Sure, working out is about having stress-relieving, sweaty, and heart-pumping fun. But we think you can also look adorable while releasing those endorphins.
To help you stay in style whether you’re hitting up that live-streamed yoga class or following the latest HIIT workout online, here’s a list of ultra-cute workout accessories and outfits that will make you look forward to your workout sesh.
1. LINE Friends Yoga Mat
Are you a fan of LINE characters? Originally introduced as stickers on the LINE messaging app, the adorable characters can also often be seen on cute merchandise, such as this really pretty yoga mat.
And it’s not just an eye candy; the mat has a thickness of 7mm, perfect for yogis who dabble in more floorwork and require more cushioning. The mat also comes at a length of 183cm, a good length if you want to bring your mat out to the park for a morning yoga session.
LINE Friends Yoga Mat retails for S$48.90 on Shopee.
2. Ndoobiy Printed Leggings
Stretchy and comfortable for fitness days or even every day wear, Ndoobiy printed leggings come in several fun and cute designs, including the one featured above with unicorn motifs.
These definitely make workout days extra fun and showcases your personality.
Ndoobiy Printed Leggings retails for S$25.36 at Amazon.
3. SHEIN Ankle Socks
If cute leggings are a liiiiiittle too much for you, and you just want to look cute with ankle socks, we’ve got you too.
Available in packs of five pairs, these socks from SHEIN are a steal at S$6. The designs some of our favourite fruits such as the watermelon, avocado, and pineapples, which can also serve as a reminder to us to eat more healthily.
These ankle socks retail for S$6 for a pack of five pairs and are available at SHEIN.
4. LINE Friends Yoga Brick
Another essential yoga accessory is the yoga brick, which is often used for support and as an extension of your arm. And while you’re shopping for one, why settle for a plain brick when you’ve got the option of purchasing one of these super cute LINE Friends yoga bricks?
Available in five different designs, the LINE Friends Yoga brick retails for S$21.50 on Shopee.
5. Neddelo Fanny Pack
This is the one fitness accessory you never thought would be back in style, but has now proven itself to be essential for the fitness person in you.
Use it on hikes, run, and even grocery runs, to hold your phone, earphones, and wallet! If you still feel weird about using a fanny pack, holding one that is adorned with yummy-looking sushi will probably make you feel extra cute.
This retails for S$16.24 on Amazon.
6. Rilakkuma Fitness Weights
Don’t be fooled by their adorable exterior – they’re workout weights, not plushies!
Released in a collaboration between San-X and Mizuno, these cushions are a successful combination of fitness and cuteness.
These plushies feature mismatched pairs such as Rilakkuma and his pal, Kiiroitori, and Koguma and Korilakkuma and are part of Mizuno’s at-home training equipment lineup. They weigh in at 500g each, perfect for having them by your desk for a mid-day workout.
For those worried about calluses from weightlifting, you’ll also be happy to know that they’re soft and easy to hold, making them an even better fitness companion!
Get your hands on these kawaii plushies Mizuno Shop for ¥3,960 (~S$49.30) per pair.
7. Blender Bottle
Blender bottles are often seen as the shaker bottle for those who work out seriously. The brand has since diversified their collection to include designs that are super cute, like the Star Wars-themed one seen above, as well as The Hulk and Wonder Woman.
Available in 24- and 28-oz capacities, they retail at S$49.99 on Lazada.
8. Printed Cycling Sleeve
We are used to applying sunscreen on our faces to protect our skin from UV rays. To shield your arms – especially if you’re a cyclist – you can consider sleeves to prevent UV damage on them.
For that, check out these animals-printed sleeves that are available in four different designs so you can keep your arms safe from the UV rays – all while looking cute!
These retail forS$13.52 on Lazada.
9. Yoga/Gym Bag
When it’s a hassle to carry several bags for your training sessions and work, you know it’s time to invest in a stylish multifunctional bag.
Available in plain pastel colours like pink, green, and purple, this highly practical bag also comes in an adorable cat design.
This retails for S$44.25 on Lazada.
10. Compression Socks
If you’re on your feet all day or if you find your legs feeling swollen and uncomfortable, give these compression socks a shot. They’re designed to maintain blood flow in your legs and to reduce discomfort and swelling. And it always helps that they come in cute designs featuring penguins, cactus, and pineapples.
These retail for S$16.48 per pair on Lazada.
11. Carrot skipping rope
This adorable jump rope may be design for children, but it doesn’t mean you can’t use it.
At 2.3 metres long, this is suitable for you as long as you’re under 1.7 metres tall. We love how the cute carrot design at the handle also serves a non-slip function to give you a better grip.
This retails for S$5.83 at Shopee.