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my legging review: fit, feel and function

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Happy Monday friends! I know January is a time where a lot of you guys are updating your activewear and so many of y’all have DM’d me asking for tips on which leggings would be best for X type of workout! Today I want to break down my absolute favorite leggings – what I wear them for, why they are in my top picks, and options at a few different price points!

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6 of my favorite leggings: a review of fit, feel and function

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1. Lululemon wunder train leggings

The lululemon wunder train leggings are what i’m wearing in all of these photos, and my number one favorite pair of leggings for any sweaty workout. I love these for orangetheory, peloton rides, etc. Any workout where I know i will get super sweaty. These are made from lululemon’s quickest drying fabric, they don’t show sweat and I love the buttery soft feel. They actually feel VERY similar to the align legging BUT they’re made with luxtreme fabric meaning you can def get sweaty in them. I wear these in a size 4 which is my normal lululemon size!

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2. Lululemon fast & free tight

These have actually been my favorite lululemon tights for cardio workouts for about 5 years now (the wunder trains are a more recent launch for lulu!). These leggings have that ‘naked’ sensation so it legit feels like you are wearing nothing. I also love that these have a pocket! They are crazy lightweight but not see through at all. I wear these in a size 4 (which is my normal lululemon size).

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3. Lululemon wunder under leggings

You guys know I love my HIIT workouts and cardio…so I don’t do a ton of low to medium impact workouts but when I DO…the wunder unders are definitely my go-to. These are great gor yoga, pilates, weight training, or even just everyday life. They are really comfortable and breathable! Honestly the wunder unders are a great all around tight for almost any workout. I wear these in a size 4.

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Okay PAUSE on the leggings review for a second because I had to talk about this adorable backpack with you guys. Y’all know how much I love my belt bag from lululemon and this backpack is a similar ‘hands free’ concept but in backpack form! It’s a perfect everyday tiny bag if you’re just going for a walk or running to the grocery store or going to the playground with your toddler. It holds my phone, sunglasses, face mask, wallet, snack for shiloh…the essentials! I love how it looks with workout clothes or athleisure type outfits!

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4. lululemon align leggings

I feel like a broken record with the align leggings haha but, of course I had to include them in this post. Hands down my most worn pair of leggings I own. I wear these for everyday life – going for walks, running errands, lounging etc. I don’t work out in my align leggings but do everything else in them! They feel SO buttery soft and they’re also perfect for pregnancy + post partum! These are what I wore for 99% of my pregnant and post partum life haha because they kind of just stretch with your growing belly! I own these in probably 8 colors because I probably wear them 5 days a week. I wear a size 4 in the align legging.

 

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5. amazon high waisted leggings

These leggings are the most similar ‘dupe’ I’ve found to the lululemon fast and free. The fast & free leggings are $128 and these amazon leggings are under $20! I love the pocket on them and they also just smooth everything out! They definitely pass the squat test too so you don’t have to worry about them being see through! I wear these in size XS.

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6. amazon seamless legging

These leggings have over 5,000 reviews on amazon and almost 5 stars if that tells you anything! They remind me A LOT of the align leggings I mentioned above but these are $25 vs $98! They are so comfortable, feel buttery soft, and a great everyday type of legging! I wear these in a size XS.

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What is your go-to legging?! Any new ones I need to try out? Comment below and let me know! Hope this post was helpful for you guys and that you find a new pair you LOVE! Thanks for reading!

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xo Lauren

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