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my legging review: fit, feel and function


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!




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


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!


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).


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.



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!


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.



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.


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.


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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