Modest Yet Stylish Islamic Sportswears

There are varieties of Islamic sportswears that you can choose from to suit any sports activities that you are in. Though the choices are quite limited at the moment, but they are of very good quality and perfect for the occasions.

Opting to dress modestly following Islamic way does not mean that you are restricted to join any physical activities indoor or outdoor. I am sure a lot of you would like to do aerobics, swimming, tennis or just leisure running or walking around the neighborhood. Nowadays, there are wide ranges of modest sportswears in the market which are great for both indoor and outdoor activities. They usually come in 3-4 pieces suit including matching hijab, how bad can they be!

The materials are of breathability product, suitable for even intense activities to give the level of comfort needed, but always remain modest as they are designed loose fitting.

Muslim Sportswears

Although most major sportswear manufacturers have no lines specifically targeting Muslim women, today there is a scattering of small companies that provide the commercial source of sportswear for the modest-minded.

There are varieties of style that you could choose to enable you to carry out any kinds of exercise without compromising your Islamic clothing fashion.

From teenagers right across matured muslimah, the choices are everywhere.

Best Fashion Advice for Islamic sportswears


    • Find a pair of comfortable loose fitting pant, meaning the width of the pants is right that doesn’t hug the contour of your legs. I recommend yoga pants, straight leg with stretchy elastic waistband. They look sleek and flawless.
    • It is an advantage to have full front zipper sportswear top or jacket that opens from the bottom to the top for easy access and extra room for leg movement.
    • Find specific Islamic sportswear suit. The advantage of the suit is that it merges modesty with performance, that is great for outdoor and indoor sports activities. The suit includes pants, jacket and hijab.
    • It is important to find the fabric that offers the breath-ability needed for intense activity and at the same time always remains loose for complete modesty.
    • Wear comfortable Amira type hijab with material that breathes well and yet is heavy enough to stay firmly in place, with no pins and lose material flying in the wind – it will be perfect in all sports activities all year round.
    • Find suitable hijab for specific sport activities to ensure nothing fell on the face when you do activities such as a head stand, a shoulder stand or other intense upper body movement like aerobic, basketball or tennis etc.
  • Choose 100{8efcfde7d8239fa32cb24375b46e62e393f6544a88380b1d5cbd72e36edacb5d} biodegradable, high absorbent material as this fabric keeps you drier, cooler and more comfortable.


Muslim Sportswear Feature – Capsters

Created by young Dutch designer Cindy van den Bremen, Capsters are sleek head coverings made from comfortable, stretchy fabrics, and come in a variety of styles to match different activities and sports looks: aerobic, outdoor, skate and tennis.

Capsters are sleek head coverings made from comfortable, stretchy fabrics which come in a variety of styles to match different sports activities such as aerobic, outdoor, skate and tennis. The history of Capsters started as a graduation project for designer Cindy van den Bremen at the Design Academy Eindhoven back in 1999.

The concept is based on the idea to provide Muslim girls and their gym teachers in the Netherlands an alternative to the traditional Hijabs when taking part in physical activities.

Covering a woman’s head and neck as required for Muslim women, make it possible for Muslim women to participate in sports and physical activities without having to worry about their Hijabs shifting.

The designs were accomplished in close co-operation with Muslim girls and an Imam. In 2001 the first sports range was launched and has been sold worldwide ever since.

Activewear designed for Islamic belief inclusion

Bahrain’s Olympic sprinter Rogaya Al Ghasara became the first athlete to compete in the “hijood,” a combination of the words “hijab” or veil and “hood” in Beijing 2008 Olympic. The hijood is designed by Aheda Zanetti from Ahiida, notable producer of Islamic swimwear and sportswear. The hijood is breathable, fits comfortably like a hood and covers the hair and neck in accordance with Islamic custom. The sportswear looks like a diving suit, complete with long sleeves and leggings but the great thing about hijood is that it is loose fitting and comes with a head-covering.

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