Friday Find: Pants that Inspire

Along with the arrival of a brand new year, comes the possibility of a fresh start;  We vow to eradicate our naughty habits, to eat better, and almost always, to whip ourselves into shape.

With GapFit's gorgissima new athletic collection, I'm feeling awfully inspired to get back on that treadmill.  The high-tech line of tops, pants and jackets combines fashion with function to visually sculpt, lift and elongate the body.  (Does that mean I don't have to work out as much?)

The sporty collection features four way stretch fabrics, adjustable waistbands, hidden zip pockets and flat lock (read: chafe-free) seams.  The tops are made of 'Motion' fabric with wicking properties and ergonomic mesh panels to help your body breathe while you're breaking a sweat.  As someone who has trouble finding great workout bottoms, though, I'm definitely most excited about the pants - think sleek, flattering, body-hugging black beauties with a choice of yellow, orange or blue accents, to suit every one of my workout moods: gFast (for action), gBalance (for comfort), gFlex (for everyday), and gStretch (for lounging).  I'm so glad they've left room for lounging, aren't you?!

Find your perfect pair at Gap now - tops start at $34.95 and pants start at $39.50