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Stylish Picks to Keep Up With a Summer on the Water

Whether you’re trying your hand at standup paddleboarding, kayaking, wakeboarding or surfing – or if you’re just sticking to good, old-fashioned beach time, you need gear that can keep up with your active lifestyle.  Check out our top picks, which combine fashion with function.

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Athleta Paradise Cove Bralette Bikini

With mesh and a tropical-inspired print, this top hits on the major trends we’re loving.  It’s also got removable, quick-dry bra cups and adjustable straps and back to ensure you’re locked in while paddling or swimming.

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prAna Satki Swim Skirt

This feminine swim skirt has a fully lined swim bottom underneath, combining your swim suit with your cover-up in one piece.

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Oakley Crop Rashguard

We’re obsessed with the mesh on this piece!  This sporty top is perfect for pulling over your bikini for any water activity.

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Rip Curl Sun Warrior Hi Neck

With flirty cut-outs, this hi neck top provides coverage and support.

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Maaji Surfer Soul

This showstopper piece is perfect for anyway you choose to play in the surf.  We love the sassy cut-outs and the amazing contrast between different fabrics and textures.

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Calavera Siren Top Turquoise

Designed by a surfer, all of Calavera’s pieces are designed to stay put in the water.  The fusible fabric and technical strapping will help you feel confident and comfortable in the chic color blocked designed.

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Zella ‘Crackle’ Mesh Back Rashguard

Channel your inner mermaid with this rashguard from one of our favorite activewear brands, Zella.  The mesh back is a sexy touch, plus helps you to keep cool.

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Lole Navagio One-Piece Rashguard

The colorblocking and print on this rashguard is super flattering!  We’re also loving the 4-way stretch fabric, which helps protect you from the sun and chafing.

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Seea Leucadia Skirted High Waisted Bottom

How gorgeous is this skirt?!  The marble fabric has built-in SPF, plus the seamless design keeps things lying smoothly.

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Volcom Day Tripper Long Sleeve Rashguard

This long-sleeved rashguard helps keep you protected, but the crop length and back strap detail are perfect for showing off a little skin.

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Sweaty Betty Carve Swimsuit

From activewear brand Sweaty Betty, this one-piece suit is made from chlorine-resistant fabric, meaning the colors will stay vibrant no matter how many dips you take in the pool.

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Mi-Ola Ruffles Rashguard

All of Mi-Ola’s pieces are designed by a surfer and are made of fabric that has built-in sun protection.  We’re obsessed with the flirty ruffles on this piece, and love that it has a zippered pocket for stashing any essentials.

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Free People Nusa Halter Top

High-neck tops are awesome for paddle boarding or swimming because they help provide coverage, but we love the interest and touch of skin the ladder details provide.

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Jala Clothing SUP High Waist Bottom

Designed specifically for paddling, swimming and hot yoga,  these bottoms provide plenty of coverage.

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Billabong Surf Vibes Tank Rashguard

While it’s designed for use in water, we think this top is perfect for transitioning to a night out as well.

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How to Stay Fit On Vacation

You’ve been working hard, and you deserve a little vacation!  But, though you may want to take advantage of treating yourself just a little bit, your trip doesn’t have to mean abandoning your healthy lifestyle.  Ashley Pitt from A Lady Goes West and Pamela Hernandez from Thrive Personal Fitness share their top tips for staying fit and healthy while travelling.

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Pack Right

 The key to staying healthy while travelling starts before you even leave home.  Throwing just a few extra items in your suitcase can help make staying fit on the road a bit easier.  Be sure you’ve got your workout clothes and shoes in there – Pamela also makes sure to pack a pair of hiking shoes to fit in a hike on her trip, and she also uses them as walking shoes to check out the city on foot.  She also never leaves home without a pair of compression socks, to wear both on the plane and after racking up thousands of steps throughout her day.  For Ashley, she makes sure to bring a reusable water to help her stay hydrated on the go, and also throws in a resistance band.  This workout tool takes up practically no room, but is great for stretching or fitting in a workout in your hotel room.  May we suggest ChaiseSculpt or FlexPilates Upper Body?

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Healthy Beach Bag Essentials

Headed for a day at the beach?  Be sure to toss these essentials in your bag to help your stay healthy while you soak up the sun.

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Coola Sport SPF 30 Pina Colada Sunscreen Spray

This water-resistant sunscreen spray smells just like Pina Coladas!  Whether you’re planning on swimming, playing beach volleyball or laying out, this sunscreen will keep up with your active lifestyle.

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