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22 Best petite gym leggings ready for summer workouts and beyond

No bunching or slipping here

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When it comes to hunting down the best petite gym leggings, finding the right fit can be tricky. Well, no longer. Gym leggings are the best staple a sweat-loving person can invest in and we refuse to settle for rolled-up, floor-trailing ones, because who needs ill-fitting bottoms distracting you during your HIIT class.

So, kiss goodbye to behind-the-knee bunching and say sayonara to double-folded waistbands. Because WH has rounded up the 22 best petite workout leggings that fit and flatter, no DIY adjustments needed. Whether you're looking for a supportive squat-proof legging, or one that'll keep you cool as your internal mercury starts rising (hello, burpee tuck jumps) we've found the best petite gym leggings for you.

What do 7/8 leggings mean?

Before we jump in, let's do a quick refresh on what different legging lengths mean.

First up, there's the standard length that fits taller people well but isn't great for everyone. Especially not if you're slightly shorter. 7/8 length leggings mean that the tights have been designed to be shorter than the long length by 1/8th of an inch, which can be the difference between bunches behind the knees and having to roll up the ankles.

22 Petite gym leggings to shop now

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1
best petite high waisted gym leggings
Sweaty Betty sweatybetty.com
Super Sculpt 7/8 Yoga Leggings
Sweaty Betty
£85.00
2
best all-round petite gym leggings
Reebok reebok.co.uk
Les Mills® Lux Vector Graphic Leggings
Reebok
£50.00
3
best petite high rise gym leggings
Lululemon, £88 lululemon.co.uk
Wunder Train High-Rise Tight 25"
4
best affordable petite gym leggings
AURIQUE, £14 amazon.co.uk
Women's Petite Sports Leggings
5
Best petite gym leggings for sweaty sessions
Lilybod, £49 thesportsedit.com
Hannah Legging - Smoke Black
The Sports Edit
6
Best high street petite gym leggings
GAP gap.co.uk
High Rise Recycled Sport Leggings
GAP
£33.00
7
Best petite gym leggings for running
On Running on-running.com
Active Tights
On Running
£90.00
8
best sustainable petite gym leggings
Girlfriend Collective, £70 thesportsedit.com
Girlfriend Collective High Waisted 7/8 Pocket Legging
9
best petite gym leggings for summer
ASOS 4505 asos.com
ASOS 4505 Petite icon seamless legging in light blue
ASOS
£20.00
10
best adidas petite gym leggings
adidas adidas.co.uk
Optime TrainIcons 3-Stripes 7/8 Tights
Adidas
£55.00
11
best petite gym leggings with pockets
Athleta johnlewis.com
Athleta Ultimate Stash Pocket 7/8 Leggings, Black
John Lewis
£26.70
12
best petite grey gym leggings
Tala wearetala.com
Tala Skinluxe Legging
£54.00
13
Best petite gym leggings for sweaty sessions
Reebok reebok.co.uk
Lux Leggings
Reebok
£26.60
14
best petite seamless gym leggings
Sundried, £14 amazon.co.uk
Sundried Women's Cropped Leggings
15
best petite gym leggings for yoga
Alo Yoga, £130 aloyoga.com
7/8 High-Waist Airlift Legging - Violet Skies
Alo Yoga
16
best size-inclusive petite gym leggings
SINOPHANT amazon.co.uk
SINOPHANT High Waisted Leggings
£9.59
17
Best everyday petite gym leggings
Everlane, £67 everlane.com
The Perform 24/7 Legging
Everlane
18
best summer petite gym leggings
FP Movement Free People
High-Rise 7/8 Length Good Karma Leggings
Free People
£74.00
19
best WH Lab approved petite gym leggings
Next, £20 next.co.uk
Next Active Sculpting Sports Leggings
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20
best petite black gym leggings
New Balance newbalance.co.uk
Shape Shield 7/8 High Rise Pocket Tight
New Balance
£65.00
21
best printed petite gym leggings
Avo avoactivewear.com
The Gemini Legging
£40.00
22
best compressive fit petite gym leggings
YMO, £60 thesportsedit.com
Kickstart Pocket 7/8 Legging - Fig
The Sports Edit
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