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Defy the heat during your summer workouts with these innovative sweat-proof tights
The best UV-protecting breathable leggings
These high-tech leggings made from cool-touch fabric are quick-drying â€“ and they also offer protection against harmful UV rays.
Shop it: Uniqlo Women Airism Soft leggings, $29.90, at Uniqlo
The sustainable breathable leggings
Boasting full-coverage support thanks to their built-in waistband, these colour-block tights wonâ€™t just reflect the heat, theyâ€™ll also help reduce waste as theyâ€™re made from recycled fabric.
Shop it: PE Nation Score Runner leggings, $129, at P.E. Nation
The best classic breathable leggings
Stay confident and comfortable on summer runs with these sweat-wicking tights. Their body-skimming fit means you may even forget youâ€™re wearing them.
Shop it: Nike Victory leggings, $60, at Nike
The best all-rounder breathable leggings
These tights tick all the boxes: breathable, moisture-wicking, quick-drying and with soft, flexible support.
Shop it: The Upside Lucky Symbols Yoga pants, $139.99, at The Upside
The best designer breathable leggings
Overheating wonâ€™t be a problem this season in these breathable, quick-drying tights.
Shop it: Camilla and Marc Kennedy leggings, $199, at Camilla and Marc
The best budget breathable leggings
Strike a not-too-sweaty pose in these lightweight, moisture-wicking yoga tights.
Shop it: Cotton On Body Strike A Pose Yoga 7/8 tights, $39.99, at Cotton On
The stretchiest breathable leggings
With an elasticated waistband for an even more comfortable fit, these sculpting tights are made of a lightweight, stretchy fabric thatâ€™s perfect for the heat.
Shop it: Varley Luna Leopard-Print Stretch leggings, $135.87, at Net-a-Porter
The best fast-drying breathable leggings
These fitted-but-flexible leggings are made from fast-drying fabric, so you can say goodbye to unwanted moisture.
Shop it: New Balance Achiever Bandana Blocked 7/8 tights, $75, at New Balance
The best all-season breathable leggings
A clever blend of merino wool and renewable fibres ensures these tights help to regulate your temperature.
Shop it: Nagnata Laya leggings, $210, at Nagnata
All products featured in this article are selected by our editors, who donâ€™t play favourites. If you buy something, we may get a cut of the sale.