Another year came with another endless selection of new fitness products to try out. One thing that didn't change in 2019 was the fact that people want items that help them perform and make them look good doing it. From shoes and accessories to pain relief technology, we've got you covered on the top 10 items for fitness buffs to help you reach your goals in 2020 and beyond.
Nike ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%, $250
If you watched the televised broadcast of any major marathon this fall, or if you lined up to run a large race anywhere across the country, chances are you noticed a sea of people running in green or pink Vaporflys, especially after they were released to the public. If you're a runner looking to run a big personal best, chances are you either already own a pair or you've got them high on your wish list.
Noxgear Tracer360, $49.95
For early-morning and late-evening runners, this lightweight illuminating vest has been a game-changer for staying safe and visible while running on dark streets.
Sidekick Echo Muscle Reliever, $135
If you're a work out-aholic who often suffers from aches and pains, this stainless steel massage tool can save you a visit to the chiropractor while helping to break up scar tissue and increase blood flow and recovery.
Hyperice Hypersphere Mini, $75
Vibration therapy is another recovery method that gained traction in 2019, as it can help speed up recovery for anything from hip flexor tightness to plantar fasciitis. The mini version of this tool is also an ideal pick because it's easy to travel with.
Aftershokz Aeropex Headphones, $160
The latest model of these open-ear headphones that use bone conduction technology to deliver quality sound, the sweat and waterproof Aeropex offer enhanced sound and eight hours of battery life.
COROS Apex Premium Multisport Watch, $299.99
This sleek watch is best known for its lengthy battery life, which makes it appealing to runners who cover ultra distances longer than a marathon. Other features include fitness and sleep tracking, navigation and heart rate monitoring.
Nike Swoosh Medium-Support Pocket Sports Bra, $45
This long-line sports bra not only provides extra coverage on hot summer workouts, but it offers a whopping six pockets to store your keys, phone and energy gels.
Generation UCAN Workout Energy Tub, $62.95
If you can't stomach much food before a hard workout, or your mid-run energy gels tend to upset your stomach, UCAN could be just the solution. The formula, powered by a SuperStarch for steady energy, contains no sugar or stimulants, which are often the culprit when it comes to stomach troubles.
TrailHeads Ponytail Headband, $22
If you're not into wearing a hat or cap while you work out but struggle with getting a headband over your ponytail in the winter, this option from TrailHeads might be just what you're looking for to protect your ears.
Saucony Ulti-Mitts, $35
Athletes who suffer from Reynauds disease will love these convertible gloves, which provide a thermal inner layer to provide warmth and a waterproof outer mitten layer to protect your hands from the elements.
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