The Best, Most Affordable Workout Shorts for Spring

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I’ve been buying a lot of bright spring clothes lately, because it’s finally getting warm out! And I have have a ton of mobile coupons in my savings arsenal. Last week, I went to Target and picked up some amazing steals with ten dollars worth of coupons on my smartphone. This weekend, I headed to Old Navy, because I SnipSnapped this 20% off total purchase coupon that I just had to use for stocking up on more spring essentials.


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As soon as I walked into Old Navy, I knew exactly what I wanted to buy with my coupon: these Active by Old Navy 3″ running shorts. I’ve been running a long time, and I’ve tested out heaps of running shorts. After lots of shopping and shoddy runs with shorts either falling off or riding up my butt, I’ve decided it’s extremely difficult to find a pair that’s affordable, cute, comfortable, and functional (at the same time). I’ve been using mobile coupons to score great, super-cheap workout gear at Old Navy for a while and, once I got hooked on Old Navy shorts, I vowed to stop spending money on expensive brands to get the job done.

If you think you need to drop $200 at lululemon to look cute while getting fit for this year’s bikini season, you’re wrong in a really good way. These Old Navy shorts are usually $15, but if you SnipSnap this coupon, you can save 20% in store and online. (Heads up: some colors are cheaper online than in stores, so you’ll save more money with the coupon + score free shipping and returns if you spend at least 50 bucks.) I’m in love with the fabric and design of these babies: the cut makes your legs look long and sleek, while the fabric is soft and slinky so you won’t experience any chafing or discomfort during long, sweaty workouts. Bonus: the color selection is amazing (I honestly believe bright hues make me work out harder and longer, but maybe that’s just me).

Want to get in on the great Old Navy savings? Today is your last day to save 20% on fashion and great workout gear. Get in on this deal and let me know which color(s) running shorts you decided to buy. I spent a lot of time deciding between these two colors last Friday night; I bought the black/hot pink pair, but I’m tempted to go buy the hot pink pair today anyway!

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