Sweat in Style: Summer Workout Gear

Look hot and stay cool.

Bye Bye, Bed Head

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If you're barely waking up in time to make it to your early-morning workout, or if you just don't have the energy to style your hair, you can't go wrong with a baseball cap. Throw your hair back into a ponytail and top off your athleisure look with the Nike AeroBill Running Hat. Side mesh panels keep you cool mile after mile and rep after rep. The black under-bill is a nice touch to help reduce glare if you decide to run outside in the summer sun. ($25; urbanoutfitters.com)

RUN THE DAY WITH THIS CAP

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All About Mesh

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We know it's summer and it can get brutally hot, but Zella's mesh bomber is the perfect jacket for warmer weather. Layer with bright athletic wear underneath for an on-trend gym look, or take it out on a cool summer night to rock that street style. You can't keep a mesh jacket that looks this good all to yourself. This Zella bomber may be all the motivation you need to dust off that gym membership and share your high-fashion style with fellow gym-goers. ($98; nordstrom.com)

WORKOUT WITH THIS MESH BOMBER

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Date With The Gym

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A good tank top is essential for summer workouts, especially if you are exercising outside. Not only will this tank add a pop of color to your activewear wardrobe, but the low armhole design helps you stay cool. (And you can show off your cute sports bra.) It's rare to find a tank top so well-constructed that it provides the coverage you want while planking or doing downward dog yet is breathable enough to endure even your sweatiest workouts. No more trying to find something to wear to yoga; stick with the refreshing Lululemon singlet. ($38; lululemon.com)

ADD TO YOUR SUMMER WORKOUT WARDROBE NOW

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Cute Cutouts

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It may be summer, but that doesn't mean you can't wear leggings! You'll stay cool and trendy with these cutout capri leggings from Forever 21. The strappy details and moisture-managing fabric will help keep you dry during those high-intensity workouts, so you can get fit and toned in comfort and style. When you're not working up a sweat, these capri leggings make a head-turning fashion statement at the farmers' market or a casual girls' night out. ($20; forever21.com)

CUTE CUT OUT LEGGINGS YOU NEED

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Train On

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You don't have time for distractions, so get a pair of training shoes that stand up to every workout. Run, lift weights, box, or simply take the dog for a walk with the Nike Free TR7 shoes. Durable and flexible, these training shoes are made to stabilize your feet as you're crushing your fitness goals, all while providing excellent breathability—just the shoes you need for your summer workouts. So stop fussing with your shoes if they're getting in the way of a solid workout. Reach your fitness goals faster with these Nike kicks. ($100; nike.com)

NIKE TRAINING SHOES THAT GO THE EXTRA MILE

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Running Essential

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Summer = shorts season. These Reebok running shorts add a fun splash of color to your workout wardrobe, and their slim fit won't get in the way of your fitness routine. You want shorts that move with you and improve airflow when you're working out, especially if you're working out in the sweltering heat. Stay cool and dry in these made-for-summer running shorts, and opt for bright colors that will bring some excitement to your athletic clothes. ($30; reebok.com)

MAKE RUNNING A BREEZE WITH THESE SHORTS

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Strappy Style

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We know you don't want to wear a shirt that sticks to your skin during hot yoga, so choose a sports bra that is stylish and will help you beat the heat. Made for low-impact activities like yoga or Pilates, this Under Armour sports bra features a back strappy detail and sweetheart neckline to make it feminine. But this sports bra isn't all style and no performance. Under Armour included moisture-wicking, four-way stretch fabric to keep you dry and supported during your workout. Bonus: This sports bra also comes with anti-odor technology, so you can probably get away with a few workouts before it needs to be washed. ($30; underarmour.com)

GET THIS SPORTS BRA WITH THE SUPPORT YOU NEED

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Summer Long-Sleeve

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For the fashionista who loves stylish workout pieces, this long-sleeve top can be worn to yoga, out for a run, or out for an iced coffee after your workout with some friends. The mesh design offers plenty of ventilation for functionality, while the cropped hem keeps it fashion-forward. Pair with some high-waist leggings or even jean shorts and use the mesh shirt as a swimsuit cover-up for your bikini. There are so many ways to style this trendy workout top, so experiment with fashion while there's still some summer left. ($72; zappos.com)

WORKOUT IN STYLE WITH THIS MESH TOP

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