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The best workout clothes for exercising in the sun

Getting outdoors to move our bodies is one of the best parts of Summer. Here's our pick of the best clothes to stay cool when working out outside.

Written by High Life North
Published 26.06.2020

Eco Cropped Yoga Top

Lightweight with full coverage and a longer length makes this top extremely flattering. The white colour is perfect for practising outside in the sunshine.

High-rise Bike Short

These shorts come in a range of colours and are perfect for all types of exercise, from running to yoga to heading for a hike. Made from recycled water bottles and fishing nets, they have serious green credentials while offering a comfortable, flattering fit.

Yoga X Life Signature Vest 

This slouchy cropped top is made of organic cotton and is perfect for any type of exercise as it skims the body and offers a loose, airy fit. Plus, you’ll be showing your support for local company, Yoga Therapies. 

Abstract Shorts

An affordable but ethical pair of workout shorts. The colour is flattering, as is the fit, and the material is made from 95% GOTS certified organic cotton and 5% elastane making these some very sustainable shorts!



Contour Cycling Shorts

These come in a range of leg lengths and are very lightweight. I own these in Beetle Blue and they are extremely comfy for yoga, hiking and cardio


Swing Gym Vest 

Available in a range of colours including tie-dye, coral and softer shades of pale blue and grey. It’s lightweight, moves when you do and is the perfect post-workout cover-up, or if you prefer a little coverage when you exercise this is a great option – simply knot the bottom of the top to prevent it lifting.

Goddess Foil 7/8 Gym Leggings

These leggings are great for exercising inside and out with a choice of prints, bum sculpting design, fully squat proof material and balance between compression and stretch. For exercising outside, these would be great with a sports bra or crop top as a complete outfit.

Travel Mat 

This travel mat can be carried anywhere and can even be folded up to fit in a handbag or backpack. Plus, it has the same grip as any other Lulu Lemon mat. It’s perfect for attending socially distanced outdoor classes if you’d prefer to use your own mat, or for workouts of any kind in your local park – Pilates in the back garden, anyone?

Everywhere Belt Bag 

A handy size for your phone and wallet that sits snuggly on the waist, perfect for hiking, running and more. It also comes in a wide range of colours including a couple that are currently reduced.

City Adventurer Backpack Mini 10L

If you need something to keep you going during a full day of hiking, this backpack is a great size and is stylish enough to be used for everything from work to exercise if you’re currently at the office. It will fit a change of clothes, a water bottle and lunch – just about whatever you need. Its range of colours and patterns means there’ll be a style to suit you and there’s even a couple at a reduced price if you’re quick!

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