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Warm-Weather Workout Clothes and Gear

  • Stylish Running Shorts

    This classic running short offers a flattering fit and bright colors, so you can say goodbye to your boring, baggy gym shorts. Light fabric and cooling mesh sides make these shorts perfect for running in warm weather.

    Nike Tempo Track Short, $27.99

  • Barely-There Short Shorts

    Sweltering summer temperatures can make you want to run around in nothing at all, but since there are laws against public nudity we recommend this all-sport short instead. The breathable, moisture-wicking fabric and 3-1/2-inch inseam let you show off your legs and stay cool on your workout.

    RRS All Sport 3-1/2-Inch Short, $24.99

  • Moving Comfort Endurance Skort

    Easily and stylishly go from running on treadmill to running errands with this skort. Breathable fabric, boyshorts that wick moisture, and an internal key pocket keep this skort functional while staying delightfully girly.

    Moving Comfort Endurance Skort, $35.99

  • The Essential Tank Top

    The ultimate workout staple, this basic tank top comes in a rainbow of fun colors to brighten up your workout.

    Puma Essential Tank Top, $29.99

  • The Built-In Bra Top

    Get support and coverage with this long bra top. The mesh back and moisture-control fabric keep you dry and comfortable, while molded cups keep the girls supported throughout your workout.

    RRS Intensity Tank Bra Top, $34.99

  • The Sporty Top

    No need to limit this tank to just your workout wardrobe — it's perfect whether you're going out for a run or playing games at the park. Soft, moisture-wicking fabric and mesh panels keep you cool even as the temperatures rise.

    RRS All Sport Tank, $29.99

  • Clothes for a Cause

    Show your support for the fight against cancer with this athletic tee. The cut offers a flattering shape while giving you the room to move, but there are many more reasons to feel good in this tee.

    Nike Livestrong Nike Sports Tee, $24.99

  • Fashion Meets Function

    The chic graphic on this shirt is also functional — it's a reflective logo ensuring you'll be seen in all light conditions. Admit it: It's a lot cuter than a bright yellow safety vest.

    ASICS Reflective Tee, $24.99

  • Hot Headgear

    Hesitant to wear a visor on your run? Not with this chic design by ASICS. It's designed just for women so you'll look cute while keeping the sun's rays out of your eyes.

    ASICS Visor, $19.99

  • Handy Hydration

    The hotter the weather, the more water you need. Keep yourself hydrated with this handheld water bottle holder, with a secure handstrap that'll stay put even during a tough run.

    Nathan Quickdraw Elite, $24.99

  • Two-in-One Hydration

    Take a hands-off approach to hydration and carry water bottles with the Speed 2 Energy Belt. Carry up to 20 ounces of water and stash your essentials in the convenient pocket.

    RRS Speed 2 Energy Belt, $39.99

  • Staying Shady

    This running hat has ventilation in all the right places so you can stay cool while protecting yourself from the sun.

    Adidas Ultra Tech Cap, $19.99

  • Stay-Cool Sneakers

    The lightweight, breathable mesh makes these the perfect summer sneakers.

    Saucony Progrid Omni 7 Moderate, $89.95

    Originally published on, March 2009.