The Best Women’s Sportswear for Every Budget

Winter is winding down and spring is nearly here, which means ditching the scarves and wooly jerseys for summer shorts, skirts, and swimsuits! If you’re like most people, you’ve probably stayed in for the majority of winter and working out has been at the back of your mind. Now, with summer fast approaching, it’s time to kick things up a notch and refocus on our health and fitness. Nothing could be more motivating than getting some brand new women’s sportswear to go with your new summer workout plan. Find out what women’s sportswear pieces you should invest in.

A Women’s Sportswear Training Bra

First up, a comfortable sports bra is a must have investment. If you really want to get serious about upping your fitness or strength it’s going to require movement – and lots of it! The last thing you want to be dealing with is uncomfortable boob bounce while you’re jogging or doing cardio.


Game Changer V2 – R580.00

Reebok Identity Sports Bra Black – R249.00

Comfortable leggings

Any woman will tell you that a good pair of leggings go a long way. Leggings (also known as tights) with the right stretch and made from a comfortable, breathable material make working a lot more comfortable and enjoyable! Whether you’re planning a yoga session, a spin class, or hitting the streets for a run, leggings are the go-to women’s sportswear item.

Iqhawe leggings – R374.99


Adidas Sport Essential Leggings Clear Pink – R749.00

A  Women’s Sportswear Matching Set

Sometimes you want to work out and look really cute while you’re doing it, and that’s perfectly understandable. Having a matching workout set on hand is the perfect way to do this. You can snap a picture of your exercise session for the ‘Gram with your killer look and then knock that session out of the park! Win-win!

Mist set – R594.99




For when the weather is hot, and when your legs look really good and you want to show them off, a pair of exercise shorts are an ideal women’s sportswear piece. Shorts can vary depending on the kind of exercise you want to do, so it’s a good idea to do some research beforehand on the best type of workout shorts for your workout before getting some.

Adidas Marathon 20 Shorts 3” Black – R249.00

Bold shorts – R384.99

SHORTS – KAYLA – R740.00

A Women’s Sportswear Jacket

Lastly, a jacket for those chilly, rainy days when you’re struggling to get out of bed or off the couch, can make all the difference to your motivation. Wrapping yourself in a cosy but comfy jacket or hoodie ensures you can stay warm while you exercise and that you have no excuses to not get out there and make it happen!

Asics Color Block OTH Hoodie Performance Black – R599.00

Base Pullover Hoodie – R850.00



At the end of the day, having the right workout gear is only part of the puzzle. Keeping motivation levels up, setting goals, and finding ways to make exercising fun are the real challenges we have to conquer. Remember to set goals, but also be realistic about these goals. Push yourself, but also know when to rest and take a break. Have fun and happy training!