äktiiv | Plant Based Activewear

A blend of eco-consciousness, top-notch craftsmanship, and flattering designs

Words Ash Ford
November 22, 2023
A blend of eco-consciousness, top-notch craftsmanship, and flattering designs
Words Ash Ford November 22, 2023

In the ever-evolving and flooded world of activewear, a place where fashion and function are both required, there’s a brand that is emerging head and shoulders above the rest with its blend of eco-consciousness, top-notch craftsmanship, and flattering designs: äktiiv. As a devoted yoga instructor and an Ironman triathlete, my life revolves around achieving peak performance while staying committed to sustainable practices, and when I came upon äktiiv and its collection of plant-based activewear, I was not only intrigued but utterly enchanted by the brand’s dedication to quality, style, and sustainability – a truly rare combination. In this article, I’ll dive into what makes äktiiv the latest (and exceptionally well deserved) sensation in the activewear industry.

äktiiv | Plant Based Activewear

äktiiv | Plant Based Activewear

Quality That Exceeds Expectations

When I’m not busy training others, I’m training myself, which means I demand a lot from my workout clothes. They need to withstand rigorous training, yoga, running, HIIT, weight lifting and more depending on the week, providing optimal support during those workouts while also keeping me comfortable and giving me a put together look as I travel from here to there.  äktiiv doesn’t just meet these expectations, it exceeds them by leaps and bounds. Their activewear is crafted from a blend of sustainable fibers to provide unmatched durability, moisture-wicking superpowers, and unbeatable breathability that all truly shine during hot yoga or a mid-day run under the sun.

Ironman triathlons are undoubtedly a Herculean feat, with training sessions that can be incredibly long and grueling, so the last thing you want is any chafing or discomfort – even the most minor of irritations will become major once you’ve logged enough miles. äktiiv’s unwavering commitment to quality is on full display when you look closely at their seam construction. The flat-lock seams work brilliantly to eliminate chafing and friction, ensuring a seamless experience.  This level of attention to detail alone is enough to set äktiiv miles ahead of the competition – but they don’t stop there.

Form Fitting Designs That Speak to Your Soul

Performance aside, äktiiv’s plant-based activewear showcases designs that are truly a joy to wear, whether working out or running errands. As a yoga instructor, I know that clothing can play a pivotal role in setting the mood for a practice – if you’re uncomfortable or if you have any question about whether your clothing will stay and cover what is intended, you will not be able to let yourself go into your practice. äktiiv’s  offerings are the best cut of each product: the perfectly sculpted tank, the ideal shaped legging, a minimalist sports bra that is perfectly fitted with no unnecessary frills to get in your way, and a color palette that looks good on every skin tone.

One of my personal favorites from äktiiv’s collection is their proterra leggings. These leggings aren’t just incredibly comfy, they also feature mind-blowing softness inspired by Mother Nature herself that feels incredible on the skin.  The waistband stays up during even the most intense yoga flows or the weekend’s long run. äktiiv understands that activewear can be an extension of one’s identity, and their designs are the embodiment of this philosophy.

Sustainability That Goes the Extra Mile

In today’s world, there is no question that sustainable practices can no longer be merely a preference, they’re an absolute necessity. äktiiv takes this responsibility to heart, removing any excuse to use fossil fuels to make a superior product and going the extra mile to minimize its environmental footprint. From the choice of materials to ethical manufacturing, this brand is the gold standard for sustainability.

As a yoga instructor who deeply values mindfulness and our planet’s well-being, I wholeheartedly appreciate that äktiiv’s plant-based activewear is manufactured using eco-friendly processes, prioritizing energy efficiency, waste reduction, and water conservation. What’s more, äktiiv’s commitment to labor practices ensures that every garment is produced with the utmost respect for the people who make it and the world in which it is made.

äktiiv’s dedication to sustainability doesn’t stop at their manufacturing process, it extends to their packaging as well. The brand employs eco-friendly materials for shipping and ensures minimal waste in their operations. As someone who’s acutely aware of the waste generated in the fashion industry, you can’t help but be impressed by äktiiv’s efforts to minimize their impact on our planet.


In the realm of activewear, äktiiv is truly a breath of fresh air and one that I have jumped on board for – I’m always trying out new activewear, in search of the perfect style or brand, and with äktiiv I’ve found it. Their plant-based activewear not only meets but surpasses the demands that I place on it.  I’ve experienced firsthand, as a yoga instructor and an Ironman triathlete,  the benefits of their sustainable materials, impeccable craftsmanship, and gorgeous designs.

äktiiv isn’t just a brand, it’s a movement toward a brighter, more sustainable future for activewear, and by choosing äktiiv, I’m not only elevating my performance but also contributing to a positive impact on the environment. It’s a win-win situation that every athlete and eco-conscious individual should embrace.

So, whether you’re perfecting your downward dog in a yoga class, gearing up for Ironman training or just want to feel fully put together for a coffee run , äktiiv’s plant-based activewear has got you covered – in style, comfort, and sustainability.

Visit them at aktiivwear.co