Fitness for 2018
Sometimes it’s the little things that thwart the fitness resolutions we make at the start of a new year. Perhaps all you need to persevere is that last bit of gear — an item or two that keeps you on track, adds new functionality, or simply makes your routine a little more enjoyable.
PALEO BAREFOOTS, BY GOST
They may look like props from Spamalot. But these high-tech, chain-mail footies protect your feet for the best in natural running. Plus, you can go straight from the trail to the ren faire. Various prices.
GALLON GEAR HYDRATION COVER
Wrapped around your drink, it keeps the liquid cool, while the pockets give you a handy place to stash phone, wallet, keys, and more. $27.99
MOBILITYWOD SUPERNOVA 2 .0
Roll up on this grooved ball after a workout, run, or ride to work the kinks out of those tired muscles. $39.95
URBNFIT BALANCE BOARD
Just a few minutes a day on this bad boy — at the gym or on your break at work — will strengthen your lower back and joint muscles, and improve
your balance. $34.99
WHISTLE 3 GPS PET MONITOR
Doesn’t your four-legged trail buddy deserve a GPS/WiFi/cellular device that not only keeps track of its location, but its activities, as well?
(Note: Subscription service required.) $49.95
SENSO BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES
Combine quality acoustics, nine-hour battery life, waterproofing, and other
features, and you have your best buds. $37.97
GARMIN FENIX 5 FITNESS WATCH
This stylish wrist unit is stuffed with features, from GPS
to body monitoring to, if you need it, a barometric altimeter.
Plus, interchangeable bands let you customize
your look. $599