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Growing Trend for Stylish Fitness Clothes

March 02, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 132

As more people become health conscious and begin working out on a regular basis, the need for stylish fitness clothes has grown exponentially. In the past, women and men wore whatever was comfortable when they worked out. In some cases, workout clothing didn't even match. However, recent years have brought with them a whole new trend in fitness fashion. Today, it is possible to buy both men and women's activewear that is comfortable and stylish. These clothes are so appealing that many women and men can go straight from exercising to the grocery store without changing outfits!

No one wants to go to the gym in embarrassing attire. Fortunately, today's fitness clothing is trendy and flattering, unlike the mismatched and unattractive styles of the past. Fitness wear that is currently trendy usually includes energetic, powerful colors and graphics. Another common trend involves wearing several layers on top with at least one pop of color. In addition, many trendy workout clothes are slim-fitting in order to provide the wearer with maximum mobility.The most popular materials used to make these quality workout clothes are nylon and spandex, which are the most beneficial in wicking away sweat and keeping the clothes breathable at the same time. Finally, this season's fitness fashion trends also include the layering of shorts over tights or leggings. Most people choose to wear lightweight shorts over longer form-fitting leggings to prevent overheating. The look is both flattering and comfortable for the wearer. Weight in the clothing is also a factor for the growing trend, people want lightweight fitness clothing for there Yoga, Pilates, cycling or running.

Though fitness clothing is now fashionable, it is still functional. Most manufacturers of trendy fitness wear make sure to include plenty of breathable materials, such as mesh, to make sure that the wearer maintains the optimal body temperature while working out regardless of the weather. Garments are constructed so that they are supportive to the body without being uncomfortable or restrictive. In addition, many garments include functional details, such as built-in pockets for carrying media devices or thumb holes to ensure a secure fit for garments with longer sleeves. The goal in today's fitness world is to combined a great looking outfit with the most functionality whether a person wants to hit the gym hard for a great workout or just an outfit that is comfortable yet still flattering for the everyday errands.

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