5 Easy-to-pack Fitness Items for the Resort Gym

Vacation is no longer an excuse for not staying in shape.

Vacations are tempting times in our lives when we contemplate whether it’s actually necessary to use the treadmill in the hotel gym. It’s an easy excuse, a strong scapegoat, even. But for those looking to avoid letting vacation impede your progress, check out these easy-to-pack items for your next trip.

Something as simple as a foam roller might be all you need. Take Brazyn’s foldable foam roller along with you in almost any bag or suitcase. Exercise gloves are also a must to keep your hands in mint condition while away. Looking for something a little more active? Try the durable DEGOL jump rope.

Whatever your fitness goals are, be sure to take one or some of these items with you on your next vacation.

Brazyn Morph Bravo Foam Roller

Foam Roller
Bring a foam roller with you wherever you go.Amazon

Take your recovery with you wherever you go with Brazyn's morphing foam roller. Unlike most standard foam rollers, Brazyn's product can fold flat for ease of transportation and storage. It has a diameter of 5.5 inches and is 14.5 inches long. While it only weighs about 1.5 pounds and is than two inches thick when folded, this foam roller made with bamboo and recyclable aluminum can still hold up to 350 pounds.

Fit Simplify Resistance Loop Exercise Bands

Exercise Bands
Simple and very effective.Amazon

Enhance your workouts with these colorful resistance bands from Fit Simplify. Each set comes with five 12 x 2-inch, TPE-free bands made of 100 percent natural latex of varying resistance levels.

From yoga and Pilates to stretching and weightlifting, they’re useful in just about every physical activity. Your purchase comes with a complimentary instruction guide and a 41-page E-book that include illustrated exercises. You’re also granted access to their online video workout guide.

Vifuur Unisex Quick Drying Aqua Water Shoes

Vifuur shoes
Check out one of their 44 colors and designs.Amazon

Wear these Vifuur unisex shoes for almost any physical activity. These polyester-based shoes have a smooth neck to prevent chafing and to enhance comfort. The fabrics are breathable and smooth, too.

You can choose from one of 44 colors or designs.

Professional Ventilated Weight Lifting Gym Workout

workout gloves
Hate having torn hands after a tough workout? Worry no more.Amazon

Want to keep up with your workout routine but not at the cost of smooth hands? Check out the Ihuan workout gloves. They help prevent calluses and torn hands and have built-in wrist wraps for more heavy-duty regimens. They're made of Silicon Printed Neoprene, a material resistant to water, dangerous chemicals, oils and heat. The gloves, however, are still breathable, as the back of the gloves are made of ultralight microfiber. Velcro adjustments allow for you to tighten or loosen your gloves.

Each pair of gloves is available in four sizes: small, medium, large, extra-large.

Degol Skipping Rope

jump rope
No more tangled jump ropes.Amazon

Degol’s skipping rope is tangle-free, thanks to its ball-bearing system that helps prevent twisting, winding or bending. Through this, the rope is stable and has a relaxed rotation at the handles. The braided, steel-wire rope is coated with PVC, and the rope’s handles are coated with six-inch, soft EVA memory foam grips. Don’t worry about length: The rope 9.8-foot-long rope is adjustable, too.