6 local fitness apparel brands that will get you sweating in 2018


Is 2018 your year to get fit?

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There’s no doubt that achieving fitness goals is a challenge, so you might as well try to enjoy the journey! Whether your fitness goals are big or small, pat yourself on the back for choosing a happier healthier life, then check out these 6 Vancouver-based fitness apparel brands and get excited about sweating you b-u-t-t off in the gym.

RYU Apparel 

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RYU, which stands for ‘Respect Your Universe’, creates stylish and functional apparel for “urban athletes”. Perfect for an outdoor workout, the gym, or exploring the city.

Karma Athletics 

Karma Athletics motto is ’empowering you to look good, feel good and do good’. As a fashion forward company, Karma wants to help you look your best so you can perform your best, both in the gym and the community at large.


Public Myth is perfect for the super trendy workout buffs. Athleisure-focused styles, mesh and crop tops are perfect if your 2018 #goals include getting more likes on your gym-selfies.

Tight Club

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Tight Club is one of the hippest gyms in the city, and their apparel line definitely delivers on that reputation. Anyone can get in on that ‘tight life’ by sporting their tees, hats or tanks, each of which are available at their Chinatown location.

Tonic Activewear

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Long lasting fabrics, environmentally friendly production and expertly curated style are all pillars of Tonic’s brand. Specializing in yoga and tennis wear, check them out if you’re planning on tackling one of those two activities in 2018.


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STR/KE MVMNT specialized in lightweight, ultra functional running and training shoes, in addition to simple, streetwear inspired workout gear.