I know, I know, it’s supposed to be Food Friday, but I didn’t cook anything inspirational this week. Instead, I’m turning to my brand-new Fabletics Salar Capris in Black/Mulberry Inspirational from the August Zen Energy collection. These are maximum compression polyester/spandex capris in black with pretty purple inspirational words up the left leg – sort of like those inspirational tanks everyone is wearing these days, but in a more subtle form trailing down your leg and looking like a stripe. The words are “Discover + Inspiration + Love + Balance + Passion + Support + Discover.”
I haven’t been even one iota of a morning person this week – my sleep patterns have been horrible, which means that I need to start doing yoga again to de-stress myself. So it was nice to wake up to the inspirational Salar capris this morning for a 6 a.m. resistance training class.
|Purple is awesome. So are chin-ups.|
I’ve heard rumors about the compression on these capris being too much, but that was not my experience at all. I love the compression on the Salar capris, so maybe it’s the print ones – these are essentially basic black with the words printed up the side. I got these in my regular size, and they were fantastic. They held up nicely to and supported me through chin-ups, sled pushes, single-leg bridges with a sandbag (eek), some single-arm bench presses – you know, your average Friday morning workout!
One thing I really like about the inspirational print is that it’s subtle and only up one leg. It’s a quiet boost, not a loud one, and the mulberry is the kind of color that goes with a bunch of different colored tops. In this picture, I’m wearing an American Eagle Outfitters tank that I got at TJ Maxx, but I could just as easily wear a turquoise tank for contrast.
These are definitely going into the regular rotation. I am more and more impressed by Fabletics with each new piece.