The Essentials of the Fitness Junkie’s Pain Cave
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Get your winter workout on.
Aret Toura Low Cut Sports Bra ($64)
Supporting the pecs, lats, and traps, Aret’s nylon-spandex Toura Low Cut sports bra boosts your strength-training form while wicking sweat. It also doubles as a swim top.
Yellow Willow Yoga Mat ($98)
Nontoxic namaste! Yellow Willow’s yoga mat combines a towel and mat and is made from 100 percent recycled materials with no latex, silicone, toxic glue, PVC, or phthalates. And it’s machine washable.
Aeromat Elite Mini Kettlebell Medicine Balls (from $22)
The Aeromat Elite Mini Kettlebell medicine balls are made of sand-filled synthetic rubber, so even if you take a beating during your workout, your floors won’t.
Nike Free TR7 Amp Shoes ($100)
A cross-training masterpiece with the perfect mix of support and flexibility, the d. Nike Free TR7 Amp shoes perform brilliantly in the gym, on a run, or bopping around town.
Bosu Nexgen Pro Balance Trainer ($180)
Increase core strength by incorporating Bosu’s Nexgen Pro balance trainer in squats, push-ups, lunges, and more. This bouncy tool is textured to prevent slipping and marked to allow for precise placement of feet and hands when performing exercises.
Feetures Elite Light Cushion Mini Crew Socks ($18)
A sock that offers as much support as a shoe? Feetures Elite Light Cushion Mini Crew socks do just that, with tight compression strips running along the arch and svelte padding in the toe and heel.
Tracksmith Van Cortlandt Long Sleeve Shirt ($72)
Slip on the men’s Tracksmith Van Cortlandt Long Sleeve shirt for everything from brisk morning runs to basement workout sessions. Its light mesh moves with you and doesn’t bunch up when layered.
Fitbit Ionic Watch ($300)
Fitbit’s superlight, water-resistant Ionic watch offers personalized workouts that adapt based on your progress—plus music storage, phone and text notifications, and an accompanying app for detailed distance, pace, and heart-rate data.