Summer Fitness Fashion: 9 Must-Have Workout Threads

A slick new pair of shoes. A funky fresh neon gym shirt. Or a kick-butt pair of pants is the perfect formula for a great workout! New gym gear is a great way to get motivated to workout. Here is some of our favorite summer gym apparel.

1. Neon Nike Tanks

No one will miss you on the road, court, or treadmill while sporting a little neon love. These tanks are so comfortable, you might just need.

2. Patterned Pants

First, there were patterned tops. Then came patterned pants. And now the 80’s have come back in fashion. Geometric and color blocks, are popping up in fitness centers and yoga studios all over town. So let your inner wild child out with these pattern pants.

3. Anytime Running Man Tee

Be the envy of everyone at the gym with this awesome Running Man tee. The fun colors make it a great conversation starter. Just be prepared for everyone to be jealous!

4. Barefoot Running Shoes

The paleo craze has not only crept into our diets but our shoes too. Out are cross trainers and in are barefoot running shoes that activate and strengthen natural foot muscles.

5. Men’s Core Shorts

Get active with these comfortable shorts from Lululemon! They are nice and loose so you can wear compression shorts, leggings, or just underwear. They are also perfect for wearing around the house. Double bonus!

6. Criss Cross Tank

You can’t deny the attention grabbing nature of a criss cross workout top. These tanks are awesome and breathable for those extra sweaty workouts!

7. Surf Shirts

You don’t have to live near the ocean to reap the benefits of a surf shirt. They offer UV protection and are perfect for all types of water related activities.

8. Go Glass Bottles

Plastic is out! Glass is in! Toss the plastic bottles and pick up a LifeFactory glass bottle. The colorful outer skin offers a fun, yet protective shield from the most dangerous of falls.

9. Headbands and Sweatbands

A staple to any workout wear! Keep your hair out of your face and your eyes on the prize: a personal record.

What is your must-have fitness gear?

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Carly Sippel is a registered yoga teacher, certified life coach, and nutrition nut. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Dietetics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She turns her passion into practice, promoting healthy bodies in both her personal and professional life.