Workout Clothes For Your Body Shape

December means that heaping servings of turkey, gravy and pie—lots and lots of pie—not to mention eggnog lattes, Christmas cookies and all the tempting canapés that come with cocktail party season are right smack in front of us.

And for those, like us, who can’t resist partaking in scrumptious—albeit, calorie-laden—holiday feasts, it’s definitely time to kick your workouts into high gear.

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Need a little motivation to get yourself out of the kitchen and into the gym? Buy a new workout outfit! No matter what your body type may be, there’s a top and bottom to keep your top and bottom looking fit and fashionable.

QUIZ: What’s Your Body Shape?

1Triangle Body Shape

With more and more options available when it comes to fitness wear, you can now shop for the gym as you would for regular clothes. Triangle shapes, which are slimmer on top and fuller on the bottom, are well served by looking for slim-fitting tops and a more relaxed-fit pant that’s forgiving through the rear and hips.

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2Triangle Body Shape

This half-zip jacket puts the emphasis on your great upper body.

Nike Pro Hyperwarm jacket, $65, nordstrom.com

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3Triangle Body Shape

The wide waistband on these easy pants flatters your figure. Hey, that’s enough to get us doing jumping jacks.

Nike Legend pants, $70, Nordstrom.com

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4Circle Body Shape

So, you’ve committed to getting in some great workouts this season, but you’d rather not put your fuller tummy on display? No sweat.

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5Circle Body Shape

Reach for a simple, drapey top that hides your belly…

Puma Shala yoga oversized top, $45, puma.com

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6Circle Body Shape

…but pair it with fun and colorful leggings to show off your hot legs. Just don’t blame us if you find yourself wearing this fitness gear 24-7, OK?

Puma print leggings, $40, puma.com

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7Inverted Triangle Body Shape

A woman with strong shoulders and toned arms looks fierce in workout clothes.

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8Inverted Triangle Body Shape

Try a cap-sleeve top to show off your shapely shoulders. This lightweight number flatters in many other ways, as well. It’s long in the rear, so it’ll cover your bum and its scoop back shows off your long, pretty neck.

Lululemon Be Me Tee, $78, lululemon.com

9Inverted Triangle Body Shape

Just add these slim-fitting pants, complete with a chic belt and smooth waistband that keeps any pooch from peeking out. Now, go make all those treadmill bunnies jealous.

Lululemon Appreciation pant, $98, lululemon.com

10Hourglass Body Shape

Who says you can’t go glam at the gym? Hourglass shapes have the goods to show off.

11Hourglass Body Shape

If Marilyn Monroe could have hit the elliptical trainer, we think she would have done so in this pin-up-worthy halter tank that comes with removable cups.

Zobha Ruby, $68, zobha.com

12Hourglass Body Shape

Bootylicious hourglass figures can rock those killer curves even more with a fitted, cropped capri pant with just a hint of pretty ruching on the sides.

Zobha Ruched capri, $78, zobha.com

13Ruler Body Shape

Lucky rulers don’t have to fret quite as much as the rest over finding workout clothes that flatter, but they still want to look feminine in their fitness clothes.

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14Ruler Body Shape

This lightweight tissue tee is semi-fitted, with a sexy deep open back, scoop neck and kangaroo pockets and looks amazing over a cami or jog bra. We’d wear this pretty much all the time, and with everything.

Athleta Santi top, $69, athleta.com

15Ruler Body Shape

When you’re heading to class, try these moisture-wicking tights. Rulers can totally pull them off. Two words: Work. It.

Athleta Chaturanga yoga tight, $64, athleta.com

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