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Activewear with built-in motivation

Maggie Giuffrida is a graduate of The University of Arizona where she earned a degree in journalism. She is a contributing writer for SheKnows, specializing in health and fitness. Maggie is a certified yoga instructor and health and well...

Be inspired to perspire

What could be better than workout gear that gives you an extra kick in the rear?

Answer: Nothing.

Fashion and fitness may not have always gone hand-in-hand, but thanks to the health craze that's been sweeping the nation lately, there's no excuse not to sweat in style these days. And beyond just being trendy, some workout apparel is even offering a little inspiration in exchange for that perspiration with motivational sayings on tanks, tees, sleeves, pants and even yoga mats.

Lorna Jane's "Be Amazing Tank", $35, is perhaps the cutest reminder to be just that — amazing. After all, what better way to remember it, than to wear it?

Be inspired to perspire

If you're a yogi looking for a little extra wisdom for your weekday warrior practice, check out this Eco Tee, $68, from AZIAM activewear. The tee features a Little Buddha who reminds us that "it only takes a little love to make a big change."

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Want even more words of wisdom? AZIAM has got you covered. The "I Am The Change" Yama Tee, $52, features linked sentences of "I Am," starting with "I Am the Beliefs That Create My Reality," and ending with "I Am The Change," reminding us that we can achieve whatever it is that we set out to be.

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And in case you forgot, let K.Deer Haute Yoga Wear remind you why you're hot (or in this case, haute). The adorable "this is why i'm haute", $34, Long Racerback tank top is the perfect tee for getting sweaty.

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If you're looking to step outside your comfort zone (both in the fashion and fitness sense), this tank, $35, from Lorna Jane may just be the extra push you need. Because a little change is always a good thing.

Be inspired to perspire

In need of some yoga pants with a little extra lovin'? These signature pants, $64, feature a low-rise, roll down waistband that stays put during any activity, and also an embroidered signature logo on the right hip, which just so happens to... wait for it... Be Love.

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And last but not least, this tank from Blogilates, $14, promises a perfect fit with the intention to never let you quit.

Be inspired to perspire

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