Spring means time to hit the gym and get back in shape before summer, but heavy gym bags don’t make it very fun. In fact, we’ll be honest: Carrying all our stuff around the city sucks so much that sometimes, we just don’t do it, which means we aren’t really getting to the gym. Between the clothes, shoes, makeup, toiletries, and equipment we have to lug around, we can easily feel like nomads, which is a) not the look we’re going for and b) not a good way to treat our backs and shoulders. We want to get our exercise at the gym, not hauling around our workout gear.
So to lighten the gym load for spring, here’s our favorite lightweight workout gear to get you to yoga, pilates, running club, and the gym — fashionably and pain-free: