5 Best Workout Outfits and Accessories for you

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Being fit is not a luxury anymore. It is a necessary way of life. While we have numerous medium to keep our body fit, many among us often do not focus as much on the right workout outfits. Rather than getting a pair of breathable athletic t-shirts as your gym wear, just any t-shirts work out for us. That’s where we need to put a stop and pick gym clothes that suit us best. After all, an uncomfortable workout can be a strong obstacle towards a disciplined fitness regime. So, taking a step towards comfortable, stylish athletic wear, let us explore some of the best options when it comes to gym clothes. Here is your own personal workout outfits guide.

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The ideal pick for comfortable and stylish Workout Outfits

Now, there are various apparels and accessories to choose from when it comes to gym clothes such as breathable athletic T-shirts, track pants, shoes and even soft towels for that matter. So, to keep it brief, let’s shall narrow down to some of the best options in gym clothes.

  1. Breathable Athletic T-shirts – What we mean by this is, having t-shirts that are made from breathable fabrics. Ideally, an athletic t-shirt made from cotton that does not restrict your movement should suffice. In case you tend to sweat a lot, you could also opt for breathable athletic t-shirts made from polyester microfiber blended fabrics. These are known to absorb away the sweat off your skin effectively.
  2. Shorts or Track Pants – Just like with breathable athletic t-shirts, pick up bottom-wear that ease your movement at the gym. For this reason, shorts become an ideal choice. However, ensure they are a perfect fit with the hem of the shorts ending right above the knee. In case, you are not comfortable with wearing shorts and looking for full coverage, opt for track pants. In either case, opt for fabrics like cotton and nylon to ensure maximum comfort.

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Focus on Gym Accessories Too

Just like gym clothes, gym accessories too need to be given equal attention to ensure a comfortable and high-functioning work. Hence, let us look at some of the gym accessories you need to get, along with your breathable athletic t-shirts and track pants.

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  1. Athletic shoes as per the activity  – Always remember that every workout type has its own set of requirements from not just our body but what we wear also. Hence, when picking up shoes for the gym, understand which shoes would fit best for the activity you are doing. For example, when on the treadmill, pick running shoes, whereas flat-soled shoes are ideal for weight lifting.
  2. Getting the breathable socks – Along with getting the right athletic shoes, pairing them with the right socks is equally important. Now, different sock types have varied advantages to them. For example, high length socks help soak up sweat easily. Whereas, ankle-length socks helping provide more breathing space to the foot area. Either way, pick up cotton socks for optimal comfort.
  3. Picking a towel – As mentioned before, gym time can be quite a sweaty affair. Hence, it almost goes without saying that towels are essential. With towels, an ideal pick would be those made from microfiber as they are highly-absorbant and dry up equally fast. Also, there are many bacteria-resistant variants available in these towels, so that’s an added plus.

So those were my picks when it comes to essential accessories and gym clothes. If you have any more suggestion to add to this topic, please feel to do so in the comments. Would love to hear from you.


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  1. Pehle mujhe bhi lagta tha ki gym ya exercise k liye kya alag kapde, fir jab bitiya ne gym join kiya tab sab importance samjh aayi
    Great informative post ??

    1. Pankti Hemant Parmar

      Great!! Thanks for the information.

  2. Nice Breathable Athletic T-shirts are necessary for gym. It lets your body breathe and relax. And you are able to concentrate more on your exercises.

    Thanks for sharing, have a good day.

    1. Wow….thank you for the wonderful information….t shirts are the perfect for gym…in that we can comfortably do our exercises……?

  3. This is an informative post about the importance of choosing right work out clothes.

    1. Very useful post Deepika. I don’t go gym but I feel,It is necessary to opt for the right clothes and accessories while exercising.

  4. Comfortable clothing is must for exercise and you have explained very well in detail about the same.
    It will be helpful for so many ppl.

  5. Very informative tips to choose the right outfit for gym. Never know that breathable athletic t-shirt are so important

  6. This is true that a comfortable pair of gym wear can make a huge difference during the gym sessions.

    1. Right and comfortable outfit is so imp for workout. You have listed some great options out here.

  7. For me, having the right sports bra is the most important factor while choosing the right gymwear. Your tips are quite helpful.

  8. Helpful article.. I’m thinking to start working out…. ..

  9. Its very important to wear gym specific clothing only . I am very careful about it , especially about the fit and flexibility of the clothes.

  10. Wearing breathable clothes and appropriate shoes are must during exercise. You highlighted the reason behind helping many doubtful folks.

  11. I don’t go to gym but I do like to do aerobics at home, initially I never thought that I would require workout wear since I’m not even going out but I soon realized for a comfortable workout investing in proper workout wear is necessary.

  12. Awesome guide for gym wear! My go to gym outfit is a tank and shorts i also like to throw in a towel and water bottle in my bag. 🙂

  13. I am sure when you have such fabulous and beautiful workout outfits you are going to stay motivated every day to go through the rigorous workout. Quite a helpful post me as I needed such clothing for myself.

  14. I totally agree with you dear. A good workout calls for appropriate outfit and accessories for the same

  15. A breathable and comfortable outfit for exercises is a must, only then purpose of exercises can be achieved. Great pointers in the post to be noted before buying.

    1. I preferably do yoga and yoga is my workout. And I understand how workout clothes are necessary for comfortably focusing on yoga poses. A complete and wonderful guide with good collection❤

  16. Right clothes for the right place.
    Great post sharing the importance of breathable fabric in t-shirt socks, etc for a workout.

  17. It is important to have the right gym outfit, a good outfit will motivate you and make you feel comfortable.

  18. I actually need to invest in these specially a good pair of shoes and a good sports bra as well. The accessories are something I pay least attention to.

  19. Came across this article just when I am in the process of starting my gym journey! Very helpful points shared.

    1. Pankti Hemant Parmar


      This is again an important information about wearing the comfortable clothes during workouts. Thank you.

  20. I am so not a gym person …. but you mentioned importance of right clothing and accessories.. On Point. Thanks.

  21. Absolutely after i became a mum i dint really buy athethic wear but then i realised wearing just general tees or pants didnt help. I decided to concentrate on myself invested in gym wear that was stretchy soft and breathable for that great workout feel.

  22. A breathable outdoor is so important for every season, be it summers or rainy season. That’s a good list to keep in mind for the active wear.

  23. It is necessary for all to wear comfortable and breathable clothing while working out.

  24. Few days back even I brought few Gym wear and trust i feel so good in them that on regular day if not gyming i still prefer to wear them. I am super excited to hit the gym

  25. Yup, one should pay attention to comfortable clothes and accessories while going for workout.

    Agreed with all points!!!!!

  26. Noor Anand Chawla

    What a wonderful selection of outfits! It really helps to have good quality workout clothes!

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