The Best Halloween Costumes for People Who Love the Gym

Halloween is the perfect time to dress up as your favorite characters. Instead of spending $90 on a cheap costume online, why not draw inspiration from workout clothes you already have in your closet?

These fitness-inspired costumes are sure to have you looking fit and funny at your next Halloween party.

Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons is a fitness guru, promotor, and legendary icon. All you need for this incredible costume is:

  1. A brown wig
  2. White sneakers and socks
  3. Short-shorts
  4. A flashy tank top

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Ronda Rousey

Screen Shot 2017-09-29 at 1.55.41 PM.pngFeel badass and strong in this Ronda-Rousey inspired costume inspired by your workout essentials. Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. Black sports bra
  2. Workout shorts
  3. A black hoodie
  4. UFC or boxing gloves
  5. Black sneakers
  6. Bonus points for putting your hair in a tight pony tail

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John Cena

Screen Shot 2017-09-29 at 1.47.20 PM.pngWrestler / actor John Cena is famous for his muscle and wit. Just grab a few things from your closet to complete this beefy look:

  1. An orange t-shirt
  2. Black basketball shorts
  3. Black sneakers
  4. A baseball hat
  5. Sweatbands
  6. Knee pads

Get the whole package from the WWE shop here.


A Referee

Screen Shot 2017-09-29 at 1.59.33 PM.pngCall fouls on your friends all evening in this easy costume that requires minimal investment. Here’s all you need:

  1. A black-and-white vertical striped shirt, or a black altheltic polo
  2. A baseball cap
  3. A whistle
  4. Dark pants
  5. Bonus points if you bring a foul flag or a head-set microphone

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Dodgeball Champions

Dodgeball-halloween-Cosutme.pngIf you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge having the worst costume at the party with these dodgeball-inspired costumes. Here’s what you need:

  1. Purple t-shirt
  2. Black pants or leggings
  3. Black or Purpose sweatbands
  4. Shoulder pads
  5. A snake decal
  6. Bonus points if you carry a dodgeball

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