Those who have stuck to their New Year’s resolutions and have fully committed to hitting the gym this year, give yourselves a pat on the back. It’s never easy but it gets easier when you have the essentials you need. Today, we’re counting down men’s activewear that gym rats will absolutely love.
Functional and Versatile Activewear for Gym-going Folks
At times, it’s hard to actually get yourself to the gym. But there are times that having all the gear you need is enough motivation to actually make it to leg day. We’ve curated some of the best workout gear and activewear that gym rats will absolutely love in this essential list. Let’s begin!
Nike Rise 365 Breathe Running Shirt
For those who love to run in and out of the gym, get a shirt that lets you do just that. The Nike Rise 365 Breathe Running Shirt features performance fabric and a mesh at the back that lets the heat flow right out of you. Its Deep Jungle color will also turn heads in and outside of the gym. Get this at Macy’s for $45.
Under Armour Vanish Heatgear Shorts
One of the most basic things you’ll need at the gym is a pair of trusty shorts. This one from Under Armour is designed with cooling HeatGear® and is slim-cut without sacrificing comfort. It has four-way stretch to accommodate your every move. Available at Mr. Porter for $50.
Saucony Peregrine 7 Men’s Shoes
This fully functional pair of running shoes was recognized by Men’s Health as one of the Best Fitness Gear of 2017. As the seventh generation of the Peregrine, this version is only 9.4 ounces and features an all-terrain outsole design that enables long-lasting traction and abrasion resistance whether on a trail or at the treadmill. Get this at Zappos for $84.
Adidas Men’s Speed Mesh ClimaLite Quarter Socks
Keep your feet light and comfortable throughout rigorous workout sessions with these quarter socks from Adidas. It features ClimaLite wicking technology that enables moisture evaporation and compression and cushioning for your high impact workouts. The 2-pack is available at Macy’s for $9.99.
The North Face Mountain Tri-Blend Tank Top Men’s Sleeveless
Show off your chill vibe at the gym or on the track with this Mountain Tri-Blend Tank Top that features a slim fit for those sexy abs. It’s made of soft polyester and cotton for your utmost comfort. Get this at Zappos for $27.99.
Reebok Crossfit Nano 7.0 Training Sneaker
Perfect for crossfit bros, this Reebok Crossfit Nano 7.0 features a low-cut design for ample ankle mobility, and PowerLaunch toe box for maximum stability. It also features comfortable fabric lining for a great in-shoe feel. Worry not about stability during your most intense workouts because it also has METASPLIT flex grooves for stability. Get this at Nordstrom Rack for $64.97.
The North Face Ampere Hoodie Men’s Sweatshirt
For those who want full coverage during workouts, here’s a knit jersey hoodie that lets you have just that. Worry not about heat, though, as this is created with durable moisture wicking FlashDry-XDTM fibers to regulate temperature. It’s also durable and abrasion resistant for your most friction-intensive workouts. Available at Zappos for $65.
PUMA Oceanaire Mesh Sleeveless Tee Men’s Clothing
Show off those biceps in this mesh sleeveless tee that’s perfect for a summer workout. It features mesh fabrication for perfect ventilation and sleeveless design to keep your arms free to lift those weights. Available at 6pm.com for $31.50.
Ralph Lauren Polo Active Fit Double-Knit Drawstring Shorts
Style, comfort, and functionality combine in this active piece by Ralph Lauren. Featuring an active fit that’s slimmer than the usual classic fit, this features a banded elastic drawstring waistband and two front waist zip pockets and a back right zip pocket to store all your needs when you’re on the go in and out of the gym. Get this at Bloomingdale’s for $125.
Superdry Gym Tech Street Joggers
You don’t need to look totally wiped out after a gym session. Step out of the gym in style with these Superdry Gym Tech Street Joggers that feature an elasticated waistband with drawstring fastening, and two zipped front pockets for your phone and keys. So stylish! Available at Superdry for $48.65.
Get ready to hit the gym with these essentials in your bag. Whether it’s doing the actual hard work and sweating it off or triumphantly stepping out of the gym post-workout, you’re sure to have both stylish and functional active pieces that your workout buddies and other gym rats will absolutely love.
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