Fitness Buying Guides
Our experts recommended running, gym, cycling, supplements and fitness gear, all in one place
Step confidently into your next run with these top picks built for comfort, speed and everything in-between.
Running 26.2 miles requires logging hundreds of miles, a serious mental fortitude and a good pair of shoes.
Buying multiple pairs of running shoes may seem like an extravagance, but it's actually better for your body — and your wallet.
Fast meets fashion in these stylish sunnies ready to tackle every mile.
Socks can make or break your runs — here are the best ones we’ve tested this year.
Tips & Shopping Advice
Katie Arnold, the 2018 Leadville 100 women’s champ, makes it easy for anyone to transition from road to trail running.
Ditch the big names and opt for a smaller maker instead.
Who better to give you running advice than runners who consistently log hundreds of miles?
Workout Apparel, Footwear & Accessories
Not all gym bags are created equal. Here are our favorites for all kinds of people and uses.
Put the ‘fit’ in fitness with these must-have workout tops.
All of the best training and recreation options, none of the jorts.
These six pairs deserve a spot in your wardrobe, whether you lift weights, do yoga, run, HIIT or box.
Don’t sweat it. Put your best foot forward with these kicks ready for any fitness endeavor.
No matter your budget or favorite type of WOD, we've got a winner for you.
It's not a stretch to say it: shorts are the most important article of clothing for your practice.
Check out the pros and cons of a bunch of innovative approaches from outdoors- and fitness-oriented brands.
Recovery & Self-Care
Messagers & Foam Rollers
Update your recovery routine with these heavy-hitting gadgets designed to massage away your aches and pains.
Browse our picks and find the right recovery tool for working hard, having fun and making your own workout history.
Foam rolling helps keep muscles loose and flexible so you can perform at your best every single time.
Discover how you can build a relieving post-workout routine, and the top products that can help facilitate these practices.
Hydration & Skincare
No everyday carry is complete without a reusable, durable, leak-proof water bottle.
Your emergency kit to soothe hot spots, and the gear to keep them from flaring up again.
Summertime is around the corner, time to prep your skin for life.
Looking for a mattress online but feel like you’re drowning in options?
We tested 35 different bed sheet sets to find the best bedding for every type of sleeper, at every budget.
To wake up more refreshed, consider some well-tested bedroom upgrades.
These can’t-miss machines will keep you motivated throughout your at-home fitness journey.
Stash pounds of equipment and reap the benefits of kettlebell training with these streamlined workout essentials.
Save money and space and get pumped with these wonderfully versatile weight sets.
Body Weight Exercises & Apps
Chisel out a ripped physique with these proven winners.
Pull-ups are among the best fitness moves you can do. And no matter your situation, one of these bars is perfect.
Countless apps strive to help make you fitter, stronger and leaner than ever before. Here are our favorites.
Whether you’re a newbie or an expert, these superlative mats will support you through any practice.
Our favorites will help you reach your stronger, faster, better goals right from your living room.
As these picks prove, you don't have to go outside to pedal up a storm.
With home indoor cycling exploding in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, we had to investigate.
Cycling & Bike Gear
When it comes to commuter bikes, one size does not fit all — which is why our guide includes picks for every kind of rider and terrain.
Fixies are more than a category, they're a lifestyle. Here are our favorites.
You don’t need to take out a second mortgage to ride a bike.
Pedal assist can seriously expand your cycling footprint and open up a whole new world of riding. Start here.
The right one will make your life so much easier. Here are our favorites.
Pedaling home from work gets dicey in the dark. Illuminate your ride with these hand-selected lights.
Nice bikes need a place to rest inside. Enter: the indoor bike rack.
Nutrition & Supplements
Protein & Recovery Supplements
Protein powder is crucial for recovery — take a hint from these experts.
Thinking of going vegan with your protein powder? Here are the surprising advantages, plus five great options to try.
Branched-chain amino acids can reduce fatigue, aid recovery and boost growth.
After a tough workout, you need to take care of your muscles. These seven products might just help you find some relief.
The future of supplements continues to expand, but what should you actually take?
What you need to know about protein, from a couple of pros.
Everyone’s favorite drug is also one of the best athletic performance enhancers.
Professional soccer teams and record-holding marathon runners eat them.
Breweries keep dropping electrolyte-filled beers, and we tested a handful of them to see what they really taste like.
Since this whole working from home thing started, I’ve tried everything from focus-enhancing gum to brain-boosting bee secretion.
It's believed that CBD can soothe muscles and promote relaxation, which makes it perfect for workout recovery.