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Fitness Apparel Market Research Report Information By Type (Men, and Women), By Application (Professional Athletic and Amateur Sport) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032


ID: MRFR/CR/10106-HCR | 128 Pages | Author: Varsha More| July 2024

Global Fitness Apparel Market Overview


Fitness Apparel Market Size was valued at USD 225.5 Billion in 2022. The Fitness Apparel Industry is projected to grow from USD 241.2 Billion in 2023 to USD 414.5 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.00% during the forecast period (2024- 2032). Rising health and wellness awareness are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.


Fitness Apparel Market Overview


Application: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Fitness Apparel Market Trends



  • Rising health and wellness awareness anticipated in the market growth


Market CAGR for the surge in health and wellness awareness is a key driver for the growth of the fitness apparel industry, supported by a shift in consumer behavior towards healthier lifestyles. According to a report by the Global Wellness Institute, the global wellness economy was valued at $4.5 trillion in 2018, reflecting the increasing prioritization of health across various sectors. This trend has translated into a growing demand for fitness apparel as individuals actively engage in physical activities. Industry data from Statista reveals that the global sports and fitness clothing market is projected to reach $231.7 billion by 2024, underlining the significant impact of health consciousness on the thriving fitness apparel sector.


Additionally, the athleisure trend has become a dominant force in the fitness apparel market, blending functionality with fashion and driving sustained growth. According to a market report by Allied Market Research, the athleisure market is expected to reach $257.1 billion globally by 2026. This trend resonates with consumers seeking versatile clothing that seamlessly transitions from the gym to daily activities. Major sportswear brands have capitalized on this trend, reporting substantial revenue growth. For instance, Adidas reported a 14% increase in global sales of athletic and athleisure wear in 2020.


The convergence of fashion and fitness wear has fueled consumer interest and contributed to the expansion of the fitness apparel market. A survey conducted by NPD Group found that 41% of consumers in the United States purchased activewear for non-sporting activities in 2020, emphasizing the increasing importance of style in activewear choices. Major fashion retailers have entered the fitness apparel space, further blurring the lines between athletic and casual wear. According to Euromonitor International, the global sportswear market is predicted to grow to $479 billion by 2025. This growth is indicative of the consumer inclination towards fitness apparel that not only performs well during workouts but also reflects current fashion trends, solidifying the intertwining of fashion and functionality in the industry.


Fitness Apparel Market Segment Insights


Fitness Apparel Type Insights


The Fitness Apparel Market segmentation, based on type includes Men, and Women. The women segment dominated the market 2022. Growth of e-commerce has provided consumers with convenient access to a wide range of fitness apparel brands.


Fitness Apparel Application Insights


The Fitness Apparel Market segmentation, based on Application, includes Professional Athletic and Amateur Sport. The amateur sport category generated the most revenue in 2022. Growing number of people participating in various fitness activities, including yoga, running, and CrossFit, has spurred demand for specialized apparel tailored to these activities


Figure 1: Fitness Apparel Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


 Fitness Apparel Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032


Application: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Fitness Apparel Regional Insights


By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The North American fitness apparel market area will dominate this market, owing to an increase in the number of persons affected by professional athletic and amateur sport. In addition, increased awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle and physical fitness has led more people to engage in regular exercise and fitness activities. This shift in mindset has created a demand for suitable apparel that enhances performance and comfort during workouts.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: FITNESS APPAREL MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


FITNESS APPAREL MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


Application: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe Fitness Apparel market accounts for the second-largest market share due to the rising health and wellness awareness and fashion and style in fitness wear. Further, the German Fitness Apparel market held the largest market share, and the UK Fitness Apparel market was the fastest growing market in the European region


The Asia-Pacific Fitness Apparel Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. The growth of e-commerce has provided consumers with convenient access to a wide range of fitness apparel brands. Online platforms allow consumers to explore different options, compare prices, and read reviews, contributing to the overall expansion of the fitness apparel market. Moreover, China’s Fitness Apparel market held the largest market share, and the Indian Fitness Apparel market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Fitness Apparel Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Fitness Apparel market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their global footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, fitness apparel industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the global fitness apparel industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the fitness apparel industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to medicine. Major players in the Fitness Apparel market, including NIKE, Adidas, Under Armour, Columbia, PUMA, V.F.Corporation, Anta, Amer Sports, LULULEMON ATHLETICA, Mizuno, Patagonia, Lining, 361sport, Xtep, PEAK, Marmot, GUIRENNIAO, Kadena, LOTTO, Platinum, Classic, Graphic, Third Street, Beacon, DP, AST and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.


Nike, Inc., headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, is a global sportswear and athletic footwear giant renowned for its innovative products and iconic swoosh logo. Established in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports, the company officially became Nike in 1971. Nike's extensive product line includes athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a variety of sports and fitness activities. The brand's commitment to innovation and performance is evident in its cutting-edge technologies such as Nike Air cushioning, Dri-FIT moisture-wicking fabric, and Flyknit construction. With a strong emphasis on marketing and endorsements, Nike has secured partnerships with numerous high-profile athletes and teams, solidifying its position as a market leader. As of the last available data, Nike has a vast global reach, operating in multiple countries and generating substantial revenue, making it one of the most recognized and influential sportswear brands worldwide.


Adidas AG, headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, is a multinational sportswear and lifestyle brand celebrated for its athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories. Founded in 1949 by Adolf Dassler, the company has grown into one of the world's leading sportswear manufacturers. Adidas is recognized for its distinctive three-stripe logo and commitment to both sports performance and casual fashion. The brand caters to a diverse range of sports, including soccer, running, basketball, and more. Adidas has consistently innovated in the industry with technologies like Boost cushioning and Primeknit materials. Apart from its focus on performance, Adidas has successfully embraced the fashion and lifestyle market, collaborating with designers and celebrities to produce limited-edition collections. As a global player, Adidas operates in numerous countries, maintaining a strong presence in the athletic and lifestyle segments, showcasing its dedication to quality, style, and athletic excellence.


Key Companies in the Fitness Apparel market include



  • NIKE

  • Adidas

  • Under Armour

  • Columbia

  • PUMA

  • F.Corporation

  • Anta

  • Amer Sports

  • LULULEMON ATHLETICA

  • Mizuno

  • Patagonia

  • Lining

  • 361sport

  • Xtep

  • PEAK

  • Marmot

  • GUIRENNIAO

  • Kadena

  • LOTTO

  • Platinum

  • Classic

  • Graphic

  • Third Street

  • Beacon

  • DP

  • AST


Fitness Apparel Industry Developments


September 2023: The World Test Championship final match between India and Australia will be the first time the players will don the new uniforms, according to the cricket governing body Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which also announced that its kit sponsorship arrangement with Adidas will last through March 2028. Adidas will design and produce jerseys, equipment, and other memorabilia for India's men's, women's, and Under-19 teams, according to BCCI secretary Jay Shah, who confirmed the agreement with the German sportswear giant.


August 2023: Anta Sports, the largest sports brand in China, surpassed market expectations in the first half (H1) of fiscal 2023 by bringing in a record-breaking RMB29.65 billion in sales. As a result of the "single-focus, multi-brand, globalization" strategy, overall revenue for the financial period climbed by 14.2% yearly, and its market share kept growing.


Fitness Apparel Market Segmentation


Fitness Apparel Type Outlook



  • Men

  • Women


Fitness Apparel Application Outlook



  • Professional Athletic

  • Amateur Sport


Fitness Apparel Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 225.5 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 241.2 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 414.5 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 7.00% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled NIKE, Adidas, Under Armour, Columbia, PUMA, V.F.Corporation, Anta, Amer Sports, LULULEMON ATHLETICA, Mizuno, Patagonia, Lining, 361sport, Xtep, PEAK, Marmot, GUIRENNIAO, Kadena, LOTTO, Platinum, Classic, Graphic, Third Street, Beacon, DP, AST and others
Key Market Opportunities ·       Increasing awareness of the benefits of exercise and healthy living has fueled a surge in interest in fitness apparel.
Key Market Dynamics ·       Develop clothing integrated with sensors for tracking fitness data and biometrics.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Fitness Apparel Market size was valued at USD 225.5 Billion in 2022.

The global market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.00% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

North America had the largest share in the global market

The key players in the market are NIKE, Adidas, Under Armour, Columbia, PUMA, V.F.Corporation, Anta, Amer Sports, LULULEMON ATHLETICA, Mizuno, Patagonia, Lining, 361sport, Xtep, PEAK, Marmot, GUIRENNIAO, Kadena, LOTTO, Platinum, Classic, Graphic, Third Street, Beacon, DP, AST and others

The women category dominated the market in 2022.

The Amateur Sport based had the largest share in the global market.

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