Author's Rating - 9.5 / 10
PROS / Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging is a sleek and high performance legging. The fabric is four-way stretch, great shape retention and fast dry. The ultra high waist offers a controlled fit and keep the belly tucked in.
CONS / As much as I like high waisted leggings, this one is too high for me. It covers all the way up to my lower ribs and folds down easily.
BOTTOM LINE / I love the "naked sensation" of Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging. The fabric offers everything I need from yoga to gym workouts. While the high waist provides tons of support and coverage for the midsection, it's too high for my taste; nonetheless, it is still one of my go-to leggings.
Details of Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging -
Top: Niyama Sol The X-Back Sports Bra, Black, S (run small).
Bottom: Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging, Phantom Lace, XS (true to size)
Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging is the other legging I purchased during Black Friday sale from Beyond Yoga in addition to Alloy Ombre High Waisted Midi Legging. Initially, I was disappointed as it wasn't made with the Beyond Yoga signature ultra soft fabric, but that disappointed turned into satisfaction soon after putting the legging on. The fabric is silky soft, similar to Lululemon Nulux but with higher compression. It provides more muscles support than Nulux and hugs the body very well.
Let's take a closer look of Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging in Phantom Lace.
The legging is made in USA.
I love Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging in Phantom Lace! The fabric is similar to Lululemon Nulux (naked sensation), but higher compression. While the legging is more suitable for high impact workouts than Lululemon Nulux, it is not so snugged that is prevents the wide range of movement in yoga. In addition, it ventilizes well and dries fast.
The legging is constructed with flatlocking seams throughout with a lined gusset for reinforcement. As far as the quality of the fabric, the shape is well retained after quite a few washes. There is no discoloration, color fading or pilling observed. Other than the one time thread unraveling that I experienced with the Alloy Ombre High Waisted Midi Legging, I've never had any issue with Beyond Yoga's clothes.
Sizing is always a challenge for me when it comes to Beyond Yoga's bottoms. They don't always fit right. When they do, they are usually very flattering. Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging is true to size. The XS hugs my body very well. It creates a leggy look and the high waisted style keeps everything tucked in. That said, the super high waist rolls/folds down easily. When the waistband sits this high (above the natural waistline), it never stays put with and without movement.
The fabric offers the naked sensation similar to Lululemon Nulux and the muscles support like Full-On Luxtreme. It is one of my go-to leggings from yoga, gym workouts to the office. While I like how the legging hugs the body, I am not a fan of the super high waistband, which seems to be the standard design of Beyond Yoga high waisted leggings. Luckily, the encased elastic band doesn't pinch the skin; however, the high waistband tends to roll/fold down. That said, it is still a comfortable and high performance pant.
Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging in Phantom Lace turns out to be one of my favorite leggings despite the super high waistband that easily folds down. The fabric combines the best features of Lululemon Nulux and Full-On Luxtreme providing perfect comfort and performance. It is so stretchy that I can wear it as a full length legging without extra fabric gathering around the ankle or over the heel. Yes, it is that stretchy!
Where to Buy -
You can find Beyond Yoga Olympus High Waisted Midi Legging in Phantom Lace at Amazon, Bloomingdales, Yoga Outlet and Zappos.
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