Desert Companion

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.

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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.
gost-barefoots.com

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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
gallongear.com

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MOBILITYWOD SUPERNOVA 2 .0

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
roguefitness.com

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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
urbnfit.com

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WHISTLE 3 GPS PET MONITOR

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
whistle.com

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SENSO BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES
Combine quality acoustics, nine-hour battery life, waterproofing, and other
features, and you have your best buds. $37.97
sensoshop.com

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GARMIN FENIX 5 FITNESS WATCH

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

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