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The Leggings That Make You Look (and Feel) Like a Fitness Superstar

Confidence boost aside, it could lead to better workouts.

How it helps: There's a phenomenon called "enclothed cognition," the mental shift that happens when we wear clothing we associate with a specific type of person or profession. People who donned lab coats then completed attention-related tests performed better than people wearing everyday clothes, found a study conducted at Northwestern University, and the researchers have said their findings may extend to fitness. Meaning, if you dress like that inspiring trainer you follow on Instagram, you might work out like her too.