Autism Speaks has designated April as “Autism Awareness Month” and encourages everyone to “Light it Up Blue” to shine a light on Autism. I decided to light this blog post blue with links to some cute, blue fitness gear that has caught my eye.*
I never understood sweat bands until I started running in Houston when it gets warm. OH the Hu-MIDITY. Sweat bands are awesome for mopping sweat off the face and keeping it from stinging your eyes without having to carry a towel.
We are mostly back to tank tops and shorts down in the American South, but I imagine a lot of the country has spring weather where a wicking half-zip would be perfect for a walk or run. (Also only $12 on Amazon for a quality brand like Columbia? Don’t mind if I do.)
Admission: I love working out in these type of skorts because they are fitted enough for comfort but don’t show so much that I can’t run to the grocery store in my workout clothes after.
I can’t help it, I love a man in a well-fitted shirt, especially one by adidas.
A minimalist running shoe that is just plain pretty. (Men’s version here.)
Saucony Ride 6 are a great shoe for distance runners who opt for comfort cushion over minimalist. (Also available for women.)
My daughter got a pair of New Balance sneakers and calls them “my run-so-fast shoes!” Even in kids, new fitness gear is a fun excuse to get moving.
I’m kind of feeling dumb I didn’t know Forever 21 made workout clothes. Time for a trip to the mall.
Perfect for people like me who prefer a small gym bag that I can keep at my workout station if I need to.
I love these wicking polos for the summer. And colorblocked? Where have I heard that is on trend…?
An affordable heart rate monitor good for running, gym work, or at-home workouts. As
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