If you want to look cute but still covered, there are tons of athletic wear options. I really like the look of the mesh panels on these (1) Nike bottoms. If Nike isn't your thing, Gap also has a really nice pair. Calvin Klein and Zella have really cute options in plus sizes.
I don't like shirts that are too clingy when I work out, so I am drawn to this (2) Nike Dri-fit Tank available in plus size too. If you are on a budget, Old Navy has a top that is super cute and is currently on sale.
You might have noticed I have a thing for black athletic gear. While I love the black, (3) these shoes come in a variety of colors. I also really like these, these, and these.
I own this (4) scale and I love it. It connects to an app on my smart phone so I can see the trends in my weight gain and losses. It is a bit of investment, but it is worth the price. For those of you that love Fitbit, they have their own smart scale.
When it comes to working out, I am not very good at coming up with a workout routine. I prefer to either use the elliptical or take classes. Of course, I'm one of those back row lurkers. I always try to find the spot where I can just blend in.
For those that can't go to the gym or studio, there are tons of at home options. Not being in the best shape, I stick to the easier workout videos. I'm really loving this Barre3 DVD. If you want a good ab workout and a good laugh check out Hip Hop Abs. I also really love Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred.
I'm always on the lookout for the newest and the best products available. Is there a brand of athletic gear or a workout that you love? I'd love to hear your recommendations.