10 Workout Wardrobe Essentials to Help You Beat the Heat (PHOTOS)

Emily Abbate | Jul 10, 2013 Healthy Living

summer workout clothesWorking out in the summer is, well, hot. As if finding the motivation to get outside and get moving doesn't take enough effort as it is, things get complicated when you debate what to wear in the process. My general mentality: It's too hot for my go-to sweat-wicking leggings and I'm totally going to sweat right through those old Soffe shorts from college (chafing, no thanks!).

Plain and simple: it's about time we all (myself included) stop using "I have nothing to wear" as an excuse and find the right gear. It's summer, we're all showing some extra skin, and it's crunch time!

Can you relate? Then check out these 10 workout wardrobe essentials to help you beat the heat (until you hit that incline, anyway):

What do you wear to work out in the summer heat?