Joining a gym is something that plus-size women often dread. They make all kinds of excuses to get out of their gym or exercise because they don’t have the right plus-size yoga wear or sneakers. This is why some must-have gym outfits and accessories will make you want to go to the gym.
Let’s start with the very important gym outfit, leggings. High-waist leggings are great for plus-sized women because the high waistband gives great support to the waist and hip while exercising. The only thing you need to make sure is that the material is breathable and can absorb moisture. Then it will be easy to exercise without getting too sweaty.
A sleeveless, weightless tank is great to wear during that intense workout session. The best part is you can wear it with everything. You can also buy them in different colours, another plus point.
Running shorts are your best choice over yoga wear or leggings if your primary exercise is running. Go for those that are high-waisted and with mesh liner. If you are running outdoors, look for those that have hidden pockets. That way, you can carry your phone, headphones or other necessities.
You will need a good yoga mat if your exercise regime is yoga. Look for those made from natural materials like cork or rubber. Whatever you choose, make sure it has a good grip. This is necessary because it will be important when you work on it all sweaty; it should stop you from sliding.
Weight training set
If you are building a home gym and plan to go for weight training, you should buy some weight training sets. You can go for a 10 KG dumbbell weight set, ankle/wrist weights and a set of dumbbells. You should also have a folding weight bench.
Good plus-size yoga bras and other sports bras are very important if you want to exercise right. A good sports bra will support plus-size ladies, which is very important so as not to injure your upper part. There are many types of sports bras, like mid-impact sports bras or ribbed gym bras. Choose one depending on your body shape and the type of exercise you do.
So, these are some gym outfits and accessories you should have if you are serious about going to the gym and exercising.