8 Stylish Fitness Accessories That Are Fun & Functional

By Francesca Conlin | March 9, 2018 | Lifestyle

Trying to keep on focused on the fitness goals you made at the beginning of the year is way easier when you have some new functional accessories to motivate you. These eight stylish picks will help kick your workout routine into high gear and look good while doing so.

MZ Wallace Jim Bag

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Jim Bag ($285), MZ Wallace. Multiple Locations

A clever play on words but with an even more clever design, this lightweight gym bag features both exterior and multiple interior pockets, a pouch for your sweaty workout clothes, plus a removable crossbody and two shoulder straps. You’ll definitely want to use it way beyond the gym.

Lukka Lux Commuter Backpack

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Commuter Backpack ($160), Lukka Lux. lukkalux.com

Who says backpacks has to be boring? This ultra-sleek all-black backpack is a major upgrade from your elementary school days. It helps you store all your gear stylishly. A separate bottom compartment separates things like shoes or even your everyday essentials from the rest of your workout clothes and accessories which can be stored in the main neoprene section.

Tory Burch Fitbit Leather Wrap Bracelet

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Fitbit Leather Wrap Bracelet, Tory Burch ($175). bloomingdales

We all want to track our steps, calories, heart rate, and sleep patterns, but fitness trackers can sometimes be less than chic. That’s not the case with this cover designed by Tory Burch. It has a leather wrap bracelet with a gold-plated case that fits over your existing Fitbit so you can wear it in style—always.

Ryderwear Premium Shaker Bottle

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Premium Shaker Bottle ($19.95), Ryderwear. ryderwear.com

Protein shakes are important for your recovery. With these sleek matte black one in your arsenal you’ll never forget to fix yourself one. Made of food-grade stainless steel, it’ll stand up to the test of time, too.

Titika Active Yoga Towel

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Active Yoga Towel ($46), Titika. titikaactive.com

Prevent slips during yoga or pilates class with this anti-slip, moisture-absorbing towel. One side has grips to ensure you won’t slide regardless of the surface and then the other is crafted of microfiber to keep you dry (no sweaty hands). The polished black color will go perfectly with the rest of your gear.

Technogym The Wellness Weights

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The Wellness Weights ($160), Technogym. technogym.com

The most sophisticated weights you’ll ever come across, this set of silver dumbbells helps you tone every muscle group. They even come with a carrying bag to take with you for workouts while traveling or on the go. Don’t be surprised if people ask you where you got them.

Vimmia Dotty Glovelettes

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Dotty Glovelettes ($35), Vimmia. vimmia.com

When your sweat sessions take you outside, these tech-friendly gloves from the fashion-forward activewear brand Vimmia will keep your hands warm but your fingers still easily accessible.

Lululemon The Yoga Bag Reflective

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The Yoga Bag Reflective ($65), Lululemon. lululemon.com

Although necessary, yoga mats can be a bulky, uncomfortable thing to tote around. Luckily, this bag has a wide opening to store your mat and zips up so you can bring it with you. There’s even a few pockets to keep your post-class must-haves in (keys, wallet, face mist, and more).



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