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12 Activewear Trends from the '90s That Are Back and Better Than Before

Dad Sneakers: Adidas Originals Falcon Shoe

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It may be a polarizing trend, but there's no arguing that chunky sneakers are back in a big way. This pair from Adidas offers just the right amount of oomph, while the colorway serves up serious '90s vibes. (For more: 11 Dad Sneakers That Will Actually Look Cute On You)

buy it, $107

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Scrunchies & Velvet: Velvet Hair Scrunchie Set

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Keep sweaty hair out of your face and combine two '90s trends—scrunchies and velvet—with this colorful set.

buy it, $12

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Leg Warmers: Under Armour Around Town Leg Warmers

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Nobody likes a cold commute to the Pilates studio. Slip these on and every step you take (every move you make) will bring you closer to the greatest decade.

buy it, $23

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Leotards: Alo Yoga Exclusive Goddess Leotard

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Forget matching your sports bra and digging out a pair of high-waisted leggings—leotards are back, super flattering, and perfect for low-impact workouts (or maybe even an aerobics class). Complete the look with leg warmers and a scrunchie to really throw it back.

buy it, $98

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Fanny Packs: REI Co-op Trail 2 Waistpack

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Brands may be calling these "belt bags," but LBH—it's a fanny pack, and we are here for it. The bright teal of this REI option channels your inner '90s kid, while the bucket-style top makes it super easy to grab any goodies you have stashed inside. 

PS: These Stylish Fanny Packs Make Your Workout Commute a Hell of a Lot Easier

buy it, $25

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Crop Tops: Nike Miler Running Crop Tank Top

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The '90s were the heyday of baring midriffs on the street, and now the athleisure world has taken over the trend. Take it to the next level with something you can actually sweat in, like this one from Nike. Oh, and with these crop top-sports bra hybrids, you can leave the shirt at home.

buy it, $19

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Camo: Carbon38 Monrow Elastic Waist Sweats

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No longer reserved for heading into the woods, camo is the new neutral. Slip into these babies post-sweat and you'll give off cozy-chic relaxation vibes.

buy it, $153

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Windbreakers: Columbia PFG Harborside Windbreaker Jacket

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Color-blocked jackets were a staple back in the day. Pair yours with some fresh white kicks for a classic look.

buy it, $65

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Track Jackets: Puma Retro Track Jacket

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Everyone and their sister had a track jacket, and they probably didn't wear it working out. Bonus points if you wear yours with matching bottoms.

buy it, $50

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Slides: Hoka One One Ora Recovery Slide

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After working hard in sneakers, there's nothing your feet love more than slipping into cushy sandals. These have an oversized midsole, so it basically feels like you're walking on pillows.

Buy It, $35

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Logos: Ivy Park Logo Leggings

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Gone are the days of asking your fellow gym-goer, "Who makes that?" Logomania is back, so you can proudly stand by the brands that hold up to your best sweat tests.

P.S. You're Going to Want These '90s-Inspired Logo-Covered Pieces

Buy It, $40

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Snap Pants: FILA Alice Snap Front Track Pants

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There's nothing more satisfying than donning a pair of pants you can easily rip off after a super tough leg workout. These beauties get the job done in style. Can't get enough of FILA? Here's more of their best throwback gear available now.

Buy It, $70

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