Health & Fitness

Gear: Accessories and tech devices for your workout

  • Body surfing equipment enhances the workout
    Body surfing equipment enhances the workout

    Back when I was a kid going to the beach every weekend with my dad, I never thought of body surfing as a workout. It was just pure exhilaration — dog-paddling out there for hours, waiting for a good swell, then swimming like crazy for a couple of seconds to catch the wave and ride it...

  • Home gyms that can hide away
    Home gyms that can hide away

    There's a million ways to get fit without joining a gym. And with lots of innovative space-saving fitness devices hitting the market every year, there's no need to turn your entire living room into one. Here's four economical workout machines that'll get you surprisingly fit...

  • The latest in popular ellipticals
    The latest in popular ellipticals

    For all the hoopla over "natural" and "functional" fitness movements, one of the most popular workouts for all body types and athletic levels continues to be the wholly unnatural egg-shaped stride of the elliptical machine, invented by Precor less than 20 years ago. As...

  • Wheels of invention keep turning for cyclists
    Wheels of invention keep turning for cyclists

    People can't stop tinkering with the bike. This year, dreamers out to reinvent one of history's most basic mechanical contrivances give us groundbreaking innovations such as the hammock seat, the asymmetrical frame and one-handle brakes, plus the most expensive, sophisticated e-bike...

  • Clip-in bicycle shoes to keep the pedals turning
    Clip-in bicycle shoes to keep the pedals turning

    These cycling shoes are good for mountain biking, commuting and any urban riding that involves setting feet on the ground for red lights and sightseeing. But some come at a steep price.

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