The Men's Yoga Products Our Staff Uses on the Daily

The Yoga Journal staff rounded up the best men’s yoga products, featuring everything from yoga shorts to sweat-resistant tees.
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Looking for a thoughtful Christmas gift for your yogi? With everything from pants and shorts to sweat-resistant t-shirts, here are the best men’s yoga products from YJ staff.

Yoga brands have stepped up their men's fashion game in the last few years by creating amazingly comfortable and stylish shorts, pants, bags and even bracelets catered for the male yogi. 

But with all of these great products surfacing into the market, it can be hard to figure out what are the tried-and-true pieces you'll want to grab time-and-time again.  Luckily, Yoga Journal digital sought out the advice and recommendations of our male staff to get the low down on the gear they reach to on the daily.

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Men's Yoga Products YJ Editors Love

Best Yoga Pants and Shorts for Men

Vuori Kore Short

“The Kore shorts is perfect for yoga class,” says Chris Dougherty, Yoga Journal's Photo and Video Director. “They’re lined so you don’t have to wear anything underneath, but at same time not worry about revealing too much in Baddha Konasana.”

$68, vuoriclothing.com

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Vuori Sunday Performance Jogger

“The Sunday joggers are perfect for restorative classes…or just life,” Dougherty admits. “Literally every product they make is top-quality amazing-ness.”

$89, vuoriclothing.com

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Vuori Balboa Pant

"The Balboa pant has the same comfort as a cozy pair of sweatpants, and it’s similar to a classic jogger, with a tailored fit and a tapered ankle," says Greg Brenton, Yoga Journal's Brand Director. 

$84, vuoriclothing.com

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prAna Sutra Pants

“I’ve owned several pairs of these for years and I wear these to restorative or yin classes a lot," Dougherty says. “Also, they are perfect for travel because they’re so light weight and you can wear them as regular pants as well—especially great for tropical places because they’re so light and breathable.”

Starting at $23, amazon.com

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Best Yoga Shirts for Men

prAna Crew Neck T-shirt

"The t-shirts at prAna are perfect to throw on for a yoga class," says Brenton. "The light-weight, recycled material dries quickly, so you don’t have to be afraid to sweat."

$29, prana.com

SG Varsity Tee

"Spiritual Gangster always knows how to make a fashion statement with their pun-ny apparel but the basic t-shirts are perfect for the proud men who love their yoga," says Brenton. 

$48, spiritualgangster.com

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Best Yoga Mats for Men

Jade Level One Mat

This is for all of the sweaty vinyasa bros out there, according to Dougherty. The non-slip grip of the mat prevents you from sliding out of Warrior II Pose on a good day.

$40, jadeyoga.com

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Manduka Black Mat Pro® Yoga Mat

Dougherty recommends the Manduka Pro mat for restorative or yin classes because its thickness offers the most support.

Starting at $110, manduka.com

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Jade Harmony Mat XW

"The best part about Jade is they cater to the individual," says Brenton. "The Harmony Mat XW is 80-inches in length and 28-inches wide—perfect for dudes looking to expand and lengthen his practice—literally."

$105, jadeyoga.com

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Best Yoga Bags for Men

The Call to Practice Yoga Sling Bag

"The Call to Practice Sling is for the man that only needs the essentials," says Dougherty. "This bag safely holds a water bottle, towel, keys, phone, and wallet."

$90, mantisyoga.com

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The Pure Bag

"This bag is as fresh and clean as it gets—which is perfect if you spent a lot of time at a sweaty, stinky hot yoga studio," says Brenton. "The hypo-microbial materials used to make The Pure Bag protect against bacteria and other common microorganisms."

$98, thepurebag.com

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Best Yoga Accessories for Men

Wayfarer Bracelet

"If you’re looking for a thoughtful gift that any male yogi can have with him at any time, consider purchasing a bracelet or mala from Silver & Sage," says Brenton. "With beautiful stones and unique designs, you’ll be sure to find something for everybody."

From $28, silverandsagejewelry.com

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Yoga Swing

"This isn’t just for fun," says Dougherty. "The swing allows you to hang upside down for long therapeutic inversions without putting holes in your wall. All you need is a door!"

From $83, toolsforyoga.net

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See also 6 Best Yoga Gifts for Kids

About the Author

Bridget “Bee” Creel is the editorial producer for Yoga Journal. She works as a yoga teacher in NYC and is the co-founder of the wellness community, Mood Room