Having a busy week but still want to get that cardio sesh in? Many people use work or travel as an excuse not to work out. Sure, a hectic schedule may make it hard to find the time to get your steps in, but all it takes are a few quick fashion tips for an easy transition from work to gym and back. Here are a few gym must-haves for the on-the-go woman:
Makeup wipes: Need a quick clean up before hopping on the elliptical? Always have a pack of these handy when you’re on the go.
Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes, Daily Face Wipes to Remove Dirt, Oil, Makeup & Waterproof Mascara, 25 ct. $4.99 target.com
Dry shampoo: If you need to carry on with your day after a workout, throw some dry shampoo in your bag and apply it after your workout. This will hide the sweat and grime out from your hair so you can keep looking fresh for the rest of your day.
Morrocanoil Dry Shampoo Dark Tones Mini $10.50 Sephora.com
Sport headband: If you don’t have time to shower, a durable sports headband will minimize the sweat on your face when you work out.
Nike Dri-FIT Head Tie, Size: One Size $10.00 dickssportinggoods.com
Sturdy leggings: For optimal use out of your wardrobe, purchase gym clothes that you can wear in and out of the gym. A durable pair of leggings will function not only in the gym but can also be dressed up with a tunic to wear to work or with a cute bomber jacket for social events. Definitely an essential you don’t want to miss.
Women’s “Kelly” Leggings $44.95 fabletics.com
Versatile gym bag: Instead of running to your car to switch your purse out for your gym bag, save time by investing in a two-in-one bag! A larger purse that can function as a gym bag will look cute in the workplace and in the locker room.
One Trek Mind Tote. $78.00 Lululemon.com
Lightweight jacket: A light jacket can be perfect for a jog when it’s cool out, or for heading to work on a rainy day. Once again, versatility for the win!
Women’s “Sleeker” Rain Jacket. $39.99 Columbia.com
Fragrance: Last but not least, if you need to freshen up your scent when running back to work after the gym, a clean, light perfume or body splash makes just the right touch.
“Love” by Victoria’s Secret Roller Ball $18 Victoriassecret.com