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Best Workout Clothes

  • Joe Fresh

    110 Fifth Ave., nr. 16th St.; 212-366-0960

    This new-to-town Canadian import’s nylon- , cotton- , and poly-spandex workout duds are sweat-wicking, supportive, and cheap enough to justify buying in bulk. The fast fashion chain’s $16 sports bras maintain their stretch even after months of washing, and the slimming running pants ($29) are half the price of their Gap Body equivalent. And the neutral palette of black, white, and gray is a refreshingly low-key alternative to competing brands’ penchant for neon pink and tribal swirls.

From the 2012 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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