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The Best Women's Gym Gear of 2017

Quality gear to make you feel like a million bucks no matter how hard you’re pushing it. (Photo: Inga Hendrickson)
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Quality gear to make you feel like a million bucks no matter how hard you’re pushing it. 

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CEP Dynamic+ Run Ultralight Low socks. (Photo: CEP)

CEP Dynamic+ Run Ultralight Low Socks ($20)

Some compression socks feel as tight as tourniquets. Not these. The Ultralight Lows are just snug enough to re­duce swelling, increase circulation, and support muscles and joints.

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Adidas Women’s Voyager jacket. (Photo: Adidas)

Adidas Women’s Voyager Jacket ($99)

Made from a surprisingly silky, 90 percent recycled polyester, this 9.8-ounce windbreaker was an impressively strong buffer against the elements on damp, 45-degree days, offering no excuse to stop training.

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Coeur sports bra. (Photo: Courtesy of Coeur)

Coeur Sports Bra ($45)

Designed by veteran Ironman Kebby Holden, this buttery-soft bra has a hidden cleavage pocket and wears perfectly on its own—all the better to show off the retro wraparound stripes and shapely racerback.

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TriggerPoint Grid STK foam roller. (Photo: TriggerPoint)

TriggerPoint Grid STK Foam Roller ($35)

Look no further than Trigger Point when it comes to quality, compact rollers. The Grid STK’s ridged foam surface replicates a massage therapist’s hands—a godsend for relieving tweaked muscles after Pilates.

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Patagonia Lightweight Black Hole 28L tote. (Photo: Patagonia)

Patagonia Lightweight Black Hole 28L Tote ($49)

Two words sum up this bag: tough and simple. Sand, grit, and late-season snow couldn’t penetrate its ripstop nylon, which is treated with a water-repellent finish. True to its name, it swallowed everything.

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Fjällräven High Coast tights. (Photo: Fjällräven)

Fjällräven High Coast Tights ($100)

The 50-50 blend of polyamide and recycled polyester in these leggings works double time, providing a cushy layer next to skin and wicking sweat as you ramp up the intensity.

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Tasc Performance Rhythm skirt. (Photo: Tasc Performance)

Tasc Performance Rhythm Skirt ($54)

Comfortable but with a touch of whimsy, this anti-odor, UPF 50 poly-Lycra skirt hides inner compression shorts that add iron support for weary glutes.

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Hoka One One Hupana shoes. (Photo: Hoka One One)

Hoka One One Hupana Shoes ($115)

Not as beefy as its forebears, the versatile Hupana—with rockered mid- and outsoles—is a comfortable all-around trainer. The sleek knit ­upper fits in at the gym or in the urban jungle.

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Club Ride Trixie tank. (Photo: Club Ride)

Club Ride Trixie Tank ($55)

No unnecessary bells or whistles here. This compression-knit, quick-drying top boasts a stretch-mesh back panel and two drop-in pockets for bike tubes or gels.

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From 2017 Summer Buyer's Guide
Filed To: Women’sSummer Buyer's Guide
Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson
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