2012 Green Guide for Workout Resolutions

Well, it’s the first week of January, and people everywhere are shutting the door on 2011, and making resolutions left and right. Since weight loss and healthy living are among the top resolutions each year, it is one of the busiest times for gyms and workout studios. Time to shed that holiday weight and start working on that beach body once again! Hopefully you don’t have any more cookies leftover from Christmas, and you can buckle down with your workout plan temptation free!

BPA-Free Bamboo Bottle

Bamboo Bottle Twist Cap - 17 oz by Bamboo Bottle

As you move away from the landfill-destined disposable bottles and their reusable plastic friends, it’s difficult to find a water bottle to suit your lean and green lifestyle. Even the BPA-free metal canisters leave a bit of a metallic taste in your mouth, which doesn’t inspire sticking to 8 full glasses a day! You’re in luck; you can drink your water and enjoy it too with this gorgeous bamboo bottle from Bamboo Bottle Company. We love the eco-friendly removable glass interior because you can pop it in the dishwasher for easy cleaning, and the sustainably produced bamboo shell is a great addition to your eco-friendly bamboo gear.

Bamboo Yoga Pants

Embarking on a soul-searching yoga regimen this 2012? Nourish your mind, body, and soul with these stylishly comfortable bamboo rayon yoga pants by Eco Fabrik. The moisture-wicking and breathable qualities of the bamboo fiber make these pants a great choice for even the sweatiest hot yoga sessions, and in two great colors, Black and Light Blue, you can sweat it out in style.  Bamboo fabric is all the rage these days and the eco-friendly material is flexible, breathable, and incredibly comfortable. We love the loose fit, the drawstring tie, and of course, the eco-friendly peace of mind you get with each pair!

Bamboo Yoga Mat

While we’re talking zen for 2012, why not incorporate this natural bamboo yoga mat for your indoor and outdoor Namaste sessions. The ZUURA Mat by kulae is ideal for the yogi who prefers to practice alongside Mother Nature. Whether hitting the park, beach, or even the yoga studio for your sessions, you can bring this bamboo mat along for a little extra padding, or as a portable studio floor under your regular yoga mat. This natural bamboo yoga mat provides the best in eco-friendliness for your 2012 workout resolutions!


Ring in the New Year with this eco-friendly watch by Sprout Watches. With a corn resin case and case back, a certified organic cotton strap, and a natural bamboo dial, you can keep time and stay green this year! Available in a variety of vibrant colors, including Hot Pink, Turquoise, Purple, Moss Green, and more, you are sure to find one to match your favorite workout gear.

Bamboo Earphones

One of the top brands in audio recently launched their eco-friendly walnut and bamboo earphones to complete their product line. Finding an eco-conscious electronics manufacturer is much like finding a pair of earphones that don’t fall out of your ears! With the Vers Audio 1E and 7E bamboo earphones, you can get the best sound for those upbeat workout jams all year long! Depending on your preferred workout, you can choose the Sound Isolation or the Enhanced Bass microphones for a clear and beautiful acoustic sound whether jogging on the beach or cycling in the gym. The added benefit of a high-quality microphone for these earphones makes them a versatile option for use with your computer or phone as well!

Organic Bamboo Active Wear

Whatever your workout goals for 2012 may be, nothing is quite as motivating as brand new workout clothes. With the comfortable style of the organic active wear by GGO Clothing, you’ll take any excuse to show off your brand new threads. Ideal for yoga, Pilates, and barre classes, you can find loose-fitting tees or the tightest leggings that won’t hold you back.

Now that you’ve got your ultimate shopping guide for the New Year, start 2012 off right and stick to your healthy workout resolutions!

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