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I did hot yoga with a $98 mat that claims to get grippier the more you sweat — here’s how it stacked up

With the Manduka GRP hot yoga mat, you can supposedly "bring the heat, and forget the towel." I, as an impossibly sweaty yogi, put it to the test.

These compact dumbbells can adjust from 5 pounds to 50 pounds with just the turn of a dial — they help me get a great workout in at home

Looking for an at-home workout that would fit my tiny NYC apartment, I gave the cult-favorite but expensive $300 Bowflex Adjustable Dumbbells a try.
The Kinvara 10 in White Blue ($110).

Saucony just released the 10th version of its cult-favorite Kinvara running sneaker — here’s how the new ones stack up

The all-new neutral Kinvara 10 sneakers are light enough for a race and cushiony enough for a marathon. There are some new bells and whistles, but the basics stay intact.

These $17 looped resistance bands add an extra level intensity to your leg workouts — here’s what they’re like to use

I tried Sport2People's new resistance bands. They're best for maximizing leg and glute workouts with up to 200 pounds of resistance, but not for everything.

I found ice cubes in this $25 stainless steel water bottle 24 hours after filling it

Takeya's stainless steel sports water bottle keeps my drinks ice-cold for 24 hours. It's my go-to water bottle for the gym, office, and home.

The new Under Armour sport headphones are one of the most comfortable pairs I’ve ever worn while running — and the battery life is excelle...

These Under Armour headphones were built for the gym, and it shows: they're breathable, durable, stand up to sweat and grime, and can be hand-washed to keep them clean.
Described in three words, the All-Day Trainers are lightweight, bouncy, and breathable.

Cole Haan’s office-to-gym sneakers have the Zerogrand technology that made its dress shoes famous — here’s how they stack up

I tried Cole Haan's new versatile Zerogrand trainers. For $150, you'll get a pair of supportive, responsive, and stylish sneakers that feel like guilty-pleasure orthopedic shoes.
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6 clever tools and apps to help you get around paying for a gym membership

You don't need a gym membership to get in a great workout. Here are some clever tools, apps, and alternatives that will get you in shape for less commitment and money.
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24 thoughtful and useful gifts for runners — according to an avid runner

These 24 items are thoughtful, practical gifts for runners of all kinds — as recommended by someone who used to average 40 miles a week.