The 25 Best High-Waisted Workout Leggings to Break a Sweat In

They'll never slip or sag—we promise.

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There's nothing worse than paying for an exercise class only to find yourself completely distracted by workout pants that keep slipping or falling down. I'm convinced that high-waisted leggings were specifically invented to solve this problem, which is why every woman needs a pair (or five) in her closet. A bonus: There's nothing like a great pair of leggings to transform the whole mood of your workout. Narrow your search with these comfy-but-stylish high-waisted workout leggings that are cute enough to go straight from the gym to brunch—or, you know, just to brunch.

Rachel Epstein is an editor at Marie Claire, where she writes and edits culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also manages the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game, finding a new coffee shop, or analyzing your cousin's birth chart—in no particular order.