GORUCK Women's Tough Leggings - finally workout tights tough enough for rucking - or CrossFit
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GORUCK Women’s Tough Leggings Review

GORUCK is now making a super-tough workout tights for women – the Women’s Tough Leggings is now available. Can’t find tough leggings for your workout? These should work – we’ll explain. GORUCK is the rucking company – and their GORUCK challenge events are some of the toughest workouts around. Low crawls, bear crawls, squats, and general PT – none of these will be a problem in these soft, but tough workout leggings for women. Here’s the styles available now (in sizes 2-16): Let’s take a closer look. Women’s Tough Leggings – Overview First of all – these are workout leggings – so you expect they’ll be soft. But, GORUCK also claims these are tough – and that they won’t rip, tear, or fail. How do they do it? The secret is in the fabric. Their ToughFlex fabric is not just soft – but it is lightweight, dries fast, and feels very comfortable. What’s it made of? 70% Nylon and 30% Spandex is the mix. The nylon makes them tough – but that spandex content is very high. That is what [Read more …]

Women's UA Qualifier Speedpocket Perforated Crop - Hushed Pink With Shirt
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Best Running Tights Review

Best women’s tights for running? We recommend the Women’s UA Qualifier Speedpocket Perforated Crop. Why? They are light-weight, provide a compression fit, and they have a pocket in the waist (center) that really works for carrying your phone. (And to be clear in the year 2020, we recommend you always run with your smartphone in easy reach. Better safe than sorry). Here’s some of the styles we’ll be reviewing today: (We are an Under Armour affiliate). Let’s take an up close look. Best Running Tights – Overview OK, what’s good about these tights? These put TIGHT into tights. They have an ultra-tight, second-skin fit for a locked-in feel. It’s energizing, and it makes you feel like you want to get up and go. And, it’s generally known that clothing with a light compression factor do seem to reduce muscle fatigue – and speed up your recovery. But, at the same time they are soft and comfortable. These have a decently high and wide waistband for good coverage and security. No embarrassment when bending over in these running tights. These have [Read more …]

Women's HeatGear Armour Hi-Rise Leggings - Charcoal Light Heather 1X - HIIT Workout
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Women’s HeatGear Armour Hi-Rise Leggings Review

The UA HeatGear line of performance wear is great – let’s look at the newest addition, the Women’s HeatGear Armour Hi-Rise Leggings. What’s HeatGear Armour? HeatGear Armour is UA’s original performance baselayer. The baselayer is what you put on first and take off last. These are high-rise leggings. That means they have a wide, high waistband. This means comfort – and no embarrassment when you bend over. We exclusively recommend high-rise waistbands on tight fitting workout clothes – and these deliver. These are hot (pun fully intended) – get them now at Under Armour.com (We are an affiliate): Let’s take an up close look. Women’s HeatGear Armour Hi-Rise Leggings – Overview Ok, so these are high-rise leggings. What’s special about these? These are from UA’s HeatGear line of performance workout wear. What can you do with these? Anything really – Yoga, HIIT, CrossFit, and of course – just plain lounging around the house. These also have a side pocket for convenience. And like every pair of yoga pants or leggings they are meant to fit tight This provides a performance [Read more …]

Women's UA Meridian Joggers Blue Ink Running
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Women’s UA Meridian Joggers

The UA Meridian line of performance wear is great – let’s look at the newest addition, the Women’s UA Meridian Joggers. What’s a “jogger”? This is a soft, cozy workout pant with a generous, relaxed fit. Why a jogger in the gym? Comfort – and no restrictions on your movement. This is also a little more modest option than tight fitting leggings or tights. But, no matter what reason you choose them for, we’re sure you’ll like them. These are hot – get them now at Under Armour.com (We are an affiliate): Let’s take a look at these joggers. Women’s UA Meridian Joggers – Overview These are from UA’s Meridian line – so they use a super-nice knit fabric. It’s made from 83% nylon and 17% Elastane (aka spandex) – so these are super comfy. But these don’t fit tight like leggings or tights – these have a generous, relaxed fit. There’s a tapered leg to keep things from being too loose. The fabric used will wick sweat and dries quickly – for maximum comfort. What can you do in [Read more …]

Women's UA Meridian Crop in Blue Ink workout pose
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Women’s UA Meridian Crop – Cropped Workout Legging

The UA Meridian line of performance wear is great – let’s look at the newest addition, the Women’s UA Meridian Crop. What’s a “crop”? It’s like a Capri, basically. Capris are cropped pants where the leg ends just above the ankle. They can help keep you cooler – and they are a trendy look right now (and for the future.) Just remember that they tend to “shorten” your legs – so they can be somewhat unflattering on the wrong physique. These are hot – get them now at Under Armour.com (We are an affiliate): Let’s take a look. Women’s UA Meridian Crop Workout Legging – Overview Ok, so these are cropped workout pants, like capris. What’s special about these? These are from UA’s Meridian line of performance workout wear. What can you do with these? Anything really – Yoga, HIIT, CrossFit, and of course – just plain lounging around the house. These are very comfortable, so we won’t blame you if you never want to take them off. Part of the secret to the comfort and performance is the knit [Read more …]

Nimbus Capri Tights from Hylete - Great for CrossFit - in the gym
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Women’s Workout Leggings – Nimbus Capri from Hylete Review

Leggings are great for your CrossFit workout – they are light-weight, comfortable, and they don’t limit your range of motion – thanks to their flattering stretch. What’s a capri? Capris are cropped pants where the leg ends just above the ankle. They can help keep you cooler – and they are a trendy look right now. Just remember that they tend to “shorten” your legs – so they can be somewhat unflattering on the wrong physique. But having said all that – there are some excellent workout capris for your CrossFit workout – we’re going to take an in-depth look at the Nimbus Capri from Hylete. Hylete makes high-performance apparel for the gym and CrossFit WOD. Here’s the women’s workout capris we’ll be reviewing in this article: Nimbus Capri Workout Tights – Materials The Nimbus Capri tights are made from a a 90% Polyester / 10% Spandex blend. Synthetic materials like Polyester and Spandex are a necessity in performance wear – they are lighter, more breathable, and not as absorbent as cotton. They also dry much, much faster. Do you [Read more …]

Wall squat with the Hylete Motiv II Vent Workout Tights in Galaxy Plum
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Motiv II Workout Tights for CrossFit from Hylete Review

Need the best women’s workout tights for CrossFit? You should consider the Motiv II tights from Hylete. These are a fantastic option – and we’ll tell you (and show you) just why these are so great. Let’s take a closer look. Motiv II Workout Tights From Hylete – Material The Motiv II line are minimalist tights. This is all about breathable comfort – like a second skin. How does Hylete do it? By using a 83% Polyester and 17% Spandex blend. That’s a high proportion of spandex – and that’s what gives these such a luxurious stretchy fit. It’s a mild compression effect – that feels good but also has a slimming effect on your physique. They also dry quick – thanks to these synthetic materials. Motiv II Workout Tights From Hylete – Fit & Cut Let’s talk about these tights – how they fit and how the material is cut. All of these have a mid-rise waistband. That helps keep your tights from rolling down – and that means confidence as your tights stay put through even your toughest [Read more …]

Nimbus Workout Tights from Hylete - Orchid
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Women’s Workout Leggings – Nimbus Tights from Hylete Review

Leggings are great for your CrossFit workout – they are soft, comfortable, light-weight, and they don’t restrict your range of motion. And let’s face it – they can be a very flattering item of clothing too. You workout to feel good – so why not look good too? We’ll be reviewing the Nimbus Tights performance leggings from Hylete. We believe these are some of the best leggings for CrossFit WOD workouts – and we’ll explain why while we take a close look at the product. Here’s the women’s workout tights we’ll be reviewing in this article: Ok, let’s look at what makes these great leggings for your functional fitness workout – or in the globogym. Nimbus Workout Tights – Materials First of all, these are all made with Hylete’s 4-way stretch fabric. 4-way stretch means it can stretch both vertically and horizontally. This means a perfect fit – and no restriction on your range of motion or flexibility. The material is a polyester (90%) and spandex (10%) blend. Synthetic materials are a necessity in performance wear – they are lighter, [Read more …]

UA Meridian Workout Leggings for Women
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Under Armour Launches New Workout Leggings – UA Meridian

What’s the feature women want most in their workout leggings? Softness. That’s just one of the findings that Under Armour investigated while creating their new line of workout leggings – UA Meridian. These are hot – get them now at Under Armour.com (We are an affiliate): These are the bottoms that make working out feel good. For active women, leggings are a closet staple in their wardrobe. But, you’ll find there are different types of leggings – for different situations. So-called “chill leggings” are meant strictly for around the house wear. They are super comfortable – but not for the active woman. In contrast “yoga leggings” have forgiving stretch that will hold up to any yoga move. And for CrossFit style workouts (functional fitness) you need “high-intensity leggings” – that can stay put in the right place while you move around. But what if there were one versatile bottom that could support a woman through all these movements? So, while soft, comfy bottoms are a woman’s #1 choice – they are often not what they reach for in a workout. [Read more …]

Nike's new yoga collection for 2020 will use new Infinalon performance fabric
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Nike Introduces New Infinalon Fabric in Latest Yoga Workout Clothes Collection

Nike is launching a new high-performance fabric for Yoga clothes: Nike Infinalon. What is important in Yoga? Movement without restriction – and Nike’s new collection of yoga clothes will enable this. Comfort on the yogi’s mat and beyond this new performance fabric innovation will be launched on January 1st, 2020. Nike Infinalon has been in development for more than two years. Now that it is entering the yoga market we can tell you the benefits of this material. You can expect stretch, size, softness and smoothing at the top of mind for the ultimate yoga mat experience. Stretch: Infinalon will have double the stretch of Spandex based fabrics – with the same force applied. There’s no stretch lockout though. Infinalon will provide a comfortable and consistent fit. It will serve as a gentle but nonrestrictive compression system – that flexes and moves like you do. Size: Nike Infinalon is a durable opaque fabric – but it is both thinner and stronger than past materials. That means you don’t have to sacrifice coverage. This finely woven yarn is comprised of multiple [Read more …]