Update Your Gym Bag With These Sporty Chic Finds

Ditch the stretched-out track pants; these sporty-chic pieces will get your heart pumping in no time.

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Summer is on its way, and with warm weather come tank tops, short-shorts, mini dresses and bikinis. For those of us who spent the winter months cozying up to a box of cookies, it's time to dust off the ol' running shoes. Here, Alexander Wang incorporates racing stripes and even terrycloth in this athletic-inspired look.
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Thanks to the profusion of sporty looks on the runways, hitting the gym is no longer an excuse for stretched-out sweat pants and ratty T-shirts. Here, a sleek and sporty look from Rag & Bone's spring runway.
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Even sports bras made a few catwalk cameos. At Helmut Lang, asymmetrical bra tops with skinny spaghetti straps were layered on top of one another.
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Victoria Beckham's sleek translucent parka was the perfect combination of sporty and luxe.
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Ohne Titel always explore athletic references in their collections, and spring proved no exception with soft terrycloth dresses finished with color-blocked neon panels.
We suspect that training would be less tiresome if performed in a pair of Alexander Wang's stylish rip-cord shorts in striped yellow and blue. ($365 at Net-a-Porter)
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We knew Wang could design a killer pair of heels, but who knew the wunderkind could whip up such comfy-cool sneaks? ($385 at AlexanderWang.com)
Not only do VPL's strappy "Insertion" bras lend a little edge to a plain old tank top, but they're totally functional as workout gear (just be sure to hand-wash). ($95 at Net-a-Porter)
When it comes to sporty style, Stella McCartney's collection for Adidas serves as a gold standard. This coral-colored parka is exactly right for spring, from the eye-catching color to the flattering cinched waist. ($180 at Adidas)
Likewise, Stella's cool, colorful "Axyridis" sneaks are an easy way to perk up any gym wardrobe. ($150 at Adidas)
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If you prefer open ocean to the treadmill, then slither into one of Cynthia Rowley's funky color-block wetsuits next time you hit the beach. ($225 at Prism)
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Similarly, water workouts would be way more fun (not to mention more fashionable) with a pair of Thakoon's tropical-print board shorts. ($260 at Kirna Zabete)
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Isabel Marant's sold-out "Betty" sneakers may have been responsible for the explosion of the sporty-chic trend in general, but this season we're eyeing the preppy "Lamy" windbreaker. ($385 at LaGarconne)
Chevron stripes cropped up on a number of catwalks this season, which is why this zig-zag Nike jacket is right on target for chilly spring mornings. ($75 at Nike)
Nike's ubiquitous "Frees" got a sassy makeover for spring in super-bright shades of magenta, neon yellow and orange. ($100 at Nike)
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