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What Fitness Editors Really Wear to Work Out

Nike Free Flyknit 4.0

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"My all-time favorite sneaker is the Nike Free Flyknit 4.0 ($120; nike.com). It's low to the ground and lightweight, but still packs a little cushion—making it ideal for fast runs, but still my go-to for CrossFit WODs. The tight-knit upper hugs my foot, keeping me secure during agility drills, hexagonal grooves along the sole make quick changes in direction easy, and it fits like a sock, so it supports without any bulk."
—Jaclyn Emerick, Fitness Director

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Lululemon Pace Pusher Crop

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“I'm shameless about bright and loud patterns. I can't get enough! These running leggings ($98; lululemon.com) keep me easily spotted on runs at dusk with their reflectivity.”
—Carly Graff, Editorial Assistant

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GapFit Motion Racer Tank

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“Whenever the Gap is having a sale, I always stock up on their workout tops, like these jersey racerbacks ($30; gap.com). They're super comfortable (even to sleep in!) and hold up in the wash.”
—Kylie Gilbert, Assistant Web Editor

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Chuck Taylor Converse

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“I used to do every workout in my running shoes—bad idea. Switching to the Chucks ($50; converse.com) at the bottom of my closet proved to be a much better choice for theweight room: the soles are stern, not squishy, so they're better suited for heavier weight.”
Kiera Aaron, Senior Web Editor

Photo: Academy Sports and Outdoors

Old Navy Lightweight Workout Shorts

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“Built-in underwear, a place to hold my keys, comfy, sweat-wicking, durable—these shorts ($14; oldnavy.com) have everything I need.”
—Mirel Ketchiff, Health Editor

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Nike Swoosh Headband

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“I sweat a lot and have bangs, so I always wear a sweatband to keep my hair out off my face. Nike’s ($6; nike.com) have the perfect amount of give and can be worn and washed about 50 times before I have to replace them.”
—Melissa Katz, Senior Web Producer

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Forever 21 Low Impact Sports Bra

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“If you do hot yoga, you go through workout clothes super fast. I wear a Forever21 sports bra ($8; forever21.com) as a top in class. It's super stretchy and soft, and at $8 each, I can stock up and not constantly have to do laundry.”
—Marnie Schwartz, Nutrition Editor

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FILA SPORT Performance Leggings

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“I am all about FILA leggings ($45; kohls.com). They have the perfect amount of stretch; you don't feel like an encased sausage, but they still slim down your trouble spots. And the patterns and designs are cute, not crazy."
—Rachael Schultz, Digital News Editor

Photo: Kohl's

Champion Double Dry Seamless Racer-Back Sports Bra

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“Champion sports bras ($25; hanes.com) last forever (I had an earlier style for nine years!) and make me feel totally locked-in. I buy a size smaller than I normally would to get the no-bounce effect I need for high-impact workouts.”
—Sara Angle, Associate Editor

Photo: Champion

American Apparel Lightweight Emergency Jacket

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“This jacket ($52; americanapparel.com) packs up into a small pouch so I can take it with me when I leave for a run and it's looking gloomy outside. I can pull it out easily when it starts to rain, and it keeps me from getting too drenched.”
—Hannah Doyle, Editorial Assistant

Photo: American Apparel

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