We know it does wonders for our health, that’s why we at GLAMOUR HQ get all fired up when we discover new and exciting ways to exercise. We usually put our gym memberships to good use but were extra keen to carve out some time in our day for a workout, when we saw these gym bag essentials at Mall of Africa. Trust us, they’ll get you up and moving in no time!
1. Nike Pro Indy Cooling Sports Bra
If you prefer low-impact exercises like pilates or yoga, this bra will be ideal for you. Available in a chic pink tone, it’s made using Dri-FIT technology that’ll help keep you dry and comfortable. You can also ensure the perfect fit thanks to its adjustable elastic straps. To add to that, the bra comes with detachable pads, meaning that you can boost your cleavage- and your confidence.
Sports Bra TotalSports R629
2. Puma En Pointe Leggings
Who says that athletic can’t be pretty? You’ll feel gorgeous when dressed in these leggings, featuring double drawstrings, slits above the cuffs and mesh panel inserts. Because they’re designed to allow for optimal flexibility, you can give it everything you’ve got whether you’re stretching at the barre or on your mat. There’s no doubt that you’ll kill those workouts and look fabulous doing it.
Leggings Sportscene R999
3. ASICS Women’s GT-2000 6
Planning to hit the treadmill? Then you’ve got to lace up these trainers. Boasting ASICS’ DuoMax support system and gel cushioning, they’ll absorb shock on any surface. Since they’re so lightweight, you’ll enjoy more freedom when running to get those endorphins pumping. Plus, these trainers have a removable sock liner with moisture-wicking qualities, to keep your feet cool and dry.
Trainers Sportsmans Warehouse R2 299.90
4. Double-Walled Water Bottle
Staying hydrated when working out is key, especially if you’re doing the kind of exercise that’ll make you sweat since sweating causes your body to lose water. Make sure that you get a refreshing dose of H2O during your gym session, by filling up this 550 ml water bottle, which has a straw nozzle. It’s decorated with plenty of glitter that’ll add a touch of sparkle to your workout.
Water Bottle Typo R199.99
5. Fitbit Versa
There’s nothing like tracking your progress to help you stay motivated throughout your fitness journey- and the Fitbit Versa is a superb gadget for doing just that. It’s designed in peach and rose gold aluminium, and sports the Purepulse® Heart Rate feature, to accurately monitor every beat. Its battery lasts more than four days and you can wear it in the pool since it’s swim-proof for up to 50m.
Fitbit Incredible Connection R3 199