Fitness Gear to Boost Your Summer Workout

Uncomfortable athletic wear can be a real buzz kill—but this apparel actually makes working out hard easier!

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Innovative Apparel


These six innovative pieces eliminate funk, friction, fatigue and more courtesy of high-tech designs and fabrics you’ll love.

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Cold Play


The extremely lightweight 2XU GHST Singlet (, $60) is stitched with xylitol, which creates an all-over cooling sensation when temperatures (and you!) heat up.

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Fancy Pants


Made with recycled polyester, Athleta’s Maze Be Free Knicker (, $64) wicks moisture and leaves you smelling fresh post-gym thanks to anti-odor salts infused into the fabric that last wash after wash.

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Sole Mate


Asics GEL-Nimbus 17 sneakers (, $150) have a seamless mesh construction for a comfortably snug fit that stretches with every step to curb rubbing. The antimicrobial sockliner also stops stink by diminishing wetness and germs.

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Trail Blazer


With its UV protection and no-snag nylon, the New Balance Ultra Half Zip (, $85) saves you from sunburn and keeps you from getting caught on branches.

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Sore Winner


Compression garments—like the sun-blocking and silky smooth Vimmia Printed Cosmos Short (, $66)—are designed to increase blood flow to your muscles, reducing post-exercise soreness.

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Custom Stride


Featuring ultra-cozy memory foam, Ryka Approach Training Shoes (, $65) mold to the natural shape of your feet, cushioning them in all the right places. The rubber bottom also provides durability and perfectly placed arch support.