8 Leggings for Your Favorite Workouts

We love leggings. Take a look at these workout leggings and tights specifically designed for the workouts you enjoy most.


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For the Cyclist

Hop on your bike whether you are cycling indoors or out; this pair of cycling tights was designed to impress. The thermo tights will help keep you warm if you are out biking in the cool, crisp air thanks to extra layered material. The added layers are still comfortable, though, since these cycling tights are ventilated to wick away moisture from the areas you sweat most. Reflective details will keep you visible when the sun starts to set and the warm yet breathable fabric will protect you from the elements on your next ride. ($130; backcountry.com)

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For the Yogi

In search for a new pair of leggings for yoga or Pilates? Lululemon has your back with this fab pair of tights. Originally designed for running, these leggings perform well for yoga and other workouts, too. With a generous amount of stretch and high-rise fit for a secure feeling, these yoga leggings just might become your new favorite pair. You can also stash small essentials like your ID, gels, or keys in the back zipper pouch and keep your phone handy in the side pocket. Stay flexible and comfortable in warrior pose with these super-soft leggings. ($118; lululemon.com)

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For the Hiker

If you can't get enough of the outdoors, you need reliable leggings to go along with you on all your adventures. Hike through your favorite parks and trails with The North Face Whatsup Capris. The quick-drying leggings are ideal for crossing streams or even paddling in your kayak. Mesh paneling along the legs make for excellent breathability, not to mention a super-trendy detail. You'll be excited to take a hike in these stylish capris. ($60; zappos.com)

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For the Runner

Be sure to get your run in for the day with the right pair of leggings. These Under Armour running tights will be your new go-to mile after mile. Their dual-layer ColdGear construction means exterior moisture dries quickly while keeping the interior nice and warm for those chilly, drizzly days. When the sun is out, UA's Moisture Transport System goes to work to wick away sweat to keep you cool and dry. Leg reflective graphics will help keep you visible if you decide to run at night. New running tights sound like a great motivator to start training for that half-marathon. ($90; underarmour.com)

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For the Trainer

For the trainer who loves a good bargain, you get two pairs for the price of one with these reversible leggings. Knock out your fitness goals one by one in classic solid black, or reverse to the ombré with a subtle geometric print for an energizing boost to your workout. These leggings will be your second skin whether you're lifting weights, practicing yoga, or running a 5K. Stay comfy and stylish with these reversible leggings. ($115; sweatybetty.com)

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For the Dancer

Stirrup leggings just got an upgrade. Practice your dance routine and perfect your moves in a pair of leggings built to move with you the way you want. Leave your studio shoes in your bag, because these stirrup leggings have built-in footies with no-slip grippers to keep you stable while leaping and spinning. They're ideal for barre or ballet. When you need full-foot contact to the floor, convert the stirrups into a standard full-length legging. Get dancing in these Powerfully Poised leggings from Lucy. ($98; lucy.com)

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For the Swimmer

Start a new trend by the pool or at the beach with leggings you can actually wear swimming. These swim tights are made for water and dry land, so you can start off the morning at your yoga class and then go paddle boarding in the afternoon. Don't worry about falling into the water; the swim tights are quick to dry and have UPF 50 material so you can stay protected from the sun. Enjoy the freedom of unrestricted activity in the Reese Ultimate Legging. ($72 - $125; mott50.com)

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For the Skier

Hit the slopes in the proper gear to keep you warm and mobile. This pair of Nike Pro HyperWarm training tights is great for wearing underneath your snow pants and will keep you warm without overheating. Dri-Fit technology helps wick away sweat and keep you dry while skiing or snowboarding. Wear these thermal leggings for other outdoor activities like running or biking in the colder months. You'll want to add this versatile legging to your closet ASAP. ($53; nike.com)

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