As we start a new year, many of us have goals for 2018: eat healthier, perform better in the workplace, purchase a home, get fit, etc. For each of these goals, there are specific steps that, if taken, will make attaining the desired result actually doable.
When it comes to getting fit, it's important to have the appropriate clothing, as the wrong material or design of clothes can leave us feeling more fatigued that usual or sweatier than we should be. Luckily, there are specially designed materials that are great for exercising, as they can help wick away moisture or even allow you to feel cooler as you exercise.
If you're ready to revamp your workout clothes, here are 15 mighty independent sports wear stores in Chicago ready to help.
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1708 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Perfect for your outdoor needs, this shop carries winter clothes as well as other sporting wear.
1514 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
If you're into biking, this spot will help you find what you need to make your next ride even better than the last.
2 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60603
Zumiez's selection of clothing and accessories will help you perfect your skating.
Fleet Feet Sports-Lincoln Square
4762 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60625
If you're a runner, you have to stop by Fleet Feet ... they'll find you the shoes of your dreams
4601 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60640
You'll find both shoes and sportswear at this store.
Under Armour Brand House
600 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Customers will appreciate the large selection of athletic gear that this store has.
4324 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL 60639
Victor's truly knows how to treat customers ... something that you will instantly feel.
Road Runner Sports
1435 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago, IL 60642
Road Runner Sports is a runner's dream come true.
1540 W. Howard St., Chicago, IL 60626
Athletes Foot offers great brands for a discounted price.
Patagonia-Chicago The Magnificent Mile
48 E. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60611
Inspired by the Chilean and Argentinian natural wonder, Patagonia in Chicago will help you survive the frigid cold.
3556 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
If you're in the market for some trendy workout clothes, this is your spot.
3415 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
Athleta's sportswear isn't too expensive, so you can enjoy quality clothes without breaking the bank.
1329 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605
Whether you're looking for fashion sneakers or running shoes, Succezz is a good choice.
1630 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
Arc'teryx's selection is great for the Chicago winter.
10355 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL 60655
This is your dream come true if you're a biker, as they have all of the essentials.