With fitness in full bloom these days, you undoubtedly notice the trend of activewear replacing tees and denim as the preferred errand running attire. The need to appear fit and health conscious has led to an influx of women taking their running tights off of the running trails and into the grocery store. Many fitness apparel companies have since developed sleek and chic pieces for women who may want to look a bit more polished yet still fitness oriented during their daily routines. For the most part, these pieces can be comfortably worn to both yoga classes and coffee shops alike.
Appearing as if you’re on your way to/from Pilates has become a lifestyle statement and can be witnessed on even the most trendsetting celebrities.
While comfort and style top the list of must-haves for your everyday, errand running attire, many activewear companies have started to introduce specialty fabrics for your designated workout gear. These fabrics usually will not be found in the lifestyle garments as their true benefits impact athletic movement. Of course, you absolutely can continue to take a no-frills approach to your running capris, but, if you’re looking to start a love affair with state-of-the-art fabric, continue reading.
In this section of “Running Highs + Sexy Thighs,” I’ll be exploring some of the trending technologies from various activewear brands to give you a better idea of the sweat-friendly fabrics on the market.