Make burning calories less of a chore and more chic with our pick of this season’s must-have leggings. Stretchy material has never been so stylish!

Mesh detailing

£50, Bellum Active

  1. £50, Bellum Active

Not only is the mesh detailing behind the knee of these leggings bang on-trend, but the quick-drying fabric makes this pair a must-buy for summer. Available in xs-l, there are even two hidden pockets in the waistband, perfect for your valuables.


Floral side strip

£12, Morrisons


  1. £12, Morrisons

Thought your supermarket was just for buying bread and milk? Think again! Morrisons’ new Nutmeg clothing range includes fitness gear – and we just love these leggings with purple floral side strip. Available up to size 22, these are the ultimate bargain buy – however you choose to work up a sweat.



£44, Asics


  1. £44, Asics

Want to stand out from the crowd when working out? Then these psychedelic, cropped leggings are for you. Great for running, this tight-fit buy contains anti-chaffing technology so all you have to do is focus on your form.


Floral bottoms

£15, Evans

4. £15, Evans

Available up to a size 32, these floral leggings are selling out fast. And it’s no wonder – they’re what athleisure is all about. Perfect for Zumba, these navy blue floral printed leggings are also great teamed with a denim jacket for some post-exercise gossip with friends.

Graphic print

£40, Animal

  1. £40, Animal

Shorter legs? These three-quarter length running leggings are your perfect pick. Not only do they have a clever zippered back pocket, but the graphic print contains reflective detailing, helping you stay safe when you’re out and about.


Splash of colour

£16-£18, Next


  1. £16-£18, Next

We love this pick! Great for those who usually choose black workout gear, this pair of leggings adds just the right splash of colour. The large waist panel helps hold your tum in, while the moisture-wicking fabric will keep you dry – however intense your training session!

Camo joggers

£30, River Island


  1. £30, River Island

Hate the idea of skintight leggings? Then these camouflage joggers are just for you. With an elasticated waistband and cuffed ankles to leave you feeling secure, this relaxed-fit pair comes in sizes xs-l.

Grey marl

£22.50, M&S

  1. £22.50, M&S

Getting your sweat on this summer just got much easier with this versatile pick from M&S. Grey marl is a big trend for fitness gear right now, and teaming it with aqua will earn you extra style points. This super soft material, with the right amount of stretch to stay in shape, is perfect for yoga and Pilates.



£14, F&F at Tesco

  1. £14, F&F at Tesco

The beauty about space dye is that the eye-bending design helps hide a multitude of sins, making this pair of leggings perfect for disguising lumps and bumps. The detailing around the ankle makes them look far pricier than they really are. We love.


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