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Top 10 Plus Size Active Tops

Plus Size and Curve Active Tops That Will Inspire Your Next Trip to The Gym

Plus Size and Curve Active Tops That Will Inspire Your Next Trip to The Gym

Activewear has made its way into everyone’s closets (and hearts) and is not going anywhere anytime soon. The appeal of workout apparel is in the effortlessness and ease that comes along with it. You can throw on your workout gear before hitting the gym and still feel comfortable and cute enough to run errands afterward. A win-win! If you’re looking for the best activewear specifically for curvy, plus-size ladies, look no further than the list we’ve rounded up ahead. From form-fitting and high-waisted to lightweight and flowy, we’ve got the most figure-flattering and workout-ready clothing for you to shop from. Click through to find the best top, jacket, or leggings for your routine and body. Opening image: amazon.com

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December 7, 2018

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Core 10 Lighter Than Air Performance Tie Tank
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Core 10 Lighter Than Air Performance Tie Tank

BEST FOR: Yogis will love this breezy, quick dry fabric and flowy silhouette.

HELPFUL TIP: Some say this top runs large, so if you're between sizes, considering going up.

Just My Size Cool Dri Short Sleeve V-Neck Tee

USERS SAID: "The fit is superb. It has a bit of a sheen to it that makes you want to wear it for something classy casual. Very comfortable. Lovely color. I like the way it hangs on me." 

FUN FACT: This shirt has awesome UV protection, with a rating of 50+ UPF.

Coolibar UPF 50+ Long Sleeve Everyday T-Shirt

LOVED FOR: This tee protects against 98% of UVA and UVB rays and has a loose fit that always keeps you cool.

HELPFUL TIP: With a rainbow of 15 different colors to choose from, you're certain to find your favorite hue.

Core 10 Lighter Than Air Performance T-Shirt

USERS SAID: "This is a nice t-shirt for working out or just casual street wear. It is well made and the material is very soft... This shirt is 100% polyester, but it is light and has excellent moisture wicking properties."

STYLE WITH: Take advantage of the loose scoop neckline and add a pop of color with a bright sports bra.

Fit for Me By Fruit of the Loom Breathable Shirred Performance Mesh T-Shirt

LOVED FOR: A stretchy (yet flattering!) breathable fabric and longer length that's perfect for pairing with leggings

USERS SAID: "These are great! Just enough room for no bunching up, without feeling like it's bagging. The colors are bright and the fabric comfortable and breathable." 

Old Navy Jersey Mesh-Back Performance Top

BEST FOR: This top is breathable enough for working out, yet cute enough for running errands (Love that mesh back!)

LOVED FOR: The lightweight jersey material features moisture-wicking technology to keep you dry and comfortable.

Just My Size Cooldri Tank

USERS SAID: "I love this top and you can't beat the low cost. The fabric is soft and smooth and good quality; doesn't cling or pick up static. The fit is perfect and it is comfortable and cool."

LOVED FOR: The lightweight, rapid-dry interlock fabric keeps moisture away from your body *and* offers 50+ UPF UV protection.

Core 10 Fitted Cap Sleeve Workout Tee

LOVED FOR: Feminine cap sleeves, lightweight fabric with a subtle sheen and a silhouette that keeps its shape

HELPFUL TIP: This tee is machine washable, but you can keep the elasticity of any performance fabric last longer by air drying.

Zella Ava Tee

USERS SAID: "Super comfortable, soft. Great for exercise or wearing for a casual, layered look."

LOVED FOR: This tee is versatile and comfortable, making it a staple in any active wardrobe.

Old Navy Mesh-Back Side-Tie Performance Tee

LOVED FOR: Fashion and functionality combine with this tee, featuring a knot on one side and breathable mesh across the upper back.

STYLE WITH: Add a pop of color with a vibrant sports bra and then pair them with leggings that match the mesh fabric.

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