80s Fitness Clothing Ideas
Workout/Sports and Dance Outfits

From neon headbands to leg warmers, this page features a range of ideas for creating the perfect retro 80s workout look from top to toe.

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80s Workout Girl
Off-shoulder 80s T-shirt

This popular tee is ideal for creating a range of eighties looks. Add Leggings and Leg Warmers to create a fitness style.


 

Flashdance Sweatshirt
One of 1983's biggest movies was slated by the critics, but became hugely popular, spawning the hit songs Maniac by Michael Sembello and Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. This grey, off-the-shoulder sweatshirt is very similar to the one worn by Jennifer Beals in the film.

Women's Off-Shoulder Batwing Sleeve Jumper (choice of colours)

This low-cost top is perfect for creating a Flashdance style as worn by Jennifer Beals in the movie, and for a much lower price than the official top featured above this item.


Acrylic Knit Leg Warmers
These soft and cosy leg warmers are available in 9 colours and two lengths - knee high or thigh high. Scrunch down the leg to create an authentic 80s look.

Stripy Leg Warmers
40cm Stirrup Leg Warmers (choice of styles)
These shorter style legwarmers are available in a huge range of colours and styles, and are a very popular seller.

Stripy Legwarmers (lots of colours)

These are the perfect addition to a 1980s workout outfit and are available in a wide range of bright colours.

Plain Legwarmers/Knee Socks

Available in 11 colours these acrylic leg warmers will add the finishing touch to any eighties dance or fitness costume, and are ideal for wearing through the winter months, of course.

Neon 80s Leg Warmers (choice of colours)
These leg warmers are great for 80s fancy dress, clubbing, fun runs etc.

Shiny Neon Leotard (choice of colours)
Available in sizes up to XX large and 20 colours, this shiny leotard can be used to form the main component of an 80s workout costume.

Long Sleeve Leotard/Bodysuit

For sizes small to large, these colourful neon and non-neon leotards are ideal for 80s fancy dress, or to brighten up a gym workout.
Neon Leopard Print Leotard
A wonderfully vibrant animal print leotard bodysuit that's available for sizes 8 to 14. Perfect for 80s style dress-up.

Ladies 80s Neon Belt

Wear over a leotard to create an authentic eighties workout look.


 

Fame LKOgo T-shirt for Women Pink
Fame Logo T-shirt

This new design for 2014 features the classic Fame musical logo printed onto a gorgeous pink tee. Sizes small to XX-large available.

Men's Fame T-shirt (choice of colours)
Men's Fame T-shirt

A nicely-priced, high quality tee featuring the logo from the famous 80s TV series and film.


 

Made in the 80s Tank Top
"Made in the 80s" Tank Top / Vest Top (5 colours)
Let everyone know that you were born in the best decade ever with this top quality Fruit of the Loom top, which is available in five colours. Features durable print.

Retro 80s Style Vest Top for Men
A stylish retro style running/fitness vest for men with breathable mesh by Gardy Magdell Sport. Five colour choices available.

Retro 80s Workout Shorts for Men

These classic interlock running shorts are available in six colours and most adult sizes.


Ladies Retro Rnning Shorts
Retro Beach Shorts (choice of colours)
Available for sizes 8 to 22, these retro style shorts with drawstring come in a variety of colours and include two handy pockets.

Retro Ladies Gym Shorts with cord
Ladies Gym Shorts/Dolphin Shorts

This one colour style of shorts with drawstring and contrasting edging became popular in the 80s. These retro skinny fit shorts are available in sizes from 8-18.


80s Running Shorts - Fitness
Retro Running Shorts (choice of 11 colours)

These interlock running shorts have a classic retro design and are available in sizes from X-small to X-large.

 

Interlock Retro Running Shorts
Neon Shorts
There is a wide variety of shorts and hot pants available in many colours at Amazon. These are excellent for creating an 80s roller disco, skater girl or keep fit look. Add leggings, footless tights or neon fishnets and leg warmers. They can also be worn under a tutu.

 

80s rainbow wrist swestbands
Rainbow Wrist Sweatbands
These very eighties elasticated wrist bands are the perfect accessory for an 80s keep-fit style costume, and will add the finishing touch.

Suddora Neon Headbands - Sweatbands
Neon Headbands
Over a dozen colour choices are available for these stylish 80s workout sweatbands.

Neon Headband & Wristband Sets

These low-cost and very bright sweatband sets are ideal for fancy dress, fun run's or for a retro eighties style workout. 


 

 

Neon Sweatband Set

An essential part of the 80s workout / sports look, this soft but strong pink headband and wristband kit will stretch to fit almost any adult.


Plus Size Tutu Set
Plus Size Neon Tutu Set
The most popular tutu set on Amazon comes in a choice of nine neon colours and includes matching, long fishnet gloves, leg warmers and jelly bangles. For sizes 16 to 20.

Neon Footless Tights
These tights are great for creating many 80s fashion styles, and can be worn with a leotard or a skirt. Add leg warmers for a more sporty or dance look.

80s Neon Mesh Crop Top
Neon Mesh Top (five colours)

This popular mesh/fishnet top is ideal for forming part of a workout or skater/roller disco look, and this top comes in a choice of five colours; black, orange, yellow, lime green and pink.


Neon 80s Tutu Set with leg warmers and fishnet gloves
Neon 80s Tutu Set
For sizes 8 to 16, the tutu has an elasticated waist and comes with matching mesh gloves, legwarmers and gummy bands - a complete kit! Ideal for fun runs, fancy dress, clubbing etc.

Neon Fishnet Tights
For size 36 to 42" hips. Quality fishnet tights by Missi.

Purple Footless Tights (50 Denier) by Pamela Mann for 80s Workout Dress-Up
Footless Tights

The quality 50 denier footless tights by Pamela Mann are available in a range of colours for sizes 8 to 16.

Ladies Neon Vest Top (choice of colours)

Slim fit, racer back neon top which is great for 80s dress-up, workout, dance and clubbing.


Ladies Neon Vest Top - 80s fitness
Ladies Neon or Black Vest Top

A classic neon cotton tank top with available in sizes S to XL and a choice of colours.

Neon Pink Fishnet Mesh Top
Neon Mesh Top - pink, yellow or green

Perfect for creating an 80s look, this hot pink fishnet top come sin a standard adult size.


Plain Neon 80s Fitness Crop Top
Neon or Black Crop Top

Available in sizes 8-14, this short-sleeved crop top is perfect for an extreme 80s workout.


UV Lycra Leggings

Made in England and available in sizes 8-22, these are ideal for an 80s workout.


Wake Me Up Before You Go Go Vest Top for Men
Wham! Fitness Vest for Men

Go-go back to 1984 when Wham's "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go" was riding high in the charts. This neon logo vest top is available in five colours for sizes up to XXL.
Adidas Originals Retro 80s T-shirt
Adidas Retro Logo T-shirt

Available in blue or white this classic style tee will make you well-prepared for an 80s style fitness regime.


Wham! Choose Life Tee 80s
Choose Life T-shirt

The classic "Choose Life" T-shirt (as worn by Wham) is an
80s classic and the message goes hand-in-hand with the workout style.

 

 

80s Roller Disco Girl

Includes a turquoise top, boob tube and yellow and green shorts for sizes small and medium. Please note that the other accessories - wig, fishnet gloves, leggings and skates - are not included.

This outfit is ideal for adding your own choice of accessories to create an individual look.


High Waisted Disco Leggings
High Waisted Disco Leggings

These versatile, soft and shiny plain leggings for adults can be used as part of a retro look.


See more 80s style leggings on our Leggings pages.

 

Read more about the 80s Aerobics craze on the 80s Fashion page