10 Ways to Make Your Workout Clothes More Flattering
Still wearing 100 percent cotton and plain leggings?
Your crow pose or one-handed backhand is fierce, but is your fitness outfit just meh or even downright unflattering? Some might say it doesn’t matter. But if you feel better when you look your fiercest, then that could mean 120 more seconds in that plank. Here, ten workout wear mistakes and how to fix them.
Want to Look Sporty But Not Bare? Accentuate Your Best Feature
If you’ve been working on those back muscles, for example, you’ll want to wear tops with soft straps and cutouts that highlight all your hard work. Oh, and feeling that cool breeze on your back after 20 minutes on the StairMaster is definitely a plus.
Want Chic Over Trendy? Look Beyond the Neon
Hey, there’s a time and place for all the bright workout gear. But today, fitness apparel comes in seasonal collections just like regular clothes. So embrace moodier tones in fall and winter. Because hi, they’re slimming.
Want to Look Pulled Together? Upgrade Your Cover-Up
Hint: If your jacket/sweatshirt/zip-up are in the same general tones as your workout gear, it will look like you put together an intentional outfit instead of an afterthought. So think outside that ratty old hoodie.
Want to Stay Covered? Make Sure Your Top Is Long Enough
Not ready just yet (or ever) to flaunt that midsection? Opt for a soft, hip-grazing top so you won’t be preoccupied with pulling down your hem.