The Best Men’s Workout Kit of 2018
Make gym time more than tolerable.
Spyder Vintage Waffle Raglan Hoodie ($79)
The cotton-poly blend moves moisture and dries fast, yet feels as soft as your favorite gym sweats.
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.
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.
Rollga Dynasty Foam Roller ($40)
Think of the Dynasty’s grooves as massage beds for your legs, designed to stretch calves and Achilles tendons.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.