Exercise Outfits for Every Type of Workout

By Olivia Putnal

Get the Right Gear
Get the Right GearGet the Right Gear
When it comes to working out, buying new gear is part of the fun. But besides looking cute, it's crucial that your new apparel helps maximize your fitness results while minimizing the risk of injury. WD shopped the Web to find the perfect apparel for each workout-from running and biking to yoga and weightlifting-no matter what your fitness level.

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Running: The Biggest Necessity

Running: The Biggest Necessity Running: The Biggest Necessity
There are no better bottoms for hitting the road than Nike's Tempo Track Running Shorts. You'll stay cool and comfortable-even when temperatures soar-with the Dri-FIT technology and built-in lined briefs. $28; Nike.com

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Running: Stand Out in a Crowd

Running: Stand Out in a CrowdRunning: Stand Out in a Crowd
Whether you're running at dusk or first thing in the morning, it's a good idea to wear a bright-colored shirt so you're easily visible to cars and bikers. Road Runner Sports Velocity Sleeveless tees come in four bright colors featuring a reflective logo, plus, DRYROAD moisture management to minimize sweat. $19.95; RoadRunnerSports.com

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Cycling: Zip It UpCycling: Zip It UpCycling: Zip It Up

Not only does this Sugoi Bella Triathlon Tank look good, it's also uses "Fast Fit" technology, which guarantees a comfy and close fit so there's no drag to decrease your performance time. $34.95; RevelSports.com

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Cycling: Thin and TrimCycling: Thin and Trim

Cycling: Thin and Trim

If you'll be sitting on a bike for long periods of time, a little extra padding goes a long way. These super-soft Pearl Izumi Quest Bike Shorts are equipped with a 13mm microfiber padding as well as Pressure Relief Technology that relieves pressure at gender-specific points. $50; REI.com

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Walking: Pep in Your Step
Walking: Pep in Your Step Walking: Pep in Your Step
If walking is your exercise of choice, you'll need apparel that breathes, is stretchy and very comfortable. These Reebok Core Run/Walk Capris are made with Play Dry material to allow evaporation and maximum ventilation for your power walk. $29.99; Reebok.com

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Walking: Strut Your StuffWalking: Strut Your Stuff
Walking: Strut Your Stuff

This Under Armour Shortsleeve T has UA Tech fabric that removes moisture, keeping you refreshed and cool. The raglan sleeves allow for better mobility so your movement isn't restricted, since you'll most likely be swinging your arms to burn more calories. $19.99; UnderArmour.com

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Yoga: Get into the Groove
Yoga: Get into the Groove Yoga: Get into the Groove

Yoga has you bending, flexing and stretching, so pants with flexibility are key to a successful bout on the mat. Victoria's Secret Yoga Foldover Pant allows you to adjust the waist for a low or midrise fit, and the Lycra spandex material is smooth and stretchy-so they won't get in the way of your sun salutations! $29.50; VictoriasSecret.com

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Yoga: Go Green
Yoga: Go GreenYoga: Go Green
Made from organic material, Gaiam's Seamed Yoga Tanks are specifically designed not to ride up during workouts. For extra support, there's a shelf bra so everything stays in place when you're practicing the wide range of motion yoga calls for. With four hot colors to pick from, you'll want to hit the mat-and stat. $34; Gaiam.com

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Weight Training: Say No to Sweat
Weight Training: Say No to Sweat Weight Training: Say No to Sweat
You'll definitely be breaking a sweat during your weight-training circuit, so make sure you have Reebok's Tech Top Short Sleeve shirt. It features Play Dry technology that prevents heat and moisture from being trapped inside, so you're cooler while pumping iron. $28; Reebok.com

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Weight Training: The Perfect Fit

Weight Training: The Perfect Fit Weight Training: The Perfect Fit
You're sure to be admiring yourself in the gym mirrors while wearing these Champion Fitted Knee Pants. They can be used for any type of workout, but we like them for strength training because the length allows for restriction-free movement, and safety always comes first when you're hitting the weights. $17.99; Target.com

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Tennis: That's a RacquetTennis: That's a Racquet Tennis: That's a Racquet

While out on the court, you'll need something to block the sun, so try Reebok's Sport Essential UV Textured Henley. The top has UPF30, which acts like sunscreen when out in the blazing sunlight, while the flattering shirt is well-fit for mobility. $35; Reebok.com

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Tennis: Get in the GameTennis: Get in the GameTennis: Get in the Game

Tennis wouldn't be complete without an adorable skort, now would it? This Fall Barricade Skort by Adidas features ClimaCool technology that keeps the heat and sweat from taking over, while the elastic waistband and built-in shorts make them an ace. $45; Tennis-Warehouse.com

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Cardio Classes: Shake Your Groove ThingCardio Classes: Shake Your Groove Thing
Cardio Classes: Shake Your Groove Thing

An excellent pick for dance, kickboxing or any other cardio gym class, this Nike Dri-FIT Tank Top is simple and functional-two must-haves when you're constantly moving. The armholes are loose, allowing your body to move around easily, and the Dri-FIT technology keeps those sweat stains at bay. $20; Nike.com

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Cardio Classes: Hit the Dance Floor
Cardio Classes: Hit the Dance FloorCardio Classes: Hit the Dance Floor
These Semi-Fitted Capri Pants by Champion are great for when you're revving it up on the gym floor. In class you'll need a pant that's fitted but leaves a little extra room for grooving; these not-too-tight capri-length bottoms won't get in your way while you break a sweat. $19.99; Target.com

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