This month, we are so frickin’ excited to get out and enjoy the sunshine and warmer temps (finally!). Of course we’ve got some great gear to help us stay energized, inspired, and supported on all our outdoor adventures. Check out our must haves for May! RelatedYo, Amazon Prime Has Insanely Cheap Workout Clothes (and They’re Actually Really Cute)

Need to give your workout clothing collection a little oomph? Let’s Spring clean your wardrobe and add some pizzazz. This ballet-inspired activewear trend is everywhere right now: lace-up, side-tying, crisscross leggings. Have you tried this style yet? This is a surprisingly affordable trend, with options in every price range. While some styles are $90, there are leggings on this list in the $9 to $15 zone! From Carbon38 to Manduka to Free People, you can give your standard yoga and dance tights a little edge and some flair with this subtle but uberstylish update. Boring leggings, be gone! RelatedThese Leathery Activewear Looks Will Heat Up Your Workout in a Whole New Way

Hi there! We’re Hedy Phillips and Dominique Astorino, POPSUGAR Living and Fitness editors, respectively. We both got the chance to test out the brand-new Lululemon Enlite Bra at different workouts to see how it fits, feels, looks, and performs on two different body types. Hedy Phillips: I admittedly live in my Lululemon pants but am not one for working out a whole lot. Aside from just not enjoying many types of workouts (except dancing – I will do all the dancing), working out just makes me uncomfortable because it hurts my chest so much. I don’t have huge boobs, by any means, but they’re big enough that they make me uncomfortable, especially when I run. I’ve tried a variety of[…]

C9 Champion Focus ($37) We came across these C9 Champion training sneakers at Target and did a double take – those look familiar! If you’re thinking the same thing, it’s because they’re strikingly similar to APL’s popular TechLoom Pro; it’s essentially a direct knockoff, for less than one quarter of the price. C9 Champion’s Focus sneaker comes in at $37 (with a sale style in blue at $18), compared to the $160 price tag at APL. Related:These Rose Gold Sneakers Are Selling Out For a Very Good Reason APL TechLoom Pro ($160) While we cant vouch for comfort or quality (we’ve only tried the APL style), if you’re looking for an everyday streetwear style, these will do the trick .[…]

We knew APL sneakers were on the expensive side, with our beloved rose gold running shoes coming in hot at $185 . . . but that’s just the tip of the luxury-footwear iceberg. Painted in literal 24K gold on “Nile crocodile skin,” these “handmade in Italy” sneakers are the footwear equivalent of printing your bank statement and taping it to your feet like wrapping paper – but classier (maybe). Related:This Is the Hot New Shoe You’ve Been Seeing at the Gym (and All Over Instagram) The APL Lusso Supreme in Black/Pure Gold has a return policy of “you can’t” and takes 12 weeks to make, via special order. What does one do in $20,000 24K gold Nile crocodile handmade Italian[…]

To our hijabi fitness fanatics — we have some ultraexciting news for you. While it may have been difficult in the past to find stylish and functional hijabi activewear (or really, any hijabi activewear!), Nike is making things a little easier for you. Coming in Spring 2018: the first ever Nike Pro Hijab, ideal for badass Muslim athletes just like you. In a press release, Nike said this design process has been a year in the making, and the product is already being worn by figure skater Zahra Lari and Nike+ Run Club Coach Manal Rostom. Some more specs of the product itself: it has a “pull-on design, constructed from durable single-layer Nike Pro power mesh . . . Nike’s[…]

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