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by Jarrod Denson

We love workout wear that is good-looking and flatters the body, made from soft, sustainable, organic or natural fibers. And don’t forget accessories that will help you go the extra mile. Here are some of our favorites.

Yoga Style
Second-skin soft organic cotton jersey leggings, with a twist: ruching below the knees and a side-slit at the ankle add subtle style and a super-flattering fit. $75, yogahyde.com

It’s a Wrap
This 100 percent organic cotton jersey knit wrap cardigan is the perfect transition piece to layer on after your yoga class, then meet up with friends for lunch. Anya Convertible Wrap Top, $124, adoclothing.com

Energy Boost Easily
digested by your body, this 85 percent organic energy gel contains electrolytes and just enough caffeine to power you through that final lap or last few sets. Clif Shot Energy Gel, $29.99 for a pack of 24, clifbarstore.com

Look Great Outdoors
Chafe-free seamless natural wool base layer keeps you cozy on the hiking trail or the ski lift. Athleta supports girlsontherun.org, a nonprofit that inspires confidence in preteen girls through running. Diamond Peak Half Zip, $98, athleta.com

Good Thoughts
While you move through your poses with this yoga mat, let these positive messages help reaffirm your good intentions. $24.98, gaiam.com

Endurance Tank
Racer-back drawstring tank offers stylish options for comfort and ease of movement. Made with S. Cafe, a moisture-wicking fabric that comes from recycled coffee grounds. Moving Comfort Endurance Tank, $48, movingcomfort.com

To-Go Gym
With this portable gym, you can even burn calories without leaving the office. Mount the suspension anchor to a door or a tree (if you exercise outside), and start following the 15- and 30-minute workout videos. TRX Home Suspension Training Kit, $199.95, trxtraining.com

Time Keeper
This GPS-enabled sports watch records stroke count, pool length, and distance when you swim; and distance, pace, and path taken during running and cycling. Connect it to your computer for a detailed report of your accomplishments. Garmin Forerunner 910XT, $449.99, garmin.com

Almost Barefoot
Never miss an opportunity for a quick sprint when you find a terrain that begs for it. This vegan performance shoe only needs quick adjustments of its elastic cord and lock lacing system—no laces that can come undone—for a secure fit. Vivobarefoot Ultra Pure, $50, vivobarefoot.com

Twinkle Toes
Mary Jane-inspired 90 percent organic cotton socks with a patented grip that won’t slip, and liberates your toes for dance, yoga, and other workouts. Bella, $16, toesox.com

Classic Hoodie
Looks like vintage, feels like vintage, the zip-front Vintage Cooper hoodie has a vintage wash to give you a jump-start on that soft, rugged, easy look. $68, usa.roots.com

Shout Out
Roots teamed up with the Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation and sales from this T will support building schools for children in Africa through Free The Children’s Adopt a Village Program $29.95, usa.roots.com

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