Gear we love: 10 undercover items that can make or break a workout

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You have the perfect pants with matching top and a running shoe that fits your foot just right. But what about the underwear, the sports bra and all the other little things that can make your workout that much better? We've picked our favorites:







Workout to Waves Sports Swim Bra


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This bra works for both hitting the gym and paddling out for a surf sesh. And it has no wires, so it looks good under a shirt. It's also chlorine and saltwater resistant. Brilliant!

($58; spanx.com)







Third Love Cotton Hipster


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Made with Pima cotton, this hipster is breathable and soft as a pillow. Plus, it's moisture-wicking and bacteria-fighting. Perfect for when you are sweating like crazy at the gym.

($12; thirdlove.com)







Bombas Performance Running Ankle Socks


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These socks were specifically created for running and working out. And they are a game-changer. They are so comfortable that you will look forward to putting them on every time. With strategic cushioning and airflow ventilation, Bombas has pretty much thought of everything you could want in an athletic sock.

($16; bombas.com)







Lululemon Ever Essentials Bikini


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This lightweight underwear is perfect for the gym and everyday wear. Basically, you don't feel like you are wearing any underwear at all, and isn't that what it's all about? Better yet, it stays dry and holds up to a tough cardio workout.

($18; shop.lululemon.com)







Shefit Ultimate Flex Sports Bra


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If you've struggled to find a bra that works for high-impact workouts, we have the one for you. Designed by a former collegiate athlete with the same frustration, this bra is super customizable -- and super supportive. It's a must-have for bigger bra sizes.

($69; shefit.com)







Alba Deodorant


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This hypo-allergenic and dermatologist-tested deodorant is gentle on the armpits. With ingredients such as coriander and lichen, you have an odor deterrent minus the harsh chemicals aluminum and propylene glycol.

($4.69; vitacost.com)







True Body V Neck


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Comfort is key because you don't want your bra getting in the way of your workout, right? This no-seams bra is perfect for yoga, Pilates and life in general. Because it's wireless, it's ultra comfy and doesn't show under your workout top. It's great for layering or to just wear on its own.

($49; trueandco.com)







Commando Cotton Bikini


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As the name suggests, these undies are lightweight and breathable enough to handle whatever workout you want to tackle. Plus, the nude shades are extra helpful for the days when you wear lighter-colored pants or shorts.

($28; wearcommando.com)







Lole Adora Bra


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This bra is functional for mid-impact classes such as spin but stylish at the same time. The keyhole back on this bra helps keep you cool, and the wide straps are very comfortable.

($65; lolelife.com)







Tommy John Air Cheeky


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Moisture-wicking, non-pilling, anti-microbial stretch fabric: This feather-light underwear has got it going on. Better yet, the bonded hem means panty lines don't show at all.

($28; tommyjohn.com)

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