February 19th, 2019
Athletic Wear for your Workout
Melding physical activity with work-time productivity is a daily exercise. Who doesn’t want to seamlessly switch from work to play and still look good? With the right fabrics and fit, you can be perfectly primed for the day ahead.
At Stanford Court Hotel, we’re aware that an active lifestyle is something that needs to be constantly maintained; a routine made dynamic. That’s why our state-of-the-art fitness room is open 24/7 and we offer wheels to get around SF with our bike sharing program. Want to look good while you work on feeling good? Here’s a look at athletic wear for your daily workout.
If your day-to-day routine is a mix of cross-training and cross-referencing, this Golden State retailer is for you. Specializing in athleisure, footwear, and sportswear for women (with menswear line, FL2), Fabletics is fabulous for those who like to mix business casual with comfort. With Fabletics, you can choose outfits based on lifestyle and fashion preferences. See their latest threads online at fabletics.com
Yogi’s Choice: Gaiam
Gaiam specializes in yoga mats, yoga props and yoga clothing, with perhaps the most comfortable pants for the practice. If you want to loosen up and away from the common, too-tight yoga pants, Gaiam offers loose-fitting Harem pants that give your body a breather. You’ll also get a chance to try out their products at Stanford Court Hotel, which boasts an ultramodern fitness room equipped with tech-forward cardio equipment. Gaiam products can also be found online, or at the Macy’s in nearby Union Square at 170 O’Farrell St.
Technical Wear: Athleta
Originally started in Petaluma California, Athleta specializes in technical, high-performance wear for women and girls at a comfortable price point. Best of all, Athleta’s fabrics are constantly improved for better breathability, movability and optimal wicking – a necessity to staying dry while getting active. Their Give-It-A-Workout guarantee ensures that you’re satisfied with your purchase. Check out their locations in Lower Nob Hill at 255 Sutter St., or Pacific Heights at 2226 Fillmore St.
Workout Support: Sweaty Betty
This London-based retailer has been in the activewear business for 20 years, making activewear for women, by women. With mottos like “sweat like a pig to look like a fox,” apparel at Sweaty Betty focuses mainly on supporting, sculpting and stretching to fit just right. Visit their Union Square shop at 2086 Union St., or visit their online store.
Fitting a workout into your workday involves foresight and extra clothes you have to tote around, but Lululemon has found a way to make activewear surprisingly chic. Visit everyone’s favorite high-end activewear shop at 327 Grant Ave., near Union Square.
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