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Whether you eat your hometown hills for breakfast or you're just starting out as a runner, the Forerunner 935 is a great training companion.
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Upping your training game? We’ve got all the gear you need to start your journey…or optimize your current one. Want to run? We’ve tested treadmills and GPS watches. Interested in biking? We’ve got bike trainers and exercise bikes. So, whether you hope to better your home gym experience or soothe muscles with a roller after a hard workout, our training experts have you covered. We’ve purchased and tested training equipment side-by-side for an unbiased analysis of the best gear.

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Best Treadmills of 2022

Best Treadmills of 2022

Are you in the market for a new treadmill? We researched the best models on the market before buying 8 to test and compare side-by-side. For months, we tested each model while examining...
Best Exercise Bikes of 2022

Best Exercise Bikes of 2022

We bought nine of the best exercise bikes on the market for side-by-side testing and comparison. Over months of hands-on testing, we scrutinized each model's performance and features to...
Best Budget Exercise Bikes of 2022

Best Budget Exercise Bikes of 2022

In the market for the best new exercise bike? After researching the best reasonably priced models, we bought nine to test and compare side by side. We analyzed the exercise quality, ease...
Best Bike Trainers of 2022

Best Bike Trainers of 2022

Looking for the best bike trainer available today? We bought the top trainers available today and put them to the test. Read on as we go through
Best GPS Watch of 2022

Best GPS Watch of 2022

Looking for the perfect GPS watch? Our experts spent hours looking over options before choosing 12 of the most popular and high-tech to test side-by-side. We tested them while running...
Best Hangboard of 2022

Best Hangboard of 2022

Looking for the best hangboard? Hang on as we assess the best training boards out there. Our team of experts spent months working hard to bring you the best hangboard for whatever your...
Best Slackline of 2022

Best Slackline of 2022

Looking to upgrade your current rig or new to slacklining? We tested 12 of the highest-ranked slacklines on the market today to help you find the right line for your favorite style.
Best Muscle Rollers of 2022

Best Muscle Rollers of 2022

Relieving muscle tightness and soreness is easily accomplished with a muscle roller stick, and we bought and tested 9 of the best and most popular options after conducting research on over...
Best Hand Weights

Best Hand Weights

Trying to find the best hand weights of 2021? We researched the market before our experts bought and tested the top 10 promising models to test
Best Portable Home Gym of 2022

Best Portable Home Gym of 2022

Searching for a new home gym system to help you reach your goals? We tested 10 of the best options in 2021, ranking their exercise options, adaptability, and ease of use...
Best Exercise Bands of 2022

Best Exercise Bands of 2022

Are you looking for a way to stay fit on the road? Do you prefer working out from home? Or maybe you are rehabbing an injury. Whether you're a fitness guru or a newbie, we're here to help...
Best Massage Balls

Best Massage Balls

We extensively tested some of the best massage balls on the market. Whether you are looking for a ball to relieve your own muscular tension or for one to use on other people, our review is...
Best Exercise Balls

Best Exercise Balls

Want to know which exercise balls are the best for home workouts, or sitting in the home office? We purchased 9 of the best and most popular after researching over 40 of the most popular...
Best Foam Rollers of 2022

Best Foam Rollers of 2022

Which is the best foam roller for you? We bought and tested dozens of rollers before narrowing down our selection to the top 12 for this review.
Best Pedometer

Best Pedometer

Looking for a pedometer? We review the 10 best to help you find the best device for your activity needs and budget. To help you find the right device, we reviewed stand-alone devices...
Best Bike Computer of 2022

Best Bike Computer of 2022

Looking for the best bike computer on the market? We tested the most compelling cycling computers available today to find out which are best for training, navigation, tracking, or just...
Best Exercise Step Platform of 2022

Best Exercise Step Platform of 2022

Exercise step platforms add a major facelift to a played-out, home gym setup. If you're looking for a step to add some variety to your workouts, look no further! We rounded up some of the...
Best Weight Vests of 2022

Best Weight Vests of 2022

On the hunt for a way to enhance your fitness routine? We found the 13 best weight vests for this comprehensive analysis to help empower you with the knowledge you need to make an informed...




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Training Learning Center

How to Choose a GPS Watch

How to Choose a GPS Watch

Thinking of purchasing a GPS watch but you're not sure where to begin? The market is full of different options ranging from a simple tracker to a mini smartphone that lives on your wrist...
How to Choose A Bike Trainer

How to Choose A Bike Trainer

Are stationary bike trainers a necessary training tool? Are smart trainers worth the money? What is the deal with direct drive trainers? There are so many different trainers on the market...
How to Choose a Slackline

How to Choose a Slackline

Slacklining as a sport has grown significantly in the last 30 years. With a ton of high-quality options on the market, it helps to get to know the different styles of setups and assess...
How to Choose Women's CrossFit Shoes

How to Choose Women's CrossFit Shoes

As CrossFit continues to grow in popularity, people are coming to the sport from different athletic backgrounds and with different injury histories, flexibility issues and weaknesses. Most...
How to Choose a Pedometer

How to Choose a Pedometer

How will you sort through the burgeoning and varied market for personal step counters? We are here to help you with that process. Our testing team selected six of the best pedometers on...

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