I've Probably Owned 100+ Workout Leggings in My Life, and This $35 Pair is My Favourite
I've told a number of people recently that I found the best workout tights with pockets. Sometimes using words like "best" and "perfect" can be tricky to justify when you're explaining an opinion, so I thought it would be important to break down what attributes to these tights earning a favoured title. I've been a runner, volleyball player, and overall gym rat my entire life, and if there's one thing I feel strongly about, it's the pockets.
I recently had an opportunity to test out the High-Waisted Elevate Powersoft 7/8-Length Side-Pocket Leggings For Women ($35, originally $40) to see how the pair delivered and I knew after my first workout this would be a pant I'd be buying time and time again.
They're incredibly easy to slide on and don't require additional tugging at the thigh or waistband in order to get them on the way other tights I own do. Even after a dozen washes they remain the perfect balance of snug and malleable (they're made of 23 percent spandex!). The waistband is the perfect height so if I want to workout in just a sports bra, I still feel somewhat modest and supported. And my absolute favourite aspect of these tights, of course, is the deep pockets. My iPhone, keys, and small zip wallet all fit inside of the pockets and don't budge while running, which is no easy feat. I've done burpees, jumping jacks, and gone on at least a dozen runs in them and nothing has ever fallen out.