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affordable (CHEAP) workout clothes

hey, can anyone recommend any brands/stores/online merchants to offer affordable, comfortable workout clothes that still look good? i can't afford $50 for a pair of pants . . .(because i need at least 3 or 4 new pairs) but i'm also tired of the crap i stuff i find at walmart (affordable but hard to find quality fabric and fit) or other stores that have "sales". i fnd i workout much harder if i feel good in my clothes! please help!

Sun. Feb 26, 4:29pm

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That's where I get some of my stuff, otherwise I shop the sales racks at Dick's. The quality of Target pieces is pretty good, I even get my sports bras there. They're very supportive for my 36C size. Hope you have one near you to check out, otherwise you can look on line too.

Sunday, February 26, 2006, 4:44 PM

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I spend a lot on my workout clothes Then it makes me happy to workout. :)

Sunday, February 26, 2006, 5:05 PM

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Target does have alot of cute workout clothes. There seems to be more of a selection of quality clothes. Good luck in finding what you are looking for.

Sunday, February 26, 2006, 5:38 PM

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I don't know if you have them there but I like the brands/quality at Kohls. I also find decent prices at JC Pennys and Target. The other thing you can do is shop ebay. Good prices but you can't do a try-on and thats risky.

Sunday, February 26, 2006, 7:08 PM

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TJ Maxx and Marshalls clearance sections are where I buy all my workout clothes.

Sunday, February 26, 2006, 10:19 PM

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I don't know if there is one where you are, but try Ross Dress For Less (google them to see if there's a store near you- they're in 27 states)

They're a discount store, a bit like daffy's only less nice-looking and therefore they offer Brand Name clothing for very cheap prices. I can always get Nike tops for $5 there, or a tennis skirt for $5. They do a large selection of sizes too. And they also do cheap athletic socks (always a necessity).

Monday, February 27, 2006, 9:15 AM

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I go to niketown! Hot hot hot workout stuff.

Monday, February 27, 2006, 9:24 AM

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Try campmor

They have some decent quality clothing (for hiking & athletics)
Some for really inexpensive-- I got some wicking shirts for $10 a piece)...

Another place to look is REI--they also sell camping / exercise clothes-- I look at their discount site online. Here's their main site.


Monday, February 27, 2006, 10:00 AM

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Monday, February 27, 2006, 10:25 AM

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I sometimes find stuff at Kohles. If you have one in your area, check them out. I like their sports bras and work out pants. Target is good too, depending on what you are looking for.

Monday, February 27, 2006, 4:59 PM

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try second hand shops---i go to a place called The Scholar Shop. Cheap Cheap Cheap but quality gently used yoga pants etc. and the money goes to pay college scholarships...

Monday, February 27, 2006, 5:41 PM

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The good stuff is worth it...

Nothing like a crotch with pilling, sudden holes, loose elastic waisted pants or bad fits in clicgy materials to make you look worse than you should.

Monday, February 27, 2006, 6:38 PM

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I go straight to the discount racks...

Target is good also

Monday, February 27, 2006, 6:41 PM

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hi, i'm the OP . . .thanks for all your suggestions . . . i have lots of shopping to do!

Monday, February 27, 2006, 11:04 PM

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Cheap Workout Clothes

There is an old saying "I don't have enough money to afford cheap things." You are better off buying quality goods on sale. Patagonia makes excellent clothes- I have jackets that I have owned for 15 years and still use them. Addidas makes very comfortable workout gear. Cheap clothes are less likely to be comfortable as well. You want to be as comfortable as possible when you workout.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 11:09 AM

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the land's end website is great, too! you can build a virtual-you and see how the clothes look on you. and they have an outstanding return policy.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 11:15 AM

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steve and berrys has the best least expensive workout and other clothes

Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 12:35 PM

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Nike gear can be kind of spendy, but I have an outlet near me and I can get most things for at least half what they charge at their regular retail outlets. Their stuff takes a beating, looks good and lasts! I have 3 pairs of pants that I have washed weekly for 2 years now and they all still look like new. I agree with the Target recommendation too - best cheap sports bras!

Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 12:58 PM

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Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 1:30 PM

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i second marshall's, land's end, target, campmor & nike outlet. i have had luck at all these places! also i have had luck at a store here in new england called "bob's store". my mom perfers land's end - she has a large bust and is petite and they have petite lengths in women's sizes. have never heard of "steve and berrys". will check it out!

Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 1:36 PM

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cheap workout gear

I bought a fantastic pair of nike workout pants for $25 at Modells this weekend. They even made my butt look good!

Tuesday, April 24, 2007, 5:49 AM

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Charlotte Russe

I dont know if you have a Charlotte Russe in your town but I work there and we have lots of affordable workout clothes like yoga capris and pants, tanks, things of that sort, all under $10. We also have affordable, cute clothes for when you lose the weight or are in-between and need some clothes for the time-being! and if you don't have a store close by, you could try buying online!

Thursday, July 03, 2008, 4:53 PM

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OLD NAVY!!!!!!!!

Saturday, August 09, 2008, 11:13 PM

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I am sure you have gotten a million responses but Target has great workout clothes that last and last and I go to ROSS (similar to TJMAXX) for name brand clothes for cheap. Also try Reebok outlet stores. I got 5 new outfits (tops and bottoms for under 85. Good luck.

Sunday, August 10, 2008, 12:17 AM

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you're dumb. and superficial. congratulations.

Monday, March 16, 2009, 8:23 PM

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old navy

i've just discovered that i LOVE old navy. i just bought like 6 new pairs of workout pants from there, and they're all under $20. check out their website. their pants are so comfy and they're actually flattering!!! they have a great clearance section too, you can ALWAYS find something there

Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 12:02 AM

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Ross Dress for Less! I just bought a great pair of crop workout Adidas pants for $15! They have a ton of stuff for real cheap.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 5:08 PM

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work out clothes

jcpenney and target are the hot spots along with niketown

Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 2:12 PM

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Target brand leggings are on clearance for $6 a pair

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 9:49 PM

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workout clothes

I have been in denial about the shape of my left and right buttocks...caught a naked sideview in the mirror and it is gunched at the top, flat and saggy at the bottom. I wear capri athletic pants but don't work out in public

Thursday, December 17, 2009, 7:21 PM

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Walmart carries women's workout clothes that are comfortable. They are the Danskin line.

Friday, December 18, 2009, 9:08 AM

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For REALLY cheap work out clothes go to the local thrift store. You'll find lots of name brands and hardly worn items that people once liked well enough to buy but didn't get around to using much.

Friday, December 18, 2009, 9:38 AM

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I do feel great when I love my workout clothes, I just bought 2 new under armour shirts, they look so much better on me than the baggy t-shirt. I do wear many different things. I never pay full price, shop around, all the places mentioned above. TJ Maxx, Sports Authority, Dicks, Nike Outlet, Target.......look good, feel good, workout more. Good luck

Saturday, December 19, 2009, 9:58 AM

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workout clothes

Check out my website: The clothes can be worn for any sport and the prices are great. The pants are 95%cotton and 5% spandex and they can be laundered again and again without losing their great look.

Monday, September 06, 2010, 10:48 AM

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BODYPOST - The brand that totally surprised me.

This is really the brand, I quit buying Adidas after wearing this brand. I must say the special HyBreez fabrics and workmanship is absolutely beautiful, surpassed general brands like UA or Adidas. BODYPOST is only sold online, their sports lines includes Kickboxing, Yoga, Free Running, Marathon, Tennis, and Fashion Dance types of clothing both made for urban and outdoors.

The most amazing part is the prices are generally half of the regular brands you find in the stores. I guessed they've cut down the cost on rent and staffs so buyers will benefit from getting the sports wear for less. Here is their website


Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 12:55 PM

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sears and K mart

it is amazing the quality and prices here and I also like Marshalls,TJ Maxx and JC Penneys! All good choices!!

Sunday, May 15, 2011, 12:58 AM

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treasure Hunt Clues

The Treasure Hunt clues site, here you can create a Treasure Hunt game for your kids in 5 minutes, and print it at home.


Thursday, May 26, 2011, 2:47 AM

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