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Styling your shapewear leggings at the gym

While the gym is a place meant to work on your physical fitness and focus on your work out, this does not mean you have to compromise your sense of style. Carrying over your fashion sense from your daily look to the gym may not seem easy at first, but this should not stop you.   You know what they say: look good, feel good! So why not have an amazing work out session while looking fabulous. The following looks will provide you with the inspiration to channel your own sense of style at the gym without looking out of place.   The All Black Look     This look is super easy to put together and allows for a...

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Jogging in shapewear leggings: why you’ll love running with a little extra support

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who love jogging and those who don’t. If you are, like our co-founder Liliana, one of those (crazy) people for whom jogging feels amazing, we have one tip for you: when you go running, bring along your shapewear leggings or shorts. Jogging involves a lot of bouncing, and long term this can be rather painful. Sports bras are designed to hold your chest firmly in place, but what about your tummy? While not as painful, the small roll of fat situated right on your abdomen (you know the one we’re talking about) will jump up and down a bit as you run, and can end up feeling uncomfortable by the...

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How to go from the gym to the real world in your shapewear leggings.

It can be a real pain to have to bring a whole different outfit to the gym, especially when you don’t have the time, or the inclination to change out of your shapewear leggings. These are not only super comfortable, they’re also flattering, thick and opaque, making them acceptable to wear outside the gym. You just need to dress them up to go back to your everyday life.   Start by changing your shoes. Nothing screams « workout » more than sneakers and leggings. Grab some more elegant shoes for your post workout outfit, ballet flats or booties always look great with shapewear leggings. Make sure you grab a tunic. A casual t-shirt or tank top paired with leggings can look very...

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Can you workout in your shapewear leggings?

We’ve discussed many times how shapewear leggings are amazing for day-to-day life. But some of our customers have asked if they can workout in them too. The short answer is that yes, of course you can. In fact, although they were designed with everyday life in mind, they are amazing for workouts too. The waist support and light compression offered by our shapewear leggings means that during your workout your body is comfortably held in. You’ll feel more confident knowing that your leggings have got your back, no unflattering bulges or tucks will appear while you do your thing. Also the thick stretchy knit material that Svelte developed has high percentages of spandex, meaning your leggings will following your body’s...

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