I am relatively new to CrossFit, but even after 5 months I know that the right gear makes all the difference. Whether it's items that make me run faster, jump higher, or just make me feel badass while I burpee away like a fool -- there are some items that a CrossFit girl just has to have!
Check out my list for everything that you need to perform and look good doing it!
ALALA is a luxury women's activewear brand with a sophisticated downtown attitude that was created for precisely the way we live today. Taking inspiration from our lives in New York City, we created our line for you, our modern style-setters, who demand both the best in fashion and function from your gear. Available on alalastyle.com
Mini Kettelbell Necklace
How can you not love this little nugget from Fashletics! The Mini Kettlebell charm ($23) is hand carved and is cast in solid pewter. The charm is 3-dimensional and comes on a lightweight gunmetal chain. Talk about a fashionable little reminder...whether Russian or American style, you should be somewhere tossing a kettlebell around!
We work with Knix Wear a high tech women's underwear company dedicated to combining performance fabrics with stylish designs.
Statistics show that 10% of women would prefer to go commando because their athletic underwear is missing the mark. That's why Knix Wear has created an
ultimate new line of workout knickers, FitKnix. Available online at knixwear.com
Lemondrop Fitness Gloves
Whether you're feeling sour or sweet, these Lemondrop Fitness Gloves ($25) from Gym Girl Apparel will help you make a statement! Yellow Spandex upper with light grey palms and black trim. Perfectly designed for a variety of uses, including lifting, cycling/spinning, cross-training, yoga, pilates and CROSSFIT!
Sexy Strong Tank
"Sexy by nature, strong by choice" -- this should be every girls mantra! In the gym, outta the gym - strong and sexy are the best combo ever! For this and more fun tanks visit www.hellalife.com
Blue Buds X
These Bluetooth earbuds perfect wireless sound to accompany you during sports activity. JayBird has changed the Bluetooth game by reconfiguring coding for a higher quality sound, longer battery life of an incredible 8 hours, and a longer range of use. The buds will answer calls, have a build-in microphone, skip songs, access Siri and more. Plus, the BlueBuds X feature Jaybird's signature secure-fit solution so the buds stay in place no matter the sport.
Clif Bar Mojo
Power up right for your work out with Clif Bar Mojo. The only bar I trust eating that has real ingredients that you can not only taste but see as well. My favorite is the "Wild Blueberry Almond".... mmm my mouth is watering while I type! 4 grams of protein, low glycemic index, great source of fiber, organic ingredients, and only 180 calories.
Shut Up & Squat Waterbottle
It's easy to quench your thirst when you're out and about! The bottle has a practical suction latch that you can put to your mouth. Alternatively, you can also use a screw cap which you can find along with a lug in the bottle's handle. In extreme situations, the latch and the spring hook are an unbeatable tag team as they guarantee easy and quick access to your drink. Tie it to your backpack or clothes, and off you go!
Available for $19 here!
Purusha is a beautiful exercise and lounge wear line handmade in California which means "the force of goodness and life within us all." Talk about inspiration for your Crossfitting!
Luxury quality, vivid colors, functionality, comfort, and stylishness are at the core of every piece of the Purusha collection. Better yet -- proceeds from all sales are donated to Fashion4Freedom. Available online at www.purushapeople.com
Fashion meets function in the beautiful workout wear from Vimmia. These abstract leggings ($104) have a great brush stroked look that provide a secure fit throughout the waist, hips and thighs. And even better, the unique patent pending gusset ensures a clean line where you want it most! The fabric breathes and dries faster, rapidly transfers heat and moisture. Available on https://vimmia.myshopify.com
Becoming A Supple Leopard
If you don't have this book - you should! It is a crossfitter's bible and gives all sorts of informational nuggets to improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat body stiffness and achy joints, and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or massage therapist. This book talks about a revolutionary approach to mobility and maintenance of the human body and teaches you how to hack your own human movement, allowing you to live a healthy, happier, more fulfilling life. Available on Amazon.com for $35.