Warm Up For The Beach

It seems that winter 2014-2015 might finally be coming to an end.  With the beginning of warmer weather, the realization may be setting in that there will indeed be a time in the near future that you will be on a beach, forced to reveal that bathing-suit body! If the time has come to finally get back to the gym, here’s some of our favorite clothing and gear to help make your gym time a little more bearable.

LuluLemonSportsBra
Designed to take you from yoga to volleyball and all activities in between, this bra features sweat wicking fabric and chafe resistant seams.  The adjustable back closure ensures a perfect fit. ($54)
UnderArmorCompression
Feel like a superhero while you work out- be inspired by your favorite DC and Marvel characters while getting the compression benefits from Under Armour’s great base layer tops. They won’t guarantee that wearing a Superman top will make you lift more weight, but it just might! ($45)
ZaraTerezLeggings
Perfect for yoga or spin class, these leggings have super-fun designs, including emojis, mixtapes, and the NYC skyline! ($78)
Point3Shorts
Designed for basketball but perfect for any workout, these lightweight shorts feature enhanced moisture control technology to keep your hands dry at crucial moments.  Simply wipe your hands along the sides of your shorts to wick your sweat away. You’ve got to try them!  ($45)
AddidasSneakers Adidas Sequel Climacool Training shoes
Designed by Stella McCartney, look great while getting a great support! A grooved, flexible sole makes it feel like you are training barefoot, while the climacool upper keeps your feet comfy. ($140)

NikeSneakers Nike Fingertrap Max
Inspired by a children’s toy, the Fingertrap Max responds to your movements. The upper bands are pliable- they tighten when you move side to side for added support, and loosen when you move forward or backward for comfort. Add in the great cushion of the Air Max system, and you have a perfect training sneaker.($125)

MissionCoolingTowel Mission Cooling towel
Get it wet, wring it out, snap it, and you are good to go- the towel will stay cool for hours, a perfect accessory for your long workouts. Great for the beach too, it features UPF 50 protection from the sun. ($15)
AppleWatch Apple Watch
The latest must-have accessory from Apple, the fitness applications may be the most exciting. In addition to tracking your daily movements, it can also monitor your workouts, save your data, even buzz to remind you to keep moving. With a built in heart-rate monitor, this should replace most of your fitness gadgets. Available April 24. (starting at $549)
JaybirdHeadphones Jaybird Wireless Sprint headphones
Connect through bluetooth and off you go; controls on the ear bud allow you to control volume and tune to your next song. You can even take calls through them. The best part may be the lifetime sweat guarantee, so don’t worry about ruining them with your workout. And feel free to blast whatever gets you through the pain. ($100)