The 20 Best Leggings for Hot Yoga Class, According to One Fitness Writer Who Tested Them All

Which pairs of leggings will keep you covered and feeling supported but won’t add any extra weight or warmth to your already heated practice? We did the homework for you, and tested them all.

There’s nothing better than a hot yoga class on a chilly winter day. ICYDK, hot yoga allows you to exercise in a room heated above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and can help to warm up your muscles and joints, while allowing you to sweat out toxins. A steamy class makes for a challenging yet fun workout, so long as it’s practiced safely with lots of hydration and taking breaks if you feel overwhelmed or lightheaded.

Whether you’ve been to a hot yoga class before or are thinking about trying it for the first time, you can imagine that when you’re in an already humid environment, you won’t want to be wearing anything or have anything against your body that might make you feel even hotter. The last thing you want to do is feel stifled or overheated in a non-breathable legging as you’re trying to hit downward dog. Yikes.

So which leggings perform best for hot yoga class? We decided to do the work for you and tested heaps of tights during hot yoga classes at both Y7 studio (taking their vinyasa flow and restore classes) and at CorePower Yoga (taking their CorePower Yoga 2 and Yoga Sculpt classes) to ensure we properly got our sweat on. Ahead, the best leggings for hot yoga that’ll keep you as comfortable as possible throughout your flow.

Outdoor Voices TechSweat 7/8 Legging

The 20 Best Leggings for Hot Yoga Class, According to One Fitness Writer Who Tested Them All

It doesn’t matter how sweaty you get in your hot yoga class, these leggings will never reveal it (which is pretty incredible)! They’re made of a silky material that provides comfortable support, and the 7/8 length is flattering on people of varying heights. The thick waistband doesn’t require any readjusting mid-flow, which allows you to focus and be in the moment sans distractions.

Spanx Booty Boost Active Legging

The 20 Best Leggings for Hot Yoga Class, According to One Fitness Writer Who Tested Them All

 

It doesn’t matter how sweaty you get in your hot yoga class, these leggings will never reveal it (which is pretty incredible)! They’re made of a silky material that provides comfortable support, and the 7/8 length is flattering on people of varying heights. The thick waistband doesn’t require any readjusting mid-flow, which allows you to focus and be in the moment sans distractions.

Spanx Booty Boost Active Legging

The 20 Best Leggings for Hot Yoga Class, According to One Fitness Writer Who Tested Them All

It’s all the name of these booty boosting leggings, thanks to the high-waisted design and slimming fabric that really highlights your glutes. While the fabric is compressive and meant to hold you in, it’s lightweight and comfortable rather than feeling like it’s squeezing too hard or cutting off your circulation. They’re also Kourtney Kardashian’s go-to leggings!

Beyond Yoga Spacedye Home Run High Waisted Midi Legging

The 20 Best Leggings for Hot Yoga Class, According to One Fitness Writer Who Tested Them All

The overlapping fabric detail at the waist and behind the knees on this legging caught our eye. While the Spacedye fabric is a bit thicker than you might think you’d want for hot yoga, it provides a supportive feel, is incredibly soft and comfortable, and is also sweat-wicking and quick-drying. Pair it with the matching sports bra for a cohesive look.

 

About mobdro

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *