From Pickleball to Power Walks, Activewear for Your Active Life

Empty Nest Blessed by Suzy Mighell
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Beth and I would like to dedicate this post to our pal, Joyce, who has encouraged us to write a “Pickleball post” for the past few months. Here ya go, sweet friend!

If you’re like me, activewear is a category that is as important in your wardrobe as dressy dresses, casual dresses, cute tops, or jeans! I have an entire drawer in my dresser devoted to activewear, and a bunch of it (like the dress above) hangs on hangers in my closet too!

Whether you’re hitting the pickleball court, perfecting your golf swing, strolling around the neighborhood, flowing through a yoga session, or simply running errands, I think the right activewear for your active life can make all the difference! Today, we’ve rounded up the cutest activewear for your busy life!

Pickleball🏓

Have you tried pickleball yet? According to this article from Pickleheads, “Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in America for the past three years.Activewear designed specifically for pickleball offers comfort, flexibility, and style all in one. Whether you prefer shorts or leggings, tank tops or t-shirts, know there’s something out there for everyone. Add a bit of your unique personality to your next game with vibrant colors and fun patterns.

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I love this two-piece set, but I have to tell you I was disappointed that there wasn’t a built-in bra! I’m wearing a normal strapless bra in these photos.

Two-Piece Scallop Edge Workout Set (12 color options but no bra in the top) | One-Piece Scallop Edge Workout Set with Shorts Underneath (8 color options)

Golf⛳

Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or just starting out, choose golf attire that strikes a balance between style and functionality. Think breathable polo shirts, moisture-wicking pants, or shorts. (Of course, if you’re like me, you like to ride along in the cart, wear the clothes, and give swing🏌️‍♂️advice that you are completely unqualified to give! 🫣🤣)

Walking🚶‍♀️

woman over 50 wearing black workout tank and hot pink scallop edge skirt workout wear walking

I really like the modesty of this crewneck cropped tank!

Call On You High Neck Cropped Tank (also in white) | Stick Together Scalloped Skort (also in white) | Elastic Apple Watch Band (set of 3 colors for under $10)

Who says a leisurely walk can’t be fashionable? Whether you’re on a power walk around the block or hiking a nature trail on vacay, activewear is your best bet. A zip-front performance jacket, stretchy joggers, and supportive sneakers (Use code ENB20 for 20% off!) are all you need to conquer your walking goals in style. Make sure you wear moisture-wicking fabrics, to stay fresh and comfortable, no matter how far your feet take you!

Yoga🧘

As you flow through your asanas, the last thing you want is clothing that restricts your movement or distracts you! That’s where yoga-specific activewear comes in. Look for soft, stretchy fabrics that move with you, allowing maximum flexibility and breathability. High-waisted flare leggings and light/breathable tops are yoga essentials that provide comfort and support.

Errand-Running Essentials 🛒

Better Than Every Hot Pink Tennis Dress w/ Shorts on woman getting ready to go on errands standing by her car
This dress is everyday bra-friendly, and I really love the fact that it’s longer than normal for a tennis dress! (Great price too!)

Better Than Every Other Hot Pink Tennis Dress w/ Shorts (Click HERE for other colors.) | Making Moves Beige Quilted Purse | All About It Red Floral Earrings

Running errands may not be the most glamorous activity, but that doesn’t mean you can’t look and feel great while doing it! Choose athleisure-inspired outfits that blend style and functionality and knock out that to-do list pronto. Try throwing on a casual pair of crop wide-leg pants, a cute tank top, or an activewear dress for an effortlessly chic look. With activewear that transitions seamlessly from the gym to the grocery store, you can tackle your to-do list like a champ! 🏆

Accessories

Oh, my! I can’t leave out all the great accessories Beth and I found when we were putting together this post! For your next pickleball match, why not carry your paddles in a trendy rattan pickleball crossbody bag that’s as functional as it is chic? Speaking of pickleball, why settle for ordinary paddles when you can play with THESE cute paddles that add flair to your game? This monogrammed yoga mat bag would make a great gift, or get one for yourself 😉 Keep your clubs safe and sound with adorable golf club covers that reflect your personality. And for staying hydrated, nothing beats a tumbler that shows your favorite activity!

Check out where we shopped for all of these great activewear finds! (The links below will take you directly to the activewear section of each brand.)

Activewear isn’t just for the gym or the track—it’s for every moment of your active lifestyle. Whether you’re smashing serves on the pickleball court, perfecting your swing on the golf course, slowing down your breathing on the yoga mat, or simply running errands around town, the right activewear can enhance your experience and boost your confidence. It’s time to embrace the versatility of activewear and conquer every activity looking cute and comfortable!

Here’s to looking and feeling fabulous, no matter where life takes you! We’re in it together, my friends!

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