Cool gear for warm-weather workouts
When the temperatures rise, working out can become a struggle even for the most dedicated fitness fantatics, which is why what you choose to wear during your sweat session makes all the difference when it comes to keeping you cool and comfy.
"Lightweight polyester or polyester blends are ideal for warm weather workout apparel," says Tracy Byrnes, senior manager of innovation and product information at Athleta.
Byrnes also suggests looking for clothing that offers sun protection. Here, a few of our favorite options designed with your warm-weather workout in mind.
Athleta Hana 2 in 1 shorts, $56 at Athleta.com
These shorts are constructed with ultra-lightweight fabric that's designed to breathe and wick away sweat, and includes UPF 50+ protection.
Zobha Paige tank, $68, at Zobha.com, Neiman Marcus and Equinox locations
Zobha apparel is made from a unique blend of pre-shrunk Supplex and Lycra and is moisture-wicking, quick-dry, and has breathability and shape recovery.
Reebok RealFlex seamless long bra top, $50, at reebok.com
The new RealFlex apparel line is designed to maximize your range of motion during your workout, also offering 4-way stretch fabric and moisture management.
Under Armour Armour Bra, $58, at underarmour.com
This new sports bra is sized for both cup and band to fit your exact body type. No more fighting your sports bra and no chaffing or straps digging. "Smart" UA fabric wicks away sweat keeping you dry and moves with your body.
GAP GapFit BreathT, $24.95, available at all GAP locations. (main image above)
These T's are made from breathable knit fabric, pulling moisture away from the skin to keep you super-dry.