Top 11 Workout Accessories

Bodybuilders, weight lifters, here are the top workout accessories. A list of the top fitness accessories to make your workouts easier!

Workout gloves - Helps your grip. Your hands get very sweaty when weight lifting, so workout gloves are very useful.

Weight lifting workout gloves



Weight lifting belt - Provides support for the lower back. Weight lifting belts are really useful for deadlifting. When you do deadlifts, you are using your lower back to a great degree, and that can add a lot of stress and pain to that area.

weight lifting belt for deadlifting



Wrist straps - Perfect for deadlifts and pullups. When your hands aren't strong enough to support the weight, wrist straps are your best friend.

wrist straps for hand and wrist support

Barbell pad for squatting - When that heavy barbell is resting across your shoulders, using a barbell pad can really help support the weight, and make the lift a lot more comfortable.

barbell pad used mostly for squatting



Gym bag - If you're out for a jog, or headed to the gym, it's a good idea to pack all your stuff together. It's just so much easier.

Gym bag to load your gear to the gym



Protein cup, or protein shaker - For post workout recovery, a protein shaker comes in handy. It's quick, and convenient to get that protein down to recover those muscles. Fill it up with water and mix your whey protein, shake it up, and you're good to go.

Protein cup shaker to mix your protein shake

Water Bottle - To stay hydrated and keeps you from having to walk to the drinking fountain every few minutes.

water bottle for hydration



Workout shoes - Light weight shoes that provide good support.

Wear comfortable shoes to workout in



Comfortable workout clothes - If you're not comfortable in it, you can be sure you won't have a productive workout.

Notebook and a pen - Jot down what it is that you're doing, how much you're lifting, etc...

Stop watch, or wrist watch - Good to have so that you are aware of how long you're resting between sets.

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