By the end of January, most people have already fallen off the “my New Year’s resolution is to lose weight” bandwagon. But for those who’ve kept going, kudos to you! What you need to boost your motivation even more is some stylish workout clothes that will actually make you want to go to the gym and show them off.  Instead of your ratty college T-shirt and leggings, check out these top picks for a chic and fun workout session.

Under Armour Women’s UA Tech Short Sleeve V-Neck, $22.99,

Comes in a variety of colors and contains the brand’s signature moisture transport system to keep sweat at bay.

American Apparel Nylon Pack Cloth Gym Bag, $18,

Because you need a cute bag to lug those colorful new gym clothes.

Adidas Women’s Running Aktiv Marathon 10 Shorts, $28,

Nike Free 4.0 Women’s Running Shoes, $90,

The shoes may be pricey, but completely worth it.

Bebe Sport Colorblock Leggings, $64,

These leggings are specifically for working out, with moisture wicking and lightweight and breathable fabric.

Lululemon Cool Racerback Tank, $42,

The North Face Women’s TKA 100 Microvelour Glacier ¼ Zip Fleece, $55,

A running staple in a bright, notice-me color.

Goody Black Elastic Athletic Headbands, $3.49, Target stores

Keeps flyaways away from your pretty face so you can see the finish line, not your frizzies.

What are you waiting for? Get moving! 


Hannah Gettleman is a bubbly twenty-something living in Chicago. She graduated in 2012 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Journalism. Don't tell her that print is dying--she's already made the switch to public relations. As a Midwest girl, winter happens approximately 80% of the year, so she knows a thing or two about a good pair of snow boots. She lives for summer weather (even though she can never tan), Boy Meets World reruns, and an unhealthy addiction to dark chocolate and online shopping. She's a die-hard Chicago sports fan, even though she's well aware the Cubs always end up in last place every year.

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