Sporty chic: Cebuano active wear

Joanna Cuenco
·2 min read

It has become more important than ever to stay healthy, and this includes both balanced nutrition and regular exercise. Many Cebuanos did not wait until the new year to start a fitness regimen. With more time spent at home, and gyms and yoga studios still closed or at limited capacity, people have adjusted to exercising at home or outdoors.

Ratty old T-shirts and shorts are fine for exercising at home, but proper active wear provides much better support and ease of movement. Leggings, sports bras, bike shorts and exercise tops aren’t only more comfortable and functional—they also work double time as loungewear.

Check out these Cebuano active wear brands on Instagram.

Pinch Fitness

@pinchfitness has been offering cute and cool workout tops and bottoms well before quarantine took over our lives. The Two-Tone bra and leggings set comes in three color ways and offers something different for those who love to wear more color. The bra’s wider straps are slip-proof while the leggings’ wide panel tucks everything in and also prevents roll-down, so that you can concentrate on your downward dog or sumo squats without constantly adjusting your clothes.

Naya Wear Co.

Check out @nayawear.co for coordinated sets of long-line sports bras, workout tanks and squat proof leggings in solid colors that can be mixed and matched. Because long-line bras extend below the bust line, these are great for women who prefer additional coverage while still allowing a full range of movement. Wear them as crop tops with high-waisted trousers for errands. Their leggings are soft and breathable, but thick enough to prevent the dreaded VPL (visible panty line).

Sugar Rush Athleisure

Padded cami tops are great for low impact activities like pilates and yoga and easily transition to casual wear, or even work wear under a vest or blazer for those video conferences. @wearsugarrush offers these padded tops in lots of different basic colors and pastels. The Cheesecake compression leggings have side pockets to fit your phone or keys, and provide maximum support while doing higher-impact activities like jumping rope.

Hiit Play

For active wear with a little extra something, @hiit.play’s workout coordinates come in fun colors like fiery red, honey yellow, periwinkle and teal. Sports bras come in several styles with details like pretty cutouts and criss-cross straps without sacrificing functionality. For the guys, Hiit Play offers breathable exercise tanks and shorts, ideal for basketball, running or weight training.