80s Workout Costumes and Clothes

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Whether you want to look like Jane Fonda, Barbie or Olivia Newton-John in her “Physical” video, you can create your desired 80s workout costume using our pick of the best outfits and clothing accessories below.

In the realm of fitness, the 80s gave birth to a vibrant and distinctive style of workout clothing that remains iconic even today. The movie Flashdance and Fame TV series helped fuel the popularity of dance and fitness gear, such as leg warmers, leotards and headbands.

Aerobics, a high-energy, dance-inspired fitness program, gained immense popularity during the 1980s. Workout guru Jane Fonda became a household name thanks to her energetic exercise routines and eye-catching attire.

So whether you want an 80s workout outfit for a retro themed fitness class, 80s-themed fancy dress parties, or simply to embrace the sense of fun and self-expression that defined the era, we hope you will be inspired by our selection of fashion items below..

80s Barbie Workout Costume. Jumpsuit, Belt, Headband, Towel, Wig & Legwarmers.80s Barbie Workout Costume. Jumpsuit, Belt, Headband, Towel, Wig & Legwarmers.Women's Barbie Movie 80s Workout Costume with cycling shorts, leotard, visor, wristbands, leg warmers.Women’s Barbie Movie 80s Workout Costume with cycling shorts, leotard, visor, wristbands, leg warmers.Neon Blue and Pink Lets Get Physical Video Costume for Women. Size 10-12.Neon Blue and Pink Lets Get Physical Video Costume for Women. Size 10-12.Olivia Newton-John Workout Costume. white leotard, blue cardigan, pink tights, legwarmers and sweatbands.Olivia Newton-John Workout Costume. white leotard, blue cardigan, pink tights, legwarmers and sweatbands.Women's 80s Aerobics Girl Costume. Includes leotard, leggings and leg warmers. Sizes from 8 to 18.Women’s 80s Aerobics Girl Costume. Includes leotard, leggings and leg warmers. Sizes from 8 to 18.80s Workout Costume for Women  Includes all-in-one green, pink and purple jumpsuit with headband and wristbands.Neon belt and leg warmers not included.80s Workout Costume for Women Includes all-in-one green, pink and purple jumpsuit with headband and wristbands.Neon belt and leg warmers not included.Blue 80s Barbie Style One Piece Romper Jumpsuit, leg warmers, belt, hair tie.Blue 80s Barbie Style One Piece Romper Jumpsuit, leg warmers, belt, hair tie.Neon Green Leotard for Women. Other colours available. Ideal for creating your own costume. Add leg warmers and sweatbands.Neon Green Leotard for Women. Other colours available. Ideal for creating your own costume. Add leg warmers and sweatbands.Mens Lets Get Physical, Funny 80s Pubes Work Out Costume. Highly rated by Customers.Mens Lets Get Physical, Funny 80s Pubes Work Out Costume. Highly rated by Customers.Funny Mens 80s Aerobics Instructor Costume.Funny Mens 80s Aerobics Instructor Costume.Officially Licensed Women's Barbie 80s Workout Costume. Sizes 8 to 18Officially Licensed Women’s Barbie 80s Workout Costume. Sizes 8 to 18Let's Get Physical Costume  Become Olivia Newton John.Let’s Get Physical Costume Become Olivia Newton John.Women's Official Flashdance Alex 80s Movie Costume. Available in 4 sizes.Women’s Official Flashdance Alex 80s Movie Costume. Available in 4 sizes.Women's 80's Workout Costume for Women in 4 Sizes. Includes Crop Top Sweatshirt, Bodysuit and Leggings.Women’s 80’s Workout Costume for Women in 4 Sizes. Includes Crop Top Sweatshirt, Bodysuit and Leggings.Women's Neon 80s Aerobics Costume by Widdman. Neon pink, green, yellow and purple outfit.Women’s Neon 80s Aerobics Costume by Widdman. Neon pink, green, yellow and purple outfit.Let's Get Physical Blue and Pink 80s Workout Outfit for Women. Pink leotard, blue leggings and accessories.Let’s Get Physical Blue and Pink 80s Workout Outfit for Women. Pink leotard, blue leggings and accessories.80s Shell Suit Costume for Women in 4 Sizes.80s Shell Suit Costume for Women in 4 Sizes.5 Piece 80s Fitness Outfit for Ladies. Includes fingerless gloves, knitted leg warmers, mesh top with stretch hem and stretchy mini skirt with zip.5 Piece 80s Fitness Outfit for Ladies. Includes fingerless gloves, knitted leg warmers, mesh top with stretch hem and stretchy mini skirt with zip.Ladies Blue and Pink 80s Aerobics Instructor Costume, Size 10-12Ladies Blue and Pink 80s Aerobics Instructor Costume, Size 10-1280s Geometric Triangles Pattern Leotard with leggings and sweatbands.80s Geometric Triangles Pattern Leotard with leggings and sweatbands.Men's 80s Tracksuit / Shellsuit Costume in 5 Sizes. Includes jacket and trousers.Men’s 80s Tracksuit / Shellsuit Costume in 5 Sizes. Includes jacket and trousers.Smiffys Retro Neon 80s Shell Suit Costume. 3 Sizes from 38 to 48 inch ChestSmiffys Retro Neon 80s Shell Suit Costume. 3 Sizes from 38 to 48 inch ChestUnisex 80s Training Fitness Suit. Pink, Sizes S to XLUnisex 80s Training Fitness Suit. Pink, Sizes S to XLWomen's 80s Fitness Shellsuit Costume, Orange and Purple, Sizes 8-10, 12-14, 20-22Women’s 80s Fitness Shellsuit Costume, Orange and Purple, Sizes 8-10, 12-14, 20-22Ladies Pink Shell Suit Costume for 80s Fitness Look, X-smallLadies Pink Shell Suit Costume for 80s Fitness Look, X-smallNeo Pink 80s Leotard for Women.Neo Pink 80s Leotard for Women.Retro 80s Pink and Blue Animal Print Leotard for Ladies.Retro 80s Pink and Blue Animal Print Leotard for Ladies.80s Workout Accessories Set. Neon pink sweatbands, leg warmers, shutter shades.80s Workout Accessories Set. Neon pink sweatbands, leg warmers, shutter shades.Neon Green 80s Workout Set with sweatbands, leg warmers and hoop earrings.Neon Green 80s Workout Set with sweatbands, leg warmers and hoop earrings.Pink 80s Headband and Wristbands Sweatbands Set.Pink 80s Headband and Wristbands Sweatbands Set.Turquoise Sweatbands Set for 80s Workout.Turquoise Sweatbands Set for 80s Workout.Neon UV Yellow Heaband and Wristbands Set for Adults.Neon UV Yellow Heaband and Wristbands Set for Adults.Neon Green 1980s Sweatbands Set for Women.Neon Green 1980s Sweatbands Set for Women.I Love the 80s Bum Bag Accessory.I Love the 80s Bum Bag Accessory.Neon Colours Bum Bag Waist Pack for 80s Workout Look.Neon Colours Bum Bag Waist Pack for 80s Workout Look.

 

The 1980s brought us more than just big hair and power ballads; it gave birth to a distinctive and unforgettable style of workout clothing. The neon colours, high-cut leotards, leg warmers, and crop tops of 80s fitness fashion continue to inspire and captivate us today.

But even men wanted to be part of the fitness craze, and in the U.S, The effervescent fitness guru Richard Simmons was instantly recognisable in his wild, flambouyant ensembles, which included short shorts, graphic tank tops, and a seemingly endless array of colourful headbands.

80s paint splatter fashion is often overlooked but was certainly a popular choice for workout clothing back in the decade.

While 80s workout fashion may seem a bit over-the-top by today’s standards, its influence can still be seen in modern activewear. Brands continue to draw inspiration from the vibrant colours and bold silhouettes that characterized this era

So, the next time you hit the gym or attend a themed workout class, don’t be surprised if you spot someone rocking an outfit straight out of the 80s. It’s a testament to the enduring legacy of an era that celebrated individuality, self-expression, and the joy of staying fit in style.

Jane Fonda in the 80s wearing and pink and white candy stripe leotard with white belt and pink leg warmers.

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