Work out in style and comfort with these lightweight, high-performance training tees.

7 of the Best Men's Gym and Training Tops 2021 | Men's Fitness UK

MF BEST BUY:
Berghaus 24/7 Tech Tee Short-Sleeve Crew
£25, berghaus.com 

Berghaus may be best known for its outdoor kit, but this technical tee provides everything you could want from functional, everyday workout wear.

Combining barely-there lightness and supreme wicking, with stretchy fabric for ultimate freedom of movement, you can work out to your heart’s content without ever feeling weighed down by sweat-soaked fabric.

It’s available in no less than eight colourways, with sizes from XS to 3XL. 

Weight: 5/5
Comfort: 5/5
Breathability: 5/5
OVERALL: 5/5

7 of the Best Men's Gym and Training Tops 2021 | Men's Fitness UK

MF RECOMMENDED:
New Balance Impact Run Short Sleeve
£30-£32, newbalance.co.uk

This top brings typical New Balance good looks, along with NB DRYx and ICEx fabric technologies to keep you cool and dry in the heat of the session.

It’s extremely lightweight, with all-over pindot mesh providing maximum breathability.

Weight: 4.5/5
Comfort: 4.5/5
Breathability: 5/5
OVERALL: 4.5/5

7 of the Best Men's Gym and Training Tops 2021 | Men's Fitness UK

MP Velocity Short-Sleeve T-Shirt
£30, mp.com 

This slick-looking tee represents My Protein’s shift into the world of exercise apparel.

Effective ventilation is provided by engineered mesh, and quick-drying fabric stands up to any workout intensity.

But be warned: the tight fit leaves little to the imagination.

Weight: 4.5/5
Comfort: 4/5
Breathability: 4.5/5
OVERALL: 4.5/5

7 of the Best Men's Gym and Training Tops 2021 | Men's Fitness UK

UA RUSH Seamless Long Sleeve
£65, underarmour.co.uk

Described as ‘next-to-skin without the squeeze’, this top is perfect for bigger men who want a close fit that doesn’t compromise comfort.

The fabric is infused with energy-reflecting minerals, and four-way stretch provides restriction-free movement.

Weight: 4/5
Comfort: 5/5
Breathability: 4/5
OVERALL: 4.5/5

7 of the Best Men's Gym and Training Tops 2021 | Men's Fitness UK

Gymshark Aspect Seamless T-Shirt
£25, uk.gymshark.com

Gymshark’s big splash owes much to savvy marketing, but high-quality, affordable kit is the main reason it’s become such a well-known brand.

This seam-free top offers excellent freedom of movement, as well as a gun-hugging fit and premium feel.

Weight: 4/5
Comfort: 4.5/5
Breathability: 4/5
OVERALL: 4/5

7 of the Best Men's Gym and Training Tops 2021 | Men's Fitness UK

Ellesse Carrito Tee
£28, ellesse.com

Less technical than other products in this list, but perfect for lower intensity exercise and more casual wear.

Active stretch material moves as you do, and it’s nice and breathable.

One for recovery days, rather than anything too strenuous.

Weight: 3.5/5
Comfort: 3.5/5
Breathability: 3.5/5
OVERALL: 3.5/5

7 of the Best Men's Gym and Training Tops 2021 | Men's Fitness UK

BoohooMAN Active Reflective Raglan T-shirt
£14, boohooman.com

This tee is made from a thicker material that’s likely to divide opinion.

It’s no problem for lower intensity weightlifting – which, to be fair, is what it’s designed for – but anything more sweaty might require a lighter option.

Weight: 3/5
Comfort: 3.5/5
Breathability: 2.5/5
OVERALL: 3/5

 

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