Exercise clothing is meant to allow for freedom of movement so that working your way through 20 treadmill minutes (aka a lifetime) or into Baddha Pārśvakoṇāsana is less of a struggle. Less is more when it comes to gearing up for your next workout sesh, as it is important to be able to observe the way your body is moving to practice correct form and avoid injury. Ideally, a simple, form-fitting top or sports bra and shorts or pants would be best, but let’s be real: today’s multi-tasking gym devotee needs a pocket. Luckily, active wear brands understand this, and have created plenty of styles that include some personal storage to make sure you don’t lose your keys during a particularly energetic One-Legged King Pigeon!

Here are some of the best womens workout pants with pockets available on the market:


  • ActivewearUSA offers both capri-length and full-length pants with hidden interior pockets perfect for stashing your credit cards and keys without hindering your range of motion. Their Cozy Orange Shiva Cropped Pants boast a tummy flattening waistline along with four-way stretch that allows for a relaxed capri-length legging that still flatters your shape. Perfect for running from class to the grocery store without having to tote an extra bag along with your yoga mat, these crops make it easy to juggle every activity that comes after an hour of ohm.


  • Using good form is important in all types of exercise, but is especially crucial during strength training. Wearing clothing that shows off your shape allows you to double check that everything is moving properly, helping you to avoid a potential pulled muscle or overextended joint. The Pocket Legging from Lucy fits like a glove, with side pockets to hold the necessities without infringing on your next set of squats. While it may be best to store items like a music player on an arm band to prevent them from falling out and getting damaged, smaller items are perfectly safe and secure. The added bonus of moisture-wicking fabric in a fun pattern means you’ll stay cool while looking hot, encouraging you to bust out that extra set if only to let everyone else in the weight room admire how fit you really are.


  • You’re essentially a walking (or running) storage unit in the Side Pocket Workout Capri Leggings from Forever21. The mid-rise, color blocked waist provides a figure-flattering fit, while the two exterior pockets plus another hidden pocket means you can go entirely hands-free for whatever workout you choose. The side pockets are of a generous size, perfect for carrying a light snack on a short hike or simply stashing your Metro card in while you stroll the city.


  • Running shorts that won’t ride up as you train for your next 5k are difficult to come by; those that will keep your belongings protected are a whole other story. The Run: Speed Short with Block-It Pocket™ technology from Lululemon provides a secure back pocket to help keep your necessities safe, dry, and out of the way. There are two additional waistband pockets for added storage, and the split legs plus back vents offer breathability along with comfortable coverage. With all of those aspects taken care of, all that’s left to focus on is shaving a few seconds off your mile time.


Tiny details in your active wear may seem like frivolous add-ons, but when you’re not distracted by where to put your ID or fumbling with your phone, your workouts can finally be just about moving your body. Bulkiness just won’t do, and many athletic clothing companies strive to provide the most comprehensive pieces with as much convenience they can attach through chafe-resistant flat seams. If your excuse for skipping your run was that you didn’t know where to store your house key, your reasoning just got sewn shut.


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