Fitness / Running

The 5 Must-Haves for Ultimate Summer Fitness

It's time to get fit for a little fun in the sun.

The lazy, hazy days of summer are definitely here. We hope you’re spending your days poolside and spending your nights knee-deep in a watermelon mojito. Not quite ready to face the most underdressed season of them all? No worries! It’s time to load up your next Aaptiv workout. And if you’re not a member yet, you’re missing out on customized classes for every fitness level and across multiple categories, including running, strength training, yoga, meditation, indoor cycling, stair climbing and more. Once you get your Aaptiv workouts in order, here are a few ways to get your summer fitness game in order.


Not impressed by the the multiple categories Aaptiv has to offer? What if we told you our mission was to make fitness as easy as possible? We get that you’re busy. That’s why we offer HIIT classes as short as 10 minutes so you can sweat, then get on with your summer day.

Water Bottle

No, not the one you grabbed from the free swag pile at work five years ago. Invest in a solid, non-corrosive water bottle and make hydration a priority during these hot months. Here’s our pick!


Experts say you should replace your athletic shoes every 300-500 miles of running or 45-60 hours of heavy athletics. Now, look down: how many miles have you put on your pair?  Most modern day kicks are pretty versatile for training, so hop online and do some digital shoe shopping for a new pair that we’re sure you’ll soon break in (maybe with one of Aaptiv’s racing programs…?).

Wireless Headphones

Yes, we were skeptical at first about wireless headphones, but these things are sweat resistant and tangle-free—how wrong we were! Bluetooth active earbuds have completely changed how we train. Trust us, cut the cord and go wireless for a truly freeing workout.

Active Sunscreen

Look, we’re a wellness community—you think we’d let you off the hook here? Be it beach volleyball or running in the park, we recommend slathering on the right sunscreen for all your summer fitness activities. Pick something with a high SPF (45 is our rec) that is sweat-resistant and remember, you have to reapply every couple of hours to get true sun protection. We like a sport stick for face and something moisture-friendly for body.

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