Fun Fitness Halloween Costume Ideas


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10/10/2013 6:00 AM   :  22 comments   :  24,426 Views

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Since your closet is full of workout clothes anyway, why not use this Halloween as an excuse to celebrate your healthy lifestyle by dressing as your favorite fitness personality? There are tons of possibilities, but here are 10 that are pretty easy to pull off.
Richard Simmons
All you need to dress as fitness icon Richard Simmons is a curly wig, some super short shorts and a sparkly tank top. You'll also need a big cup of coffee to match his high energy and enthusiasm for a good workout!

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Suzanne Somers (Thigh Master Era)
Do you remember the late night infomercials featuring this truly strange piece of fitness equipment? Celebrate strong thighs and a good sense of humor by bringing out a Thigh Master or similar piece of goofy gear, donning a blonde wig and your favorite retro workout wear.

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80s Jane Fonda
Jane brought the idea of aerobic exercise into homes across America and she did it while wearing some of the most ridiculous 80s-style workout wear. To pull off this look, you'll need a leotard and a belt. Don't forget the leg warmers!
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Yoga Jones (from Orange is the New Black)
Yoga Jones doesn't let a little thing like being in prison keep her from her favorite form of exercise. This costume is dead simple. Just pair your saddest gray sweatpants with an oversized gray T-shirt and don't forget your yoga mat.

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To dress as this popular viral video hostess, you'll need to pair a fancy pink jacket like this or this with some white leggings and a curly wig. You'll want to spend some time perfecting your moves--Prancercising isn't as easy to master as it looks!

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Karate Kid
For this one, you can choose to either be the good Karate Kid or his nemesis from the Cobra Kai Dojo! If you already have your own Gi, you can simply add a headband to complete the look.
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Paul Ryan Lifting Weights
No matter what your politics are, you have to admit that the pictures of Paul Ryan lifting weights in a backwards baseball cap were pretty funny. This look is super simple to put together. Just dig up an old gray T-shirt and red hat. Bring along a real or toy dumbbell to complete the look!

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Sue Sylvester from Glee
While you can't hope to match her over-the-top personality, it's pretty easy to get the look of Glee's Sue Sylvester. Just dress in an old school athletic jacket and track pants and don't forget your megaphone!

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Fantasy Football
If you take this term literally, it makes for a pretty funny Halloween costume. Just pair a football jersey with a wizard beard and hat to create this punny look. And don't forget to carry a football!

CrossFit Bro
Whether you're a part of the CrossFit craze or not, you can dress the part for Halloween by pairing an obnoxious T-shirt with this muscle costume. Just be prepared to do burpees on demand!

Get some inspiration for this costume!

What are you going to be for Halloween?

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  • 22
    Oh, how I wish I hadn't gotten rid of my old track suit. I doubt my Halloween costume that I bought lay year on clearance is going to fit now (3.5 weeks postpartum.) - 10/31/2013   1:53:08 AM
    so great to hear all the encouraging comments, I need lots of them! have been trying to loose weight all my life the way it seems. Am gluten intolerant, which is a blessing because can't eat the usual processed food most people can, but now many food manufacturers are coming out with "gluten free" items now!! - 10/18/2013   4:46:01 PM
  • 20
    Sorry to be bringing politics into this but anything to do with Jane Fonda after what she did during the Vietnam era is not what I would want to do. Lost a cousin and dear, dear friend in that war. She is not worthy of being called American - 10/16/2013   9:29:12 AM
  • 19
    Paul Ryan lifting weights. What a joke. - 10/15/2013   9:53:31 AM
  • 18
    These are really funny! Thanks - 10/14/2013   6:29:15 PM
  • 17
    Me in anything Spandex = scary any time. - 10/12/2013   3:18:38 AM
  • 16
    We costume at work, and the company across the street sends an employee over to judge. The winner gets a choice between a gift card and leaving early that day. It's my first Halloween there, so I'm looking forward to debuting my Goth circus performer, complete with blood red hula hoop. :) - 10/11/2013   7:40:29 PM
    Prancersize. Woohoo - 10/11/2013   7:34:13 PM
  • 14
    Don't think I'll wear a costume this year. Last time I did was for my daughter's fourth grade class-I made a witch costume which turned out pretty good. We each made treats for all the students, and there was a haunted house in the auditorium. - 10/11/2013   4:34:00 PM
    These are cute! There is a "Run Like Hell" race in my area around Halloween time and you dress up for it. Maybe next year I will enter and dress as one of these. :) - 10/11/2013   11:25:32 AM
  • 12
    Thanks for the chuckle... makes me glad that my big Halloween thing is a few decorations :) - 10/11/2013   9:14:26 AM
  • 11
    My daughter recently found some of my 80's leotards and tights. Good grief! Why have I held on to these things? She described the style as "weird", but liked the bright turquoise and maroon tights so she's currently wearing them. - 10/11/2013   6:44:07 AM
  • 10
    It may be super funny to show up to my CrossFit class dressed as Richard Simmons for Halloween. - 10/10/2013   9:27:11 PM
  • 9
    No Sean T from Insanity ??? I'm a female so couldn't pull that off, but would if I could ! - 10/10/2013   9:18:04 PM
  • 8
    Fun ideas! :) - 10/10/2013   11:26:56 AM
  • 7
    The crossfit bro made me laugh! I shared it with my husband. Thanks for the idea! - 10/10/2013   11:12:05 AM
  • 6
    Prancercise? For real? Goodness! - 10/10/2013   10:34:09 AM
  • 5
    As a pilates and yoga-pilates fusion student, I'd like to add a suggestion:

    The Pila-tease character from the Yoga Action Squad:

    you could find it on YouTube. - 10/10/2013   10:19:48 AM
  • 4
    Love the Prancersize Lady - what a hoot! - 10/10/2013   8:43:26 AM
  • 3
    What, no Zumba instructor?! - 10/10/2013   6:42:16 AM
  • 2
    I'm totally going as the prancersize lady! Thanks for the inspiration. - 10/10/2013   6:08:05 AM
  • 1
    Sue Sylvester would be quite fun! - 10/10/2013   12:23:39 AM

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