Affordable workout gear to help you sweat in style

Illustration by Juliana Kaminsky.

Whether we want to save more money, plan a vacation or have success at work, we all have some idea about what we want to achieve throughout the year. But there’s always one goal that almost everyone you meet hopes to achieve: getting in shape.

We all over-indulged during the holidays. If you want to get that six-pack back for Valentine’s Day, you may need a little push toward achieving those fitness goals.

There’s just one thing missing… some new gear to have you looking and feeling great while you break a sweat.

Unfortunately, putting together a wardrobe of fitness essentials can put quite a dent in your wallet. With some companies charging you over $100 for a pair of leggings, looking good doesn’t always come at a cheap price.

Here’s a list of some places to get cute and cost-friendly workout gear.

1)  Forever 21

Left: High impact sports bra $22.90                 

Right: Active Colorblock Leggings $22.90


2) Gymshark

Left: Elite Sports Bra $47.20

Right: Winter Running Leggings $64.59


3) Old Navy

Left: Loose-Fit Performance Bomber Jacket $46.94

Right: Mid-Rise 7/8-Length Space-Dye Leggings $36.94


4) Aerie

Left: Move Crop Top $49.76

Right: ⅞ High Waisted Legging $55.99


5) Maniere De Voir

Left: Contrast Mesh Panel Top $40.99

Right: Contrast Mesh Panel Legging $45.99


6) PrettyLittleThing

Left: Black Long Sleeve Gym Top $33.00

Right: Dusty Blue Sports Legging $39.60