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Jan 15, 2021

Good Housekeeping: Fabletics Recognized For Having Best Plus-Size Activewear

30 Best plus-size workout clothes, according to experts

by Shanon Maglente| Jan 15th, 2021

The average American woman’s dress size is between 14 and 16, which technically means plus-size is our nation’s norm. However, even in 2021, it can still be tricky finding plus-size workout clothes from quality brands we know and love.

Luckily, some of the top-performing brands from Good Housekeeping Institute tests accommodate plus sizes, including Nike and Girlfriend Collective. To find the best activewear worth your money, our clothing experts evaluate yoga pants, sports bras and leggings, looking at factors like moisture management, washability, opaqueness, and stretch recovery. For brands we haven’t tested below, our product reviews pros researched top-searched brands for plus-size workout apparel, which include Old Navy and Fabletics, and vetted offerings from lesser-known brands if you prefer to shop small and/or support BIPOC clothing businesses.

Below you’ll find the best plus-size workout clothes, from cheap and popular gear to the highest quality, moisture-wicking fabrics. You’ll discover leggings on this list that start at 1X and run up to 6X, sports bras that range from D through KK cup sizes, and stretchy joggers and jackets with adjustable features to find your perfect fit.

Rylee SculptKnit Tank- Fabletics

The SculptKnit technology and shapewear-inspired waistband almost makes this crop tank look like a sports bra. The compressive racerback style lets you move freely while hugging you in the right places. One reviewer says since it cuts low in the front, the tank might not be the best option for those with larger cup sizes.

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