10 must-have workout clothes for women

Vinciane Ngomsi
Yahoo Sports Contributor

Finding the best apparel for any workout can be almost as difficult as the workout itself. From different fabrics to long-lasting wear, the last things anyone wants to worry about are dreaded sweat stains or ill-fitting ensembles.

The following products were selected based on their functionality and durability. Read on to see the best women’s fitness attire is for your favorite activity.

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Puma Chase Hooded Jacket

Puma Hooded Chase Jacket

Not warm enough to run in the morning yet? This Puma jacket adds a breathable layer over a sports bra or and seamlessly transitions from a quick workout to brunch with friends.

Shop it: $60, us.puma.com

Nike Essential Crop Top

Nike Essential Crop Top

Dancers will love this free-flowing crop-top that won’t impair you from nailing that landing you’ve been working on for weeks. Plus, the classic Nike logo will never run out of style.

Shop it: $30, nike.com

Lululemon Align Short

Lululemon Align Short

Best suited for hot yoga, these shorts are made with Nulu™ fabric, so any sweat accumulated in class won’t travel with you after leaving the studio. One satisfied customer remarked how the shorts are also “completely squat proof,” meaning it’s safe to take a spot in the front row while wearing these comfortable threads.

Shop it: $58, shop.lululemon.com

LA Active Grip Socks

LA Active Grip Socks

The environmentally-friendly PVC patterns on the bottom of these grippy socks helps you perfect your form in pilates, barre, and yoga. They're amazing at keeping your feet in place when planking or walking on a hardwood floor, too.

Shop it: $15, amazon.com

Reebok CrossFit Myoknit Bra

Reebok CrossFit Myoknit Bra

Designed with CrossFitters in mind, this bra promises comfort and support as you complete your training for the day. Made of mesh and Speedwick fabric, the only thing stuck to your body after class will be the satisfaction of a good workout.

Shop it: $70, reebok.com

Nike Pro HyperCool Tight

Nike Pro HyperCool Women's Tight

Whether pedaling through real or pretend hills, these Nike tights make it more than easy to complete you cycling workout without any discomfort. Mesh-lined panels also greatly improves breathability.

Shop it: $75, nike.com

Athleta Headlands Hybrid Cargo Tight

Athleta Headlands Hybrid Cargo Tight

Hikers have six pockets to store essentials when you hit the trail. Abrasion-resistant Trek Tech™ fabric in the front avoids any wardrobe malfunctions should these become your go-to bottoms for hiking or climbing.

Shop it: $53, athleta.gap.com

Sweaty Betty Dolphin Swimsuit

Sweaty Betty Dolphin Swimsuit

This flattering swimsuit from the London-based brand is made from a chlorine-resistant material that also offers UV protection of 50+. This is ideal for anyone who takes their swim workouts seriously. One reviewer said “this is the most amazing one piece ever.”

Shopt it: $90, sweatybetty.com

Girlfriend Collective Unitard

Girlfriend Collective Unitard

Look and feel good while donning this minimalist unitard at the gym, yoga, barre or spin. The fabric is made from recycled water bottles for an eco-friendly style that’s versatile but also functional.

Shop it: $88, nordstrom.com

Nike Court Dry-FIT Tennis Skirt

Nike Court Dry-FIT Tennis Skirt

Channel your favorite tennis star in this Nike skirt that oozes style. Inner tights add support and coverage should your skirt go flying up after you nail that serve you’ve been working on for weeks.

Shop it: $50, nordstrom.com