Boiling temperatures don’t mean you need to stop with the training. It means you need to plan carefully what to wear each time you work out, especially when it comes to activities that will make you sweat on purpose. Today, we gathered 7 items from Backcountry you need for the summer workout. Check them out:
1 – Mountain Hardwear Wicked Shirt
This performance will be one of your favorites. It can be packed into a backpack and used for a variety of summer activities. Mountain Hardwear Wicked Shirt features a recycled polyester fabric construction. This material is moisture-wicking and will dry out quickly, making it perfect for summer, whether you’re going through a tough workout or heading down the trail. This performance shirt also has an anti-odor finish that will leave it smelling fresh for longer periods of time. Available in several colors.
BUY | $18.71
2 – Prana Super Mojo Short
Another piece of performance apparel that can be used on a beach or in the gym is the Prana Super Mojo Short. Since it’s made from recycled stretch fabric it will give you freedom of movement and stay comfortable for all occasions. As you move, the fabric will stretch and give you a wide range of motion. The fabric wicks moisture and features a UPF 50+ sun protection and a full inseam gusset. Two mesh-lined pockets on the sides can be used for storing smaller items and will make the shorts more breathable. Available in dark olive and raisin color.
BUY | $58.95
3 – New Balance 1080v7 Running Shoe
Good training shorts and tees must be combined with active shoewear. New Balance 1080v7 Running Shoe will give you a lightweight feel, thanks to its bouncy Fresh Foam midsole. Shoes feature a mesh upper that enhances breathability and promotes temperature regulation while the foam in the midsole prevents foot fatigue and reduces hot spots and chafing. The toe box is roomy, so you won’t get the too-tight feeling and stay comfortable on long runs. Finally, the rubber outsole gives just the right amount of traction. These New Balance running shoes are available in five color combinations, making it super easy to pair with the rest of wardrobe.
BUY | $149.95
4 – Patagonia Rollin’ Thru Trucker Hat
This hat has a classic trucker style that is great for hot summer days. Why? Almost half of it is constructed out of a mesh material that will ventilate your head, especially when you sweat. Patagonia Rollin’ Thru Trucker Hat has both style and functionality covered. It has a curved brim for coverage and sun protection with its 6-panel design makes it easy to wear and stay comfortable. The front is made from a durable organic cotton bill with a nice triangle Patagonia sign. As for the back, it has an adjustable snapback so that it can fit different head sizes.
BUY | $20.30
5 – Electric Knoxville XL Sunglasses
When it comes to these sunglasses, Backcountry reminds that bigger is always better. Electric Knoxville XL Sunglasses look timeless and feature an injected acetate wire core frame combined with stainless steel optical-grade hinges. As for the lenses, they are polycarbonate and shatterproof, providing you with a 100% block of UV rays. The frame is black and the color of the lenses varies.
BUY | 99.95+
6 – Timex Ironman Rugged 30 Watch
Timex Ironman Rugged 30 Watch is just what athletes need. It’s water-resistant up to 100mm and has many features that will improve your workout, whether it’s swimming, cycling or running. Some of them include 30 lap memory, 100-hour chronograph, countdown timer, and alarm. With its large 45mm face size you’ll be able to easily see the time and stats while being active. If you’re working out in low light conditions, the Indiglo Night-Light will help you see better.
BUY | $54.95
7 – The North Face Itinerant 30L Backpack
The last item on our list will help you pack all the workout essentials you’re wearing. The North Face Itinerant 30L Backpack is water resistant and comes with a classic roll-top closure. This backpack is also great for commuters since it protects electronic devices inside and has a reflective print at the front that will make you visible when you’re cycling in low light. More features include a FlexVent suspension designed for comfort and ventilation as well as the separate laptop sleeve to make the inside of the backpack more organized and protective.
BUY | $148.95
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