The One Thing You Should Never Wear To A Spin Class, According To An Instructor

January 5, 2017 by Sara Alderman
shefinds | Style

Going to your first spin class is daunting, to say the least. There are so many things that are probably on your mind: setting up the bike properly, figuring out how to clip in those funny shoes and, most importantly, deciding what to wear. We’re here to help with the last part because that’s kind of our thing.

According to Amy Kristen Baack, an instructor at SparkCycle in La Jolla, California, wearing shorts to a spin class is not the move. “They probably aren’t going to make you feel super awesome when they start riding up,” she writes for Bustle. She also recommends “to leave any loose-hanging or baggy clothes at home, as they can easily get caught in your bike.” That makes sense! Imagine peddling along wearing loose yoga pants and next thing you know, well, you can picture it.

Now you’re probably wondering what is the right thing to wear for a spin class. “The best clothes are tight, 3/4-length workout pants, a supportive bra, and a moisture-wicking tank,” Baack says. Check out our picks:

Sweat Life Tank ($49)

Pace Rival Crop ($88)

The Player Racerback Sport Bra ($20)

Don’t forget to check out: the best exercise for women’s bodies and what to eat for breakfast if you want a flat stomach

[Photo: Shutterstock]


SheFinds receives commissions for purchases made through the links in this post.


Sara Alderman has covered topics from fashion to beauty and beyond.

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...


The Perfect Summer Blouse To Wear With *Everything* Just Went On Sale For 40% Off

Even though spring and summer are all about dresses, some ...


Order This Flattering $39 Maxi Dress In Every Color While It's On Sale At Nordstrom

If you're working on stocking your closet for summer, ...


The Easy Outfit Trend That Will Instantly Become Your New Go-To Look

Remember when your mom used to dress you in matching ...


This $19 Top Is *Super* Flattering (It Hides Your Tummy!)

I don't know about you, but I'm all ...


Shoppers Can't Stop Raving About This $14 Tee--It's So Soft And Flattering

Sure summer is all about skirts and dresses, but you'...


Don't Miss Your Chance To Score This Super Popular, Stylist-Approved Bra For 40% Off

When we talk to celebrity stylists and personal shoppers about ...


You Can Stop Searching For The Perfect Silk Slip Dress--I Found It

I don't really consider myself a dress person, but ...


This Is The Perfect Flattering Black Swimsuit... And It's Only $18!

Counting down the days until beach season? Me too! I ...