60+ Best Sporty Nails for Workouts in 2024 (Style + Function)

Some stylish nail inspiration for sports lovers and gym goers here. Some are more functional for actually working out than others but they all have a unique sports twist to them.

Short enough to be functional but with a unique just do it Nike logo on each nail.
sporty gym nails
Or maybe you want something that stands out a bit more? The neon orange with the Nike tick is sporty looking but maybe a little less practical. Just as long as you’re not lifting weights!

If you are using glue on nails in the gym you might want to consider bringing some extra glue. They can look fantastic but they’re not always meant for this kind of workout.
home workout nails
Some shorter gels can be easier (depending on your workout) but can still look fantastic.
Or maybe you’re more of an Adidas girl?
If you’re using longer nails – just don’t squeeze too tight! Such a great style to these though.

Olympic rings on a nail on each hand. Really sets nicely against the deep red on the other nails.
How about matching your nails to your gym sneakers? It can be as simple as yellow nails like these, just be sure to keep the shoes clean!
Shorter gels won’t get in the way of your workout but can be an easy way of matching your workout clothes.

gym nail design
I like the little weight on these workout nails but the life support line over the bright pink really does it for me.
I really like the light blue nail here but the others are definitely workout nails matching the trainers.
Or combine the color scheme and the logo?

I <3 gym. nails.
gym nail designs
What about styling your nails to match a specific sport like this basketball nail design?
gym nail design
Or feeling strong?

gym nail design
Or keep it simpler?
zumba nails
How about styling your nails to your sport? Zumba and a 5k?

workout nails
Simple but stylish. I really like the detail on the weights here.

gym nails
Do you really still have to actually do the workout when your nails look this good?
This set of nails was styled to match team colors. I really like that idea!
sporty nails
These sporty nails might be my favorite so far. ‘Does she even lift?’ and the detail on that weight!
What about matching your nail color to the workout equipment?

do hope this has given you some ideas for sporty nails If you give this a go – I want to see it! Send me a photo of your nails for workouts and we’ll feature them here.

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