12 Pairs of Cute and Colourful Leggings To Boost Your Workout

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Why wait until the New Year to buy some new leggings?

Every year it’s the same. Come January, there’s a sudden push towards getting fit, eating well and changing your life to become a ‘new and improved’ person.

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While I have to admit I have a habit of creating New Year’s resolutions, I also find the idea of waking up in the dark and working out in the cold near impossible.

three women wearing matching sports bras and leggings sets in green, yellow and red from girlfriend collective
Girlfriend Collective

The only thing persuading me to get involved is the selection of leggings available to wear while doing it. In fact, it’s proven to make a difference.

According to a survey, 69 percent of people claim having nice workout clothing that they enjoy wearing gives them motivation to exercise. So if a pair of new leggings will make a difference, there’s no need to feel guilty in investing.

I’m definitely going to take advantage of this and ensure I’m equipped with the right workout leggings that will not only help me with my form while doing exercises, but also let me look — and feel — good while I do so.

In preparation, I’ve been scouring the web for the best of the best leggings for different types of workouts — from yoga to F45. 

strong sportswoman lifting knees during workout

We’ve come such a long way from the black pairs of the past. I still love them, but there are so many fun options available right now.

There’s Oysho’s compressive ankle-length leggings in a lovely lilac shade, which are not only pretty to look at, but the compression quality offers support for more intensive exercises.

If you’re more into warm colours, there’s Lululemon’s Wunder tights. As well as the colour, they have a hidden pocket in the waistband to carry your card or keys. It’s made with a material that quickly wicks sweat too.

Ready to take on a new fitness journey (in style) in 2022? Check out the best workout leggings you can shop now.

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Black High-Waisted Leggings Ran By

Black High-Waisted Leggings, £100, Ran By Nature – buy now

Super Sculpt Sustainable 7/8 Gym Leggings Sweaty Betty

Super Sculpt Sustainable 7/8 Gym Leggings, £85, Sweaty Betty – buy now

Lilac Compressive High-Rise Legging Girlfriend Collective

Lilac Compressive High-Rise Legging, $78, Girlfriend Collective – buy now

Wunder Train HR Tight 28" Lululemon

Wunder Train HR Tight 28″, £88, Lululemon – buy now

Zinnia Legging Tala

Zinnia Legging, £42, Tala – buy now

Seamless Yoga Tights Arket

Seamless Yoga Tights, £35, Arket – buy now

4505 Mono Animal Legging Set ASOS

4505 Mono Animal Legging Set, £26, ASOS – buy now

Marimekko Techfit Long Leggings adidas

Marimekko Techfit Long Leggings, £38, adidas – buy now

Compressive Ankle-length Leggings Oysho

Compressive Ankle-length Leggings, £35.99, Oysho – buy now

High-Waisted Powerhold Leggings Fabletics

High-Waisted Powerhold Leggings, 2 for £24, Fabletics – buy now

Fatal Attraction Legging LNDR

Fatal Attraction Legging, £98, LNDR – buy now

Ultra Lightweight Leggings Calzedonia

Ultra Lightweight Leggings, £29.99, Calzedonia – buy now