Activewear for Women

Activewear is clothing that has a combination of athletic purpose along with stylish attributes for general purpose wearing. AND I mean who doesn’t love to work out in style! Activewear can be worn to exercise or in casual situations without exercise. It is comfortable yet stylish clothing appropriate for physical fitness or relaxation. Some activewear is designed with function in mind, such as performance fabrics so they are appropriate for wicking away moisture.

Sports Bra

Sports bras are comfortable, don’t dig into your skin and help wick away sweat. The proper sports bra may also help delay unsightly breast sagging that may occur as women age. Whether you’re playing a sport or going out for a run, a sports bra helps minimize the movement of your breasts. Exercising without a sports bra or any proper chest support may contribute to pain and discomfort, and stretched skin and ligaments, which may lead to droopy, saggy breasts. The higher the intensity of your workout or sport, the more protection and support you will need. Sports bras also help wick away sweat as well as keep you cool, they feature a variety of fabrics that are lightweight but allow for air circulation.

Yoga Pants/Active Leggings

Yoga pants are flexible, form-fitting pants designed for the practice of yoga as well as other physical activities that involve a lot of movement, bending and stretching. These pants are usually worn for sports and physical exercise. There are various types and styles of yoga pants, including traditional boot-cut, flared, and skinny yoga pants with flat waistbands. Yoga pants are tight-fitted, giving them flexibility and comfort as well as the moisture-wicking fabrics within the pants that move perspiration away from the body to the fabric’s outer surface where it can evaporate giving the pants an advantage when worn during physical activities that exert heavy perspiration keeping the wearer cool and comfortable.

Sweaters/Hoodie

You can wear a sweater or hoodie if you’re planning on going on an early morning run or even a late night jog. Some people tend to layer up when they’re working out, in order to sweat more and burn more calories.

Compression Shorts/Active Shorts

Compression shorts are made up of a stretchy material that forms to your body and produces pressure in your butt and thighs. Wearing these types of shorts during workouts, helps improve athletic performance by reducing fatigue and reduced the risk of strains. Compression shorts are also designed to promote blood flow and improve oxygenation of muscle tissues, which can enhance athletic performance during short bouts of exercise. These shorts are very comfortable and cause less chafing and friction than more traditional athletic shorts. Not to mention they won’t ride up when you’re running, squatting, doing sit-ups, or stretching, among other activities.

Sneakers

Whether your workout involves running, walking, sports or gym equipment, a decent sport shoe is a must. If you wear inappropriate shoes to workout it can cause an injury that can derail your fitness or weight loss attempt. If you invest in a quality shoe it can help you prevent foot and ankle damage, and can make your workout a more comfortable experience. There are a variety of sport shoes in the market for every type of exercise. Choosing proper shoes can help protect you against common injuries associated with your type of workout. Good shoes can lessen the impact of your step and cushion the foot from heavy landings. Sports or exercise specific shoes can improve your performance.

The Importance of Activewear

What you wear to the gym may give you the mental boost needed to push through a tough workout, but it may also affect your performance. If you wear comfy attire to workout then you get a positive outcome on your workout routine. This is why buying the appropriate workout clothes is one of the most necessary and fashion decision for your workout. It is essential for you to choose attires according to the workout or sport. Choosing activewear that is made of appropriate fabric is important because the fabric should be comfortable, cool, flexible and sweat wicking. You should consider excellent stretchy fabric that gives maximum support.