30 Under $30: Get in Shape for Summer Edition

From fitness essentials to gym bag gear to recovery tools

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Our editors spend a not-insignificant amount of time each week scouring the internet for the best deals and goods your money can buy. Herein: 30 items that will help with your fitness goals, whether you’re trying to get back in shape for summer or reinvigorate your stale routine. This is 30 Under $30.

For Upgrading Your Gear

Reaxion LFC Short-Sleeve Crew
A moisture-wicking standout from the North Face. | $28

Under Armour MK-1 Fade Shorts
A best-selling, fast-drying gym short for any situation. | $26

VaporActive Base Layer Tights
Featuring 37.5 tech, discounted down from $50. | $15

Patagonia Merino Performance Socks
Breathable, durable, stretchy and stylish to boot. | $22

Rhone Athletic Boxer Briefs
Made for exercise, but they’ll become your daily go to. | $28

Lightspeed Run Hat
An ultralight hat from Lululemon currently on sale. | $29

For Your Gym Bag

Adidas Team Issue Duffel Bag
Shoe compartment, hydroshield bottom and ventilated pocket. | $30

Under Armour Locker Slides
Stop going barefoot in the locker room shower. | $20

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth
Because a sip from a water fountain doesn’t cut it. | $30

Everlast Pro Style Training Gloves
Just getting into boxing? This entry level pair is for you. | $28

Patagonia Black Hole Cube
A durable dopp kit so you can leave your bag in the locker. | $29

Essential Face Wipes
A four-way face tonic before you head to the office. | $16

For Working Out Anywhere

Buddy Lee Jump Rope
From TRX and the Olympic wrestler/jump-rope guru. | $28

SpeedDraw Plus
A grip-free way to carry water, keys and more while running. | $25

Patagonia Duckbill Cap
Made for ultrarunners. Made of 100% recycled nylon. | $29

Reehut Yoga Blocks
Not flexible enough to practice yoga? These’ll help. | $10

Dual-Sided Sliding Discs
Never has a harder workout come in a smaller package. | $11

VUP Running Armband
Strap your phone securely, whether it’s an iPhone or Android. | $16

For Your Recovery

Nuun Hydration Tablets
Your new favorite sports drink, providing electrolytes and caffeine. | $24

Ladder Plant Protein
Because essential amino acids aren’t only found in animals. | $25

Blender Bottle ProStak System
A shaker bottle with a compartment to hold said protein. | $11

Ethos Foam Roller
Give yourself a post-workout massage with this 45% off roller. | $19

HemingWeigh Extra Thick Mat
Don’t: Go to bed sore. Do: Stretch it out on this. | $28

Recovery Cream
Art of Sport’s new ultra-strength, pain-relieving formula. | $13

For Staying Motivated

Cairn Outdoor Subscription Box
Get new gear every month, have a reason to go forth. | $30

Rough Magic
Truly understand endurance via “the world’s loneliest horse race.” | $25

Born to Run
A classic running epic seeking out a tribe of ultrarunners. | $12

The Triathlete’s Training Bible
A definitive tome for those looking to finally race a triathlon. | $19

Feel like you never have time to work out? Read this. | $16

Tribe of Mentors
From Tim Ferriss: “Short life advice from the best in the world.” | $20


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