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"With these, you could just throw on a leather jacket and go out," Rafa Saifeddine Chabtini explained, pulling a pair of gray pants off a rack.Workout tops and leggings are flying off the shelves from stores like Nike and Adidas, while other brands not typically associated with workout wear are venturing into the market.Mohammad Younes, a manager at the Nike Store in Nijmeh square, said that fitness tights have been a top seller among female customers. More and more, the lines between fitness wear and fashion are blurring.Following trends toward fitness wear, brands like Oysho, which has traditionally been known for its lingerie and bathing suits, have launched new lines.Sports bras and fitness leggings now line a back wall of Oysho's shop in Downtown Beirut. Chabtini touted the innovations of Human Performance Engineering, the line of fitness wear she sells at her gym, Trainstation.Some, however, doubt the physical benefits of trendy fitness wear products.
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