Sweat-Wicking Summer Sports Gear

There’s nothing worse than overheating during a sweaty workout. Pick the right gear to ensure you stay calm, cool and collected – despite the burning in your quads. Here are our stay-cool fitness picks

1 / 8

New Balance Accelerate Printed Short

These shorts only look hot! In reality, they're super light with breezy mesh inserts and reflective details for safety ($40, newbalance.ca).

2 / 8

Nike Dri-FIT Cool Breeze Strappy Tank

Feel free, like you're wearing nothing at all, in this super light and breathable tank top ($42, sportinglife.ca).

3 / 8

Adidas Stellasport Mesh Tank Top

This polyester mesh tank was designed in collaboration with Stella McCartney. It features an airy, lightweight sheer front and a solid back. Layer it over a fun sports bra for a cool, layered look. Plus, Adidas climate fabric sweeps sweat away from skin ($50, adidas.ca).

4 / 8

Parklife Timeout Shorts

These short-shorts are made with a stretchy cotton jersey and a wide waistband for optimal comfort ($30, aritzia.com).

5 / 8

Champion Marathon Sports Bra

Say goodbye to chafing (horrible in hot weather!). This high-to-maximum support running bra has gel infused straps, ultra-smooth fabic and super set threat to prevent chafing caused by friction. Mesh provides extra ventilation while Champion Vapor with HeiQ Adaptive Technology ensures the fabric is quick drying ($48, hanes.com/champion).

6 / 8

Parklife Serena Tank

The sleek racerback of this tank is eye-catching, while the technical jersey fabric wicks away moisture. The relaxed fit also provides plenty of room for you to move freely ($30, aritzia.com).

7 / 8

Light Speed Crop

These tights were designed "to help keep us cool when we're feeling the burn." The fabric is lightweight and sweat-wicking while open-hole ventilation down each pant leg offers ultimate breathability. Bonus: These tights are seamless and tough enough to withstand the most rigorous training session ($88, lululemon.com).

8 / 8

Adidas Aeroknit Climacool Tee

This cotton-polyester blend shirt balances performance with comfort. Burnout mesh enhances breathability while cotton wicks away sweat ($45, adidas.ca).