Lets be honest, yes we all look at the multi coloured, print-tastic work out leggings seen regularly on social media, we may even 'heart' them, but at the end of the day we all end up wearing black or navy or if we're feeling crazy, grey. Because lets face it, they feel great and they're super flattering. So which pairs are worth buying for the long haul but don't cost the earth?
Check Out Elle's Edit of the 7 Best Work-out Leggings Below:
These high waisted ultra flattering 'Wunder Under Leggings' from Lululemon are not only super versatile - perfect for yoga or the gym, but they are designed to fit like a second skin holding you in and giving you a clean sleek silhouette - like spanx for the gym!
These Lustrous Leggings are figure-flattering and comfortable. The brands top selling leggings are designed to take you from brunch to soul cycle.
These leggings are not only amazingly light but they have a moisture system, that wicks sweat to keep you dry AND because of a sophisticated anti-microbial technology they stay fresher for longer - so no more worries when you leave your gear in your bag over night. All this for $44.99 and they come in flattering navy!
The opaque heathered surface hides everything you want to keep to yourself, so you can try a lighter hue of grey. With a four-way stretch and sweat-wicking these are perfect for sorta sweaty activity — jogs, hikes, and flows.
Super supportive, figure flattering and versatile these classic cropped leggings comes in a stretch, sweat-wicking fabric designed to perform for every activity from running, to spin, barre, TRX, boxing and more
Looking for leggings for more of a low-impact workout, (think Barré and Pilates), these lightweight, ultra chic, Tory Sport Seamless Cropped Leggings are your new best friend. Engineered using seamless knitting technology with body mapping to offer support, breathability and compression where you need it most. They are also super comfortable.
When your leggings are named Power Epic Lux the bar is set pretty high. Typically Nike delivers with these smooth fitting, dri-FIT, mesh paneled leggings providing comfort and breathable support. The non-dig wide waistband also has a (rarely found) adjustable fit.