Six Spooktacular Fitness-inspired Halloween Costumes
With Halloween right around the corner, people are gearing up for spooky parties and trick-or-treating. What’s the most important part of this haunted holiday? Having the perfect costume, of course! So this year, ditch your same old animal or movie costumes and opt for something more unique.
Smiling Usain Bolt
Steal the spotlight this Halloween by dressing up as 2016’s favorite meme: smiling Usain Bolt. With this costume, you’ll be ready to run in the 100-meter semifinals! All you need to pull off this costume are black shorts, a yellow Jamaica tank top and a race bib with “Bolt” written on it – and don’t forget to smile.
Bring back the ’80s by dressing up as everyone’s favorite fitness icon. This classic fitness costume is sure to get some laughs. Just remember to bring Richard’s sassy, upbeat personality to the party. Break out your white tennis shoes, white tube socks, striped short shorts and red glittery tank top and get “Sweatin’ to the Oldies.”
Why pump iron when you can be the iron? This kettlebell costume is the perfect costume for all fitness fanatics! All you need are a couple hula hoops, black fabric, gray fabric, a fabric pen, a black beanie and foil, and you’re set for some heavy lifting.
Gold Medal Swimmer
Bring out your inner pro athlete with this gold medal of a costume. Whether you’re going as Michael Phelps or Katie Ledecky, no one will question who you are. Simply grab a Speedo or athletic swimsuit, a USA swim cap, goggles, fake gold medals and an American flag, and you’re ready to go.
Your Favorite Fitness Magazine
Obsessed with Shape Magazine? Can’t stop reading Men’s Fitness? Then we have the perfect costume for you. Go as your favorite fitness magazine. Plus, it’s the easiest way to get instant muscles! Head to your local copy shop, get a giant picture of your favorite fitness magazine, cardboard, glue and scissors. Regardless of which magazine you choose, your costume will be a great read.
Relive your glory days with this blast from the past: dress up as a high school gym teacher. This simple, easy costume will bring back memories and crank up the fun. All you need are red shorts, red sweatbands for head and wrists, a white polo, a whistle and a basketball.