The season’s best workout pants

Find an ideal pair for yoga, running, and more.

With evolved technology and updated styles and fits, guys have more options than ever when it comes to their athleisure and workout wear. The following picks will enhance your performance with features customized for your exercise of choice.


As we move into warmer weather, seek out lightweight pants with sweat-wicking capabilities such as these crops from Nike. Pair them with a top that also inhibits excess sweat to keep you at the right temperature.
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Styles that fit close to the body are ideal, especially when it’s time for inversions. Match these cotton-jersey sweatpants from APL with a similarly body-hugging shirt that won’t restrict mobility.
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Ideal for your heavy lifting days, this option from Lululemon tapers down from the knee to ankle so loose fabric won’t brush against the bar. They’re durable and also have mesh panels to keep you cool as your body heats up. Wear them with a compression tank that will keep muscles supported.
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Water-repellent and breathable are key factors when choosing bottoms for outdoor activities. These trousers from Aztech Mountain offer freedom of movement and the versatility to perform well in a range of environments and temperatures thanks to zip-off lower legs. A mesh shirt with similar moisture control capabilities will complete the look.
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