So as a follow-up of sorts to my post from Saturday, who wants to talk activewear? 🙂
A few years ago, I used to just work out in whatever old grubby thing I could find. What’s the point in dressing up to get sweaty? I’ve since made a complete 180 on that front. I invest in NICE workout gear because my workouts are dramatically more effective when what I’m wearing makes me feel powerful and beautiful. And I’m being 100% honest when I say that Popflex is my very favorite activewear brand. Here’s why.
Popflex Is Beautiful
Let’s start with the obvious: all things Popflex are GORGEOUS!!!
I love every single item of Popflex I own. Here’s some of it!
Popflex Is a Bargain
Now, maybe you’re seeing the prices on some Popflex items and are thinking, “Really?” But I’m dead serious.
I have wasted A LOT of money on workout gear from Old Navy and Target. Sure, it looks cute, and yes, most things ring in under $20, which is easy on the budget. But then I wear those pieces to work out and am invariably bummed. Shorts ride up. Bras chafe. Leggings are stiff and uncomfortable. Supposedly “sweat-wicking” fabric is drenched after a long run.
So next I spent money on a few selectively chosen pieces from places like Lululemon, Albion, and Athleta. Those made me feel sexy and strong and held up to even the toughest workouts. But because of the price, I literally owned two tops and one bottom that I liked. I found myself washing the same two shirts and pair of leggings 4x a week or more and sometimes having to shiver through workouts because one or both of the pieces hadn’t dried all the way. Yeah. THAT’s fun.
In comes Popflex. Yes, these pieces of clothing cost more than you’ll pay at Target. But the quality is the same as or BETTER than anything I’ve used from the pricier activewear brands listed above. For the quality of activewear you’re getting, Popflex is an absolute steal.
Popflex Is Comfy
Ahhhhh the shorts! Can I start by raving about the shorts?
I own several pair of the Pop Short 2.0 and wish I could LIVE in them. They are so, so, SO comfy to work out in. I can bend, squat, run, and jump in them without feeling restricted, having anything ride up, or feeling like my butt is going to fall out of them (lol sorry for that mental picture). But really! They are incredible. And this coming from a recent mama who’s given birth three times in six years! The lower tummy coverage and support is on point.
The tops and bras are the same. They’re super supportive for intense plyometric workouts without making me feel strapped down or strangled. Plus, most come with removable padding that my 36B self doesn’t mind one bit. 😉 Popflex really is such a fantastic combination of functionality, comfort, quality, and beauty.
Popflex Works for ALL Body Types
Last of all. Popflex has my admiration and support because of their sizing.
Some activewear companies only produce clothing to fit fairly thin women—some stopping at size 12 or even 10. Some stores make these sizes but don’t put them out on their floors because they don’t want to be perceived as a place where “fat” women shop.
Doesn’t that make you MAD?
Women of all shapes and sizes can and should feel gorgeous and powerful in their workouts. And Popflex shows they believe this by carrying sizes ranging from XS to 2X. So whether you have a 24″ waist or a 44″ waist, you can rock Popflex Active because they have you covered! I wish more activewear brands felt this way, and I applaud Popflex for leading the way in celebrating and accommodating women of all shapes and sizes.
Below are four images of 5 different girls in the Wishing Star Capri in Plum. They look great on every single one of these girls, thin or curvy!
And more than anything, whether it’s from Popflex or anywhere else, I dare you to dress up a bit for your workouts! Treat yourself to a nice outfit or two to work out in and see what it does for your workouts. I’m willing to bet you too will see the dramatic difference nice activewear makes for your healthy lifestyle.