The 11 Warmest Fleece-Lined Leggings for Cold-Weather Workouts

They're like the fleece jacket your mom handmade in the '90s. Except sexy. And sporty.

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Winter tries its hardest to keep us indoors, because let's be honest — the idea of cozying up next to a fireplace with your Netflix guilty pleasure and a glass (or bottle) of wine sounds mighty fine. But there's no excuse for slacking on your fitness just because the weather isn't ideal. Slip on these performance-driven, fleece-lined leggings, and head out your front door for a cold-weather workout. Trust us — it's really not that scary.

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Lululemon Women's Speed Up Fleece Running Tights

$108 BUY NOW

These pants are so amazing, you'll want to work out just to wear them! The company's brushed Tech Fleece fabric feels like a heated flannel blanket on your skin. These pants also boast a continuous internal drawcord for a customizable fit, a medium-rise waist for better coverage, multiple stash pockets for your essentials, and reflective details, making them the ultimate winter workout pant.

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Under Armour Coldgear Women's Fleece-Lined Leggings

from $35 BUY NOW

Under Armour's Coldgear construction means a soft, brushed inner layer that feels great on your skin and will keep you roasty toasty. Coldgear fabric also pulls moisture away from your body in case you work up some serious sweat, and its antimicrobial properties prevent unwanted odors from building up. These tights also have the just-right amount of compression that promotes blood flow and recovery while you're kicking up dust (or snow).

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Brooks Threshold Women's Fleece Running Tights

from $95 BUY NOW

Outdoor workouts are often more enjoyable than indoor, but only when your outfit is up to snuff. These tights are great for running or cross-training when the temperatures drop. A wide, midrise waistband hugs and lays flat across your belly for a hassle-free fit, and the stretchy material conforms well to bodies of many shapes and sizes.

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Gap gFast Women's Winterbrush Print Leggings

from $50 BUY NOW

Gap really hit the nail on the head with these leggings. They're perfect for late-night or early-morning winter runs, thanks to the high-performance jersey material with a warm, brushed interior. They also fit well under ski or snowboard pants, so they double as the perfect base layer. Kill two birds with one stone with these versatile leggings, and save some dough for that fresh pair of kicks you've been eyeing. 

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Columbia Women's Aspen Lodge Jacquard Knit Legging

from $9 BUY NOW

Wear these pants fireside in a mountainside lodge, rock them as a base layer under your snow pants, or sport them on a below-freezing jog around town. Whatever the case, the winter-inspired print and design will have you feeling warm and looking even hotter.

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Athleta Women's Polartec Power Stretch Pant

$98 BUY NOW

Wear this poly-spandex blend alone, or rock them as a base layer under running shorts or a larger pair of pants. The smooth, abrasion-resistant texture makes layering a breeze, and it'll resist snags and tears should you find yourself bushwhacking when you've run so far that the trail disappears. The leg opens up below the knee to give you a little breathing room, too, in case tights aren't your favorite.

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Hue Women's Brushed Fleece-Lined Leggings

$10 BUY NOW

Whether you choose to believe it or not, activewear isn't always appropriate (sigh). When the occasion doesn't call for sporty tights, the fleece liner in these leggings is plenty warm and soft! Lounge around, or wear them under your pants for a night out — you'll definitely stay cozy!

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Champion Women's Tech Fleece Workout Tights

from $17 BUY NOW

If simplicity and affordability are more important than having the most fashion-forward (and expensive) leggings on the block, these are your jam. The company's Warm Control fabric keeps you from freezing without adding extra weight, while the flat seams making chafing a thing of the distant past.

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The North Face Women's Warm Winter Tights

$100 BUY NOW

When your breath is visible, it's easy to blame your laziness on the weather. But these heavyweight leggings will keep you warm, whether running in subzero temps or worn under your ski pants. The two small stash pockets will keep your essentials secure, too.

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Nike Pro HyperWarm Women's Winter Tights

$75 BUY NOW

Nike's Pro HyperWarm tights have been fan-favorites for years now for both men and women. The company's Dri-FIT technology lets excess heat escape without letting cold air in, making easy work of thermoregulation. Meanwhile, a thick waistband keeps them from shifting in motion. We love the supportive, leg-hugging fit, and we can't get enough of this pattern, either!

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Sugoi Women's MidZero Fleece-Lined Tights

from $80 BUY NOW

Don't worry about these leggings riding up or holding you back while you're running or jumping in a pick-up soccer game — the four-way stretch construction goes everywhere your legs go. They have a wide waistband with an internal draw cord and elastic grips around the ankle to keep them in place. The MidZero fabric is super soft on your skin, and it'll keep you much warmer than most leggings will.