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The Best Women's Workout Gear of 2020

Your sweatiest endeavors are no match for this kit

(Photo: Inga Hendrickson)
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Lululemon Ebb to Train Sports Bra ($68)

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This medium-support bra hits a sweet spot, with just enough compression to handle weight-lifting sessions without suffocating. The high neck and wide bottom cuff provide ample coverage during high-­intensity workouts, while the nylon-elastane blend makes for easy on and off.

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Withings Steel HR Smartwatch ($180)

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The Withings Steel HR lets you see only the features you want. It reads your heart rate from your wrist, logs workouts with the click of a ­button, tracks sleep, and shows you notifications on a discreet display. Bonus: a charge lasts 25 days.

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Outdoor Voices The Exercise Dress ($100)

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Who says you can’t wear a dress when you work out? This one hides a compression bodysuit with a pocket on the leg for your phone or a snack.

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Hoka One One Cavu 3 Shoes ($120)

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A sneaker that excels in the weight room and on pavement is a rarity. With a dual-density EVA midsole, the 5.2-ounce Cavu 3 feels like running on a cloud but provides a stable base for miles’ worth of training.

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Jaybird Vista Wireless Earphones ($180)

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Pesky tethers be gone: these truly wireless ­headphones work with a well-designed app and have easy-to-use controls on the earpieces to skip, pause, and turn up the volume. The comfortable in-ear design helps them stay put during grueling runs or laps at the climbing gym.

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Alo Yoga 7/8 ­High-Waist Airlift Leggings ($114)

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These classic pants provide extra compression for difficult gym days. The high-rise fit works beautifully with a cropped top, and the four-way fabric resists stretching out.

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Balega UltraGlide Socks ($16)

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The UltraGlide’s fiber blend reduces static and kinetic friction, so blisters and hot spots don’t stand a chance. Unexpected rain­storm during your run? These hydrophobic socks repel water.

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Brooks Spirit Tank ($44)

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This airy piece feels like next to nothing and never gets in the way during sweaty sessions, thanks to strategically placed seams. Ventilation in the back keeps you from overheating.

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Metolius Big Wall Bucket Bag ($25)

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It’s easy to lose your gear in a sea of random pockets. Not here—the bright Big Wall is made of burly durathane, holds 27 liters, and won’t com­plicate your climbing-gym session.

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