Workout Care 101: How Should I Tie My Hair During Workout Routines?

Workout Care 101: How Should I Tie My Hair During Workout Routines?

Workout Care 101: How Should I Tie My Hair During Workout Routines?

Do you ever feel like your hair has a mind of its own when you're working out? Well, fear not, because we've got you covered with a variety of stylish hairdos that can handle any workout. From braids to buns, these hairstyles will keep your hair out of your face and look fabulous throughout your sweat session. So, get ready to say goodbye to hair distractions and hello to stylish hairstyles that you can try out during your next session! 


Stylish Workout Hairstyles That Can Handle Any Exercise


If you want to spice up your gym look with a new hairstyle, we've rounded up some of the best hairstyles that are perfect for any workout. Get ready to turn heads with these fun and functional hairstyles:


1) High Fishtail Braid


woman with high fishtail braid hairstyle


Looking for a chic hairstyle that will make you stand out during your workout? Look no further than the High Fishtail Braid! Although it could be a little trickier than other hairstyles, the outcome is worth the work.

To create this stunning hairstyle, begin by gathering your hair into a high ponytail. Next, divide the ponytail into two equal sections. Take a tiny strand of hair from the outer edge of the left section and bridge it over to the inner side of the right section. Next, take a tiny strand of hair from the outer edge of the right section and bridge it over to the inner side of the left section.

Continue this pattern of crossing over small strands of hair from one section to the other until you reach the end of your ponytail. As you work, be sure to keep the tension even so that your braid stays tight and neat.

Once you've completed the braid, secure the end with a hair elastic and gently tug on the edges of the braid to loosen it up and give it a more relaxed, undone look. And there you have it - a gorgeous High Fishtail Braid to try out during your next workout!


2) Bubble Ponytail with Hair Ties


woman with bubble ponytail with hair ties



The Bubble Ponytail with Hair Ties is a fun hairstyle that's perfect for any workout. It's easy to do and will add a pop of color to your gym look. 

To create this hairstyle, begin by gathering your hair into a regular ponytail. Then, take a hair elastic and secure it about halfway down the length of your ponytail. Tug on the hair between the elastics to give your hair volume or create bubbles.



Repeat this process with as many hair ties as you desire, depending on the length of your hair and the size of the bubbles you want to create. You can use hair ties in a variety of colors to add even more fun to the look.

Once you've created your bubbles, take a moment to adjust them and ensure they are evenly spaced and symmetrical. You can also gently tug on the bubbles to make them larger or smaller.


3) Pancake Ponytail Braid


woman with pancake ponytail braid hairstyle
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If you're tired of the same old ponytail or bun, try adding some volume to your workout hairstyle with a Pancake Ponytail Braid. This style gets its name from the technique of "flattening" the braid to create a wider look. 

To create this style, start by splitting your hair into three sections at the top of your head. Begin braiding the sections together, but instead of braiding under, braid over for a Dutch braid. Use a hair tie to hold the braid in place once you've reached the nape of the neck. Then, gently tug on the edges of the braid to loosen it and create volume. Gather the rest of your hair into a high ponytail, and secure it with a hair tie.

By braiding your hair before putting it up into a ponytail, you're creating a strong foundation that will hold up during even the most intense workouts. Plus, the added volume will make you look and feel confident as you power through your exercise routine.


4) Top Knot With Double Braids


woman with top knot double braids hairstyle
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Looking for a way to upgrade your basic top knot hairstyle for the gym? The Top Knot With Double Braids is the perfect option. While a regular top knot is always a classic choice, adding some braids to the mix can take your hairstyle to the next level. 

To create this look, begin by splitting your hair into two sections down the middle. Take one section and begin braiding it into a regular three-strand braid, securing the end with a hair tie. Repeat on the other side. Next, gather the two braids together and twist them into a top knot. To ensure the top knot stays in place, use a hair tie or bobby pins to secure it.

The Top Knot With Double Braids is a great hairstyle when you want to look put-together even during a sweaty gym session. Try out this hairstyle at your next workout and see how it can add some drama to your gym look.


5) Sock Bun


woman with sock bun hairstyle
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If you're in a rush and need a quick hairstyle for your workout, the Sock Bun is your new best friend. The best part about this hairstyle is that it's incredibly versatile. It can be worn with any workout gear, from yoga pants to running shorts, and it looks just as good in the gym as it does outside of it. 

To create this style, you'll need a hair donut (or a sock donut), a hair elastic, and two minutes of your time. Start by tying your hair up into a high ponytail using the hair elastic. Then, place the hair donut at the tip of your ponytail and begin rolling the hair in along with it. Keep rolling until the donut is at the base of the ponytail.

Once the hair is all rolled up, use a hair tie and bobby pins to keep the bun in place. And voila! Your hair is now beautifully secured in a Sock Bun. 


6) Cornrows


woman with cornrows hairstyle

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If you're looking for a hairstyle that can stand the test of time and keep your hair out of your face during your workouts, Cornrows may be just what you need. While the process of braiding can be time-consuming, the stylish look is well worth it.

To create this style, start by dividing your hair into sections using a comb. Then, take a small section of hair at the front and divide it into three equal parts. Cross the center section with the right section first, then the middle section with the left section. Follow this pattern as you braid downward, slowly adding more hair to each section.

When you've finished braiding the section, fasten the braid with a hair elastic. Repeat this process for each section of hair until your entire head is braided into cornrows.

Cornrows can be styled in various ways, including pulling them back into a ponytail or bun for your workout. With a bit of patience and practice, you can create a beautiful and functional style that will serve you well for weeks to come. 




Now that you've learned about six different hairstyles that are perfect for your workouts, it's time to pick your favorite and give it a try. From the chic pancake braid to the functional cornrows, each style is easy to create and will keep your hair out of your face.

But, there's one thing that can make these hairstyles even better - Burlybands hair ties. These hair ties are specially designed for thick and curly hair, making them the perfect accessory for your workout hairstyles. With a strong grip and no-slip technology, you can be sure that your hair will stay in place. Shop with us today.

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