5. Manduka X
If your favorite workout takes place in a park or a parking lot, you know you need a mat that’s easy to transport, won’t blow away, and offers enough support to protect your hands from gravel and dirt. The Manduka X mat is the perfect solution — it rolls up like a yoga mat, it’s heavy and sticky enough to stay put in the elements, and it offers substantial support for cross-training exercises. Plus, it’s easy to clean, which is ideal for dirty, outdoor workouts.
Price: $58, amazon.com
Drawbacks: The surface can be a little slippery the first few uses.