Health Goth: 7 of the Best Alternative Gym Wear Pieces

In need of gym wear that reflects your dark gothic soul? We’ve picked out the best alternative activewear to get your blood pumping. Read more.

January 1, 2024
4 min read

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In a world often dominated by neon hues and vibrant patterns, goth gym clothes emerge as a bewitching alternative—a celebration of individuality that extends beyond the realms of just fashion and into the world of fitness. So in this blog post we’re venturing into the dark and stylish abyss of goth-inspired activewear, discovering a fusion of comfort, functionality, and the unmistakable allure of the unconventional.

For those who find solace in the haunting aesthetics of gothic expression, the gym shouldn’t be a place that you have to compromise on your clothes or style. If you’re anything like me, going to the gym can be a bit intimidating, and wearing something that makes you feel good makes the workout better too.

So we’ve picked out all the best goth gym clothes that not only speaks to your personal style but empowers you to embrace your fitness journey with a touch of dark sophistication.

Ready? Let’s go.  

Entomon Print Activewear Set

Image credit: Cosmic Drifters

Could this print be any more beautiful? Featuring a geometric pattern, moths and other bugs on a black background, it’s perfect for letting your yoga classmates know that you’re a big ol’ goth. This sports bra and leggings (available in straight and plus sizes) are made to order in the UK, making it the perfect choice for those of looking to be more conscious and sustainable.

Bad Dream Shorts / Terminus Sports Bra

Image credit: Killstar

Keeping your health goth status sleek and simple? This gym set from Killstar features black stretchy material, mesh and fishnet. A black-on-black Baphomet logo sets the look off perfectly. The hood on the sports bra is the piece de resistance!

Gym Bat Tank Top

Image credit: 8th Sin

You’ve heard of a gym bunny, well here’s the goth version – a gym bat! This tank top is perfect for those of us who prefer a top to work out in. It features an original design of a bat surrounded by occult sigils and symbols. Made from soft, breathable material, this tank top is available as fitted or baggy. 

The Blood Of My Enemies Metal Water Bottle

Image credit: Attitude Clothing

A black metal water bottle with a cute design featuring the words “blood of my enemies” in a sinister looking font. With a screw top lid, it keeps your water cold for a hit of refreshment when you’re working out. It holds 500ml, so plenty to keep you hydrated. Perfect for in the gym and out. 

Baphirmation Activewear Set

Image credit: Unwonted Apparel

With a pattern that features a baphomet pentagrama, inverted crosses, crescent moons and the leviathan cross, there’s no doubt where your ideologies lie with the Baphirmation set. And the best bit? It’s made from 75% recycled polyester!

It’s Showtime! Activewear Set

Image credit: Bonnie’s Bat Boutique

A Beetlejuice-inspired set for both going to the gym and casual everyday wear. There are a wide range of styles available in this striped design, from long leggings and ¾ lengths to shorts and sports bras. Super comfortable with a soft, “peach skin” feel and a supportive fit. 

Skull Leggings

Image caption: FitBoutique

Inspired by Alexander McQueen, these gym leggings are perfect for skull-loving goths. They’re stretchy, thick and soft, making them super comfy and perfect for everything from Pilates to running. They even have pockets for your phone to help you keep on top of your pb (and maybe a quick selfie). 


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