6 Best Activewears For Women

Whether your chosen workout space is a gym, beach, or yoga at home, exercising in perfectly comfortable activewear is a must.  Activewear is a Bonafede fashion category all to its own. Gone are the days when you would work out or go for a run in a pair of basketball shorts and an old Tee.

Now we exercise in gear for support and style. Because, if you have to break a sweat anyway, why not do it in style?

The number of activewear options available today is truly overwhelming. There are more varieties than you probably know the definitions for. And that’s why we’ve chosen the following products to streamline your search, so you can find what you’re looking for.

From Athleisure to high-performance gear, here they are, all of them a class apart.

WodBottom Shorties

WodBottom Shorties

Let us begin our list of best activewear for women with these amazing workout shorts. Leggings and tights are comfortable, yes, but try working out in a sexy pair of shorts! The feeling is just unparalleled to any other.

More so, if the shorts we are talking about are the Wodbottom shorties. They have been my go-to workout shorts for a long time now. These super stylish shorties are made of breathable cotton, which absorbs moisture, leaving you feeling dry and light while working out.

They come in strong, bold colors, which is just so safe, no fear of embarrassment. Even the solid white shorts are not see-through. Made from a four-way stretch material, these shorts easily pass the squat test.

They are also found in some really fun and exciting colors and patterns. You cannot help but be charged up for your workout because positive feedbacks keep pouring in.

Fleo Shorts

Fleo Shorts

These popular shorts won’t ride up, slip down, or give you a veggie! They are one of the best athletic shorts available in the market. Anyone who owns a pair loves it.

These CrossFit shorts are made from stretchable cotton to help it stay in place the entire time. The thick athletic waistband does not bunch or dip, causing discomfort. Nothing interferes with a killer workout session like a waistband, which keeps dipping or bunching; I am sure you would agree with that.

You can choose from a wide variety of colors and patterns, bold as well as fun and flamboyant. So, there is something for everyone at Floe shorts. CrossFit, rock climbing, or yoga, you name it, and they will stay in place.

Lululemon In Movement Shorts EverLux

Lululemon In Movement Shorts EverLux

Now, these shorts are serious stuff!  Lululemon offers us something so well-fitting and strong that athletes use for Olympic lifting. The fabric is breathable soft cotton, Lululemon always comes up to the standard here. These high waisted, high rise shorts are super short, but surprisingly, they stay in place.

The high waisted band is made of thick fabric which prevents rolling down.

Somehow, this sleek, quick-dry material sits high on the actual thigh and stays put there. The most exciting thing about these shorts is the sexy five pockets. Unbelievably convenient!

Imagine what all you can stash in those pockets! All your essentials!

They come in a myriad of colors, and you want to grab all of them. Plain bold colors are the best, comfortable and well fitted, these shorts are a favorite among serious exercise freaks.

Enell Full Coverage High Impact Sports Bra

Enell Full Coverage High Impact Sports Bra

Nothing is worse than an ill-fitted bra, distracting you during rigorous workout sessions. Even when you do get yourself a well-fitted training bra, what happens when the workout is over? Peeling it off your body is a nightmare. Enell promises you a 90% Nylon and 10% Spandex, stress-free workout, as well as a stress-free peeling off the bra from your sweaty body.

The front closure ensures a snug, perfect fit, and makes putting it on and taking it off seem like a breeze. Only those women who struggle with their workout bras after the workout will know what an amazing thing this is.

It is a sweat-wicking, moisture-wicking bra, dries easily as 90% Nylon and 10% Spandex. Best suited for high-intensity training as it is a completely wire-free sports bra.

The Enell bras have a different type of sizing system running from 00 to 8, so you’ll have to look at the measurements to find the right pick for you. In general, this bra is best suited for women 32DDD-40D.

The favorite pick for bigger women.

Panache Women’s Underwired Sports Bra

A runner is always apprehensive about the kind of bra she is wearing. Not sure whether it will give her the support she desires. They need to be well supported before hitting the road.

Thankfully, Panache’s underwired sports bra is groundbreaking when it comes to fit and comfort. It has molded seamed cups that separate as they lift, meaning it will not slow you down when you wish to speed up.

This bra is exactly right enough to be worn regularly, sits on you without making you feel a thing. The J-hook clasp and those straps, cushiony and soft, will not dig into your shoulders.  The material is breathable, and the added mesh in the center makes it light and quick dry.

If this one is not a winner, then what is!

New Balance Shockingly Unshocking Sports Bra

New Balance Shockingly Unshocking Sports Bra

I am sure the yogis will thank me for this, a bra made especially for yoga. Of course, yogis need a bra that would allow them to bend, stretch, flex, whether at home or in the yoga class, without any malfunctions. And that’s where the shockingly unshocking bra steps in.

Designed for C to DD cups (sizes 32C to 44DD), this bra is made from 44% polyester, 44% recycled polyester, and 12% spandex. This beautiful combination gives you stabilizing technology. The chest has a higher cut, and it is ideal for full coverage, so you stay covered in all poses.

The most interesting part about this yoga bra is the Velcro straps on the front, instead of being on the back. So, it is up to you and within easy reach, to adjust it and to customize it. It cannot get better than this!

But these straps are removable, should you want to use these bras as a nursing bra. It surely is a gem, beautiful and stylish with a mesh panel that breathes and keeps you cool throughout.

Can I wear a regular bra for the gym?

If you love and care for your breasts, you will not wear a regular bra to the gym. It can cause the breast tissue to stretch, damaging it and causing your breasts to sag.

Should shorts be tight or loose?

Shorts should feel like a second skin on your body, snug around your thighs and glutes.

The waistband should not be too tight, just strong enough to hold and not slip.

Are sports bras good for your breasts?

A good quality sports bra fits snugly around the upper torso, holds the breasts in place, and prevents the breasts from bouncing during exercise. This is a big boon, especially for women with a bigger bust.

Do sports bras flatten your chest?

A tight-fitting sports bra can do very well to flatten your chest. You can try on a sports bra that is a size smaller for extra flattening.

However, it should not be painful to have on, and it should never restrict your breathing. … Don’t wear a sports bra for too long if it is particularly tight.


To find out how much support your sports bra offers, look carefully at the material it is made up of. Look at the fit of the cups and the bands’ fit and make sure you find something that fits you fabulously.

Look for a sports bra that comes in actual cup sizes instead of small, medium, large.

Pair your workout shorts with a strappy tank top and a pair of cross-training sneakers, and you are good to go.

What is better for workout, leggings or shorts?

Leggings offer compression to the whole leg, which a short does not. Suppose you have issues with your knees of varicose veins. In that case, leggings are better because the built-in compression will be beneficial for you.