It’s a New Year which means making and breaking resolutions. Hope you haven’t broken any yet! I know one resolution I make every year is to get in shape. And from the looks of how crowded the gym has been, I suspect that many have the same resolution. This year, everyone is looking for ways to be frugal. No one wants to spend a ton of money on workout clothes. We have some great picks for affordable workout wear so you can keep your resolution without having to break the bank.
Old Navy Micro Performance Fleece | Buy | $8.00
Sometimes you need to dress in layers if your are going out for a run on a chilly morning. The Old Navy Micro Performance Fleece is the perfect lightweight layer to wear on top of your sports bra or tee if you need a little extra warmth. It has a 1/2 zipper closure in the front with a mock neckline. The micro fibers will give you warmth but won’t be too bulky to impact your workout.
Old Navy Sherpa Zip Jackets | Buy | 26.99
If you need a little more protection from the cold, the Old Navy Sherpa Zip Jackets are fully lined with Sherpa fleece to protect you from the wind. It has a full front zipper and 2 pockets. With a mock neckline you can fold it down or zipper all the way up on extra cold mornings.
Tek GearÂ® Racerback Tank | Buy | $14.40
The tank is a workout basic that has a lot of versatility. You can wear it under another short sleeve shirt or just as is to your workout session. The Tek GearÂ® Racerback Tank from Kohl’s comes in a variety of colors with a built-in bra for support. The fabric is perfect to conform to your body and gives you a lot of ability to stretch.
Danskin Women’s V-Neck Cap Sleeve Tee | Buy | $8.00
If you prefer more of a looser fitting tee for your workout wear, the Danskin Women’s V-Neck Cap Sleeve Tee is a good option. It’s soft pima cotton makes it really lightweight and the cap sleeves keep your arms free. What’s great about this shirt is that you can also wear it for a casual look with a pair of jeans.
Active Capris from The Gap | Buy | $44.50
The capri is my personal favorite type of workout pant. They are the perfect length for any time of the year. These Active Capris from The Gap are a stretch nylon that fall right below the knee. They have a drawstring waistband and a small pocket perfect for your locker key.
Nike Balance Yoga Pants | Buy | $59.99
Yoga pants are a definite must-have. They are so comfortable that you may end up wanting to wear them for more than just working out! The Nike Balance Yoga Pants have the Nike Dri-FIT fabric that is designed to keep you dry during your workout and absorb the sweat. They are fitted through the hips and thighs with a wide waistband and a color stripe at the top of the waist.
Nike Tempo Track Short | Buy | $21.99
If you love to run then I am sure you are familiar with the track short. This pair of shorts doesn’t need to be saved just for the track. The Nike Tempo Track Short are black with contrast white trimming and the white signature Nike swoosh logo. The fabric is really thin so it will move well with your legs during your workout. Also available in four other colors.
C9 by Champion Rugby Sports Bra | Buy | $16.99
The sports bra is the foundation to your workout. Without good support, you won’t make it far. There are a lot of different styles and shapes but the most important thing is to find one that is comfortable but snug. The C9 by Champion Rugby Sports Bra is your basic sports bra. It has spandex so it will be stretchy and fitting. It has a round scoop-neck and tank sleeves with a racerback. The stripe design adds some extra style to it as well.
Moving Comfort Alexis Bra | Buy | $30.60
If you are little smaller up top and don’t need a lot of support, the Moving Comfort Alexis Bra is a great option. It has enough support but without too much fabric to constrict you. With a racerback and thin straps it’s a sporty option for an active lifestyle.
Champion Volt Performance Athletic | Buy | $29.99
Sneakers can be pricey, especially running sneakers that have good support. But we have managed to find a pair of running shoes under $30.00!
The Champion Volt Performance Athletic sneakers from Payless are quality sneakers at a really affordable price. They have leather and mesh accents with a mesh lining so your feet can breathe. They have a reinforced foot so you have extra support if you are running and a padded insole for extra comfort.
Nike Varsity Girl Gymsack | Buy | $18.00
A gym bag is a workout accessory must. After all, we need somewhere to put the iPod, your extra layers of clothes, car keys, magazines and everything else you bring to the gym with you.
The Nike Varsity Girl Gymsack is an athletic version of a backpack. It has a drawstring opening that you can pull together to close and just put the straps over your shoulders and you are ready to go.
Agoy Urban Nylon Yoga Bag | Urban Nylon Yoga Bags | $45.00
If yoga is your workout of choice then a yoga bag can help you transport and protect your yoga mat. The agoy Urban Nylon Yoga Bag can hold your rolled yoga mat. It has a drawstring at the top and an adjustable strap so you can carry it over your shoulder or across your body. It comes in 3 color choices – blue, pink and black.