Allyson Felix Says These $89 Joggers Are the Comfiest Pants She Owns

Anna Moeslein
·4 mins read

Allyson Felix has been inspiring us ever since she won a silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens at just 18. Now, at 34, she’s the most decorated track and field athlete in the U.S. and a fierce advocate for pregnancy protections for female athletes. In short, if she’s ever looking for motivation, she needs only to look in the mirror. 

But Felix says it’s other women who really empower her to keep pushing for change on and off the track. She spoke about this all the way back in 2012, when she was honored as a Glamour Woman of the Year. “When I’m defeated, when I’m worn out, when I ask myself the question, ‘Why do I continue to torture my body like this?’” she said in her speech, “it’s phenomenal women that I continue to turn to for hope and inspiration to continue on.” 

Phenomenal women also inspired Felix to collaborate with Athleta on a new collection that launches today, August 18. Each piece “represents the beauty of what happens when women come together,” per a press release. For Felix, that meant prioritizing practicality as much as style. When women finish a workout, she explains, they don’t typically just go straight home. “I might be running errands, grabbing coffee, or going to the grocery store—so I love that the pieces in my collection perform at the highest level but don’t sacrifice on style.” 

What else is Allyson Felix loving these days? Find out in our latest installment of Your Fave’s Faves, below. 

The last great book I read

I love reading to my daughter, Camryn, before bedtime every night, so lately it’s been more children’s books than anything else! The last thing I read for just myself was Becoming by Michelle Obama. I have so much respect for her strength and pose in the face of adversity.

"Becoming" by Michelle Obama

$11.89.00, Amazon

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The reality show I can’t stop watching

That’s a tough pick! I love the social-experiment element of Married at First Sight but also really enjoy watching Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles for all the houses and developments that are in my hometown. 

The comfiest pants in my closet

I have been wearing Athleta’s Recover Jogger a lot, especially during quarantine. I love the classic jogger look because I can slip them over my workout clothes after practice or dress them up with a cool pair of shoes, and they’re comfy enough for hanging out at home with my family. 

Athleta Recover Jogger

$89.00, Athleta

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The best app on my phone

Instagram. I love the ability to stay connected with my friends and family, learn new recipes, find new workouts, share important stories or news, and keep up with some of my favorite artists and athletes.

My fave workout

I am game for any type of plyometric exercise—moves like squat jump, box jumps, power skips, to name a few. These really help with my explosiveness and power on the track.

The sports bra that’s cool but practical

The Legend High-Neck Bra from my Athleta collection looks amazing on! The style is sleek and cool, but it’s also practical for training.

Legend High-Neck Bra

$64.00, Athleta

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The last thing I bought

Aesop Resurrection Hand Wash. Between my daughter and the extra precautions of COVID-19, I have been washing my hands a lot. This soap smells wonderful and doesn’t dry out my skin. 

Aesop Resurrection Hand Wash

$39.00, Aesop

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 The best lifehack-y thing I own

My Theragun. It’s been really helpful in my recovery after practice, but I have also been using it more recently on the days that I am not getting out so much, when I feel stiff or sluggish. Even though we are not able to be as active as we once were, it’s important to take care of our bodies.

Theragun G3

$399.00, Theragun

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How I self-care

BLK + GRN Deep Detox Soak. I am a huge fan of a soothing, relaxing bath when I want to unwind and loosen my muscles.

Deep Detox Bath Soak

$23.00, BLK + GRN

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A beauty secret I love to share

Kiehl’s Creme de Corps! I was introduced to this body lotion on set, and I was hooked. I love the smell and that it feels rich without being too greasy on my skin.

Kiehl’s Jumbo Creme de Corps Bottle With Pump

$80.00, Nordstrom

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My fave scent of all time

Tom Ford Santal Blush is a creamy, cozy, soft smell that I can wear day or night, any time of year. 

Tom Ford Santal Blush

$250.00, Tom Ford

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Anna Moeslein is a senior editor at Glamour. 

Originally Appeared on Glamour