Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Finding the Right Running Gear

For a while now I've been looking for a tank to wear for runs and gym workouts that is body skimming but not too tight. It's been a long search because everything I find is super clingy and does not look good on my body. So, back a few weeks ago when Grace and I went to the NYC Running Show, I was on the hunt.

I tried on a top from Adidas that Grace has and loves. Didn't work for me. The few others I saw were not what I was looking for. Then, we hit the Zensah booth. You know, the company known for their compression socks. Well, turns out not only do they have socks, arm warmers and sjports bras, they also have racerback tanks for women!!

The fabric was so light and soft, and seems loose enough, so I tried one on. And fell in love.

It seemed to fit the bill perfectly. Body skimming but not too tight. Lightweight, moisture wicking fabric and a longer length so it won't have to fuss with pulling it down when running. I had to buy it. At $44.00, it was a little bit pricey, but it worked out well with the discounts I had at the show!


Okay, so I don't take great pictures, especially first thing in the morning, but trust me, this top is cute and comfortable. I can't wait to wear it out for a run...once I'm running again!
  • Do you have a favorite go-to piece of workout gear?
  • How do you take advantage of beautiful Spring days when you work indoors all day?
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Today's workout -
20min elliptical
6min arm bike
150 crunches
2x20 cable pushdown
2x15 weighted side bends
2x15 leg extension
stretching
foam roller

7 comments:

MrsQ318 said...

One of my favorite tops to run and workout in isn't even technically active wear, but it is a really loose fitting raceback and it is really thin and comfy. I love it!

Teamarcia said...

Ooooh I love the purple! Gotta love Zensah!

Laura said...

I have an Under Armour Tshirt that I LOVE but it is now in the category of stinking to high heaven even after a short run...but I just can't throw it out....

trifitmom said...

i have some good ol champion stuff i like, but i love lululemon stuff.

nice day but stuck inside, i would try to take a walk and just focus on the beauty of the day, breath it in.

Rose @ Eat, Drink, and Be Meiri said...

I'm very ADD about what I like to run it. It changes all the time, which is good, since I have so many running clothes.

Running Mama said...

So glad I found your blog. Sure you take great pictures...even in the morning. Love the top, super cute. I don't really have a 'go to' but I'll probably never let go of my yoga pants, even if they are cotton.

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Amanda - RunToTheFinish said...

i have recently discovered that I LOVE lululemon tops because they fit much like your tank and make me feel great in them...also anti-stink that actually works!