How to rock a crop top like 9 of your favorite fitness instructors

From the red carpet to Coachella, crop tops have pretty much taken over the fashion world.

That extends to gyms and boutique fitness studios, where top trainers and yogis—generally a group that feels pretty comfortable showing some skin—are wearing them in all manner of ways, from flowy boho yoga tops to sporty performance pieces.

Follow the lead of these nine fit pros for your next sweat session. Because life’s too short to always go long—and also, it’s hot out there. —Emily Karr

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305 Fitness instructor Natalia Roberts’ crop is covered with kisses.

(Photo: Instagram/Mariamsay)


Celebrity dance cardio trainer Simone De La Rue shows off a back-bearing Under Armour crop in two pretty blue hues.

(Photo: Facebook/Body By Simone)


Peloton instructor, run coach, and ultra-athlete Robin Arzon applies her typical fashion swagger to her triathlon training gear.

(Photo: Instagram/RobinNYC)


Miami-based yoga instructor Rina Jakubowicz rocks her crop with leg warmers, because why the Om not?

(Photo: Instagram/Rinayoga)


Pound co-founders Kirsten Potenza and Cristina Peerenboom are masters of the crop top festival look.

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Fave New York City Barry’s Bootcamp instructor Layla Luciano shows off a crop with a cool strappy back, her signature look.

(Photo: Instagram/Laylaluciano)



Popular Southern trainer Noell Yanik works the high-neck crop top trend with a bright pop of color.

(Photo: Facebook/Noellyaniktrainer)



Yoga instructor Chloe Mackenzie demonstrates an impressive one-arm handstand in her Y7 Studio swag.

(Photo: Instagram/chlomackie)



CityRow instructor and bikini bodybuilding competitor Alex Silver-Fagan makes her own crop with a simple knot, for an easy sporty-chic look.

(Photo: Instagram/Alexsilverfagan)


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