The 25 Best High-Waisted Workout Leggings to Break a Sweat In

They'll never slip or sag—we promise.

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There's nothing worse than paying for an exercise class only to find yourself completely distracted by workout pants that keep slipping or falling down. I'm convinced that high-waisted leggings were specifically invented to solve this problem, which is why every woman needs a pair (or five) in her closet. A bonus: There's nothing like a great pair of leggings to transform the whole mood of your workout. Narrow your search with these comfy-but-stylish high-waisted workout leggings that are cute enough to go straight from the gym to brunch—or, you know, just to brunch.

Rachel Epstein

Rachel Epstein is a writer, editor, and content strategist based in New York City. Most recently, she was the Managing Editor at Coveteur, where she oversaw the site’s day-to-day editorial operations. Previously, she was an editor at Marie Claire, where she wrote and edited culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also launched and managed the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game or finding a new coffee shop.