Workout tank tops that are sexy and functional enough for our sweat session? We're sold.

By Susan Brickell and Dwyer Frame
March 13, 2019
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Business in the front, party in the back—workout tops right now are all about showing off your sexy back and shoulders with criss-cross straps and big cutouts. The best part? Not only are they super breathable, but they also look incredible while you work out and transition seamlessly from sweat to street. Pair them with your favorite mesh leggings and chunky dad sneakers for a super on-trend look.

Here are the workout tank tops we're adding to our shopping carts right now.

Adidas U-BACK TANK TOP ($28;

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This soft, stretchy jersey tank is cut wide through the body, allowing you to move freely during your workout. A conservative scoop neck contrasts the deep, sexy plunge the top takes in the back.

Under Armour Misty Embroidery Studio Tank Top ($55;

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Sweat-wicking and quick-drying, this lightweight tank has an embroidered mesh panel in the front (cue breathability) and a deep-V shaped open back. Bonus: Anti-odor technology helps to keep you smelling fresh through your workout.

Beyond Yoga Round the Twist Tank ($46;

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Pair this soft cotton muscle tank with a bold sports bra: Deep armholes and the twisted back helps to flaunt those sculpted shoulders you've been working on.

Gapfit Medium Impact Strappy Shelf Tank ($50;

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Offering style and substance, this strappy tank has a built-in bra (plus removable cups!) and is made of breathable, moisture-wicking fabric to keep you dry and cool during your workout.

Icyzone Built-In Bra Tank Top ($26;

With 16 color combinations, this tank is a must for any gym-goer. Besides looking good, it has a removable padded sports bra, flat-lock stitching to reduce chafing, and won't break the bank.

Prana Arrowland Tank ($59;

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We can't get enough of the lace-up detailing on the backside of this V-neck tank. The hemp-organic cotton blend ensures comfort and keeps odors at bay. Bonus: It has UPF 50+, which makes it the ideal top for outdoor yoga and hiking.

Onzie Braid Tank ($46;

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A ripped back adds unexpected edge to this feminine pink tank top. It will look equally at home at brunch or in barre class, so just pair it with your favorite leggings or skinny jeans.

Athleta Allegro Support Tank ($69;


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Perfect for low-impact studio workouts (think: barre, pilates, yoga, and dance), this comfortable tank is made of chafe-free seamless fabric that stretches with your every move.

Sweaty Betty Namaska Yoga Tank ($65;


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Made for high-intensity workouts, this seamless, form-fitting tank is made of a lightweight and quick drying all-natural bamboo fabric that will keep you cool no matter how hot your HIIT session gets.

Free People Valentine Casual Tank ($58;

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With a high neckline and statement-making back, this tank oozes style. You'll feel comfortable and relaxed in the yoga studio or running errands in the city, thanks to the breathable open back.

Alo Yoga Figure Bra Tank ($72;


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Go seamlessly from studio to street in this attention-grabbing tank. The moisture-wicking top features a strappy criss-cross back, a built-in bra for added support, and a fitted silhouette that'll stay put through vinyasa. ​​​

Bestisun Open Back Tank Top ($14;

The chic back cutout and slightly loose fit of this lightweight tank allows for more air flow when your workout or run heats up. For less than $15, this standout strappy tank is a total steal.

This post was originally published on March 25, 2016 and has been updated for accuracy.

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