HealthTraining & Performance

The Best Go-Anywhere Gym Gear of 2017

Make any time sweatin’ time. (Photo: Inga Hendrickson)
Make any time sweatin’ time.

Make any time sweatin’ time. 

Lululemon Reversible (Un) mat
Lululemon Reversible (Un) mat (Photo: Lululemon)

Lululemon ­Reversible (Un)mat ($48)

Thin, durable, and sticky, this pad was made for commuters and travelers who want to get yogic without lugging around a foam bazooka.

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Brazyn Morph collapsible roller.
Brazyn Morph collapsible roller. (Photo: Brazyn)

Brazyn Morph Collapsible Roller ($68)

A full-size foam roller that folds down to the size of a textbook—impossible? Nope. And at a scant 1.6 pounds, the Morph can still support 350 pounds when expanded into its circular shape.

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Metolius Portable Power Grips holds.
Metolius Portable Power Grips holds. (Photo: Metolius)

Metolius Portable Power Grips Holds ($23)

These wooden holds come with slings that can be tied around any sturdy horizontal surface, so you can crank out pull-ups just about anywhere.

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RYU Quick Pack Lux 1.1 ($185)

This sleek 22-liter bag has a burly drop front that folds outward for easy, locker-like access. Mesh pockets inside are tailored for water bottles, and the wax-treated body sheds precipitation.

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Crossrope Starter Set jump rope.
Crossrope Starter Set jump rope. (Photo: Crossrope)

Crossrope Starter Set Jump Rope ($69)

A classic tool updated for fitness buffs. This set comes with two cables—one is thinner, for agility workouts, and the other (shown) is beefier, for conditioning. Together they weigh two pounds.

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Smartwool PhD Ultra Light short-sleeve shirt.
Smartwool PhD Ultra Light short-sleeve shirt. (Photo: Smartwool)

Smartwool PhD Ultra Light Short-Sleeve Shirt ($70)

With a breathable mesh panel on the back that wicks moisture, this formfitting, featherweight tee stays cool during sweaty workouts. 

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Hanah One Go-Pack gel.
Hanah One Go-Pack gel. (Photo: Hanah)

Hanah One Go-Pack Gels ($49 for 12)

Stash a couple of these superfood-loaded pack­ets in your bag and you don’t have to worry about a post-workout smoothie. Honey harvested in India lends just enough sweetness. 

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Saxx Kinetic Run shorts.
Saxx Kinetic Run shorts. (Photo: Saxx)

Saxx Kinetic Run Shorts ($75)

Male runners, rejoice: Saxx’s patented Ballpark Pouch—which is exactly what it sounds like—is sewn into a breathable liner to prevent chafing and add support. These stretchy, low-key shorts are technically designed for running, but we wore them everywhere.

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From 2017 Summer Buyer's Guide
Filed To: Summer Buyer's Guide
Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson

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