These running leggings have space to carry your phone, so you can go hands-free on your next run.
But running without a playlist blasting or a podcast to keep us company just isn’t an option for many, especially seeing as music can actually enhance physical performance and even make exercise seem easier.
Unfortunately though, the best answer to our problems also seems to be somewhat elusive: pockets. While women’s clothes are all too often devoid of pockets – cocktail dresses with key compartments, anyone? – it would seem that leggings with storage are potentially the greatest (and most straightforward) exercise invention in the world.
While you do really have to scour the internet to find some nice looking workout leggings that also come with practical pockets, there are some great quality pairs that are ready to support you on your next run. Here’s some we love…
The best leggings with pockets
Tala SkinLuxe Leggings
These super soft leggings feature a zipped pocket at the back for the safest stashing of your phone. They’re sustainably made, game-changingly soft and still provide comfortable compression so they don’t slip when you stride.
Lululemon Fast and Free Tight
These naked sensation tights are designed to minimise distractions by staying close to the skin. stays tight and secure without wriggling.
Fabletics Trinity Mid-Rise Pocket Leggings
Not one, not two, but three pockets come with these Fabletics leggings. That means you can carry your phone, your keys and your card, just in case you’re using your outside time to kill two birds with one stone and pop to the shops.
Under Armour Meridian Leggings
The wide, flat waistband holds the side pocket in place to keep your phone safe. And don’t worry about getting your phone sweaty and germy, these leggings include anti-odour technology that prevents the growth of microbes.
Adidas Designed To Move Aeroready Leggings
Leggings with pockets: Adidas
If you find it hard to run with a phone strapped to your leg, these Adidas leggings with a hidden pocket on the back are a great alternative. To keep it secure, the waistband is extra thick which also means they’re fall-down-free.
Sweaty Betty Sculpt High Waisted Yoga Leggings
Don’t be put off by the fact that these are yoga leggings, because the sweat-wicking and fast drying material of Sweaty Betty’s high-waisted leggings are suitable for all workouts. Plus, they’re impressively made from 17 recycled plastic bottles.
On Running Tights
OnRunning prides itself on only using the best, research-backed materials. But they also think practically, adding a cosy pocket on the back of these leggings, and a built in key loop so you never get locked out again.
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