What to Wear to the Gym That’s Easy and Affordable

As someone who’s pretty new in the game to gym life and exercise in general, I’m always looking for ways to infuse my love of fashion into my, um, disinterest in working out. After all, what better way to inspire a healthy, active lifestyle than the prospect of a cool outfit and perhaps a great photo of it, too? If this sounds like an added layer of effort for you, let me continue before you give up on me.

Today, I’m breaking down two unbelievably easy ways to look cool at the gym—every time—without having to break the bank either, thanks to JoyLab (the affordable activewear brand we co-design with our friends at Target). Ready? Just keep scrolling to read about each, see them in action and, of course, shop the under-$50 pieces you’ll need to get each look for yourself: