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17 Fitness Stores to Hit Before Making Good On 2013 Resolutions

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After the excess of the holidays, January is typically a month spent trying to get back into balance—and back into the gym. If you've resolved to work out more, or just want to up your style game at Barry's, we've updated our guide with more local resources for fitness gear. From big-boxers like Sport Chalet to stalwarts like Lululemon to new monthly workout wear delivery program PV Body, there's something for everyone.

As always—if we've missed one of your favorites, please let us know in the comments.


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Niketown Los Angeles

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The best part of Niketown is the range of equipment and clothes it offers. Boxing? Check. Yoga? Check. Running? Check. Find it all, along with seriously advanced footwear.

Sport Chalet

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If you're looking for something fitness or sports related, be it clothing or camping supplies, you'll find it at this expansive warehouse.

lululemon athletica Robertson

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An obvious choice, but one that must be included in any workout clothes shopping list. For duds that go from errands to lunch to a yoga class, this is the store.

A Runner's Circle

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All things running is what you’ll find at this Los Feliz shop. The helpful staff will outfit you perfectly, from shorts and tops all the way down to insoles, injury prevention devices and an analysis of your gait.

WOD Gear

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Started by two CrossFit enthusiasts, WOD (Work Out of the Day) carries affordable leggings, tops, tees and shorts for men and women.

Hard Tail

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The gear at this Santa Monica flagship is one part edge (there's lots of tie dye and graphic prints) and one part comfort. You’ll live in their roll-down pants and tanks.

Lorna Jane

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This Australian-brand with a handful of outposts in California stocks fashionable options for running, cycling, dance, yoga and just plain lounging around. Motivational sayings (like “never give up”) cover everything from water bottles to T-shirts.

The Shop @ Equinox

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Open to the public, this boutique is filled with upscale items from gear to beauty products.

American Apparel

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Perfect for layerable cotton and nylon basics for yoga, running or one of LA’s popular Pilates/cardio/ballet barre classes. AA's leggings, tees and super-comfy hoodies are also favorites for everyday wear.

Athleta

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Once only an e-commerce site for us Angelinos, this location sells cute workout basics for a variety of activities including running, swimming, yoga and hiking.

Splits59

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Sweat-repelling fabrics in sleek cuts with sassy details make LA-based online boutique Spilts59 a go-to for the athlete bored with most gym clothes (the address listed is their warehouse). Another reason to shop it? The clothes are locally-made.

lucy activewear

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Polished yoga and gym clothes are what Lucy’s is all about, with modest cuts and colorful colors throughout. Also stocked is a line of casualwear perfect for hiking or speed walking at the beach.

Body Language Sportswear

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If you’re tired of having twins at the gym check out this indie store. They've got flattering pieces with an edgy and sexy vibe (like pants with cut-outs). Bonus: It’s all made in the USA.
This classic is now monumentally cool again thanks to advanced new products and a design collaboration with Stella McCartney. Check out her line at their Santa Monica brick-and-mortar.

Nordstrom Rack

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A stomping ground for those searching for quality at a good price, Nordstrom Rack has a small (yet deeply discounted) selection of name-brand shoes, socks, yoga mats and general athletic clothing.

Sports Authority

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A huge multi-brand selection of shoes make this a standout in the sports gear department, but it's also notable for its selection of equipment and clothes for sports like tennis, soccer and skiing.

PV Body

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A novel Santa Monica-based startup in the mold of BeachMint, PV Body ships its members a box with a new, brand-name workout top and bottom every month for just $49.95.

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Niketown Los Angeles

The best part of Niketown is the range of equipment and clothes it offers. Boxing? Check. Yoga? Check. Running? Check. Find it all, along with seriously advanced footwear.

Sport Chalet

If you're looking for something fitness or sports related, be it clothing or camping supplies, you'll find it at this expansive warehouse.

lululemon athletica Robertson

An obvious choice, but one that must be included in any workout clothes shopping list. For duds that go from errands to lunch to a yoga class, this is the store.

A Runner's Circle

All things running is what you’ll find at this Los Feliz shop. The helpful staff will outfit you perfectly, from shorts and tops all the way down to insoles, injury prevention devices and an analysis of your gait.

WOD Gear

Started by two CrossFit enthusiasts, WOD (Work Out of the Day) carries affordable leggings, tops, tees and shorts for men and women.

Hard Tail

The gear at this Santa Monica flagship is one part edge (there's lots of tie dye and graphic prints) and one part comfort. You’ll live in their roll-down pants and tanks.

Lorna Jane

This Australian-brand with a handful of outposts in California stocks fashionable options for running, cycling, dance, yoga and just plain lounging around. Motivational sayings (like “never give up”) cover everything from water bottles to T-shirts.

The Shop @ Equinox

Open to the public, this boutique is filled with upscale items from gear to beauty products.

American Apparel

Perfect for layerable cotton and nylon basics for yoga, running or one of LA’s popular Pilates/cardio/ballet barre classes. AA's leggings, tees and super-comfy hoodies are also favorites for everyday wear.

Athleta

Once only an e-commerce site for us Angelinos, this location sells cute workout basics for a variety of activities including running, swimming, yoga and hiking.

Splits59

Sweat-repelling fabrics in sleek cuts with sassy details make LA-based online boutique Spilts59 a go-to for the athlete bored with most gym clothes (the address listed is their warehouse). Another reason to shop it? The clothes are locally-made.

lucy activewear

Polished yoga and gym clothes are what Lucy’s is all about, with modest cuts and colorful colors throughout. Also stocked is a line of casualwear perfect for hiking or speed walking at the beach.

Body Language Sportswear

If you’re tired of having twins at the gym check out this indie store. They've got flattering pieces with an edgy and sexy vibe (like pants with cut-outs). Bonus: It’s all made in the USA.

Adidas

This classic is now monumentally cool again thanks to advanced new products and a design collaboration with Stella McCartney. Check out her line at their Santa Monica brick-and-mortar.

Nordstrom Rack

A stomping ground for those searching for quality at a good price, Nordstrom Rack has a small (yet deeply discounted) selection of name-brand shoes, socks, yoga mats and general athletic clothing.

Sports Authority

A huge multi-brand selection of shoes make this a standout in the sports gear department, but it's also notable for its selection of equipment and clothes for sports like tennis, soccer and skiing.

PV Body

A novel Santa Monica-based startup in the mold of BeachMint, PV Body ships its members a box with a new, brand-name workout top and bottom every month for just $49.95.