With the return to school and its inevitable P.E. (physical education) classes, it would be wise to get up to date on the huge range of health and fitness products out there. While it can be a minefield navigating the myriad options out there, we trawled the depths of e-commerce to bring our fellow Highsnobs some of the most practical, stylish and innovative products out there that will keep P.E. (relatively) pain-free, assuming you’re allowed to choose your own getup. Whether you are reluctantly returning to regimented exercise at school or simply deciding to get in shape after an excessive summer, these products will all help to keep your workouts running as smoothly as possible.
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Sutton Duffle Bag
Herschel's Sutton Duffle has enough room for all those gym essentials, with extra space for your standard school gear too.
On The Fly Bottle
Nalgene's innovative bottle fits into standard cup holders (from cars to treadmills) and bike cages. In addition, the sleek bottle is completely leak proof, so your clothes and textbooks will stay dry through any commute.
Nike's Dri-FIT technology is quick to dry and is highly effective at wicking sweat away from your body - keeping you dry during those intense workout sessions.
Dri-FIT French Terry Full Zip Hoodie
Similarly, if you're exercising outdoors or need something to wear home after a intense gym session, then Nike's Dri-FIT hoodie will keep you warm and relatively sweat-free. The easy styling and heathered grey colorway means it'll look great on campus too.
3M Reflective Performance Socks
These performance socks from ICNY sport reflective polka dot patterns, designed to give a reflective pop to what can be dull workout clothing. Should you be commuting by bike, they'll add another layer of safety to your daily ride.
Heat Gear Compression Shorts
Compression shorts prevent chafing, keep you warm and provide extra support - lessening the chance of straining or pulling a muscle. Research also suggests that they aid your muscles' post-workout recovery.
Channel the spirit of '90s sportswear when things get sweaty, thanks to FILA's throwback wristbands.
Calder Swim Trunk
Stand out in swim class with these boldly patterned, quick dry fabric swim trunks,
Keep your gym sneakers looking fresh by adding some standout hiking-style rope laces.
Sony's Sport Headphones have been designed to snugly lock into place, keeping the music playing during even the most vigorous sessions.
Jawbone's wearable UP24 band keeps track of your daily activity, sleep and exercise, logging and giving live feedback on your daily activity. It also has superb connectivity with other fitness apps, so keeping track of your gym classes' progress has never been easier.
Calorie Counter, Diet & Exercise Tracker
MyFitnessPal tracks and measures calorie intake and exercise output, helping you make sure your diet is properly balanced thanks to its vast database of foods and workout data. A great way of keeping track of the impact P.E. has on your lifestyle.
A compact, easily packable microfiber towel is highly absorbent and quick drying - so you'll be dry for class after those rigorous workout sessions.
Reusable Gym Deodorizer Pouch
While many modern sportswear products contain anti-odor technology, these reusable deodorizer pouches will help keep your locker, gym bag, sneakers or regular cotton gear from smelling too bad once things get sweaty.