18 Must-Have Workout Tank Tops And Sports Bras 

By  Emily Konatella

LAST UPDATED - October 7, 2023

As women, there's nothing more frustrating than an ill-fitting workout top. To make the most of your morning run, yoga class, or weight lifting sesh at the gym, you'll need a top that provides enough coverage and support.

Below, we've rounded up eighteen stylish workout tank tops and sports bras worth adding to your gym wardrobe. But don't be fooled by their stylish designs; these tops are comfortable, supportive, and ready to take on any workout.

18 Workout Tank Tops and Sports Bras for Enviably Cute Workout Outfits

Nike Dri-Fit One Luxe Women's Standard Fit Tank

Nike Dri-Fit One Luxe Women's Standard Fit Tank

When it comes to basic workout tops, Nike's Dri-Fit One Luxe Women's Standard Fit Tank is hard to beat. Thanks to its relaxed fit and lightweight feel, the simple tank is the perfect choice for running, hiking, working out at the gym, and playing sports. It's made from Nike's buttery-soft Dri-Fit performance fabric (which utilizes at least 75% recycled materials) in a bold Chile Red color that's sure to turn heads.

Alo Yoga Cool Breeze Tank

This versatile Alo Yoga Cool Breeze Tank is practical enough to wear to the yoga studio and stylish enough to wear on the streets. The cropped workout tank top pairs perfectly with yoga pants, bike shorts, and high-waisted jeans. Its cinched waistband keeps the tank securely in place while you dance, run, or downward dog. The super-soft sueded jersey fabric comes in four versatile color options: black, white, pink, and teal.

FP Movement Chevron Tie-Dye Ombre Love Tank

Free People's FP Movement Chevron Tie-Dye Ombre Love Tank is the perfect workout tank top for summer. The cropped muscle tee is cut from lightweight fabric with a bold pink or blue chevron tie-dye print. A ribbed crew-neck, armholes, and hemline add an elevated feel to the otherwise simple style.

Carbon38 Ribbed Tank

Carbon38's best-selling Ribbed Tank is so soft and comfy you'll find yourself wearing it all the time! The cropped workout top is cut just like your favorite basic tank with a figure-hugging silhouette and a scoop neckline and back. A built-in shelf bra offers tons of support while allowing you to go bra-free during everyday wear. The versatile design is available in a wide array of feminine colors, including hot pink, red, pistachio green, aqua blue, and more.

Adidas x Karlie Kloss Run Tank Top

This must-have Run Tank Top from Adidas was designed in collaboration with supermodel and fitness enthusiast Karlie Kloss. It's made from Adidas' soft, stretchy HEAT.RDY jersey fabric that wicks away moisture and keeps you nice and cool on your run. The relaxed silhouette features a round neck, shaped hem, and a subtle Karlie Kloss graphic down the back. Choose from a sleek off-white or earthy pine green.

Beyond Yoga Spacedye Slim Racerback Cropped Tank

This Spacedye Slim Racerback Cropped Tank from Beyond Yoga is guaranteed to be your new go-to tank top when you return to the gym. The cropped style doubles as a tank top and a cute sports bra thanks to a snug fit, skinny racerback straps, and a supportive built-in bra. Its soft performance fabric is lightweight, moisture-wicking, and super stretchy.

Style it with your favorite activewear leggings or with Beyond Yoga's coordinating yoga pants or bike shorts to create a trendy matching activewear set. The tank comes in over ten color options ranging from basic neutrals like black, white, and grey to eye-catching brights like hot pink, cornflower blue, and lemon yellow.

Lululemon Power Thru Tank Top

Unlike other cropped styles, the Lululemon Power Thru Tank Top is more than a longline sports bra. The body-con fit and cropped length contour to the body to flatter your curves. It's made with snag-resistant fabric that's quick-drying, sweat-wicking, and perfectly stretchy. The cropped Lululemon tank top is available in light grey, black, medium blue, and lavender purple.

Koral Aerate Netz Tank Top

Koral's Aerate Netz Tank Top is a great choice if you prefer full-length workout tops overcropped tanks. The comfortable top features a slim fit, rounded neck, and wide racerback. Its textured woven fabric is super breathable and lightweight, making it perfect for a sweaty cardio session. Don't hesitate to add both the black and white options to your cart!

FP Movement Perfect Conditions Tank

You can't go wrong adding this versatile FP Movement Perfect Conditions Tank to your workout clothes drawer. The tank is cut with a classic crew neck and slim, full-length silhouette with a flowy split back for added ventilation and a built-in shelf bra for total support. Its open back and ruched strap are sure to stand out in any spin class, meditation session, or grocery store run. The affordable workout tank top is available in coral, pearl pink, and rich emerald blue.

Splits59 Carmen Cut-out Ribbed Jersey Tank

While the Splits59 Carmen Cut-Out Ribbed Jersey Tank is designed for the gym, it's chic enough to be worn basically anywhere. The sleeveless muscle tank is made from ribbed modal jersey fabric that's lightweight, stretchy, and incredibly comfy. On the side, you'll find a sleek cut-out that increases airflow and adds an extra dose of style thanks to an adjustable drawstring closure that allows for a customizable fit.

Athleta Aurora Crop Rib Tank

The minimalist Aurora Crop Rib Tank from Athleta is fitted and supportive like your favorite sports bra with a longline fit like your favorite crop tank. The deep plunging neckline accentuates your bust while still providing enough coverage to keep you comfortable during any kind of workout. It's made with high-quality recycled nylon fabric with antimicrobial silver and ionic+ technology that pulls sweat away from the body and prevents odors from collecting in the fabric. While the summery coral colorway is certainly eye-catching, you can't go wrong purchasing Athleta's basic black and white workout tops.

Under $15

All in Motion Women's Essential Racerback Tank Top

Budget-conscious shoppers love this Women's Essential Racerback Tank Top from All in Motion. The simple tank top is cut with an ultra-flattering semi-fitted silhouette, flat seams, and a curved hem that flatters your curves without getting in your way during difficult workouts. It's made from recycled polyester that's lightweight, moisture-wicking, and odor-resistant. And at just $12, you can stock up on more than one of the eight color options.

Carbon38 Action Tank in Cloud Compression

Looking for something that won't get in the way during your workout? This Action Tank from Carbon38 is a worthy addition to any gym rat, runner, or yogi's workout wardrobe. The form-fitting tank is cut with a flattering v-neckline that provides ample coverage and support thanks to a built-in bra with removable cups. It's made with Carbon38's signature Cloud Compression performance fabric— a lightweight recycled polyester blend with plenty of stretches. The comfortable tank comes in six stylish color options: orange, light blue, red, olive green, black, and white.

Nike Women's Sportswear Wash Tank Top

This Woman's Sportswear Wash Tank Top offers a modern, feminine take on a classic muscle tank. It's made from mid-weight cotton jersey fabric with a subtle 80s-inspired acid wash in black or pink. The cropped design hits at just the right length for high-rise leggings, bike shorts, joggers, and boyfriend jeans. Pair with the coordinating Nike Women's Sportswear High-Rise Wash Short to create a fashion-forward matching activewear set.

Everlane The Perform Cropped Top

The Perform Cropped Top from Everlane is designed to do it all! Its square neckline and crisscrossed wide straps help you feel stylish and confident during all sorts of workouts. Wear it solo or layer it under your favorite workout tank tops, tees, and sweatshirts. Like all of Everlane's sustainable activewear, it's thoughtfully made from a recycled nylon blend with sweat-wicking capabilities and lightweight compression. Choose from basic black, dark taupe, or vibrant azure blue.

Year of Ours Ribbed Football Bra

Workout tops from the all-American activewear brand, Year of Ours, never sacrifice on style— and this statement-making Ribbed Football Bra is no exception. Though the lace-up sports bra draws inspiration from men's football uniforms, it feels surprisingly feminine and chic thanks to a round neck and micro-rib fabric. Style it with your favorite workout leggings, or pair it with Year of Ours' coordinating Ribbed Football Leggings to create a head-turning matching set.

Spiritual Gangster Good Energy Active Crop Tank

Spread good vibes and stay on-trend in the Good Energy Active Crop Tank from Spiritual Gangster. The cropped muscle tank boasts a 'Good Energy Is Contagious' graphic that's sure to put a smile on your face. A relaxed fit with dropped armholes and a simple crew neck make it a practical choice for running, lifting weights, and powering through tough workout classes. It's cut from breathable heathered fabric in a feminine lavender that flatters skin tones of all shades.

Adidas by Stella McCartney Truepace Heat.Rdy Running Crop Top

You're sure to feel confident in this fashion-forward Truepace Heat.Rdy Running Crop Top from Adidas by Stella McCartney. It's made sustainably using Primeblue, a high-performance recycled fabric made in part using Parley Ocean Plastic. Adidas' HEAT.RDY technology wicks away sweat to keep you cool and dry during even the most grueling of workouts. The second-skin feel, high-neck racer front, zip back closure, and cropped length look just as sleek styled with your favorite jeans as they do with your favorite running shorts or activewear leggings.

About the author

Emily is a fashion consultant, designer and creative director with more than 15 years experience creating, designing and developing clothing & jewelry. From managing pageant shows to turning concepts into actual designs, she has experience with almost all fabric types and jewelry designs and is in touch with the latest fashion trends.


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