9 Awesome Gym Accessories That'll Motivate You to Work Out

Let's be honest, no one really likes working out, but you can make breaking a sweat more fun thanks to some adorable and helpful gym accessories, including a funny workout mat or a vibrating water bottle that keeps your post-workout beverage cold all day.

Need more inspo? Scroll down to check out our suggestions!

Free People Movement Hit The Slopes Fleece Jacket: $148

Stand out in your workout class or on outdoor run with this cozy and comfortable fleece. It comes in two bold hues—bright orange and fuchsia—and pairs perfectly with a set of comfy leggings. It even boasts two large pockets that make it easy to store your phone, wallet and whatever else you might need while you break a sweat.

Free People Movement Hit The Slopes Fleece Jacket
(via Anthropologie)


Work It Out Exercise Mat: $9.60

Motivate yourself while you sweat with this pastel pink exercise mat that features a cheeky message: "After this we're getting tacos"—because duh.

Work It Out Exercise Mat(via Bando)


Women's Performance Gripper Ankle Sock: $18

Built with non-skid grips, these adorable socks are ideal for the yogi who doesn't want to slide all over their mat while attempting to do tree pose. Thanks to extra cushioning and Hex Tec construction for breathability and dryness, these socks are also great for runners and joggers.

Womens Performance Gripper Ankle Sock
(via Bombas)


Bose SoundSport Wired In-Ear Headphones: $50.99

These sweat and weather-resistant headphones (in "energy green" no less!) will help you power through even the toughest workouts, thanks to their superior sound quality.

Bose SoundSport Wired In-Ear Headphones(via Best Buy)


S'well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle: $35

This vibrant water bottle (that just so happens to be an Instagram favorite) keeps cold drinks cold and hot beverages hot. It's made of stainless steel, it's BPA-free, and comes in a variety of playful colors and patterns. What's more? This lightweight bottle also comes in several sizes meaning you can make it work for any workout.

S'well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle

(via Amazon)


KooShoo Organic Hair Ties: $15

Keep your strands out of your face while you work out with these gentle, organic hair ties that won't rip out your precious locks. They come in several color palettes and will even look cute resting on your wrist.

KooShoo Organic Hair Ties(via Grove)


Neoprene Hand Weights: $3.84

Get buff with a little help from colorful and comfy weights. The prices and hues vary depending on size, but most are under $10 and small enough to fit in your gym bag so you can tone-up at any time.

Neoprene Hand Weights(via Target)


Herschel Supply Co. Sutton Duffle: $60

Speaking of gym bags, you'll definitely need something to put all of these awesome new accessories in. This mid-volume bag from Herschel Supply Co. is not only the perfect size—it's not too big or too small—but it provides both outside and inside storage and boasts comfortable carry handles with a removable shoulder strap.

Herschel Supply Co. Sutton Duffle(via Herschel Supply Co.)

Treadbands Non-Slip Headband: $18

Not only do Treadbands headbands come in a gazillion styles (everything from bold solids to tie-dye to pizza graphics and more), they're made with a patented TreadGripStrip technology—the same that controls tire traction—which prevents the bands from sliding, even during the most high-impact exercises. And if you like their array of headband options, they sell equally fun scrunchies, too!

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