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Spooning could actually make you healthier, according to science. Though affection has been known to release serotonin and dopamine, the majority of benefits you get from cuddling comes from oxytocin. Known as the "feel good" hormone, oxytocin released from your brain can affect your health for the better.

Glittery Workout Gear That Shimmers and Shines

Terez Leggings

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Wear these performance tights to yoga or Pilates, or simply to grab your groceries. No shame in bringing the party wherever you go. ($78; carbon38.com)

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Reebok X Face Stockholm Classic Sneakers

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These pumped-up leather kicks from Reebok are gilded with rose gold (also in silver or gold, your choice!), so you can take them from the gym to the street and turn heads either way. ($75; reebok.com)

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UA ColdGear Shimmer Leggings

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These ultra-warm dual-layer tights trap heat and wick sweat, perfect for your winter workout wardrobe. The silver-flecked effect will make you sparkle as you lap the competition or finally master that head stand. ($70; underarmour.com)

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Converse Carryall

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A packable backpack is lightweight and convenient, but also the perfect functional accessory when you're moving gear on a busy schedule. ($30; nike.com)

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Bow and Drape Sweater

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Don't be without a comfy boyfriend sweater for post-workout lounging. State your case with sequined letters everyone can appreciate, or even design your own. ($65; bowanddrape.com)

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Athleta Beanie and Mesh Yoga Tote

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The metallic crochet is also super comfy as a studio to-and-from. Throw your yoga mat into the silver tote and your all-black everything workout outfit will go from drab to decidedly chic. ($24, athleta.com; $48; athleta.com)

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Glittery Headbands

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For the barre bun that needs assistance, keep your 'do in check with these glitter no-slip headbands. ($17; sparklysoul.com)

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Shashi Star Socks

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Mesh comes with embellishments for your barre wardrobe now, with these sparkly moisture-wicking socks. We won't blame you for getting multiple colors. ($18; shashionline.com)

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Tani Tote

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Three inner pockets and a cotton lining protect your belongings in this gym bag that easily doubles as an everyday tote. ($98; anthropologie.com)

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Nike Gold Dri-FIT Leggings

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An all-over gold sheen looks deceptively stylish for a pair of tights made for high-intensity training. They'll wick moisture and can even function as a base layer in winter. ($60; macys.com)

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Beyond Yoga Anniversary Bra

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Add a modern touch to your workout garb with this silver version of Beyond Yoga's favorite bra silhouette. The notoriously comfortable fit and fabric are perfect for the studio, but you'll want to wear it all the time. ($75; beyondyoga.com)

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Kate Spade Water Bottle

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Stay hydrated and sport this festive bottle wherever you go this season. The silicon sleeve protects the glass, as the glass protects you from BPA and phthalates. ($30; macys.com)

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Alo Airbrush Leggings

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These tights are business up top and party at the bottom. They're ultra-slimming and performance-ready, no matter your workout of choice. ($98; carbon38.com)

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Asics Lite-Show Capri

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These leggings might look unassuming in the daylight, but turn the lights out and the reflective dots shine brighter than stars in the darkness. Run on short winter days without worry. ($68; asics.com)

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Moon Sutra Tank

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Wear this top for lounging or to the studio to add a little flash to your outfit. It has long side openings so you won't get caught up wearing it on the mat or even as sleepwear. ($60; spritualgangster.com)

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