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Day 7- Get After It: Fashion, Headphones and Shoes

Day 7- Get After It: Fashion, Headphones and Shoes


Oh, why hello.

Just stopping by with another little giveaway for you. Late, yes, but worth the wait? Heck yes.


Workout Wednesday:

Ran 5 miles on the treadmill. 4 of them were mile repeats at 6:44 pace. Um, yeah, I really need to stop eating and entire kabocha squash before doing those runs. You’d think I would learn.

Taught 45 minute BOSU class

Did a little backyard boot camp with a friend while our kiddos played.


So I meant to get this post up earlier, but I’m glad I procrastinated because the giveaway got better than expected.

I’ll even get right to it since it’s late and I desperately need to get to bed.

Check out what I just ate though.


Yep. Creamy Dreamy Ice Cream with some “layers” underneath in a Flatout Cinnamon Crisp Bowl. Oh and yes, that is my favorite Christmas ornament.


I really tried to pretend I was cool today. I tried to be the cool mommy by making the boys some roasted sweet potatoes in little sticks they could dip in syrup for breakfast.


Well, they preferred the syrup over the sweet potato sticks. Go figure.

Later in the day I tried again with some SBapple sandwiches as a snack (SunButter and apple with a few raisins for fun).

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Those went over a little bit better.


While I lacked a bit in the mom department today, I really tried to be cool with some new fitness gear.

The other day I got a fabulous little package from Reebok.


In the package was their CrossFit Racer Long Bra top


and brand new Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones.


I always get nervous to try new clothes or gadgets for the first time. I’m afraid I’m going to get them dirty or ruin them. I do the same with shoes. I let them sit for a couple days until I’m really ready to try them out. It’s weird.

Anyway, today was the day I went for my new Reebok goodies.

I tried to do a little photo session outside this morning to show off my new top, but it didn’t work out too well.


That’s Pat our parrot over there. He sure was digging my new shirt. One of the few sounds he can make is the cat call.

Oh, and Turk really liked it too.


I don’t know what’s up with his photo bombing lately. At least it’s better than this picture. Ha.


Judah wanted to make sure you got to see the top from all angles.


What a guy.

I really like the CrossFit Racer Long Bra Top and all the different features.


I like the long length, the thin straps, the design on the back, the special material that features Play Dry technology and of course the bra pads. Those are always key. It was just so comfortable for my first time wearing it that I felt like I had to do a little vlog. Yeah, I tried to be one of the cool people.

Not to mention Judah was peer pressuring me.

Comfort in Reebok CrossFit Gear.


Of course there’s mention of the pads at the end. Ha ha.


Since I’m in the video sharing mood, here’s a really great one that talks about the technology of the Reebok CrossFit apparel and how they designed it for the athletes and had comfort in mind. No wonder this tank fits so well.

They did a darn good job designing some comfortable athletic clothes.


Along with the new top, I got out the Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones.


These headphones are the first Bose in-ear headphones specifically engineered for exercise. They represent the start of Reebok’s association with the world’s number one audio company.


They have a shorter cable and come with a cool stretchy arm band with a special pocket for your keys.

Here’s another video (I guess I’m loving YouTube in this post) with an in-depth look into the technology of the Bose SIE2 fitness headphones.

The technology of the Bose SIE2 fitness headphones.


I’m really picky when it comes to headphones. I have a hard time finding ones that not only have good quality sound, but also fit in my ears since they’re so dang small. The standard headphones that come with iPhones and iPods don’t work for me and I have yet to find a blue tooth that stays put.

These ones come with different sizes that you can switch out.


Those are the medium ones. They fit okay, but I switched them to the small size before heading to the gym.

Hey. One armpit shot and I was ready to go.

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The verdict? I was impressed.

The headphones didn’t budge throughout my treadmill run and it sure seemed like Jeff Probst (yeah, that’s what I was watching) was talking just to me and trying to whisper in my ear. Ha ha.

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Seriously though, Bose sound quality is no joke. I’ve never gotten to experience it before and it was really nice that I didn’t even have to adjust the headphones in my ears at all. That’s rare for my teeny tiny ears.

I can’t wait to put the cool arm band to the test though to really get the full effect.

These headphones should go on your Christmas list like now. They come in orange too.

Or you can just send your friends and family here to buy them online.


The CrossFit Racer Long Bra Top stayed surprisingly dry feeling while I sucked wind and sweat like a madwoman on the treadmill. I decided to see just how great the Play Dry technology was so I kept the top on to teach my BOSU class afterwards.

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Classy. Sometimes I wonder how I even have people come to my classes.

Maybe they just really like to do V Sits on the BOSU.

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Seriously though, if you haven’t tried that move, you should. Talk about core strengthening.


Oh wait, I’m supposed to be giving something away, aren’t I?

Did you notice my custom Reebok nanos?

Have I ever told you how much I love shoes?

Well, well, well…..

Day 7 is here for STUFT Mama’s favorite things 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways.

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Today one lucky winner will win a pair of the Reebok Realflex Fusion TRs.

I have two pairs of these shoes.


They are the perfect shoes for cross training and at the gym. They give you that lateral support you need with different, multidirectional movements. Running shoes are great for running, but it’s important to have sport specific shoes for the activities you’re doing.


 Enter here to win a pair of RealFlex Fusion TRs by answering at least one of the following:

What do you look for in good workout wear? Comfort, fun colors, good bra pads, etc.

What activity do you wear headphones for?

What’s your favorite show to watch while on cardio equipment? Mine- Live with Kelly and Michael.


YOU can tweet this for an additional entry:

I want to win a pair of @Reebok RealFlex Fusion TRs from @stuftmama for DAY 7 of her Favorite Things Holiday Giveaways. #getafterit http://ow.ly/g1T6a


Woo hoo!

Giveaway will be open until Thursday, December 13th at 11:00pm PST. Winner will be announced in Friday’s post.

*Color will be based on availability.

*Open to US Residents only.


The winner of the Love Grown Foods Giveaway for DAY 6- All You Need is Love is

#182 Cole.

Email me (stuftmama@stuftfitness.com) your mailing information and I’ll send it along to the awesome people over at Love Grown Foods.


*I received these products from Reebok. I was not compensated for this post. All opinions are my own.

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    Danielle says:

    I usually look for workout clothes that are practical. I like them to stay in place while I’m working out. There’s nothing worse than worrying about trying to keep your shirt from riding up or shorts from falling down while trying to workout! As for headphones, I wear them most when I’m trying to get in and out of the gym in a short period of time hoping they will deter people from trying to talk to me haha. (It doesn’t always work.) And I enjoy watching millionaire matchmaker while on the cardio equipment; it’s pretty entertaining. 🙂

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    stacey says:

    I definitely go for comfort and fit when looking for workout gear/shoes!! I would love to try out these awesome shoes for cross training!

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    Jennifer says:

    Love the long length tops for staying in place, and the bright colors that are in now are fun! I wear headphones to work out – cardiovascular and need tiny ones like you because of my mini ears! I love watching all the shows I record when on the elliptical – total time saver, greys anatomy, private practice are my standbys but this fall I’ve been loving Nashville and revenge!

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    EriGates says:

    I look for function and comfort in wo clothes. I love running shorts w/ a pocket to stash sports beans or gels and I love tanks w/ built in sports bras-I’m small chested so it is plenty of support for me. I wear ear buds when running and on indoor stationary bike. The music pushes me harder and keeps me there a little longer. I do want to listen to Born to Run while on the TM. I own only running sneakers, so cross training shoes would be great!

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    Miz says:


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    Kaitlin L. says:

    For workout clothes I look for comfort and sweat wicking materials. I sweat a lot and its really gross for a female I think but what can I say; at least I am getting those toxins out of the body! And fun colors are always a plus! I normally don’t wear headphones unless I’m on a treadmill; which is rare!

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    Tess says:

    Well first and for most is function. I don’t want anything falling down, poking out, jiggling around or rubbing me the wrong way when I’m working out. The next thing I want is COLOR!!! It makes my workouts happy when I catch myself and see the bright colors.

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    The main thing I look for in workout wear is comfort and something I don’t have to tug on every 5 minutes!

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    I look for comfort and how flattering it is! I like the photobombing, it gave me a good laugh 🙂

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    Deniz says:

    Workout clothes-comfort, cuteness and color!
    Headphones=gym workouts

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    Carrie C says:

    Comfort and fit are first on my list and then style/color. Price, much to my husband’s dislike, is my last consideration. 🙂

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    Crystal says:

    Headphones are a requirement when it comes to long runs.

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    bethp262 says:

    I love to have running clothes with a zipper pocket (I don’t trust the pocket if it doesn’t zip!)

    I wear headphones for some long runs and all treadmill runs.m I listen to music or podcasts (usually Ultrarunner podcast or Another Mother Runner)

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    Tracy says:

    I. Wear headphones when I do my cardio and when I lift free weights. These look like they would fit great! The shoes look cool too! 🙂

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    Marcia Schultz says:

    I look for comfort for sure. I teach bootcamp/circuit classes and comfort comes first, definitely color! I use my earphones on my treadmill at home and I love to watch “What Not to Wear” or “Biggest Loser”.

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    Mollie K says:

    I only wear headphones when I am doing cardio, not weights. I actually really hate my headphones because they are the bigger ones that wrap around your ear and absorb ALL my sweat which is so gross btu theyre the only ones that stay on my ears!!!!

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    Susan says:

    I love workout wear that has the longer length! No riding up and constantly having to pull it down! Looks like your new Reebok top has that perfect fit! Must Get. One. Now!!

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    Stacie says:

    Tweeted about the giveaway!

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    Stacie says:

    I like workout gear that fits well, is comfortable, and also in cool colors. I get tired of the standard black pants and t shirt combo sometimes

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    Laura B says:

    My gym clothes need to be comfortable, covering and supportive. I love good sound while running and strength training. The gym music driving me crazy so my iPod is devoted to workout playlists. I don’t usually watch shows since I am at a public gym that usually has CNN or ESPN on the TVs. Though I have laughed at the reactions of contestants from The Price is Right.

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    Kathy says:

    I go for comfort and cute….I figure if I’m going to be a sweaty mess the clothes might as well look nice right? (or at least nicer than me….I don’t spend a lot on clothes but I still want the cute ones…ha!) Love the tank top.

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    Malinda says:

    1. I look for fit in workout clothes. There is nothing worse than something not fitting properly. It can totally ruin a work out.
    2. Headphones for running, elliptical, roller blading, and walking
    3. I watch Ellen. Usually I will do a 20-minute warm-up either elliptical or treadmill with headphones and watch Ellen at the gym. It is hilarious!! I have even lol!!!

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    Kayla says:

    Omg those shoes are beautiful!
    I wear headphones any time I workout or run, I need them! Having music just pushes you harder!
    The biggest thing for workout clothes for me is quality. I feel ok spending a little more if I feel it’s made of great quality and will last me longer than something cheaply made. My favorite workout clothing is leggings type pants, in those I want thickness! A lot of them get see through when you bend over! Not good! My favorite thing to watch while I workout is reality tv! It sucks you in so good and loses you so you hardly remember you’re working out! I LOVE those shoes!!

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    Jess says:

    I look for comfort and color when I purchase workout gear. I wear headphones whenever I do cardio. It keeps my mind off things! I also like to watch tv while I am running on the treadmill.

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    Lesa says:

    What i look for in workout gear has to be comfort and support….and thaat usually fall into some CUTE fashion too 🙂 but yes need the support!!

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    Catherine says:

    Comfort is my number one priority with workout clothes, but try to look good to some extent,too. 🙂 For winter runs in Ohio, warmth is a big factor, too. Always have music going for running outside or on any gym equipment.

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    Elizabeth G. says:

    I definitely look for workout clothes that are flattering and supportive. I do like some bright colors too. I could use some cute shoes though. I always end up wearing my running shoes instead of cross training shoes to classes!!

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    Abby J says:

    My workout clothes HAVE to be comfortable and stay put. I don’t want to be pulling down my shorts or shirt when I’m running. There is nothing more annoying in my book. Also, I have to have shoes that suit my bad ankles. That’s been no fun, let me tell you. When I run, if I had a choice, I would want to watch something funny, like That 70s Show or Top Gear or No Reservations. Sadly, I am at the gym at 5:30 and god knows there is nothing but infomercials on 🙁 I stick with BBC News.

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    Amanda Walters says:

    Comfort clothes and some that absorb my sweat!
    Headphones for running, only sometimes though. I like the sound of the pavement

    No TV on cardio; I need to lay on the couch for TV time 🙂

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    Suzy says:

    I look for no chafing and no rubbing!

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    Suzy says:

    I tweeted!

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    lora lee says:

    I look for comfort and padding in my workout clothes. The girls need some help although I don’t wear my handful pads when I run. Too much bulk. Took them out on the mill last night at the gym. Talk about stares and classy. As for headphones I wear them always when I exercise. I love listening to jillian. Such knowledge.

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    Linda says:

    I love comfort and then a great color in my work out gear. I have the same problem as you with headphones.

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    Tracy says:

    Comfort, support, good fit and looks good = usually Lululemon! LOVE watching any of the Real Housewives shows while working out – my guilty pleasure! Or Law & Order SVU.

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    Melissa Witte says:

    I wear earphones on the treadmill every day…..Love watching re-runs of Friends (don’t have that cable channel at home so it’s a treat).

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    Amy says:

    i am all about the comfort when it comes to gear. I wear head phones when running or biking, and my favorite show to watch on the dreadmill or the stationary bike is Breaking Bad. It gets my heart rate up as well as the workout!

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    I mainly look for comfort in my workout gear. Lately I’ve been looking for things to match my Orange Mizuno Wave Creation 13’s, so I’ve got some orange tech tees as of late. I tend to wear my headphones for most of my activities. When I’m at the gym they usually have a couple of news shows on, but they also have “Let’s Make a Deal” on if I time it right or if they have it on the right channel. But, I’m usually listening to music so I don’t listen to the actual words. I just watch the games, costumes, and prizes.

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    When I’m on the treadmill I like to watch the Anderson Cooper Show or The View 🙂

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    Lillian Halloran says:

    I really like my clothes to be functional. They have to be comfortable otherwise who wants to be miserable when they workout. I’m a runner so I look that there isn’t any spots that might cause chaffing. (Not a god feeling). Last but not least I want my clothes to be vibrant. Fun colors are great. Look good feel good while sweating. That’s what it’s all about!! As far as headphones go. I do not like the apple ones. They don’t stay in my ear. I usually wear them during my longer runs when I need the inspiration. I currently have the skull ones and they rub behind my ear. Maybe I need to try these. Thanks for the cool giveaways!!

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    Comfort is always #1 for me!

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    Sharron says:

    I wear my headphones while on the treadmill. I am definetly putting these on my wishlist!!

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    Lisa says:

    I want my workout clothes to be comfortable (i.e., not too tight). I wear headphones when running SOMETIMES but always wear them when I am at the gym so I can zone out a bit.

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    Kelli says:

    I usually look for a good fit in workout clothes. They need to move with me and not bunch up in awkward places. I do not want my workout gear distracting me from my workout, so even with headphones…they need to fit and not require constant attention.

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    Christy Diller says:

    I am intrigued by the headphones! I too have teeny tiny ears and have yet to find buds that will stay in….these may have to go on my christmas list…I usually use my sensheiser headphones, they wrap around the back of your head so they are not SO obvious…of course I am usually just using them in my basement, so it probably doesn’t matter! Would love to try some new shoes….am usually a Saucony girl, but keep reading so many good things about Reebok Cross trainers….

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    Lizzie says:

    comfort is absolutely priority #1…especially in workout pants. i have huge thighs and a small waist so finding pants that fit is an unending battle! but i also like to look cute in my gear. i only wear headphones while running and they always fall out! so some new ones would be appreciated…

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    The most important thing for my workout gear is comfort. my exercising time is my “me time” and I just can’t dive in and get in the zone unless I’m comfortable. Bright colors and patterns are always second in line because looking good while kicking butt is definitely a plus;) I wear my head phones to run and I love when the perfect song comes on to really make you up it a notch. What better show to watch during your cardio routine than price is right?! Sometimes I have to remember I’m in public and stop yelling out answers and playing along 🙂

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    Kara says:

    When trying to find workout clothes that I like I look for two things. The first being a shirt that is long enough to fit my never-ending torso, and the second is darn short that don’t ride. There is nothing worse when you are trying to run!

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    Jamie says:

    I love to watch the Today Show and KLG & Hoda when I run on the treadmill!

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    Megan S. says:

    Shoe wise I always go for something that’s best for my foot type, then what’s comfy. In clothing it’s got to make me look good and not be too tight! 🙂

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    Jeffrey says:

    My workout gear has to be comfortable and moisture wicking, colors don’t matter that much because the bright, flashy colors are good for running in the dark. I don’t listen to music when I run, my wife does though. I run outside, don’t like the treadmill. If I ride the recumbant bike at work I read a magazine or the newspaper.
    Thanks for having the giveaway and I hope I win!

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    Kelly M. says:

    I look for workout clothes that are comfortable, and hopefully help to keep me cool. I am interested in those headphones! I agree, the standard iPod ones are a pain to keep in.

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    rob says:

    I wear headphones for running and rowing.

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    Pam says:

    In workout gear, I look first and foremost for a dri-fit like material. Next i look at price- i try to be a bargain shopper. Then I look at colors or patterns. I love bright colors and fun designs.

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    Becca says:

    I was going to say I’m not too picky about clothes, but the. I started thinking, well, I prefer fun colors, something that wicks sweat, and obviously something comfortable that I don’t have to adjust often, if ever. So maybe I’m pickier than I thought!

    And, I probably wear earbuds almost all day. Most of the day at work to keep me from going crazy, and whenever I run since I need something to distract me 🙂

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    maggie says:

    For workout gear, I definitely go for comfort and proper fit! I also am i sucker for bright colors!

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    Rachel says:

    I like cute, functional, and affordable.

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    I use my earbuds all the time! I am way too distracted from doing paperwork at work but a good playlist will get the paperwork done just like it helps with a run.

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    Christine says:

    I look for comfort and good colors for my workout gear. Dont really use earphones excepts for when im walking. Its too distracting for me while running. And if im using cardio equipment its whatever is playing on the gum tv.

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    virginia says:

    I like my workout clothes t be comfy. I definitly feel like i wear ear phones all day- walking in between classes, on the bus

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    i can get through any workout if i watch anything on Bravo or E! Smutty television gets me every time.

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    I wear headphones during all my workouts! Cardio and weights.

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    Stephanie O says:

    I like comfy clothes and a good bra. I like wearing headphones when I go out by myself, usually have a little one with me.

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    I tweeted about this giveaway!

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    Mollie says:

    I look for comfort (specifically no chaffing) and color in my workout wear. Of course, since I am the only girl in my house too, I tend to love pink enough for all of us :). I almost always wear headphones while exercising. I find if I can hear myself panting while running I tend to freak out and think I’m working too hard!!

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    Carri Arrieta says:

    In workout clothes I go for comfort, and something flattering….after all, why work my butt off to wear something that makes me look bad? I could REALLY use new shoes…I have 3 teenagers who run track/cross country for the high school and it seems I’m always buying THEM new shoes. Can’t remember the last new pair i got. Love the headphones too… they pilfered the pair i won at the Pasadena Marathon…

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    Jill says:

    I wear my headphones when I run.

    I love watching Keeping up with the Kardashians on cardiovascular equipment at the gym

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    Sarah C. says:

    Oh my gosh, it would be so cool to win these!! I usually wear headphones in the car while I’m driving so I can talk on my phone, and also when walking or running outside or on the treadmill. My favorite shows to watch while on the treadmill are usually How I Met Your Mother or Love It or List It since I tend to workout in the evenings after work 🙂

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    Nikki says:

    Definitely comfort and function. I need things to stay in place and I don’t want to have to worry about adjusting or pulling my top up or my shorts down. I wear headphones for running and lifting. I try not to wear them when running outside but I bring them with me in case I need a little motivation throughout my run but I always keep the volume super low.

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    Stacy says:

    What do you look for in good workout wear?
    – I look for comfort, how I am able to move in it, and fun color of course! My favorite pants are from Old Navy, really great comfort and look for a fraction of what a Lulu would be!

    What activity do you wear headphones for?
    – I sometimes run with headphones, sometimes not. I did just buy my dad some nice Yurbuds for his Christmas present because he ALWAYS runs with headphones.

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    cindy says:

    I wear my headphones for everything including cleaning the house to listen to podcasts!

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    Rama Alhamwi says:

    Oh! thank you for this awesome giveaway! i love to have Comfort, fun colors, good bra pads i also look for cute top and cute comfort pants to practice. I like to match colors. the top with my shoes too 🙂


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    Rama Alhamwi says:

    I tweeted you post thank you so much my twitter account is Ramaal83

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    Leah miller says:

    I love workout clothes that are comfortable and that are fun colors. I get more motivated with fun colors!!

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    Kristy H says:

    I look for workout clothes that are functional and affordable. I know there are tons of choices out there but I must look for the most affordable. I use my headphones for running mostly. I can’t run without my music.

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    Maria perez says:

    Comfort in clothes support in sports bras. I listen to music when I run for zoning out !! And I really always try to run outside if I do ride my stationary bike inside I just turn my radio on really loud and just goooooooo!!!!!

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    Angie says:

    I look for comfort and coverage in workout wear. I don’t want anything falling out or showing that shouldn’t be. I wear headphones mainly while working out on the treadmill or elliptical.

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    Danielle says:

    When choosing workout wear, I go for comfort, color, and cuteness. I almost always run on the treadmill so I watch whatever is on at that time. I wear headphones if I’m running outside.

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    Rachel says:

    I always make sure the workout clothes are comfortable before anything else haha sometimes I’ll even jump around in the changing room just to make sure! I like to wear headphones when I’m running, it helps me zone out.

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    Anna W. says:

    i go for comfort and fit. usually, if it’s comfortable and fits well, it’s gonna be cute, right??

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    Cass says:

    My favorite show to watch while on cardio equipment is The Walking Dead. I’m so scared the whole time I tend to keep speeding up. It’s great for my splits!

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    Jennifer says:

    I go for comfort and function in my workout gear but there’s so much cute stuff out there now that it’s easy to look good while being practical. Bra pads in tanks and bras are great too!

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    Melissa says:

    This is somewhat embarrassing, but I love Gilmore Girls on the treadmill. And Dr. Oz. Whatever gets you through the workout, right???

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    Liz says:

    My favorite show to watch while doing cardio at the gym is Chopped. Ironic? Perhaps. But watching talented folks be creative with food makes the time on the machine fly by!

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    Melissa says:

    Tweeted too! 🙂

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    Rebecca W. says:

    Somehow I always end up watching “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” or “I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant” — both incredibly entertaining to watch while pounding it out on the treadmill!

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    Erin says:

    What do I look for in workout wear? COMFORT!!! My bottoms can’t give me a wedgie and my tops can’t be too tight to too loose – they have to be just right. If my clothes don’t fit right, I feel like I’m messing with them the entire time and not paying attention to my workout/form. Its an extra bonus when those comfy clothes look good too!!

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    Jill says:

    What do you look for in good workout wear? Cuteness and fit!

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    Chels R. says:

    Sometimes I wear headphones while running when I want to just zone out!!

    I love watching mindless reality shows when I run on the dreadmill…like the Kardashians 😉

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    Love watching Friends when I run on the treadmill!

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    Michelle C. says:

    i look for comfort. If something is pinching or rubbing the wrong way, it can really throw me off!

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    stephanie**s says:

    I like tank tops to work out in that give nice support. And comfy (tighter) capri work out pants 🙂

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    Erika Spratt says:

    I’m a fairly conservative dresser in “real life”, but when I’m running I love to look flashy- the brighter and crazier the print the better!

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    I must admit, my favorite thing to watch while working out is the most mindless TV. I tried starting Homeland the other day while running and I kept stopping my run to concentrate harder on what was going on – running fail. I love stuff on E! – my new favorite, Guiliana and Bill 🙂 I admit!

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    Allison says:

    I am all about functionality and comfort! I mean I HATE working out in something that moves around or I have to adjust every 5 seconds. I also look for things that are cute… yes I want to look cute in the clothes so people will focus on them and not the sweaty mess I am!

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    JJ says:

    The most important piece of my workout wardrobe is my sports bra. I go with fit over look. It’s so important to protect the girls while I am working out and I really hate it if they flop around. 🙂 I also really love to watch the Kardashians while on the treadmill. It makes me feel better about watching them if I am actually doing something productive at the same time!

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    I really only wear headphones now when on the treadmill. I did wear them when I lifted at the gym, but at home I can just turn on the stereo 😉

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    Leah says:

    My favorite show to watch on the treadmill = Chopped. Except by the end of my run I am always dying for all their good eats 🙁

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    i wear headphones when i am on the treadmill -sadly in the early am I decide between news channels. boo!

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    Hailey says:

    In workout gear, I look for something that makes me feel good and holds everything in. I just wear apple headphones with a bandana to hold them in place because I also have small ears. Definitely looking for new ones. While on cardio equipment, I just listen to my ipod. There’s never a specific time for me to workout and music powers me through.

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    Brittany says:

    My fav thing to watch is espn sports news only because its past paced and I don’t need to know what they are saying. Funny thing is that I absolutely will not watch it at home with my husband because I think its boring.

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    Katie says:

    I look for comfort, longer length tops and fun bright colors in my workout gear. I ALWAYS wear earbuds while I run. Hope I win!!

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    elizabeth says:

    I look for anything that is comfortable for yoga, other workout dvd’s or trail running with the dogs. I use headphones for watching movies on my laptop, (no cardio equip or gym right now).

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    For workout gear, I look for a good fit and comfort first–and if something comes in a great color, that’s a bonus. 🙂

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    KC says:

    Sports bras and shoes – comfort and fit; everything else – price! Earbuds are a must for the gym (and work when i want to ignore people!)

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    Alisha Trapp says:

    I look for workout gear that keeps my boobs in place while I run! And I have to listen to music while on the treadmill and it is so hard to find headphones that stay in place while you are dripping sweat so I would love to try these! And I usually people watch while running. 🙂

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    meredith says:

    i like to go for the fun colors. those shoes look awesome and maybe they’d help with my mysterious knee issues. at 21, i’m definitely too young for this tomfoolery! love the aubergine and vitamin c combo 🙂

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    amanda daley says:

    my most favorite thing in workout wear is thumbholes! I love them with my long sleeve shirts!

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    Autumn says:

    I prefer longer tanks. And NO cotton!

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    Jessica says:

    I never wear headphones except on elliptical because they fall out otherwise. I am on the search for a long tank top and I like compression anything!

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    Ashley says:

    I look for colorful and fun clothes and those are the ones that I will want to wear which will get me to the gym!

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    Marie says:

    I want my workout wear to be:
    Comfy–no scratchy seams or tags
    Well-fitting–tight enough to stay put & let me do form checks, but not so tight that it’s obscene
    Cute–because it’s just more fun that way!

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    Lindsay says:

    I always look for a really great quality sports bra/top. If everything is loose up there, it’s not good. I like structure. It makes me feel strong and stable (weird, I know!).

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    Lindsay says:

    I tweeted for some awesome Reeboks!!!

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    Jodi says:

    Comfort is first and foremost with workout clothes and then color/style. I use my headphones when I run on the treadmill, run a race, and clean the house. I watch movies and sometimes TV shows I have on DVD on my iPod or iPhone when I run on the treadmill.

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    Alexandra says:

    I always wear headphones when running! i seriously cannot run without music – I wish I could but I am so dependent on it for motivation!

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    Allie says:

    In terms of finding the perfect workout apparal, I love bras with pads (nothing worse than smooshed boobs in a gym full of men!) and then tops and tanks that stay put and dont always ride up when I’m running or using weights.

    Those shoes are super cute though, especially the orange and grey pair!

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    Allie says:

    Tweeted! Really want those shoes!

    ‏@alewis19: I want to win a pair of @Reebok RealFlex Fusion TRs from @stuftmama for DAY 7 of her Fav Things Giveaways. #getafterit http://ow.ly/g1T6a

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    Stephanie says:

    I tweeted your giveaway!

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    Stephanie says:

    I have to be comfortable in workout clothes but I also want them to be super cute 🙂 BTW, your back looks awesome in the video when you are trying to point out the cute design…well done 🙂

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    Lindsey B says:

    1. Workout gear musts = good compression and/or flattering fit, BRIGHT fun colors, and washing up well!
    2. I wear headphones for running, and NONE of the pairs I have ever purchased stand up to my sweat. I might have to give the Bose pair a try, they look promising….
    3. I like to watch any reality TV while running on the treadmill. The time flies by! (Real Housewives is my favorite guilty pleasure)

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    Rachel says:

    I look for bright, fun colors and functionality! A good, supportive sports bra is key.

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    Elizabeth says:

    Any sports!

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    Darbi says:

    If I run after work, I like to watch the news and then Wheel of Fortune. Time flies by!

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    Kacie L says:

    I listen to music all the time when I am working out. I don’t usually watch tv while I workout.

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    Tiffany A. says:

    I love to watch The Real Housewives while on the treadmill.

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    Joy says:

    You look seriously great in that red Reebok tank. The color is amazing on you. And I agree that it’s super cute! I love the back of it.

    What I look for in workout clothes is color (loves brights!) and of course fit (nothing that rides up or falls down) and my big thing is seams…I hate unnecessary seams that rub against me when I’m working out so I try to get stuff that is seamless or as seamless as possible.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Britt says:

    I watch House Hunters Int’l on the treadmill

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    sabrina says:

    I enjoy bright colored, soft and stable workout clothes! They must control the bounce! I wear earbuds walking and running, I enjoy to listen to different podcasts!

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    Tara says:

    Sadistically, my favorite thing to watch on the treadmill is Food Network, particularly Cupcake Wars. 🙂

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    Kendra says:

    I love comfey, cute workout wear but it also needs to hide the bulges and bumps I’m working hard to get rid of. I mostly wear my headphones during my gym workout or during races when the course is more closed-off. My favorite show to watch while exercising is Dr. Oz.

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    Kaitlin says:

    My favorite show to watch is the Today show.. it’s always on in the morning when I run on the treadmill or use the elliptical!

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    Laurel C says:

    My workout gear has to be fun, functional, and comfortable!

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    Tara says:

    And I tweeted!

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    My workout clothes have to be cute and functional. I want to look good while working out so I can look good!

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    Hannah says:

    I look for comfort, style and function in my workout clothes! My biggest hangup when it comes to workout clothes? Itchy tags!

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    Kim Perry says:

    I look for comfort & QUALITY in my workout gear! I put my clothes through a lot during my workouts so I like to know that they’re going to last! I like my workout clothes to be able to keep up with me 😉

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    Amanda says:

    I always use my headphones for running but I have small ears like you! I have such a hard time finding a pair that don’t keep falling out during my runs. It is super annoying when I have to keep adjusting them. These headphones sound awesome! I would really love the shoes too because I’m definitely in need of a new pair.

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    Angela W says:

    For workout clothes, I love the ones that are brightly colored and are a good fit to my body. I like to look cute while I sweat like a beast 😉

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    morgan says:

    ok maybe its not a sport activity but I wear my beatz headphones when I am doing household chores the most! usually when I work out I don’t wear headphones but on the weekends when I am cleaning they are my best friends (either my house is too big or I have a cleaning problem- its up for debate!) 🙂
    my favorite of all time must-have look-for in workout clothes is long length tops! I am long waisted and I can’t handle the back/tummy flash every time I bend over. I found some Lululemon that work well but I can’t even concentrate if I think I am flashing people. I am also picky about material- it has to wash well and be soft- can’t do itchy or cotton-type fabric. Again, hooked on Lulu- love the Silverescent fabric (I often wear them to work, to workout and to teach in- all in the same day!) its that anti-stink factor….
    my favorite thing on your blog (besides the awesome foodie ideas!) is the workout gear- I get great ideas and tips from you, which is great for someone who has to order everything in as we don’t have stores that carry anything like that within 180 miles- thanks!

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    Michelle says:

    I usually look for the style and the material in my workout clothes. I only wearing running capris for my bottoms and my tops I like to find its bright colors. And I really only wear headphones for runs. I don’t like it when I’m doing weights because the cord gets in my way lol.

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    Kristen says:

    The first thing that draws me to workout clothes is how they look, of course, but then it is all about the comfort. Do they hold everything in or do I look like a big ol’ jiggly mess? HA! I also need to make sure that it is not going to slide off and leave me looking like a plumber…that’s just annoying!

    I wear headphones when I run and, like you, I must have tiny ears because the ones that come standard are usually very uncomfortable for me. I had a lot of problems with the earbuds slipping out of my ear too and that just ruins the running mojo almost immediately. I switched to Yurbuds last year and have not been disappointed for the most part…but who can turn down Bose quality sound AND all those features along with buds that don’t fall out? Yeah – mommy wants!

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    Casey says:

    I looked for ones that are comfortable and then make sure they look somewhat cute!!

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    Breanna says:

    The thing I look for most in workout clothes is their ability to wick sweat. If I end a workout and my shirt is wet then I probably won’t want to wear it again, since there are so many shirts out there that are amazing at wicking. The second most important thing is how comfortable are the straps (tank top) and the armpits. 🙂

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    Ashley says:

    Being tall I always look for longer tops that are soft and light weight. I usually look for solid colored tops and bottoms that are extremely bright or black:) I use my headphones for EVERYTHING in the gym and running on the road. I have them with me 24/7!!!!

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    Caitlin D says:

    My favorite movie for the treadmill is Captain America haha (its totally for the action scenes 😉

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    Anna Akin says:

    When searching for workout clothes I am super picky. I like the tank to be long enough that it doesn’t ride up when I am running or jumping. I like the sports bra to have a little padding just so nothing crazy happens.

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    My favorite show to watch is any real housewives. #guiltypleasure

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    Teresa says:

    I look for zippered pockets!

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    Melissa says:

    Comfort is my main concern when it comes to shoes and clothes, but it has been to fun & colorful too!

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    Alyssa says:

    I look for bendy-wendy work out clothes! No restrictions please, and must be dry fit . Also, tops have to be long, and pants have to snug fit and flattering waistline. I usually wear my headphones (Yurbuds are my favorite) when I’m using cardio equipment at the gym and when running or walking the dogs outside. I usually watch the news when I’m on the treadmill (well, I read the subtitles and listen to my music). Most of my morning runs happen before 6 a.m. so there aren’t too many options – other than infomercials!

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    Brianna says:

    Comfort and fit are the big ones, aka no chafing! Looks are 3rd on the list because even though I may be sweating up a storm, which is not pretty, I want to look good doing it =)

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    Apryle says:

    Pockets! I am obsessed with pockets that have zippers to keep my ipod, key, snack, etc safe while I run. It is kind of frustrating that women’s workout clothes (actually all women’s clothes in general) don’t seem to have pockets very often. And of course it has to be really comfortable. I wear headphones when I go for runs in safe areas, streets that have sidewalks, trails, the beach. Anywhere where I don’t have to be constantly worrying about traffic.
    I don’t watch TV on cardio equip. That may change if I get a treadmill for Christmas 😉

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    Katie says:

    I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season!

    I LOVE listening to podcasts on walks with my headphones!

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    I am all about comfort when working out. If I don’t have comfy clothes that I can move around in, the workout isn’t happening!

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    Sara Grambusch says:

    Ooooo I LOVE these shoes! My favorite show to watch on cardio equipment is Kelly and Michael but I always leave the gym before 9 so I switch around with CNN/MSNBC/FOX. Nerd alert.

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    Denesse Segura says:

    i hope i win. It would be an awesome early birthday/christmas present.

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    Natalie T. says:

    I always look for comfort in workout clothes. I cannot get a great workout if I am uncomfortable. Oh and pretty colors!

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    Allison V says:

    Love running in lululemon groove shorts and a nike dry fit tank. Oh, and I never leave my earbuds at home!

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    Dena says:

    I always wear headphones when I exercise. When I am running outside, I sometimes listen to music, but more often I listen to podcasts, they keep my interest better during long runs.

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    Natalie T. says:

    Headphones are a must when running, using the bike or elliptical. Music gets me going!!

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    Natalie T. says:

    I usually watching anything on the Discovery channel when I am on the treadmill or elliptical

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    Sharyn S says:

    Headphones are mandatory for ALL workouts for myself! I love the energy it gives me!
    Workout clothes need to be comfy! No chaffing!
    Best show to watch for cardio? none! Headphones and music! lol

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    Nicole W. says:

    I look for workout clothes and shoes that are comfortable and add a little sass to the outfit.

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    Nicole W. says:

    I like to listen to talk shows while I am working out on the treadmill it keeps my mind focused on something other than doing the running on the hamster wheel for so long.

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    Shaunna says:

    I have been listening to chats on I tunes lately when working out

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    Kori L. says:

    Favorite show to watch while working out/running on the treadmill?? ALIAS (Netflix rocks)!! Sydney Bristow is a glamorous badass and it’s real easy to work harder when she’s kicking someone’s trash 😉 Jennifer Garner was/is amazing.

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    Andrea (@FitLifeRun) says:

    When I buy new workout clothes I buy for comfort/fit first, but I enjoy working out in bright colors. It’s almost like the brighter the top – the more fun the workout is 🙂

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    Stephanie says:

    I go for coverage. Frankly, I don’t do spaghetti straps or plunging necklines, and I don’t like shorts that are real short. Once it’s modest enough for my old fart sensibilities, it has to fit right and not chafe!

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    Mallory says:

    I look for bright colors….and support for the ladies 😉

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    Nadia A says:

    In workout gear I look for comfort but I also like to look cute – so bright colors etc are always something i look for!

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    Keri says:

    For workout clothes, I’m all about comfort and functionality. Nothing’s worse than having to pull your shirt down or your pants up every couple of seconds! My favorite show to watch while pounding out the miles on the treadmill is Good Morning America. It’s a good start to my day!

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    Bonnie says:

    So awesome! (love the post, your reviews & the giveaway!) I like workout gear that is: comfortable/not restrictive; flattering but still modest; bright/eye-catching – it helps pump me up and motivate me! Glad I have a US address because winning these shoes would be amazing – always wanted to try Reeboks out! 😀

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    holly says:

    I need workout pants and socks that stay put, don’t bunch up and don’t give me blisters. I just tried Swiftwick socks and they were great.

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    Bonnie says:

    Tweeted! (@bonnielang) 🙂

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    Jessica Jones says:

    First comfort and fit I always do a little jogging inplace inside the dressing room to make sure that everything stays where it needs to:) and second the style and color I love colorful clothing! Hope I win!!

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    Stacey says:

    I never leave the house for hikes with the dog without headphones!

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    Michelle M says:

    Workout wear? Hmm…
    Usually a combination of things. Moisture wicking fabric is a must, so when I see a style I like and a color I like, that is the next thing I look for. It is a must have! Admittedly, price is a major factor for me, too. Oh, and I am really picky about the straps on any tanks or sports bras I wear! Not sure why they put them so high sometimes…High enough to rub on your neck – Ugh!
    Loving your giveaways, as always…You rock!

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    Jessica Jones says:

    Just tweeted!

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    Courtney says:

    i never wear earphones. ever! i like to run in SILENCE…or with other people. (i have 6 kids…so the silence is precious!)

    workout gear? hmmm..i’m not too picky – but i do love fun colors!!

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    KristenB says:

    I love workout tops with padded bra support. I generally buy mine at Lululemon but am interested in trying other brands like handfull 🙂 I’d love to try some new Reebok kicks too!

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    I wear headphones for all my activities! I wear them when I go run, except when it’s dark out. Wear them when I’m on the elliptical, and while I am strength training.

    I’m all about comfort in my workout clothes. I am need of some new stuff though I noticed this morning. A lot of stuff is getting too big, not complaining about that though 🙂

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    Jennifer says:

    I only wear headphones when I’m running alone…smart right! Oh & I’ll watch anything on my dvr including modern family or the kardashians, keep it classy right ; )

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    Abby says:

    The only time i wear headphones is when I run. Any other type of work out they are a no-go!

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    Annie says:

    I look for workout clothes that are cheap!! I teach PE so my clothes have a dual purpose!

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    Allison says:

    Those look amazing!! I am in such need of the perfect headphones, it I don’t win can you please recommend some to me? They always fall out of my ears!!!

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    Cass says:

    For my workout clothing, I look for comfort and items that I know work from recommendations or personal use. There’s nothing worse than getting a nice, expensive piece of clothing that ends up in the bottom of your drawer because you don’t like how it fits during your workouts!

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    Kerie says:

    Awesome giveaway!
    For me I look for style along with comfort in workout clothes. And I always look for workout clothes that don’t need to be constantly “adjusted”
    As for headphones I usually only wear then while doing cardio but usually not anything intense. Netflix on my iphone is my favorite app to use while on cardio equipment. My latest obsession to watch is Break Bad.

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    Janice says:

    I don’t care what brand I wear as long as it fits well and the colors are super fun!!
    I wear headphones as much as possible in every exercise. The sound of good beats helps me move faster and stronger.

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    Janice says:

    I also tweeted – @janiceannsnaps

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    anabelle says:

    I look for comfort and colors when picking work out clothes! I wear headphones constantly. It makes the time go faster while I”m suffering!

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    I love watching movies while doing a long run on the treadmill. If only there weren’t any commercials 🙂

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    Jessica Drake says:

    In workout clothes, I mostly look for comfort. Something in going to actually wear and feel like I can do anything in.

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    Janee says:

    I love wearing headphones to workout. Especially if I am pool running because that gets pretty boring.

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    Jessica Drake says:

    I also tweeted!

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    Tricia says:

    For workout clothes, I look for comfort–something that’s not too tight and form-fitting–and affordability.

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    Eric says:

    I usually only wear headphones for running. I often prefer sans music to take in the natural surroundings and to disconnect.

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    Eric says:

    Also tweeted about your awesome 12 Days giveaway.

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    Cindy says:

    I look for comfort and support when choosing my workout clothes. There is nothing worse than pulling up your workout pants during class or running on the “dreadmill” and having your Ta Ta’s bounce all. I am an huge Athleta Fan, love their workout clothes because they are comfortable and they have support. When it comes to Shoes I am crazy for Mizunos, Yes I am afraid to even put my foot in another shoe. Socks are huge for me, Balega socks are the Best, they wick like no other. My gym just started offering Crossfit Classes and I am wearing out my Mizunos so please please pick me would love to be a Reebok Fan and brag on their shoes also. Love your blog, you crack me up and always motivate me to keep going.

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    Susi says:

    Happy Wednesday! I wear my headphones ALL the time—in the car (gotta have my Elvis fix!), walking, riding the stationary. Although my favorite TV while on the stationary is NCIS–just love those guys! I ususally wear yoga pants and tshirt—talk about comfort!- since I am not a great runner. I do have the tanks with builtin bras for warm weather walking. And those shoes–WOW.

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    Jillian says:

    I look for clothes that will serve the purpose. They will wick away sweat. Stay in place! And look good!

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    Lindsay says:

    My first criteria for workout clothes is “inexpensive”. I’m a quantity over quality kinda girl. Then I just want them to be cute and flattering (read: padded bra).

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    Debbie E. says:

    My workout clothes have to be comfortable most of all. I wear headphones running. Not much for TV when I work out, more of a tunes girl. Thanks!

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    sherry says:

    Workout wear – definitely comfort comes first! Then fun colors. I love to watch my Cleveland Browns on the TV while working out. It goes especially fast if they’re winning (which doesn’t happen often, unfortunately)

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    Cassie B says:

    I look for clothes that COVER ME. I’m still in the process of losing weight and some of the workout clothes just do not look good on me. I make sure that I’m covered and comfortable.

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    Emily says:

    I’m 6 ft tall so I’m always looking for workout tops that are long enough and don’t ride up! In the past I’ve always looked for shoes that were the cutest or had the best color options, but I’ve learned I need to start looking more into comfort! These Reebok’s look like they could fit both of those standards!! My favorite thing to watch on the treadmill is The View!

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    Emily says:

    I tweeted!! Thanks! 🙂

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    Andrea says:

    I am so bad. Fitness is my job, but I still look for bargins when buying clothes. Bargin and fit.

    I totally love watching either Kelly and Michael or some sappy soaps while I do cardio on my own. Anything to suck me in and make me forget 🙂

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    Andrea says:

    I tweeted!

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    I wear headphones while I’m running. I love that top. Especially the long length!

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    Krys O'Rourke says:

    What do you look for in good workout wear? C-O-V-E-R-A-G-E!!! I’m not overly modest, but I do like to keep some things under wraps! ;o)

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    Krys O'Rourke says:

    Also, I Tweeted!!

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    Sherry says:

    I look for comfort in workout clothes. I love watching movies on the treadmill to pass time especially on long runs.

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    Jill P. says:

    I look for somewhat reasonably priced workout clothes, even though I LOVE lululemon, but that is a special treat 🙂 I like ones that fit fairly snug, don’t start smelling after a few washes, and that stay put when running. I am a sucker for music when running so have in headphones most of the time when I am outside running, unless I am running with my toddler in the BOB – I keep them out and try to chat/sing to her. Sweet giveaway 🙂

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    Adrienne S says:

    I look for comfort. I want to make sure it doesnt ride up!

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    Melissa Chehade says:

    I admit I look for fun colors first, then for comfort. A fun outfit makes exercise more fun! A good sports bra is a must for me. Wondering if bra pads work for us larger-chested women…?

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    Amanda N says:

    In workout gear I look for quality, comfort, fit, and of course price. I am all for paying for for quality but I’m not willing to lose an arm and a leg. Fit is also very important to me because where I am short (4’10”) a lot of gear doesn’t fit (or sometimes function) as it would on a taller person.

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    Angie says:

    I have a hard time spending money on myself. So I base my workoout clothes on the selection off the clearance rack. Awful, yes but honest! I wear my headphones to jog however right now I don’t have any. My MP3 broke and I haven’t replaced it.

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    Jennifer says:

    #1 is comfort and functionality! Neon/fun colors are a huge bonus! I wear headphones for any cardio that’s not in a class setting…must. have. distraction! And my fav distrating show is kelly + michael or kathie lee + hoda!

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    Andrea S. says:

    Definitely go for style and the fit. I like cool backs on training tops (like the one Reebok just sent you! LUCKY!) – usually solid colors so they go with more! I like my tops to be on the longer side so they stay down when running or doing TurboKick! 🙂 Sweet baby Jesus I hope I win these shoes!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂

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    Emily says:

    What do you look for in good workout wear? Comfort, fun colors, good bra pads, etc.

    I am currently a cadet at the US Coast Guard Academy so we don’t actually get a choice of workout gear aside from shoes. When I’m at home however, I definitely go for comfort and length; the worst feeling ever is running in shorts that are too long or trying to do core or circuit work in something that’s baggy enough to get caught up and slow you down. I also look for aeration, because though you may be proud to look drenched in sweat at the end of a workout, it doesn’t always smell so nice if the fabric just doesn’t breath.

    What activity do you wear headphones for?

    I can really only handle headphones on the treadmill. Otherwise I have the same issue as you do with them falling out of my ears on an outside run. When I am outside however, I try to pick a nice location so that my surroundings do the entertaining for me, headphones and TV shows aside.

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    alex says:

    I look for workout clothes with spandex to hold in everything that jiggles 😉

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    Allie says:

    I need function and comfort first and foremost, but feeling super cute is an incredible boost/motivator for a great workout!

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    Jessy S. says:

    The things I look at in workout clothes are breathabilty, comfort and style. If I think my workout clothes are fun I’m more likely to put them on!

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    Hannah says:

    -I look for workout clothes that are dri-fit. If it’s not, I won’t even pick it up.
    -I wear headphones for all of my working out unless I’m taking a class.
    -I like to watch anything on the Food Network while I’m doing cardio. I figure maybe it’ll provide some motivation.

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    Cindy Lewis says:

    I look for workout clothes that have support and are comfortable. I do not like having to stop during a workout to pull up my pants, drives me crazy. I also have to have support so when I run on the “dreadmill” my ta’ta’s don’t bounce all over. Another fetish are my socks, I have to have great socks that wick and Balega brand I have found to be the best yet. I am a huge Mizuno fan, yes I am afraid to put my foot in any other shoe. I have just started taking crossfit classes at our gym and am wearing out my Mizuno’s. Pick me Pick me, I would love to try these Reebok shoes for crossfit. Maybe I will be a REENO fan (Reebok/Mizuno) fan if I win. Your blog cracks me up, Love it and you keep me motivated. Thank You

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    Lauren says:

    I wear headphones when I run stairs and it’s hard to find a pair that don’t fall out!!

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    I look for workout clothes that are comfortable and affordable! I wear headphones when I run and strength train.

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    Anna says:

    Things I look for in workout gear? Two things: padded bras because its not polite to point and media pockets. Otherwise I am a mess with my ipod. Seriously, I cannot handle holding things.
    And I hit the treadmill in the morning so I watch Good Morning America. Favorite show.

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    Laura says:

    I look for a flattering fit and comfort in my workout gear. Fav show to watch when working out is ‘anything’ on Bravo!

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    Stephanie says:

    I watch Sponge Bob Square Pants on the cardio equipment at the Y (and I am not the least embarrassed). I don’t have to pay attention to the plot lines as I have seen most of the episodes and it is distracting but not nauseating like cooking shows during hard intervals.

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    Jen Ressler says:

    I like to wear headphones for pods casts when i walk

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    Sherry says:

    Tweeted too!

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    Laura Beth says:

    Function and fit are key for me.. Cheap is also high on the priority list too. I wear headphones to jog, but I have the small ear problem too. Drives me crazy. I hit the treadmill with GMA and Kelly and Michael. Love them.

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    Laura Beth says:

    I tweeted!

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    I like colors and fit. I worry about pants falling down during boot camp or shirts riding up while running.

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    Denesse Segura says:

    i tweeted. i hope i win

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    Cori W says:

    I look for comfy clothes that fit correctly and that have the dry-fit characteristic. I also LOVE the bright colors. I use headphones almost every time I run. If I am on the treadmill or bike, I enjoy watching basketball and other sports on ESPN

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    Kandis says:

    When I buy workout wear I go first on fit/comfort and then fun colors. I run a lot so I need my bras to be very supportive and the bottoms to not chafe or have any uncomfortable areas. When it comes to the outside pieces I tend to be drawn to brighter colors to keep it fun.

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    Gabrielle (mareaviva) says:

    Absolutely comfort (and, if we’re talking sports bras, absence of boob movement)!

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    Gabrielle (mareaviva) says:

    I just tweeted too!

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    Bobbi Freeland says:

    I wear headphones for all my activities even washing the car.

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    Paula V says:

    Activity wear definitely for comfort (ie no bouncy bounce with the sports bra but let’s not smash them either). Headphones for laptop only right now as I don’t have an iPod. Any show that keeps my attention/suspense is good during cardio equipment definitely no news

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    i have learned in looking for work out gear it is all about comfort and functionality. you can be as cute as they come, but if your bottoms are falling off, or your head phones are constantly falling out, it makes it not so cute. i never care what i look like anymore, but how the gear actually fits. now i’m not gonna say cute colors and patterns hurt, but if i had to choose one over the other give me boring gray sweatpants that will actually stay on while i’m jumping around.

    those shoes are SUPER cute though 🙂

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    Gillian says:

    Comfort definitely number 1 priority in workout wear. After that style/color come into play. If you look good you feel good and want to workout! I usually reserve headphones for gym or when traveling as I like to let my mind wander when running outside but also I like to stay alert (don’t need to be spaced out singing to Madonna and get whacked by a car!) My favorite show to watch while on cardio equipment is Sex and the City. The gym I belonged to when I lived in Boston had a ton of episodes on DVD to choose from. Love those ladies! Hope I win something in your fun giveaways!

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    Tracy says:

    Comfort is #1….I don’t want to be distracted by itchy, too tight or sweaty clothes!

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    Paula V says:

    I tweeted. 🙂

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    Marci says:

    My workout wear is based on color. Call me crazy, but my outfit MUST match my shoes. I have my running outfits to match my running shoes and my cross training outfits to match my cross training shoes. Can you say anal?

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    alexandra says:

    I always look for a good fit in workout gear, if it doesnt feel right I wont wear it. I’ve also been trying to find any yoga pant that ISNT black. ugh.

    I wear headphones all the time, walking, biking, at the gym…when avoiding awkward conversations…sometimes I dont plug them in!

    I religiously watch the barefoot contessa while running. Its like I’m running towards delicious foods!

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    alexandra says:

    tweeted too! @trampabroad

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    Marissa K says:

    I decided to answer all the questions, because I actually have answers for them!!

    This will sound as cheap as possible, but when it comes to good workout wear, I look for good brands that are dirt cheap at clearance. I’m also a large fan of neon sport bras.
    When it comes to headphones, I wear them for every part of life, especially treadmill running which transitions into my next answer! Cardio equipment = cartoons, always.

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    Danielle Gardner says:

    I go for comfort and color. I love bright colors when I am choosing workout out gear. It puts me in a good mood.

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    Shelley says:

    I look for workout clothes that are comfortable, and in winter i look for clothes that will keep me toasty & in summer need clothes to keep me cool……I use headphones when doing cardio, especially if I am alone 🙂

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    Megan D says:

    My workout clothes must be comfortable AND flattering – no one wants to see my muffin top less than me! Oh, and reasonable price. I love lulu lemon, but would have to sell one of my kids to buy their stuff 😉 Thanks for all these awesome giveaways! Love!

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    Mary says:

    I look for workout clothes that aren’t too revealing. I’m not a prude but I am a high school English teacher and run into students daily at the gym. I am probably the only person who loves to watch Jeopardy while running on the treadmill!

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    Erin in IA says:

    I look for a good fit for workout clothes. Something comfy but stylish. 🙂

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    Danielle says:

    I love to wear headphones when working out at the gym or when running on treadmills. I have the same problem you do – my ears are tiny and headphones are always falling out!

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    Erin in IA says:

    I also tweeted your giveaway.

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    Rina Teel says:

    I look for comfort, durability, no unaboob, and then color. I keep clothes for a long time so they have to last me. I get attached and I don’t want to give them away or trash.
    I tweeted!

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    Okay, so work out clothes requirements…
    1. NO WEDGIES! Not only is it super unattractive to pick wedgies in public, they don’t feel too good either.
    2. No chaffing.. under the armpit. I’ve never had work out clothes with pads because I don’t even know if you could see my nipples with a microscope BUT, i’d totally take it.
    3. They have to make me look/feel good. I’ve heard you work out better if you think you look good (:

    Favorite thing to watch… anything that keeps my attention. Kelly & Michael for sure (how cute is Kelly?! Obsessed), Friday Night LIghts, Desperate Housewives, etc etc etc

    Headphones are a necessity at the gym… I also use them when I take the babies I nanny for on walks. Great way to tune into pandora or catch up on whatever it is you need to catch up on.

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    Megan D says:

    Tweeted it! My twitter name is MegDinsdale

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    Kelsie says:

    Workout gear definitey has to be comfortable! If I get the shoes, will I be able to work out for as long as you do?! 🙂

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    Keren I. says:

    I like to use headphones when i am doing speedwork on the treadmill–its a necessity!!!
    My workout clothes HAVE to be supportive and flattering 🙂

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    Vanessa says:

    Ah, I’m so particular with workout gear, especially tops!! They need to be loose fitting, breathable, and not ride up while I’m running, etc. I like clothes that are functional! 🙂

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    jen uzmann says:

    Have to have headphones when i run!!!

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    Nelly says:

    Comfort and Color! I love headphones to listen to Ellen on the elliptical…I run outstide, I cant do treadmills!

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    Danielle K says:

    I look for color and comfort with my gear. I wear headphones when I’m running by myself, but if I have my running buddy then we chat while we run 🙂

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    Melissa says:

    Usually I go for a good action movie, they keep me moving

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    lorie says:

    I go for comfort and material. Really all the things that Reebok top has it what I look for, even the length. I would love to try the shoes. I just started back at crossfit and I am coaching crossfit kids so I really need some shoes that would help with that.

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    Sherry says:

    I look for anti-chaff/soft seams in pants and tops. And bra pads.

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    Amie says:

    I go for comfortable and pink! My favorite show to watch is E! news

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    Charity Mae says:

    What do I look for in good workout wear? – comfy. color pop. flexible material thats comfortable to maneuver around in.

    What activity do you wear headphones for? Def running & lifting!

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    Amy Z. says:

    Comfort is most important to me, but then I definitely go for cute colors and design!

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    Leigh S. says:

    For workout clothes, I choose depending on where, when (what season/weather), and for what I’ll be using them. For example, if I want an “outdoors” clothes item, I really like to look for UV protection. As runners who ostensibly love the outdoors, we all should be mindful of sun exposure. I also look at cost, because I’m on a very tight budget, then obviously quality, comfort, and last (least important) style/color. I have never worked out at the gym on a treadmill until today, coincidentally. So, since I don’t have a “favorite” yet, I watched the local news at first, then some of the Price is Right. I needed something “visual” that I could watch without listening. At home on the treadmill, I tend to watch the news or “re-runs” (pun intended!) of various marathons and/or track and field events or, failing those, other sports I enjoy, including soccer (football) and college basketball.

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    comfort is definitely the most important thing for me!

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    i wear my headphones any time i am doing cardio to keep me motivated!

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    I look for clothes that keep me warm in the cold or cool in the heat and are also non-invasive for whatever movements I’m doing that day. i.e. – power cleans, running, and jump rope are not good things when wearing boxers. And of course comfort is key!

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    For my extra entry, I tweeted this awesome giveaway. Thank you!!


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    For my extra entry, I tweeted this awesome giveaway. Thank you!!

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    justine @ Run Crazy Girl Run says:

    I look for comfortable clothes that wick sweat away.

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    justine @ Run Crazy Girl Run says:

    I wear headphones on long runs. Need my music!

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    Leah says:

    Oprah was always my go-to. The Today Show is my replacement but it’s just not the same.

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    hensley says:

    I MUST wear headphones with whatever activity Im doing in the gym… running, weights, ellipticizing. theyre an absolute necessity!

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    Sarah says:

    I always wear my headphones when I am running. Music keeps me moving!

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    Julia says:

    I like to buy workout clothes that are bright and love it when they match my running shoes. Also I need tops that are long since I have a long torso, which is why the Reebok shirt in this post looks perfect!

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    Marissa says:

    I use my headphones mostly when I am at the gym when lifting or on a cardio machine. I need the music to keep me pumped and focused. I use to use my headphones when running outside but now my outdoor runs are more like social hour with all my running friends 🙂

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    sara says:

    Sometimes I put on my headphonees and dance around my kitchen while I cook!

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    Becky Przy says:

    I look for good fit–specifically long tank tops! I love to watch anything that will make me laugh–Kelly and Michael is a good one for that.

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    Now this is a great prize pack! I have to have comfort with my workout gear! It’s a must! I really need some cross trainers. I’m so noncommittal when it comes to shoes because I’m spoiled by my mizunos! As for the headphones, I really just where them when I run. I have to get my jam on when I’m running. 😉

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    Brandie says:

    I look for comfort, price and overall ability to transition from running, to day and onto cross training. I like having a few pieces that are functional rather than 20 than serve one purpose.

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    amanda says:

    What do you look for in good workout wear? running skirt, tech shirt, sneakers

    What activity do you wear headphones for? running only

    What’s your favorite show to watch while on cardio equipment? baseball games

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    Tiffany says:

    The thing I care about most when I work out is the pants and the shoes. My pants can’t be falling down and my shoes have to feel just right. I could REALLY use a new pair of shoes, they are on my christmas last 🙂

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    Chelsea says:

    comfort is my #1 for workout gear !

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    Renee says:

    First I have to have a good sports bra to work out. Second I like finding name brand on clearance. I have to be careful not to buy anything too tacky just because it is cheap and I try to think about if I will still want to wear it 5 years from now or will it look horribly outdated.

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    Gina says:

    I look for comfort, durability and if it’s in fun colors . . .Woo Hoo!
    I wear headphones when I’m running to keep up a good tempo and I just get lost in the music 🙂
    I watch Basketball Wives while on the treadmill because I’m a reality show whore. lol

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    Kimberly Woolery says:

    I like to wear workout clothes that aren’t too clingy in the top and form fitting on the bottom. And anything that whisks away moisture is the BEST! And if I forget my headphones when I’m working out it’s a travesty!

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    Krystal says:

    I like for my workout pants to not fit too tight at the waist.

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    Sayrah says:

    I look for fun colors and clothes that will wick away my “glow” after running! 🙂

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    Leslie says:

    I really like to watch House Hunters on the elliptical, it’s the perfect pace so I don’t get bored!

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    Steph says:

    I like to look cute in my workout clothes…but they must not chafe! that is far more important

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    Lauren M. says:

    I look for workout gear that is cute yet functional! Just like those shoes! 😉 keeping my fingers crossed I win this one!

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    I always run with headphones 🙂 Flattering fit is a deal breaker for me when choosing workout clothes. If it doesn’t look good on me, then I won’t feel good.

    I’m also hosting a 12 days of giveaways of my own starting today, come check it out!!

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    DisneyBride says:

    What I look for now in workout wear is Compression. I only discovered it recently, and I am OBSESSED. love it love it love it!

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    Megan says:

    What do you look for in good workout wear?
    Quality! I can’t have my workout clothes shrinking/falling apart right away. Also love bright colors.

    What activity do you wear headphones for?
    Just running. I normally crossfit where they blast the music so no headphones there.

    What’s your favorite show to watch while on cardio equipment?
    I love watching Glee

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    AshleyCarole says:

    I look for a good built in bra with some padding 🙂 I love headphones for running and I love talk shows for
    cardio equipment

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    I DEFINITELY want to win a pair of @Reebok RealFlex Fusion TRs.

    This is a great Christmas giveaway!

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    Sarah M says:

    Most of the time I look for how it fits, if it’s comfy or not. Sometimes I buy it just because it’s cute! I like bright colors.

    Headphones at the gym and if I’m running alone or in a race. Usually when I run 5 miles with friends we just talk, so no head phones.

    I also tweeted about the giveaway @howmyworldruns

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    Kelsey I says:

    My workout clothes have to be comfy and keep the sweat at bay.

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    Rachel says:

    I look for good quality that can withstand the countless runs through the washing machine. I also love fun, bright colors to wear. I usually wear headphones while at work and I don’t usually do cardio on machines, so no TV watching for me!

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    I usually look for fit, comfort, style and color when shopping for workout wear!

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    Emily Spelman says:

    I look for a good tight sports bra and I really enjoy cool patterns and bright colors to work out in! I wear headphones when I’m on the treadmill or just running in general! I love watching Ellen when I’m on the treadmill and other cardio equipment!

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    Janet says:

    OMGosh- the competition is getting stiff at # 348! As Lloyd or the other guy in Dumb in Dumber, ” so you’re saying I have a chance!” I love color- when I work out I love good shoes and I wear capris so I don’t have to worry about how my legs look when I run, since I have a little bit of chafing between my thighs if I wear shorts 🙁 Working on that! I like watching anything except the news-I like Kelly & Michael when they have a good guest, but I mainly run and watch everyone work out- that motivates me! Thanks for being so generous!

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    Laura says:

    Like comfort and support in my clothes when I am working out from home– when I am at the gym a little style is nice too– I love fun tanks with good quotes 🙂

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    Kristin says:

    I look for fit in workout pants. They need some compression in there, kinda like spanx, and be thick enough to not be see-through!

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    katherine says:

    Wow! By the time i scrolled to the bottom i forgot the question! Lol

    I hate anything that “cuts you in two”, love compression and support…like to match but lately ive been a little too mix and match colorful…need to get it together.
    These shoes are awesome…have the grey/orange already…NEED another pair!

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    I look for anti chaffing aspects! Minimal piping on tanks and shorts that don’t ride up!

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    Cathy says:

    Good workout gear means a long torso on my tops so I don’t have to keep yanking it down. I use earbuds on the treadmill, running outdoors and during races. The orange shoes are super sweet

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    I look for quality in workout clothes. If it’s running related (it always is) I look for something lightweight and breathable.

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    Kristin Long says:

    I love fun colors when looking for workout shoes but comfort and correct fit are most important! I also love to watch “The Price is Right” when I’m on the treadmill! Ha!

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    Jill says:

    Hi there!
    For workout clothes I mainly look for comfort, but also bright colors. I feel like you can be a little crazier with your workout clothes than you can in real life! Ha I wonder if anyone else thinks like this?! I especially love bright fluorescent sneakers. Perhaps it’s mental but I feel a little faster when I’m running in flashy colors!
    Also I wear headphones to run most of the time when running solo or training, but I never wear them for races or when running with a friend.
    Hope I win the shoes!
    Thank you

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    I try to go for awesome colorful things (my fav) but of course comfort wins out. But if I can get both, score!

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    michelle hall says:

    I love fun colors and a cute cut. Something that makes me want to wear it,

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    I look for comfort and style

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    Sandy says:

    I look for good comfort and fit but it has to be cute too 🙂

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    Laura says:

    I look for comfort…I used to wear cotton capris all the time but since I tried compression gear I haven’t looked back! So comfortable!

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    Kimberly J says:

    I look for comfort and fit.

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    Suzanne says:

    I have the same problem as you-small ears (I call mine “baby ears”)! So I also look for similar things when purchasing new headphones-small and also the thing that goes over the ear. These look awesome!

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    Kim Perry says:

    I love Kelly & MIchael!!! They are hilarious! Make the time go by so fast!
    Also I love watching my favorite vlogs during my workout 🙂

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    Burnwood67 says:

    I look for comfort and bright colors. Love to be bright, makes for fun!


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