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There Might Be an Easier Alternative to Spanx's Wrap & Go

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Spanx has launched an Active collection of tops and pants to wear to the gym, and for the most part, everything makes a lot of sense. Who better to suck in your stuff while you bounce on a stair stepper than the brand that pretty much invented sucking-in? Except there's one item that's a little different from the rest: It's a backwards apron-type thing, sort of like a sarong, that you tie around your waist in order to cover your butt. Clever, yes, but maybe there's an easier way to do this—like wearing a long T-shirt, perhaps? Or, pants that aren't skin tight.
· Spanx Active [Official Site]