Fitness - October 8, 2019

The Walking Challenge + My Favorite (and Kinda Unexpected) Activewear Outfit Right Now

Hey friends! OK, so I feel like I’ve kinda made it an official thing on Instagram, but not really on the blog. I think I’ve mentioned it a few times in a couple posts, but I wanted to officially put it out there on here too! You might be thinking, Brighton, what the heck are you even talking about?! LOL. My walking challenge!! Let me give you some back story…

The Walking Challenge

I’ve always been the type of girl who is hot and cold with her workout routine. One minute I’m super into it and killing it, the next I can’t be bothered to leave the couch and have a box of Hot Tamales permanently glued to my hand. Well, I hope I don’t jinx myself by saying this, but I feel like I’ve FINALLY built out some sort of consistent routine and it’s all because of my walking habit.

It started out as me just going out for walks in the evening or morning because it was honestly the only thing I could motivate myself to do workout-wise. Then I realized how good it was making me feel, which made me really want to make it part of my everyday routine. So, I committed to walking for 30 minutes every single day. Then, throughout this journey, of course I talked about everything on Stories and before I knew it y’all were tagging me in your walking stories too! It’s been so cool to see and share the stories I’ve been tagged in so keep them coming!

OK, so it’s official! The Walking Challenge is a thing and all you have to do to join in is commit yourself to walking for 30 minutes a day! It can be outside, inside at a track, around your neighborhood – anywhere!

The Exercise Dress

And now for a bit more info on what my favorite walking outfit is right now! Y’all know I’m a big-time lover of all things athleisure – it’s just comfortable and helps motivate me. Well, I’ve always been a fan of Outdoor Voices and I recently discovered their new Exercise Dress! I think it’s so cute and is perfect for going on morning walks and then running errands. It’s for sure different and I was honestly kinda surprised when I tried it on and loved it as much as I did, but I just think it’s so cute and a little more sophisticated than leggings and a tank (not that I don’t still love them!).

The dress has a ‘smoothing’ lining underneath (love that it makes me feel covered and sucks everything in – comfortably!) that has biker-style shorts with super functional pocket perfect for your phone or cards or keys! I got the navy blue version and am thinking I might order the black or evergreen colors too. The reviews say it runs a little small, but I got an XS and my usual size in OV is a S. Just something to consider! I linked the dress below along with a few other OV favorites!

Definitely let me know if you join The Walking Challenge and if you try this dress! I think it’s a cute option to keep in my athleisure rotation!

Thanks so much to Outdoor Voices for sponsoring this post! As always, all opinions are my own.