Is there one wardrobe item that now ranks as essential to your workout routine based on your fitness experiences during the pandemic?
Sports bra, because I don’t want to chafe from awkward seams and have an open wound around people. Female 35
Leggings and sports bra. Female 25
Facemask. Female 44
Workout gloves that can be machine washed and are good for gripping exercise equipment. Also, great for keeping my hands clean when handling high touch areas. Male 53
Need performance masks for workouts. Female 43
Running shorts. Running increased during pandemic and I now wear running shorts as casual wear. Female 42
Men’s workout spandex and shorts. Male 26
A good sports bra is essential because I’m exercising more during the pandemic. Also, running shoes because I’m going through them much faster than pre-Covid.
A mask and sports gloves. Female 33
Pants. Exercising more so like the athleisure look but with performance capacity. Female 38
Shoes. Shoes make the run. Male 38
Pants/shorts with pockets.Female 29
Comfortable, fast dry underwear and short. Female 35
Yes, my workout pants are anti-microbial. I like the fact that they help protect me again certain germs especially while sweating. Female 47
Leggings with pockets to keep my phone on me at all times so I can respond to emails/calls/texts and participate in Zoom calls easily around the house while also watching/occupying my 2 kids.
Socks. Having the comfort and moisture wicking fabric of nice socks are a must for my workouts. Male 37
A work-out bra is a must have for me, since I can wear it all day and keep moving. Female 32
2 in 1 shorts with a compression underwear built in. Male 32
Being female, the sports bra is the most important article. Followed closely with leggings. Female 32
Yes, shorts and leggings that transition easily from exercise to work to lounge.
Neck gaiter. In some areas I can pretty easily stay 6 feet from other runners/ cyclists/ walkers. In areas where I can’t do that, I wear a neck gaiter and pull it up when I get close to other folks. Since it’s summer I would love to find a fabric that would keep me cool. Female 43
No, all my gear works together as a system. Male 35
Hoodie. To be fully safely covered. Female 36
A workout towel. Female 48
Fitness bra. That’s the important thing for ladies. Female 32Yoga pants. Performance, function, versatility.
Padded bike shorts. I’ve been cycling and mountain biking more lately. They make a huge difference. Male 40
Higher-waist leggings that don’t fall down during yoga. Female 26
UV neck gaiter - if I need to stop for a restroom or water, I can use it as a mask.
Good shoes. Good inserts. You always have to protect your feet and make sure they support you properly and to also help with possible back problems. Female 39
Lightweight long sleeve hoodie, it’s the comfort and I also feel protection with long sleeve with the hood. Male 51
Sports bra. Especially one that carries a phone. I don’t like running without my phone, it just doesn’t feel safe. And a sports bra that does the job of a sports bra well AND carries my phone is one I will purchase. Female 37
I seek out performance underwear to stay cool and to stay dry. I don’t like to feel wet or clammy after I have just been walking or doing a physical workout. Male 42
Hydration pack, as water fountains are not available. Male 35
Breathable face covering.Male 34
My anti-microbial yoga pants ranks as essential in my workout routine nowadays because it’s always nice to stay extra protective.
This may not be a wardrobe but a good towel is essential to me now. I have been going at a higher intensity then usual so I sweat more. Male 24