10 Cute Workout Basics You Can Actually Afford

10 Cute Workout Basics You Can Actually Afford

Starting a new workout routine doesn’t have to mean shelling out big bucks on an all-Lululemon getup. These 10 basics are exactly what you need to stay comfortable and motivated no matter your workout of choice. Whether you’re a new runner or a gym rat| there’s something here for you. Check out our cute under-$35 workout picks!

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| Long-Sleeved Tee

For slightly chilly days when you just need a little more coverage| throw on a fun Express Core cutout tee ($35| originally $50).

| Crazy Capris

On those days when you need an extra boost to make it to your workout| grab something fun from your closet u2014 like these Nike Club Printed Cropped Leggings ($35).

| Shorts

Gyms can be stuffy and overcrowded| especially during New Year’s resolution season. These Adidas Climachill shorts ($20| originally $40) help wick away sweat and have aluminum dots incorporated into the fabric to cool you down while you work out.

| Earphones

For most of us| music is essential for making sure we’re not bored during a workout. Investing in a pair that won’t keep falling out as you bound away on the treadmill is a smart idea. The Skullcandy Chops Bud ($20) stay put at a great price.

| A Basic Sweatshirt

Throw it on after yoga| take a jog in it on a chilly day; this slim-fitting crew sweatshirt ($25) from Land’s End is a versatile piece for your workout wardrobe.

| Tank

This loose-fitting| flattering racerback tank from H&M ($10) gives you freedom| whether you’re working on your biceps or powering through SoulCycle.

| Performance Tee

Don’t be a sweaty mess in an old cotton tee u2014 these C9 by Champion Performance Tees ($13) come in a myriad of colors and wick away sweat as well as shirts twice their price.

| High-Impact Sports Bra

If you’re a runner| cycler| or bootcamp devotee| you’re going to need a sports bra that stands up to your workout. This Forever 21 Mesh Back Sports Bra ($13) is designed to give you the support you need.

| Basic Black Leggings

Everyone needs a go-to pair of basic black leggings| and these Old Navy Compression Leggings ($27| originally $30) do the job for half the price.

| Sports Socks

If you’ve got a regular workout routine going on| you can never have too many sports socks. These ankle-length athletic socks from Hanes ($10 for a six-pack) are affordable and just what you need.