J Lo started a patterned gym leggings trend
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If, like us, you’ve been eagerly waiting for the next photos from J Lo and Ben Affleck’s honeymoon, you’ll be glad to hear that, together He The gorgeous Reformation dress that has flown off the shelves was recently spotted and also seen in her go-to kit.
Judging by the time stamp, she was last seen in dark reptile print leggings (below) before she left for Paris for her romantic break — though she’ll be working out while she’s away, each to her own.
J Lo has been a fitness icon for decades, long passionate about exercise motivation, building a body for life and following a healthy lifestyle. She has always been a dancer and keeps fit with circuit and high intensity interval training workouts – not to mention years of dance routines and performing songs on stage for crowds of thousands.
There’s an obvious theme with her go-to fit kit—it’s high quality, but at the same time very replicated. is one of his well-known brands niyama solo — she shared an Instagram photo back in 2021 wearing the brand with the hashtag #whenthelegingsmakethebootylookgood. (The post garnered a casual 4 million likes).
Here MCWe are fans of investing in good quality workout gear that makes you feel great and motivates you to workout as well. Below, we’ve rounded up our favorite patterned gym leggings for you, from all the brands that have been sweat tested by our very own health editor associate Head.
While you’re here, don’t miss our edit of the best gym leggings, best high waist leggings and oversized gym t shirts.
Patterned Gym Leggings: Shop the Trend Made Popular by J Lo
Snake Barefoot – £78 | niyama solo
These are J Lo’s actual patterned gym leggings, we repeat: These are J Lo’s Real gym leggings. Should we say more? These are the only tights in the round-up we haven’t tested ourselves—that said, if they’re good enough for the fitness queen… well, we imagine they’ll be sweaty, supporting bum Will do, and squat proof.
Let’s Move Snake-Print Recycled Stretch Leggings – £78 | worli
I love the Worli leggings – they have a higher price point but they last forever and have the same qualities as the Lululemon leggings. They’re flattering, keep you snug without overburdening your waist, and are great for all types of workouts, even when sweaty. Cons: They don’t have pockets, so make sure you have a gym bag or bum bag for your belongings.
Super Soft 7/8 Yoga Leggings –
£85.00. was, now £34.00 | sweaty betty
Sweaty Betty leggings are always great — sculptural, supportive, and uncompromising on performance-focused style — and these yoga leggings don’t disappoint. They’re super soft and, while I found they’re not great for sweaty, high-intensity workouts like HIIT or circuits, they’re great for low-intensity sessions like Pilates or Barre.
High Vest 7/8 Enduro Bamboo Leggings –
£55. was, now £27.50 | bam
I’m a fan of BAM – funky workout leggings (they’re B Corp – what’s not to love?) with stability at the fore of their business model. These leggings are sweat-wicking, stylish and soft-like especially thanks to the bamboo material. I also love the tropical print.
Yoga Essentials Print – £43 | adidas
These leggings from Adidas are a great all-rounder—while designed for yoga, they’re sturdy enough even for sweaty sessions, and have a high-waisted design to offer maximum support. Note, though: They’re three-quarters length, so not for those who need a longer leg fit.
Goodmove Go Move Printed High Waist Gym Leggings – £25.00 | M / s
M&S never disappoints. Good quality gym gear and b. Seriously patterned prints. When testing their leggings, I was impressed—while they tend to lose their shape more quickly than at their higher price points, they are one of the highest quality high street options currently available to buy.
Electra Tape Leggings – £59 | Keep quiet
Last but not least, I love Hush’s activewear. The styles are eye-catching while still supporting you through any workout, and I love the bright and bold colors used in their collections. Again, they have no pockets, but also have a high-waisted, high-support waistband, sweat-wicking material, and a flattering fit.
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