed sports bra with double straps to keep everything up there supported and stylish.

Price: $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 14 colors).Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this sports bra! It is more supportive than I expected, but still light weight. It is so comfortable, it doesn't dig into my back or under my boobs like some sports bras. I got the blue and the color is so vibrant, I have washed it multiple times and it is holding up great so far. I love the look of the double straps as well!" —Shelby H.
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Price: $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 14 colors).

Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this sports bra! It is more supportive than I expected, but still light weight. It is so comfortable, it doesn't dig into my back or under my boobs like some sports bras. I got the blue and the color is so vibrant, I have washed it multiple times and it is holding up great so far. I love the look of the double straps as well!" —Shelby H.

2. Moto-detail leggings for a look that's as tough and cool as you are.

Get them from Aerie for $30 (originally $49.95; available in sizes XXS–XXL and in blue).
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Get them from Aerie for $30 (originally $49.95; available in sizes XXS–XXL and in blue).

3. A moisture-wicking tank that'll just tell it like it is. You're fabulous.

Get it from Amazon for $9.78 (available in sizes 1X–5X and five other styles)Promising review: "Absolutely love these workout tops. They fit well, comfy and dry quickly when you work out. I have ordered one for each day I go to the gym." —Mslorizb
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Get it from Amazon for $9.78 (available in sizes 1X–5X and five other styles)

Promising review: "Absolutely love these workout tops. They fit well, comfy and dry quickly when you work out. I have ordered one for each day I go to the gym." —Mslorizb

4. A gold foil constellation-print sports bra or pair of leggings for the fitness enthusiast whose goal is to ~reach for the stars~.

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I have the bra and it's so cute irl (but runs snug)!

Get the set from Target: the sports bra for $19.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL) and the leggings for $29.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

5. High-waisted shorts with a pocket to comfortably stash your phone so you can crank your favorite tunes to get your bod moving and grooving.

Get them from Amazon for $16.68+ (available in sizes S–2X and 38 colors).Promising review: "These are my second pair of these shorts (different color), because after receiving the first pair and being so impressed with the way they fit, I had to order another pair. Sure enough, love these as well. In fact, so much so that I shared with my ladies running group and at least half a dozen of them ordered within the hour! Comfy, true to size, pocket held my iPhone 7 without bounce or pulling the shorts down throughout a three-mile hill repeat run on the treadmill. I will say, choose your undergarments wisely if you plan to hit the gym for yoga, pilates, etc as there is a bit of show during downward dog. Other than that, I expect I'll be ordering several more!" —Honore MacCoy-Patty
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Get them from Amazon for $16.68+ (available in sizes S–2X and 38 colors).

Promising review: "These are my second pair of these shorts (different color), because after receiving the first pair and being so impressed with the way they fit, I had to order another pair. Sure enough, love these as well. In fact, so much so that I shared with my ladies running group and at least half a dozen of them ordered within the hour! Comfy, true to size, pocket held my iPhone 7 without bounce or pulling the shorts down throughout a three-mile hill repeat run on the treadmill. I will say, choose your undergarments wisely if you plan to hit the gym for yoga, pilates, etc as there is a bit of show during downward dog. Other than that, I expect I'll be ordering several more!" —Honore MacCoy-Patty

6. A tie-back trapeze tank to prove you can still serve looks when hanging in the yoga studio (or just running errands in workout gear, let's be real).

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Promising review: "Greatest find ever! It fits perfectly, is so soft and comfortable, and I can literally wear with every workout outfit and every pair of leggings. I get compliments every time I wear this and everyone wants to know where to find them." —Michelle Dailey

Get it from Amazon for $9.79+ (available in sizes S–XL and 11 colors and styles). You can also get packs of two tops for $19.99!

7. A zip-up athletic jacket you can wear out of barre class and off to more important things (more important things are brunch).

Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and six colors).Promising review: "This is JUST like the famous Lululemon jacket. It's identical to it and for the price it feels and looks like it should cost that much too. 100% recommend. Just keep in mind that it fits very tight so if you are usually in between sizes I would definitely go up." —Devon Walter
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Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and six colors).

Promising review: "This is JUST like the famous Lululemon jacket. It's identical to it and for the price it feels and looks like it should cost that much too. 100% recommend. Just keep in mind that it fits very tight so if you are usually in between sizes I would definitely go up." —Devon Walter

8. Bootcut yoga pants for adding a little ~flare~ to your downward dog.

Plus, they have EIGHT different inseam lengths so you can customize the fit for your height.Get them from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL, inseams 28"–37", and two colors).Promising review: "I tried these out with low expectations, but they really surprised me. There is almost no difference between these pants and Under Armour Perfect Pants, other than they are half the price. I bought my normal size and they fit perfectly. I didn't measure the inseam, but I wear 35-36 inseam and they are perfect. I love them!" —Jean Sue
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Plus, they have EIGHT different inseam lengths so you can customize the fit for your height.

Get them from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL, inseams 28"–37", and two colors).

Promising review: "I tried these out with low expectations, but they really surprised me. There is almost no difference between these pants and Under Armour Perfect Pants, other than they are half the price. I bought my normal size and they fit perfectly. I didn't measure the inseam, but I wear 35-36 inseam and they are perfect. I love them!" —Jean Sue

9. A low-backed long-sleeve top to pop over your workout gear when you leaving the gym and meeting friends.

Get it from Amazon for $14.90+ (available in sizes S–XL and six colors).Promising review: "Great shirt to throw on to and from my workouts. Cute and keeps me from getting the inside of my coat sweaty." —Met
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Get it from Amazon for $14.90+ (available in sizes S–XL and six colors).

Promising review: "Great shirt to throw on to and from my workouts. Cute and keeps me from getting the inside of my coat sweaty." —Met

10. Open-side leggings for anyone looking for a stylish option who's feeling a bit ~strapped~ for cash.

Get them from Forever 21 for $22.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X)
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Get them from Forever 21 for $22.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X)

11. A double layer, mid-impact sports bra that'll wick away moisture during even the most intense workouts (or most high-stakes TV marathons).

Price: $15.51+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 28 colors).Promising review: "I love this sports bra and it's now the only one I will buy/wear! It is so comfortable, does a fantastic job of wicking away moisture, and just feels and looks great. I love how seamless it is and the material is so soft! It is plenty supportive for me, I am a B cup and I run almost daily for exercise wearing this bra. My favorite feature is that it does all these things WITHOUT removable pads. I hate removable pads and it seems so hard to find a sports bra that doesn't have them. This is the perfect sports bra for me!" —Catherine Summers
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Price: $15.51+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 28 colors).

Promising review: "I love this sports bra and it's now the only one I will buy/wear! It is so comfortable, does a fantastic job of wicking away moisture, and just feels and looks great. I love how seamless it is and the material is so soft! It is plenty supportive for me, I am a B cup and I run almost daily for exercise wearing this bra. My favorite feature is that it does all these things WITHOUT removable pads. I hate removable pads and it seems so hard to find a sports bra that doesn't have them. This is the perfect sports bra for me!" —Catherine Summers

12. An unpadded sports bra featuring a scalloped edge and sheer lace back so cute, you'll totally want to wear it as a crop top.

Get it from Asos for $29 (available in sizes 0–14).

13. Compression shorts with *multiple* pockets (there are THREE) so you can bring all your essentials.

Get them from Amazon for $29 (available in sizes XS–3X and three colors).
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Get them from Amazon for $29 (available in sizes XS–3X and three colors).

14. A plaid windbreaker for a touch of fall fashion that'll keep you just toasty enough on autumn jogs.

Get it from Forever 21 for $27.90.
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Get it from Forever 21 for $27.90.

15. A couple high-impact sports bras thousands of people swear are the best for big boobs.

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Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and many color combos; also available in larger multi-packs).

Promising review: "I was out shopping all weekend for a good sports bra and couldn't find anything that fit me well and was supportive enough. I took a huge risk buying these, but the reviews were great and I was not disappointed. I followed the size chart and it fit as expected. I am a nursing mom and I'm currently a size 36DD. I ordered an extra-large. I wear these for heavy workouts, so for some light cardio, jumping, and lifting. These bras are perfect. There is enough compression so I feel like I'm not going to bounce all over the place, but not so much that I feel squished. The fabric is very comfortable and the colors are beautiful — just like pictured! Plus, how can you beat the value? I will definitely buy more in the future or recommend to anyone." —mgillis

Learn more about this bra in our closer look!

16. A moisture-wicking long-sleeve training tee with reflective tags (the silverish piping!) on the front and back to keep you safer.

Get it from Walmart for $10 (available in sizes XS–XXL and four colors).Promising review: "This top is super cute! Love the long back hem for extra coverage. Like the reflective details as well. Great for running outside." —LatinaMom24
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Get it from Walmart for $10 (available in sizes XS–XXL and four colors).

Promising review: "This top is super cute! Love the long back hem for extra coverage. Like the reflective details as well. Great for running outside." —LatinaMom24

17. Breezy keyhole-back tees you can pair with a pretty skirt for a cute out-of-the-gym outfit, too.

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You can tie the back up (as pictured on the right), too!

Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ each (available in sizes S–XL and seven colors; also available in packs of two).

Promising review: "The large is exactly the size the size chart describes. These are awesome! Great quality for the price and really cute. Will buy more again in the future!" —Amber

18. A wrap-back bra that'll stay put during the weirdest stretches and yoga poses.

It has removable padding based on your preferences, too!Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 15 colors).Promising review: "I’ve bought many workout bras here on Amazon, and this one finally meets the criteria I’m looking for: good fit, holds my breasts in place during high impact workouts, comfortable, and something I can wear everyday. I’m going to buy more of this exact one. Other bras I’ve purchased here were not made of same durable material as this one and I can’t believe it holds everything in place (I’m a 36DD). Definitely worth the money." —Meg Love
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It has removable padding based on your preferences, too!

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 15 colors).

Promising review: "I’ve bought many workout bras here on Amazon, and this one finally meets the criteria I’m looking for: good fit, holds my breasts in place during high impact workouts, comfortable, and something I can wear everyday. I’m going to buy more of this exact one. Other bras I’ve purchased here were not made of same durable material as this one and I can’t believe it holds everything in place (I’m a 36DD). Definitely worth the money." —Meg Love

19. A cold-shoulder top for a cute layered look you won't overheat in.

Get it from Target for $21.99 available in sizes 1X–4X and in gray).

20. Ventilated leggings with geometric mesh inserts for ~working those angles~.

Get them from Amazon for $17.90+ (available in sizes S–XL and 33 designs).Promising review: "Product is well made and snug without being super tight. Very flexible; easy to move during CrossFit and other workouts. Will be ordering more! Ordered second pair based on performance of first. Tried several others. This is the only one that held up to multiple workouts per week of varying kinds. Has become a staple in my workout gear." —Kathie
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Get them from Amazon for $17.90+ (available in sizes S–XL and 33 designs).

Promising review: "Product is well made and snug without being super tight. Very flexible; easy to move during CrossFit and other workouts. Will be ordering more! Ordered second pair based on performance of first. Tried several others. This is the only one that held up to multiple workouts per week of varying kinds. Has become a staple in my workout gear." —Kathie

21. High-waisted leggings perfect if you're tired of spending a whole lot of money on pants you're literally paying to sweat through.

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These were selected as the best inexpensive leggings on BuzzFed reviews!

Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 19 colors).

Promising review: "These leggings are perfect. They’re not see through at all, very stretchy without being straight spandex, and true to color. The seams are in comfortable places and the waistband is great. I buy a lot of leggings and this is now my go to source." —Devon Borokoff

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