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March 25, 2016

Business in the front, party in the back—no, we're not talking about a long-dead hairstyle. It's actually the latest trend in workout tops, which are all about showing off your sexy back and shoulders with criss-crossing straps and big cutouts. Best part: They look incredible while you work out, and transition seamlessly from sweat to street. Pair them with mesh leggings for a super on-trend look.

Here's a bunch of our favorites:

Athleta Full Force Tank ($64; athleta.com)

Perforated mesh fabric keeps you cool and dry through hot yoga class. A conservative scoop neck contrasts the deep, sexy plunge the top takes in the back.

Athleta Shadow Stripe Energize Top ($59; athleta.com)

This strappy tank offers style and substance, with a built-in bra and breathable fabric that is as at home at brunch as it is at Barre class.

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Nike Elastika Elevate Tank Top ($40; zappos.com)

Nike Dri-FIT technology wicks perspiration, cooling you during even the hottest summer runs. Flatlock seams prevent chafing.

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Koral Vortex Sleeveless Top ($92; bandier.com)

A cotton-like high-performance fabric wicks sweat and oozes style. The cutouts above the waist show off your killer physique, while the racerback flaunts those sculpted shoulders you've been working on.

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Dylan Racerneck Top ($48; zobha.com)

This fierce top sports a zipper running down the mesh panel on the back.

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Mukha Yoga Cami ($105; sweatybetty.com)

Don't let this top fool you–it means serious business. The totally seamless design features a built-in bra with removable pads, ultra-stretchy material that moves with you every which way, and delicate, yet strong straps in the back.

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Splits 59 London Strap Back Tank ($82; nordstrom.com)

This super-sexy top would work out at the club, but is actually made of a high-performance Supplex-Lycra blend meant for wicking sweat during intense workouts. Flatlock seams prevent rubbing and chafing and adjustable straps allow for a custom fit.

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UA Cool Switch Tank ($35; underarmour.com)

With more than seven color combinations, this top is a must for any gymgoer. Besides looking good, it has Cool Switch technology to pull heat away from you, keeping you fresh and comfortable all session long.

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Zella Her Layered Racerback Tank ($38; nordstrom.com)

Pair this top with a bold, bright sports bra: Deep armholes and a racer back will show it off.

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ALO Vapor Tank ($50; zappos.com)

A chic cutout and feminine draped back makes this top a true standout.

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Danskin Two-fer Tank ($38; danskin.com)

If you ever took dance lessons as a kid, then you probably remember Danskin. What you may not realize is that the dancewear company also makes gorgeous workout clothes for adults, like this tank. The flowy top has deep armholes and a racer back that reveal a built-in bra.

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Velvet Rose Women's Double Layer Tank ($30; target.com)

Gotta love Target: For $30, you get an on-trend tank with a built-in bra and super-lightweight fabric.

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Old Navy Burnout T-Strap Tank ($15; oldnavy.com)

This relaxed-fit tank can be paired with jean shorts for a casual Saturday, or leggings for a light yoga workout. Just keep in mind that it's 35% cotton, which means it may not keep you as cool and dry as some of the other options on this list.

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Soybu Brooklyn Tank Top ($39; zappos.com)

Wear this top in HIIT class or as a beach coverup—either way, you'll be sweating in style.

Photo: Zappos.com

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