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Stylish Sportswear: The Ultimate SPY Guide to Activewear

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* Upgrade your old gym clothes to something stylish and functional
*  Brands include Target, Victoria’s Secret, Lululemon, ASOS and more
* Affordable options for every style and fitness level

When it comes to working out, making the effort to hit the gym can feel daunting if you’ve fallen off the wagon. For many of us, dressing in stylish fitness gear can be a huge motivation. We’ve all fallen into the lazy habit of reaching for an over-sized shirt and old sweatpants – and really, it’s all about what you’re comfortable in. But if you’re looking to upgrade your old gym clothes for something stylish and functional, we’ve got you covered.

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Read on to see our top activewear stories to help keep you looking stylish while you sweat.

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1. The Best Activewear From Target

  

Fashion and fitness have no doubt become intertwined. Long gone are the days of sweating it out in a ratty college tee and baggy sweats. Now days, it’s all about activewear with slick silhouettes in high-performance fabrics stylish enough to take you from “crunches to brunches.” Target’s new athleisure line, Joy Lab takes this idea to a new level with fashionable workout/hangout clothes at wallet-friendly prices. See some of our favorite pieces from the collection below.

Target Joy Lab Women's Asymmetrical Bra TopImage courtesy of Target

The 6 Best Pieces From Target’s New Activewear Line

  

2. The Best Activewear for Outdoor Fitness

  

While we’re currently enjoying the warm sunshine, the thought of working out in the cold may be daunting. Now you can plan ahead with these stylish and winter-ready essentials so you can tackle any cold-weather training like a boss. Here are the 8 best activewear for outdoor fitness that boasts comfort, breathability and performance.

Flurry Half Zip Jacket by AthletaImage courtesy of Athleta

The 8 Best Activewear for Outdoor Fitness

  

3. ASOS First-Ever Activewear Line

  

ASOS recently launched their first in-house activewear line, ASOS 4505 (get it? The numbers “spell” out ASOS), and it’s already a fast-selling hit. As always with ASOS, the line showcases how trend-savvy the online retailer is, and offers products at low prices that only an online store can pull off. Discover some of our favorite pieces from the collection in the link below.

ASOS 4505 Floral LeggingsImage courtesy of ASOS

ASOS Launched Their First-Ever In House Activewear Line: Here Are The 8 Must-Have Piece

  

4. The Best Activewear From Victoria’s Secret

  

No longer just for lingerie, Victoria’s Secret’s popular Sport line is designed for women that don’t sacrifice style for function. With the athleisure obsession showing no signs of slowing down, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite activewear pieces from the Victoria’s Secret Sport collection that are not only great for hitting the gym, but can be incorporated into your everyday wardrobe as well.

French Terry Bomber Jacket Victoria's SecretImage courtesy of VIctoria’s Secret

Forget Lingerie, Here Are The 6 Best Activewear Pieces To Buy From Victoria’s Secret

  

5. The Best Alternatives to Lululemon’s Wunder Under Tights

  

If you’re looking to update or refine your workout gear collection with more budget-friendly leggings, we’ve rounded up the 6 best alternatives to Lululemon’s coveted Wunder Under Tights that will keep you looking stylish in and outside the gym. See our favorite dupes in the link below.

Active Camo Sheer Mesh Panel Leggings by Forever 21Image courtesy of Forever 21

The 6 Best Alternatives to Lululemon’s Coveted Wunder Under Tights

  

6. The Best Sweatpants and Leggings

  

Whether you’re into yoga, crossfit or cycling, you can work up a sweat in style and comfort with these 9 performance-enhancing sweatpants and leggings. From women’s yoga pants to men’s compression tights, you’ll find something for every fitness level and type.

Tummy Control Yoga Capri Pants by OdodosImage courtesy of Amazon

Sweat Stylishly: The 9 Best Sweatpants and Leggings for Workouts

  

7. The Best Workout Leggings Under $40 on Amazon

  

What better way to get motivated and moving than with fresh new workout swag? From yoga and crossfit to running and biking, get back on track with your fitness routine with these 10 stylish and high performance leggings from Amazon that won’t burn a hole in your wallet.

Dragon Fit Compression Yoga PantsImage courtesy of Amazon

The 10 Best Workout Leggings for Women on Amazon Under $40