After completing a strenuous set of bicep curls at your local fitness club, you happen to catch the eye of a hunky guy checking you out. You bashfully look away, eyes traveling towards the mirror, where you encounter the reflection of the horrible mess staring back at you! What's wrong with your HAIR?!?
Most of us go to the gym for one reason-to get in shape. However, it doesn’t hurt to put a little effort into your look in case you do happen to run(or lunge) right into Prince Charming. With these simple hairstyles you will be comfortable enough to workout like a man, yet look like the daintiest of females.
Below are some of our favorite superstar female athletes. Take a quick look at how they style their hair and think of ways you can make some simple changes to enhance your overall look.
Serena Williams adds flair to her ensemble and hair, with the addition of a matching athletic headband. Cute and practical!
A young Anna Kournikova sports a pony braid to keep her long, gorgeous locks out of her way. For outdoor sports, this is a great way to get natural looking highlights in your hair. Simply braid your wet hair and let the sun do all the work!
Danica Patrick has the thickest and shiniest hair of all. Will you catch her throwing it back in a pony...? This racing gal wouldn't dare of spoiling her tresses, even if she has to throw a helmet over them! A simple half-up style will keep your hair out of your face, but still give you a nice elegant look.
The nearly 50, Dara Torres keeps her youthful appearance with her rock-hard abs and her killer short hair. As a competitive swimmer, long hair isn't the most practical beauty accessory. Dara makes this work with a stylish cut and great color!
A high pony is a surefire way to get noticed, but is also very functional. Hair is kept out of your eyes, off of your neck and gives you a little pep as you go about your activity!
Don't want your pony that high? Pull hair back as you normally would, take a small strand from the underside of the pony, wrap around your hair tie and secure with a bobby pin. Voila! You have a great, sexy new look!
Going for a dip in the pool? Braids are a great way to keep your hair pinned back and away from your face. Put different size french and regular braids in your hair and tie it up in a pony or bun to get this neat look!
The point is, you are working hard to feel good and look good! Why not add a little effort to your pre-workout routine and jazz up your 'do. The extra boost of confidence is just what you need to power through the most difficult workouts and activities.
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For the Love of Hair,