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How to look stylish while staying fit


It’s not a mystery; nobody looks good after they just worked out. There are sweat marks on your clothing and your hair is a mess. While some people can manage to go to the gym and look fabulous, not all of us are as fortunate.

If style is your thing but you also want to live a healthy lifestyle, there are solutions and compromises you can make. Lots of brands are recently making an effort to make workout gear edgier and more stylish.

For example, the Fitbit. It’s great, it tracks your number of steps, calories burned, and sleep patterns. All in all it’s fabulous, and everyone should have one. The only downside is that it isn’t the most stylish thing to wear, especially with clothes like jeans, dresses, or business attire.

If you don’t want to ditch your Fitbit, there are stylish covers that you can purchase so that the black Fitbit band isn’t part of your ensemble.

Tory Burch has both a gold cover and a silver cover that look like regular bracelets, but they are actually discreet and stylish covers for your Fitbit. The designer also has a few other options that add extra style to your outfit.

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Other places to look for stylish covers are Etsy and the Fitbit website.

As far as clothing goes, Lululemon is the go-to for every girl or guy when it comes to workout gear. Sweat resistant and stylish, Lululemon is the popular choice among SMU students. The clothes are distinct with their unique designs and patterns.

Guys and girls alike wear the clothing because of the materials that are used to produce them. The company uses Silverescent technology, which helps prevent clothes from smelling because it prevents bacteria from growing.

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It can cost a pretty penny though, so for those who may want to save some money, there are other options for stylish gym wear.

Fabletics is a new clothing line that Kate Hudson co-founded with JustFab. The pieces are similar in cut and style to Lululemon but for a fraction of the price.

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Victoria’s Secret, Cotton On Body, and Express Active Wear all have stylish options for those who want to look fierce and fabulous while getting fit. From printed leggings to criss-cross backed sports bras, there are plenty of options for those who want something unique to make them stand out at Dedman Center.

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