Whether you’re going to the gym to build muscle, lose weight or achieve a specific fitness goal, exercise is the first avenue to look towards in order to feel better and healthier about our wellbeing. But sometimes, finding the motivation to hit the bench or the treadmill can be tricky, especially when you’re not a fitness-focused person. However, kicking off your newly found routine with some high-quality gym clothing can help you feel good as you sweat it all out.
To help you get started, take a look at our list of some of the hottest men’s and women’s activewear trends in Australia to follow in 2019.
Mesh-panelled workout leggings became a huge trend in 2018 and the style is only set to further explode into the New Year. In 2019, expect to see more diversity towards these pieces, with women’s gym wear (including tops and sports bras) and men’s gym wear (mostly shorts and pants) all featuring mesh detailing.
While this material offers a sleek finish, it’s also optimal for breathability and ventilation. If you’re shopping around to spruce up your gym gear kit, keep an eye out for mesh leggings to add to your wardrobe. These funky garments are perfect for running in all forms of weather conditions – they’ll keep you warm in the colder months and provide you with exceptional ventilation when you’re heading out in the heat.
These nifty additions made huge comeback in 2018, with the likes of the Kardashians, Bella Hadid and Katy Perry rocking the look both inside and outside the gym doors. While this style becomes more casual on the streets, it’s still the go-to for those looking for functional wear during their workout. Cycling shorts are a practical approach for exercise routines in yoga, tennis, jogging and more, allowing a super comfortable fit that’s still based on flexibility. Pair with an oversized tee or crop top to tie the look together.
Matching similar coloured tops and skirts have been very en vogue for a while now, so jazzing up your gym bag with with a well-suited combo might just do the trick. Matching crops and leggings are an iconic duo, while monochromatic black and white tones can give a more bold impression that still aligns with the colour coordination. Add to that the trend of floral pieces that are looking to be the height of gym wear in 2019, and there’s plenty to keep an eye on for gym clothing across Australia.
These crowd-favourites are often reinvented with new cuts and lengths across the fashion-orientated world, but high-waisted pants are also extremely versatile for working out in. Allowing for an incredibly flattering fit for any body shape, they’re a comfortable approach for those needing gear for a variety of exercise routines. Pair with a crop top, or loose tee and you’ve got plenty of options to choose from. High-waisted pants also come in a variety of lengths, heights and colours so there’s no shortage for finding the perfect match. If you’re looking for a new killer set of pants to do the trick, browse our women’s activewear online now.