You’ve been crushing it at the gym lately, you’re adding miles to your runs, and you’re ready to take things to the next level. But where do we go from here? While getting better sleep, adding in new workouts like your first spin class, and taking strides to tame your sugar and salty food cravings are sure-fire ways to take your fitness to the next level, sometimes making small investments in a few products can have a serious ripple effect. Click through the slideshow for eight products to take you from beginner to pro in no time.
nuun Performance ($20/pouch): nuun partnered with world-renowned exercise physiologist Stacy T. Sims, PhD to develop Performance, the first sports drink powder that is both Non-GMO Project Verified and Informed Choice - Safe for Sport. The team utilized the latest research in sports science and purity of sourcing from the natural foods industry to create a perfectly balanced combo of electrolytes and carbs built to hydrate you better after a long, hard workout.
VirZOOM Bike ($399): What’s the next biggest #fitlife trend? If VirZOOM has it their way, it’s virtual reality. VirZOOM Arcade games enable users to virtually cycle in a race, kayak through a duck pond, fly a Pegasus, engage in a tank battle, and more — all while getting a great workout. Hop on this bike and you can be transferred to just about anywhere your heart desires.
Bubi Bottle ($30): It may seem silly, but a good water bottle can make or break a heavy workout. This BPA-free roll-and-go multi-use bottle is puncture-resistant and can be rolled completely flat. Now, their 35-ounce option is available and perfect to throw in your gym bag and bring with you to your next workout. Plus, you can enjoy the freedom of no spills, as the straw provides two flows: fast and slow.
ATN Compression Socks ($39): Designed for the athlete in you, these compression socks have a breathable footbed, extra arch support, and cushion throughout to support the toughest workouts. Swap these out with your regular running socks and you’ll be one stride closer to more energized legs.
Plexus Wheel ($45): The Plexus Wheel is designed specifically to help with lower and upper back pain by helping to align your spine and target the tight lateral muscles that run up and down your back. Break this out after long workouts or on rest days, and we can guarantee you’ll have a new best friend in no time.
Garmin Forerunner 230 ($250): A good watch can get you that extra mile, help you shave off those few seconds, and crush course records. And the Garmin Forerunner is leading the pack with its GPS capabilities, audio prompts to help keep you on pace, and VO2max tracking.
Bala Bangles ($20+): To help you build lean, strong muscles, try these wearable weights. They're sleek enough to wear everywhere — during yoga, running, or even just around the house — and the easiest way to add a little strength resistance into your already busy schedule.
Lexon Tykho Booster Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker ($120): This colorful portable speaker is small enough to carry in your gym bag but packs enough sound to help you rock out to some proper jams outside. Plus it's waterproof, ideal for those beachside workouts.
FLY X K-DEER Ruth Legging ($88, available at Flywheel Sports nationwide): These limited edition sleek leggings are a collab between indoor cycling studio Flywheel Sports and activewear brand K-DEER. Named after Flywheel founder Ruth Zukerman, the leggings are colorful, eco-friendly, SPF 50+, and have rapid moisture technology, allowing you to wear them from the studio to street. Plus, they support Stand Up to Cancer, so you can truly sweat for a good cause.
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