The number one thing that makes me want to exercise is being excited about the workout itself: How fun it is that I forget I'm working out? Is the playlist full of my favorite songs? Is the instructor engaging? The second thing that motivates me for a sweat session is my activewear. For me, sometimes all it takes are a top and bottoms that make me feel confident and stylish to get me going. These days, I'm exclusively working out at home, but when I used to go to fitness classes, I would make sure I was dressed to impress. Come on, tell me I'm not the only one who thought this way.
I used to steer clear of anything too "loud" or eye-catching, but now I'm starting to embrace and experiment with activewear in unique colors. And lately, I've been going even more out of my comfort zone and gravitating towards leggings in fun patterns. When I'm not in activewear, I'm not the type of person who is afraid of prints, so I decided to bring that outlook to my workout gear. It definitely adds some excitement to my usual fitness routine!
Check out some pattern leggings below that I'm eyeing. Maybe you'll find a few to add to your own cart.
These leggings are designed for running, and with this floral pattern, you'll really stand out on your neighborhood runs. The fabric is slick so you won't have to deal with friction or chafing. And you won't have to worry about overheating—it's sweat-proof, breathable, and cooling.
The print on these Sweaty Betty leggings looks like an optical illusion, but not the kind that gives you a headache or is a total eyesore, of course. The ankle-length leggings have side pockets to hold your phone and keys.
The speckles on these leggings have a little bit of shimmer, so I would recommend this to the person who really wants to stand out during their workout. And you'll probably want to wear this after class, too.
And if you're really into shiny details, you'll like these leggings that have foiled daisies all over. Because it's a monochromatic print, they're a subtle sparkle that depends on the lighting and your movement.
For your sweatiest workouts, these Nike leggings will come in handy because they're made of the brand's comfortable and cooling Dri-Fit technology. It has a high waistband for extra comfort, seamless legs, and two hidden pockets.
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