Staying in shape is important, especially for those looking to maintain their New Years resolution goals into springtime. In the North Texas area, those into fitness and athletics want to look stylish while also feeling comfortable during their workouts. Whether the activity is pumping iron at the gym, jogging down a familiar road or just displaying team spirit, these five North Texas stores carry best bets for athletic wear.
Price: Prices vary greatly, depending on the sport apparel required.
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Infiniti Sportswear carries all types of athletic apparel, including leotards, warm-ups, active wear, yoga pants, t-shirts, biketards, unitards, team apparel and gear and cheerleader clothing. The company has been around for over a decade and offers garments of only the highest quality. In addition, Infiniti Sportswear creates custom clothing in team colors that can include bling and embroidery if desired.
Price: From $25 to $140.
Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Rated the ‘Best of Big D’ 2011, Luke’s Locker is a family owned company that has been in business for over 35 years. In the 70s, finding running shoes was quite the task, thus founder Don Lucas set out to find different styles for those who were in to physical fitness. Since it opened, Luke’s has engaged in a number of events, including the Dallas Race for the Cure that had over 25,000 participants. The store includes shoes, clothing and accessories geared toward athletics and also offers training programs for customers.
Price: From $14 to $100.
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Lucy’s was founded in 1999 in Portland, Oregon when women had few options regarding stylish, attractive athletic wear. The store’s styles are developed by women, for women who run, practice yoga, train, hike and travel. The staff is involved in dancing, weight lifting, swimming and other physical endeavors, thus they are passionate about athletics and their mission is to ensure a flattering fit for a healthy and active lifestyle.
Price: Prices vary depending on the type of sportswear desired.
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Not Just Soccer carries athletic wear for those who are heavy into soccer and lacrosse. The store has everything from socks and helmets to apparel and gloves. In addition, every accessory needed to play soccer and lacrosse is available at Not Just Soccer. Thus, those who love these sports and quality sportswear will love this store.
Price: From $30 to $200.
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Shop Cowboys establishment is the official store of the Dallas Cowboys. The store offers official custom jerseys, from replicas to authentic gear of past players. In addition to jerseys, the shop carries t-shirts, hats, accessories and even home and office Cowboy’s gear.The items come in all shapes and sizes for men, women and children. For those who are massive Dallas Cowboy fans, this is the perfect shop for DFW athletic wear.
Cindy Adams is an experienced freelance writer who has a Juris Doctor in Law. She also attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, has been schooled in the art of makeup and is a shopping and style junkie. She loves to explore the latest in fashion and share her experiences with readers to keep them informed. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.