Skip Nav
Healthy Eating Tips
If You Love Oatmeal, You Need to Know This Trick
Dinner
Nutritionists Recommend the Perfect Dinner Equation For Weight Loss
Calorie Breakdowns
How Many Calories Do You Really Burn in a Cycling Class? We Know You're Wondering

Use Cute Workout Gear For Fitness Motivation

Why Stylish Workout Gear Might Help You Stay Fit

I used to have a pretty thoughtless and no-frills workout uniform: black sweats and an old t-shirt. My reasoning was that there was no point in dressing up when I was just going to get gross and sweaty. I have since learned that putting a little more thought into what I wear while working out actually motivates me to get fit.

Because of an awesome sale, I got myself a pretty good-looking pair of Nikes. Almost immediately I scheduled a hiking date with a friend just so I could break those babies in. I'm not sure why it never occurred to me before those Nikes that cute workout gear might excite me in the same way a new dress does. Now I make a point to look for colorful sneaks and cute graphic tees, as well as flattering yoga pants. I also have a collection of bright hoodies that I use as cover-ups after yoga class or to keep warm on an evening bike ride. Best of all, a lot of activewear lines are making great looking clothes that also have practical features like moisture wicking or sun protection.

I'm not suggesting to throw down a ton of money on clothes and gear or to show up at the gym with a face full of make-up. But wearing workout gear that expresses my style and personality helps make me feel more confident and cute, and as a result, I want to work out. How about you?

Image Source: Thinkstock
Best Workout Shoes For Arch Support
Bella Hadid Yellow Velvet Nike Sneakers
Fitness Gear For Foodies
Fitness Gifts For Men 2016
From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds