With summer officially in full swing, most of our thoughts are on vacation and fun days out. Just because you may be craving some time off, though, doesn’t mean that your fitness routine has to suffer! Sometimes, splurging on a few new accessories is all we need to keep ourselves motivated and on-track.
With this in mind, let’s take a look at some fun accessories that are perfect for workouts. Pick up one, or two of these cool pieces; guaranteed to keep you going through the lazy days of summer!
Ladies! You know how important good hair bands are for keeping your hair out of the way when you’re doing your workout! These hair band bracelets from Active Accessories are sturdy and strong. Best of all, they won’t damage your hair! A must-have addition to your summer gym kit.
Cost: About $7.00
Let’s face it, your phone is a big part of your workout routine, but it can be difficult to carry it around with you the whole time. A phone holder like this water resistant armband is an ideal solution, allowing you to keep your phone on your arm for safekeeping while you’re running or tackling the weights! Armbands aren’t for you? Consider this Dimok Running Belt Waist Pack if you’d rather stash your stuff at your waist.
Cost: About $11.00
An exercise mat will make your on-the-floor workouts more comfortable and fun. Plus, it’s a lot more hygienic! An exercise mat provides a layer of protection between you and the gym floor, and having you own mat will let you do your routine anywhere! Choose a mat with an inspirational saying, or get something a bit more lighthearted. This Getting Pizza Exercise Mat is a great way to show the world that you have your priorities in order!
Cost: About $32.00
Can you ever have too many bags? A new gym bag is a great way to jazz up your workout and is the perfect mid-summer pick-me-up. This Everest Gym Bag includes a wet pocket, so it’s ideal for both the gym and pool.
Cost: About $27.00
If you’re hitting the gym, you’ll need to make sure you’re getting your post-workout protein in. This Bulu Blender Bottle is an inexpensive and simple solution for making fast and easy shakes on-the-go. The perfect way to shake up your workout routine!
Cost: About $15.00
Adding resistance bands to your workout can be a great way to build strength. Since resistance bands are lightweight and portable, you can easily take them with you anywhere, even when you travel. Squeeze in an intense workout wherever you are without the need for a gym or machines. These resistance bands from Black Mountain will allow you to do exercises that are designed to target your biceps, triceps, chest, upper/lower back, abs/core, and legs. The workout potential is endless!
Cost: About $27.00
Love to swim? Who doesn’t this time of year! Whether you’re doing laps in the pool, or watersports at the beach, you can bring your tunes along with the Underwater Audio Waterproof iPod Shuffle. The Shuffle is comfortable and easy to wear, just clip the iPod on your suit or goggles, and you’re good to go. Perfect for swimming, surfing, or dancing in the rain!
Cost: About $190.00
Whether you have travel plans this summer or are going to be doing a staycation, make your August workouts enjoyable with some of these fun items. Summer comes just once a year, so be sure to make the most of it; these gadgets and accessories will have you feeling comfortable, relaxed, and ready to go this season!
Have you tried any of these products? We’d love to know what you think in the comment section below!