spring fitness reformation

Spring Fitness.

I was stopped in my tracks by Reformation’s recent “active collection” launch. I am loving the monochromatic looks (seen above) and particularly drawn to a head-to-toe dusty pink situation with these leggings and this sports bra, finished with a boxy (inexpensive) coordinated sweatshirt like this! (I’ll take the Chanel sneakers, too.) These high-rise bike shorts even turned my head, though I’m still partially scarred by the pair I bought and promptly returned last summer — I am super short and the proportions just looked wrong on me. (What’s a shortie to do?).

I’m also planning to buy some running shorts from Tracksmith. I have lived in their merino base layers and leggings when it is really cold outside and they just work. (Sizing note: this brand runs small and long. I am 5’0 and 100 lbs and I take a small in the leggings and an xs in the tops. The leggings are a good four inches too long but that doesn’t bother me in winter because I tuck my leggings into socks anyway.)

A few other fitness scores I’m eyeing:

THIS DRI-FIT TEE IN PEONY PINK

PAIRED WITH THESE COLORBLOCKED SHORTS

THIS SAGE GREEN PULLOVER

THESE FLORAL SOCKS

LULULEMON SHORTS – ON SALE

THIS CROPPED CHAMPION TEE + HIGH-RISE BLACK LEGGINGS (<<STILL MY FAVORITE AFFORDABLE LEGGINGS) DELIVER MAJOR ROCKY-IN-TRAINING VIBES AND I’M HERE FOR IT

AND THESE SHORTS IN THE HEATHER GRAY ($30) SERVE UP THROWBACK GYM VIBES I’M INTO

FOR IN-BETWEEN WEATHER DAYS, I LIKE SIMPLE COTTON LONG-SLEEVED TEES LIKE THIS

I PREFER LOOSE-FIT TANKS WHEN RUNNING AND HAVE HAD REALLY GOOD LUCK WITH TARGET’S AFFORDABLE STYLES (<<COMES IN GREAT COLORS LIKE MINT AND ROSE)

PRETTY FLORAL PRINT SPORTS BRA (ON SALE)

CROPPED TANKS FROM LULULEMON (IN ITS COVETED ALIGN FABRIC) AND EVERYONE’S FAVORITE ALO

OR GET THE LOOK FOR LESS WITH THIS $20 STYLE IN GREAT ON-TREND COLORS

STILL LOVE BOTH THE NIKE INFINITY REACT AND THE APL TECHLOOM (GREAT COLORS, VERY LIGHTWEIGHT), BUT YOU CAN GET THE LOOK FOR LESS WITH THIS STYLE FROM A NEW-TO-ME BRAND

LOVE A STRIPPED-DOWN CHAMPION HAT TO RUN IN (GRAY IS COOL)

SPLITS 59 SPORTS BRAS — LOVE THE SLIM STRAPS

STILL NOT OVER THIS HEAD-TO-TOE BLUE LOOK

WOULD LOOK SUPER CUTE WITH THIS GREAT HOODIE IN PASTEL BLUE FOR UNDER $20

IN THE SAME COLOR: THIS UNDER-$20 TANK

OMG – THIS RUFFLE-TOP TANK (OR THIS ONE) FOR SOMETHING LIKE BARRE OR PILATES

THE LATTER BRINGS TO MIND MY FAVORITE RUFFLE-TRIM SWEATSUIT!

P.S. H&M has some fitness leggings for expecting mamas for under $30.

P.P.S. What do you think about when you exercise? Do you ever hit the “flow” point?

P.P.P.S. Do you maintain any hobbies?

10 Comments

  1. On the bike shorts front … I have several pairs from Outdoor Voices (not sure if they make them anymore? They’re the FreeForm material…) as well as a few from Beyond Yoga and Girlfriend Collective. I really love them all, but find myself reaching for the Beyond Yoga ones the most! That space-dye material is sooo soft. In terms of fit, my advice would be to look at the inseam length and aim for an inseam of 5″ or so. Those Reformation shorts are CUTE but look a bit long, inseam-wise, for anyone under 5’4″!

    xx

    1. Good point on inseam – so wise! I am also wild about the Beyond Yoga cropped tanks I purchased. So, so soft and comfortable. And I love those skinny straps!

      xx

    1. Hi Mia – I have not tried their activewear but I absolutely LOVE that set. Floral, and in Magpie blue!! You know me! Have you worn this brand’s activewear?

      xx

    2. Hi Jen!
      I have not tried their activewear — people seem to rave about their swimwear, and I don’t see the activewear advertised/marketed as much as their swimwear.

      Between my 2 pairs of Aligns and 2 pairs of Align joggers plus the Amazon ones you rave about (I have 3 pairs now — this is probably one of my favorite recommendations of yours), I’m all set for a workout for every day of the week and really don’t need any more pairs! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. Do you have any suggestions for menโ€™s workout sunglasses for a large head? Currently has Maui Jimโ€™s but really needs something larger and wider. Thx

    1. Hi Laura! Shoot, nothing springs to mind on this front. Will keep it in the back of my mind in case I come across anything – or maybe another Magpie might weigh in with a suggestion here!

      xx

  3. Love these roundups! I workout every day – usually something fairly intense, so a lot of the dainty sports bras won’t cut it for an hour of HIIT/sprints/etc. … but it’s fun to look ๐Ÿ™‚ I tend to be 99% lululemon loyal, but am tempted by the Tracksmith shorts!

    1. Yay!! So glad this resonated! Will give a full report on the Tracksmith shorts when I’ve tested this spring! (Still 30s and below here in NY.)

      xx

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