So, you have decided it is time to commit to a workout routine! That’s awesome. But for a woman, it can be hard to figure out how to wear your hair in a way that is practical while looking stylish. For example, you might think blow wave curls are stunning – but they don’t really work that well when you play tennis! That said, Sporty hairstyles have come a long way from the plain old buns of the past. Now they are stylish enough to wear even outside of the gym.
Below we have listed a variety of hairstyles like ponytails, buns, braids and twists which work well for even the most strenuous workout routines. If you are looking for the right hairstyle, check these ones out and get styling.
Multiple braids into a ponytail
If you have long hair, it can be hard to find the right hairstyle that will keep all of your hair together and out of the way. The multiple braids hairstyle will take a little longer than the other hairstyles but it looks fab. This can be done in two ways from putting your hair in a ponytail then platting multiple braids or you can braid your hair first, then put it in a lower ponytail. If you’re struggling to do it yourself, you can book in a session at a hair salon at Myer, and they can teach you how to do it.
Low pony with a twisted fauxhawk
This is a very modern hairstyle that will draw everyone’s eyes in. It is one of the best hairstyles for long hair. just divide your hair into three different sections then make a twist with the middle one and then go on and use the side sections as a backdrop for the fauxhawk twist.
Dutch braids into little braids
Here is a good way to style your hair for the gym. You can first braid two side Dutch braids then each end of them fix them with a hair tie to create two tight pigtails. This works well for “second-day hair” or the days your hair won’t do what you want.
Wearing a bun is a classic style but you can update the look to create a more sporty version. This features two side braids that are brought into a ponytail then formed up into a bun. Looks complicated but very easy.
High chignon with upside-down braids
This is a hairstyle that will look great on hair that is medium length. You just need to create two upside-down braids then tie them into a ponytail up high. Now you just need to poof it and fix it into a voluminous chignon. If you have long bangs then you can poof them and fix them onto the crown.
Two braids into a Y fishtail
There is no rule saying you only have to have one French braid is there? This is a workout hairstyle that is great for jogging and other fitness routines. You have four braids two that start at the top of the head and then join together and then two larger parallel braids that go along the sides of the back.
Athletic fishtail plaits
Low pigtails are important for a sporty hairstyle and with the braided version you can choose the French plaits, double twist or waterfall braids and leave the bottom half undone for a casual vibe.
A sporty hairstyle that is like the messy topknot is a popular choice for many girls because it is simple. This works as well when working as when having a relaxing catch up with friends.
If you need help finding out what exercise to do – check out the government health recommendations.