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Right to Bare Arms: 10 Best Workout Tops for Men

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The hot weather is here, which means if you to stay on top of your training game, you need the right workout gear. From high-tech fabrics to designs that second as streetwear, we’ve rounded up our favorite active tanks for men. Check out the list and shop our picks below.

1. ASICS Sleeveless Top

Crafted from moisture management poly-spandex blend, this solid crew neck tank is outfitted with mesh jacquard and additional mesh vents at the sides for increased breathability. The low price point makes it a great basic to stock up on.

[caption id="attachment_47899" align="aligncenter" width="537"]SICS Sleeveless Top Image courtesy Amazon[/caption]

  

2. PUMA Vent Sleeveless Top

Crafted from breathable mesh jersey and outfitted with contrast side panels, this workout tank gets adequate coverage from moderate armholes that allow free motion for a range of activities, from crossfit and weight lifting, to pickup sports and trail runs.

[caption id="attachment_47937" align="aligncenter" width="445"]PUMA Mens Vent Sleeveless Top Image courtesy Amazon[/caption]

 
  

3. JJ MALIBU Deep Cut Muscle Tank

Made from lightweight stretch jersey with moisture-wicking properties, this plunging tank from JJ Malibu offers free motion for intense workouts. While the open sides may look extreme, the edges create a v-shape for your torso–even if you’re a little skinny or concerned about your waist, this tank actually makes you look leaner and meaner.

[caption id="attachment_47902" align="aligncenter" width="659"]JJ MALIBU Deep Cut Muscle Tank Image courtesy Amazon[/caption]

  

4. ILILILY Zip-Up Hoodie

Another workout tank that finds its second purpose in streetwear, this sleeveless zip-front hoodie by Ililily is crafted from lightweight cotton jersey and outfitted with split kangaroo pockets for added practicality.

ILILILY Zip-Up Hoodie Image courtesy Amazon

  

5. UNDER ARMOUR HeatGear Compression Sleeveless Tee

Under Armour’s signature HeatGear offers all the benefits of standard compression fabric, but with UPF 30+ protection from the sun’s harmful rays and an advanced moisture transport system to wick sweat away from the body. Four-way stretch construction allows free motion, while flat seams eliminate chafing. 

[caption id="attachment_47933" align="alignnone" width="1154"]Under Armour HeatGear Armour Compression Sleeveless Tee Image courtesy Amazon[/caption]

  

6. CRAZEE WEAR Eagle Tank

If you like a workout tank that mixes well with your street style, Crazee Wear’s Eagle Tank is meant for you. Crafted from a bright yellow cotton blend then styled with eagle graphics, it makes a bold style statement while fitting snugly to assure natural motion.

[caption id="attachment_47906" align="aligncenter" width="475"]CRAZEE WEAR Eagle Tank Image courtesy Amazon[/caption]

  

7. JED NORTH Stringer Hoodie

Don’t be bashful about the bold design. The y-back cut of the Jed North Stringer Hoodie shapes your torso and provides adequate coverage at the love handles, exposing only your arms, lats and traps — three places where no one gets fat rolls.

[caption id="attachment_47860" align="aligncenter" width="502"]JED NORTH Stringer Hoodie Image courtesy Amazon[/caption]

  

8. NIKE Varsity Dri-Fit Tank

Two-tone trim shapes your shoulders so that you look diesel–never deflated–in the Nike Varsity Dri-Fit Tank. Designed with Dri-Fit technology, it keeps you cool when you heat things up on the basketball court or in the weight room. 

Nike SB SB Varsity Dri-Fit Tank Image courtesy Amazon

  

9. REEBOK Noble Fight Boxing Tank

Designed for the ring–but ideal for any workout–this crew neck tank is crafted from breathable mesh jersey to keep you cool and allow unrestricted motion. Solid black trim at the neckline and armholes won’t show sweat stains, meaning this tank will look better longer.

[caption id="attachment_47928" align="aligncenter" width="679"]REEBOK Noble Fight Boxing Tank Image courtesy Amazon[/caption]

  

10. ADIDAS ORIGINALS Colorblock Tank

Elastic armhole bindings offer easy motion and increased durability in this round neck tank from Adidas Originals. Asymmetrical primary colorblocking with camouflage contrast puts it squarely on-trend, while a high-density print Trefoil logo seals the deal.

[caption id="attachment_47891" align="aligncenter" width="679"]ADIDAS ORIGINALS Colorblock Tank Image courtesy Amazon[/caption]

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