Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta

If you follow my adventures on Instagram then you know Athleta is one of my go-to’s for activewear, travel outfits and outdoor styles. I love that so many of their pieces can easily be taken from the trail into everyday life, all whilst being comfy and practical. My favorite part of all is Athleta’s mission for sustainability and how they encourage women to get out there and reach their limitless potential! In this blog post I’m sharing some of my favorite summer activewear and hiking styles.

Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta

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I recently had the chance to try out some of Athleta’s new styles during a trip to French Polynesia. I knew that the trip would involve a lot of long travel days, hiking, swimming, and also some time for daily workouts. I ended up wearing each piece numerous times and overall was super impressed with how functional and multi-purpose everything was.

Below I’ve featured some of my favorite styles, including links in case you wanted to check them out!

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Multi-purpose Leggings

The Excursion Tights are my absolute favorite thing from Athleta! They are made from a stretchy rib-knit material that feels super soft on the skin and has just the right amount of firmness. The best part? They have side pockets! I am a BIG fan of side pockets for storing my phone and other small items when hiking and working out. I wore these tights during both long-haul flying days, during a couple of hikes, and for daily workouts.

Athleta Excursion Tight Product Image 2Athleta Excursion Tight Product Image 3

LINK TO EXCURSION TIGHT


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Workout Tops + Sports Bras

It was definitely hot and humid in French Polynesia, which meant I was reaching for lightweight and breezy workout styles. I was also spending a lot of time in the water, so anything that could double as a swimsuit was very handy! My go-to sports bra for the trip was the Contender Bra in white. I found it paired well with my other workout pieces and was comfortable enough to wear for long periods at a time.

I also really enjoyed wearing the Colorblock Zip Front Bikini Top as it provided medium coverage and meant I could immediately jump in the water after working out! Plus, the zip front makes it that little bit easier to take off (all my ladies out there will know that struggle with workout tops!)

My go-to tops for the trip were the Vapor Tank in white and black. They were so lightweight, breathable, and easy to pair with anything.

Athleta Vapor Muscle Tank Product ImageAthleta Colorblock Zip Front Bikini Top Product ImageAthleta Contender Bra Product Image

LINKS: VAPOR TANK | ZIP FRONT BIKINI TOPCONTENDER BRA


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Lightweight Jacket

I own a lot of heavier jackets that are great in colder weather, but I knew these wouldn’t be suitable for French Polynesia. Instead I opted to take along the Athleta Ascender Jacket and found myself reaching for it on numerous occasions, including during my travel days and when working out. I love how easily it packs down and that each pocket has zips so my valuables weren’t at risk of falling out.

Athleta Ascender Jacket Product ImageAthleta Ascender Jacket Product Image 2

LINK TO ASCENDER JACKET


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Active Skort Dress

I had never owned an “outdoor” dress prior to getting my hands on the Expedition Skort Dress. I always presumed that working out or hiking in a dress was too impractical and potentially too revealing. The Expedition Skort Dress is exactly how it sounds, a stretchy dress suited for adventures with built in shorts for extra coverage.

Athleta Expedition Skort Dress Product ImageAthleta Expedition Skort Dress Product Image 2

LINK TO EXPEDITION SKORT DRESS


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Activewear Shorts

Athleta has a great range of shorts suited for hiking, working out, and running. I enjoyed wearing the Excursion Hybrid 9″ Short during my trip to French Polynesia, with my favorite part being the fitted high waist that holds you in. They also make an 11″ version for taller ladies and a more running friendly style in the Ascender Short.

Athleta Excursion Hybrid Short Product ImageAthleta Ascender Short Product Image

LINKS: EXCURSION HYBRID SHORT | ASCENDER SHORT


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Disclaimer: This post was written in partnership with Athleta. As always, thoughts and opinions expressed here are entirely my own.

If you follow my adventures on Instagram then you know Athleta is one of my go-to’s for activewear, travel outfits and outdoor styles. I love that so many of their pieces can easily be taken from the trail into everyday life, all whilst being comfy and practical. My favorite part of all is Athleta’s mission for sustainability and how they encourage women to get out there and reach their limitless potential! In this blog post I’m sharing some of my favorite summer activewear and hiking styles.

Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta

Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta Renee Roaming 1

I recently had the chance to try out some of Athleta’s new styles during a trip to French Polynesia. I knew that the trip would involve a lot of long travel days, hiking, swimming, and also some time for daily workouts. I ended up wearing each piece numerous times and overall was super impressed with how functional and multi-purpose everything was.

Below I’ve featured some of my favorite styles, including links in case you wanted to check them out!

Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta Renee Roaming 7

Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta Renee Roaming 9

Multi-purpose Leggings

The Excursion Tights are my absolute favorite thing from Athleta! They are made from a stretchy rib-knit material that feels super soft on the skin and has just the right amount of firmness. The best part? They have side pockets! I am a BIG fan of side pockets for storing my phone and other small items when hiking and working out. I wore these tights during both long-haul flying days, during a couple of hikes, and for daily workouts.

Athleta Excursion Tight Product Image 2Athleta Excursion Tight Product Image 3

LINK TO EXCURSION TIGHT


Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta Renee Roaming 2

Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta Renee Roaming 8

Workout Tops + Sports Bras

It was definitely hot and humid in French Polynesia, which meant I was reaching for lightweight and breezy workout styles. I was also spending a lot of time in the water, so anything that could double as a swimsuit was very handy! My go-to sports bra for the trip was the Contender Bra in white. I found it paired well with my other workout pieces and was comfortable enough to wear for long periods at a time.

I also really enjoyed wearing the Colorblock Zip Front Bikini Top as it provided medium coverage and meant I could immediately jump in the water after working out! Plus, the zip front makes it that little bit easier to take off (all my ladies out there will know that struggle with workout tops!)

My go-to tops for the trip were the Vapor Tank in white and black. They were so lightweight, breathable, and easy to pair with anything.

Athleta Vapor Muscle Tank Product ImageAthleta Colorblock Zip Front Bikini Top Product ImageAthleta Contender Bra Product Image

LINKS: VAPOR TANK | ZIP FRONT BIKINI TOPCONTENDER BRA


Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta Renee Roaming 4

Lightweight Jacket

I own a lot of heavier jackets that are great in colder weather, but I knew these wouldn’t be suitable for French Polynesia. Instead I opted to take along the Athleta Ascender Jacket and found myself reaching for it on numerous occasions, including during my travel days and when working out. I love how easily it packs down and that each pocket has zips so my valuables weren’t at risk of falling out.

Athleta Ascender Jacket Product ImageAthleta Ascender Jacket Product Image 2

LINK TO ASCENDER JACKET


Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta Renee Roaming 5

Active Skort Dress

I had never owned an “outdoor” dress prior to getting my hands on the Expedition Skort Dress. I always presumed that working out or hiking in a dress was too impractical and potentially too revealing. The Expedition Skort Dress is exactly how it sounds, a stretchy dress suited for adventures with built in shorts for extra coverage.

Athleta Expedition Skort Dress Product ImageAthleta Expedition Skort Dress Product Image 2

LINK TO EXPEDITION SKORT DRESS


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Activewear Shorts

Athleta has a great range of shorts suited for hiking, working out, and running. I enjoyed wearing the Excursion Hybrid 9″ Short during my trip to French Polynesia, with my favorite part being the fitted high waist that holds you in. They also make an 11″ version for taller ladies and a more running friendly style in the Ascender Short.

Athleta Excursion Hybrid Short Product ImageAthleta Ascender Short Product Image

LINKS: EXCURSION HYBRID SHORT | ASCENDER SHORT


PIN For Later!

Summer Activewear and Hiking Styles from Athleta

 

More Style + Gear Recommendations!

A Beginners Guide to Hiking Gear

A Beginners Guide to Backcountry Camping Gear

Packing for a Winter Trip to the Arctic

 

Disclaimer: This post was written in partnership with Athleta. As always, thoughts and opinions expressed here are entirely my own.

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Renee Hahnel

Hi! My name is Renee and I'm an Australian photographer, blogger & travel addict. I now call the U.S.A home but you can usually find me wandering the globe with a camera in hand ✈ Let's get lost!

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2 Comments

  1. Zhanna on May 25, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    These outfits look so comfortable and stylish at the same time. This is definitely something you need for places like this.

  2. Suzanne | Agent Athletica on May 25, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    I looove Athleta, so I love seeing what you picked out and how you styled them. I’m going to have to check out the excursion tights. 🙂

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Hi! My name is Renee and I'm an Australian photographer, blogger & travel addict. I now call the U.S.A home but you can usually find me wandering the globe with a camera in hand ✈ Let's get lost!

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How To Take A Road Trip On A Budget

Obviously I love a good road trip. You guys know this by now! One of the reasons I love going on a road trip is that you can travel across the country at your own pace, even at a slow pace. It makes the whole experience more present and immersive. Don’t you think? You can…

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