Let’s Get Physical: What to Wear To Your Workout

Rock these threads to your favorite workout and blast these tunes to keep sweating

We’re officially halfway through January. How are you doing in your goal to live a healthier lifestyle? We all know how motivational it is to wear clothes that look great, so if you’re looking for that extra push you can stop here. Use these looks inspired by your favorite fitness classes to revive your workout wardrobe and get you excited to run out the door. Plus a refreshing playlist to get your heart beating and your blood flowing!

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Favorite Workout #1: Barre Fitness

For a high-energy Avant-Barre class, channel your inner ballerina with a knit wrap sweater and a leotard-inspired tank. These leggings elevate your basic workout uniform to the level of the trendy teachers Avant-Barre is known for.

Gwenyth Modern Classic in rose berry, BLOCH wrap cardigan in light pink, H&M Sports Tights in black, Rock These Socks studio fitness socks.


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Favorite Workout #2: Spinning

Try airy fabrics for sweat-inducing SoulCycle classes: ventilating mesh, a reliable bra, and a retro muscle tank give you room to breathe… and show off the arms you’re working for.

Nike Victory Define sports bra in black, Nike Signal Graphic tank top in dark grey heather, H&M Running Tights in black. 


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Favorite Workout #3: Yoga

This shakra-opening mat is a good foundation for a Core Fusion Yoga class at Exhale Spa. Match it with a fun print tight and a tank that will stay put no matter what positions you get yourself into. Reach for this sweater to keep your body warm during shavasana.

Athleta Haven 2 Wrap in grey heather, Gaiam Premium Marrakesh mat, Onzie Capri Pant in illusion, Beyond Yoga Long Racerback Cami in white.


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Favorite Workout #4: Hiking

If you’re lucky enough to live somewhere not affected by the Polar Vortex, get some fresh air and hit the trail with light layers and bright colors. Don’t forget to stay hydrated!

Lorna Jane Joelle long-sleeve top in black, Lorna Jane Run Short in black, Nike I-Beam training tank top in volt ice, ASICS GT-2000™ Trail running shoes, Zola Coconut Water.


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Favorite Workout #5: Home Workout

For those of you who have to work out from home this winter, take advantage of your warm abode and whip out your shorts for a reminder that summer is just around the corner. Stay motivated with mantras, images, and the playlist below. What are your favorite home workouts?

Beyond Yoga Sexy Back Cami in black stripe, Athleta Scrunch Short in saffron red, Manduka Shama Yoga Rug, Inspiration.


Twerk Tunes

Enjoy this playlist from Avant-Barre‘s Social Media Manager Colleen Viana.


Get started with this aurally stimulating track that pairs just the right amount of dubstep and trance, making this a great warm-up song to get your body pumping.


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Take your cardio to new heights with this track that has hard hitting beat drops, yet will give you that recovery time you need with a remix of one of JT’s latest.
This is a perfect mashup that will push you during that last cardio stretch, finishing your workout strong and motivated to hit the dance floor after.



Begin your cool down with this feel-good, Grammy nominated track, guaranteed to keep your energy high and maybe even wanting more.



Despite how sweaty or red in the face you are, this song will make you feel so sexy while stretching out all those muscles you worked! The best reward after an intense workout.


Catherine Abalos is founder and editor of The Single Diaries.

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