17 Gorgeous Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

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17 Gorgeous Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
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Most of us dedicate time to the gym so we can look good outside of it, but that doesn’t mean you have to completely neglect style while you’re on the treadmill. The beauty of finding a workout-proof hairstyle is knowing that you can alter and adjust it to where ever your next destination may be.

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And the best part is you aren’t relegated to a ponytail or bun. In fact, neither of those looks work for everyone anyway; especially those with shorter strands. So, what are we left with? Ahead, we’ve gathered a handful of pretty, runway-inspired styles that cover the gamut of length and don’t require a ton of prep time.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Twist either side of your hair and join both sides into a long ponytail; the perfect transitional 'do between the gym and a night out with friends.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

If your hair is textured, you're probably already familiar with the life-saving twist-out, which you can wear out or cover with a cute headscarf.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

A slicked back ponytail is classic and chic for those with long and medium-length hair.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Style your long or medium-length hair into cornrows, leaving the ends out. When you're done working out, take them out to reveal wavy strands.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

If you don't want to ponytail bumps to ruin your perfectly tousled bob, keep strands out of your face with a cloth headband instead.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Elongate your bob by styling your hair into loose twists (wet or dry) and removing them after your workout.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

A messy bun is the obvious choice when you're low on time and have a lot of hair to keep out of your face.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Straight back cornrows are a stylish option for every hair length and any type of setting, including the gym.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Bantu knots are both stylish and practical, as they protect textured ends and create more body that you can see once they're removed.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Cover the length of a long ponytail in fabric to avoid static-y strands.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Instead of a messy bun, fold up longer hair and secure it with cute barrettes.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Matching fishtail braids may take a little longer to create, but they'll keep your hair from frizzing out of control and save you time in between destinations.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

These simple braids are a cute and simple option for shorter hair lengths.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

And voila: the same style is totally doable for longer hair types, too.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

Those with shorter hair can also style their hair into a simple ponytail and use bobby pins to keep stubborn side hairs in place.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

A loose fishtail braid is another way to add body to a limp bob.

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STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length

If you're rocking a teeny weeny afro, keep your edges in check by laying them down with a snug headband.

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  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
  • STYLECASTER | Gym Hairstyles for Every Length
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