Plus Size Activewear
Just because you are among the bigger size group does not mean going to the gym or for any fitness workout looking shapeless, sloppy or frumpy.
In fact, this can even put you off exercising at the gym where you get compared to those fit individuals in flattering workout apparel.
Plus size sportswear can be just as flattering and trendy.
There are now a number of brands offering trendy extended plus size fitness clothes catering to this special group of people.
Getting proper exercise outfit is important as ordinary clothes may restrict you in certain movements and prevent you from getting the most out of your workout.
What are plus-size exercise clothes?
In the US, plus-size clothing is represented by the numerical sizes of 14 upwards. They can also be tag as X sizes such as 1X, 2X etc. A size 14 will be X, a size 24 will be 3X. However, there may be slight discrepancies between manufacturers.
It used to be such that finding trendy plus size activewear is next to impossible. However, with the rising demand for such a line of large size fitness clothing, these are now more readily available whether in stores or online.
Full-figured women can now look forward to working out at the gym looking stylish and cool.
Under Armour Extended Plus Size Performance Clothing
Under Armour is one such fitness apparel supplier that offers a complete line of quality plus size athletic apparel.
Examples of their extra large size list include the HeatGear Sonic Fitted ShortSleeve, Flyweight ShortSleeve, HeatGear Compression ShortSleeve T-Shirt and the UA Tech ShortSleeve T-Shirt running in sizes from SM until 3XL. However, their women’s line only goes up to XL.
Take for example their HeatGear Compression ShortSleeve T-Shirt
Give your muscles a boost besides leaving you fresh and cool with its odor removing as well as its sweat wicking properties.
With a 30+ UPF to protect your skin when exercising under the hot sun, the super light skin-tight compression tee also allows for easy flexibility and movement, made possible by its 4-way stretch construction.
Smooth Flatlock Seams ensures no chafing occurs as you run or train.
Made with comfort and excellent performance in mind, your muscles feel less tired the next morning after your round of exercise.
Also works great as an undershirt or as a base layer shirt. You can wear it under a football jersey or even to work under your shirt, staying cool and fresh wherever you are and whatever you do.
As for the correct size to wear, it all depends on how tight you would like it to fit. Remember, this is a compression shirt designed to fit tight with a bit of a squeeze. Some customers recommend one size up for a more comfortable fit.
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Patagonia men’s sportswear can go up to xxxl sizes
Plus Size Exercise Pants
Yoga pants, capri pants, leggings and sweatpants are cool and comfortable for exercise.
Tall Athletic Pants
Tall Yoga Athletic Pants For Women
Under Armour lightweight yoga pants built taller with a 35.5″ inseam for the taller ladies.
Extremely comfortable with their signature moisture transport system and 4 way stretch construction for maximum motion.
Fitted through the hips and thighs with a flared hem, pants came up high enough in the waistband for a secure fit.
Stylish and with a flattering silhouette, exercise in style with this pair of tall black athletic pants.
Here are the more exact measurements:
Width of thigh: 10″ for a MD (changes by .75″ with size)
Width of knee: 8.75″ for a MD (changes by .5″ with size)
Width of leg opening: 9.75″ for a MD (changes by .75″ with size)
Tall Flex Athletic Pants For Men
Their Flex Pants for men comes in tall sizes.
Made with breathable flat back mesh fabric, Inseam length of 34” ( Inseam length: Size LG 32″ (+/- 0.5″ per size) and all the signature features of a quality Under Armour sportswear such as the 4 way stretch and moisture wicking system.
An internal drawstring ensures a secure perfect fit and side seam pockets act as a convenient place for your keys and wallet.
Click here for Under Armour tall pants for men (Check the tall option)
Pactimo Fitness Wear
Plus Size Workout Clothes For Cycling
For those into cycling, the Pactimo brand cycling jerseys carry XL -XXL and a few XXXL size for men and XL -XXL size for women.
Their Lightweight Spring Summit Speed Cycling Jersey is specially designed for speed.
Impressive construction consists of Eschler Powergrid™ fabric across the shoulder yoke for increased aerodynamics.
To solve the problem of heat and odor, carbon knit Transfer–C™ fabric are used under the arms and in the back panel.
Maximum of 2XL for men and XL for women sizes.
Their Authentic Jelly Belly Cycling Bibs for men extend to a maximum of 4XL and can be manufactured according to individual size.
Mens Basic Padded Bike Short Cycling Shorts Biking Pant which is made in USA, goes up to 4XL. Specially designed to provide muscle support and comfort with a 6-panel Nylon/Lycra construction.
Baleaf Men’s 3D Padded Coolmax Bicycle Cycling Underwear Shorts goes up to 3XL. A mix of 90% Polyester/Nylon 10% Lycra offering great flexibility and comfort. Comfortable and padded at the right places for extra comfort for those long bicycle rides.
Plus Size Workout Clothes For Women
Columbia Women’s Benton Springs Full Zip Jacket (Plus)
Available in sizes from 1X -3X, the Columbia women’s full zip jacket offers an active slim cut silhouette with a fitted look. 360g soft fleece gives a cosy and warm feeling; and the bright and cheerful colors reminds one of spring.
Comes with drawcord hem and zippered pockets, it is 100% polyester.
Affordable Plus Size Workout Clothing
Fitness apparel from Champion and Russell Athletic offers customers an affordable choice of trendy plus size athletic wear.
Russell Athletic men’s Cotton Muscle Shirt up to a maximum size of 4XL comes with crew neck and is sleeveless, encouraging maximum mobility and ease of movement.