(Inga Hendrickson)

The Best Men’s Workout Kit of 2018


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Make gym time more than tolerable.

(Courtesy Spyder)

Spyder Vintage Waffle Raglan Hoodie ($79)

The cotton-poly blend moves moisture and dries fast, yet feels as soft as your favorite gym sweats.   

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(Courtesy Strongbody Apparel)

Strongbody Apparel Pulse Elite Shirt ($88)

Sure, you can wear an old tee to the gym. Or you can upgrade to the anti-odor-treated Pulse Elite. Mesh in back dumps heat as well as a zippered vent.

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(Courtesy Outdoor Voices)

Outdoor Voices Printed Runner’s High 7-Inch Shorts ($65)

These shorts—made from 100 percent recycled bottles—wick sweat, dry fast, and come with a comfortable, not-too-tight compression lining.

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(Courtesy Rollga)

Rollga Dynasty Foam Roller ($40)

Think of the Dynasty’s grooves as massage beds for your legs, designed to stretch calves and Achilles tendons.

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(Courtesy Aer)

Aer Duffel Pack 2 ($170)

We like this bag for its heathered exterior, plus two cavernous interior pockets that are big enough for your laptop and street clothes.

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(Courtesy Stance)

Stance Wilde Low Socks ($12)

When it comes to socks, fit and fabric separate workout tool from waste of time. With a deep heel and mesh vents, the Wilde falls squarely into the former category.

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(Courtesy Klean Kanteen)

Klean Kanteen Insulated Classic Bottle ($31)

Stainless-steel bottles don’t hang onto odor. The powder-coated exterior of this one won’t chip and feels good in the hand.

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(Courtesy Lululemon)

Lululemon The (Small) Towel ($18)

This towel works well for quick dry-offs between sets and as a soft cushion in the yoga studio. Clean-cut edges resist fraying.

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(Courtesy Altra)

Altra HIIT XT Shoes ($99)

Squats and deadlifts? Look to the HIIT. A flat sole paired with Altra’s signature wide toe box provides a solid base for going heavy.

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(Courtesy Jaybird)

Jaybird Freedom 2 Headphones ($150)

With four sizes of sweatproof, water-resistant silicone tips, these buds were the most comfortable we tested. Once we got fit dialed, they didn’t slip once.

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From Summer 2018 Buyer’s Guide Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson

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