2017: The year of running. Or biking. Or swimming. Or just moving more. Or, hey, all of it! This week’s Merchandise Monday features an array of gadgets, equipment and accessories from our awards collection to help you get fierce with fitness in the coming year. Here’s to a healthier, fitter and stronger you.
Garmin® Forerunner® 35 GPS Running Watch
Alright, let’s hit the trails! This fitness watch from Garmin® is specially made for running, so it’s an obvious choice for pro and aspiring joggers. Utilizing GPS, it’ll track where you run, how far and how fast, and also keep a check on your biking stats if you like to switch up your workouts. In addition to all the cool running functions, it’s also loaded with modern touches like all-day activity tracking, music controls, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect™, and connectivity to compatible smartphones.
Garmin® Swim™ Watch
OK, you’re a swimmer, not a runner. Surprised that Garmin makes a watch for that too? We aren’t, either. This specialized watch is water resistant to 50m and tracks distance, pace, stroke count and more while you’re in the pool. You can also log drills and set timed intervals for a smarter swimming session. And it’s suitable as a daily watch when you’re going about the rest of your day; it features dual time zone, an alarm, and your weekly accumulated distance to help you stay on track.
NordicTrack® E 7.7 Elliptical
Can’t make it to the gym today? Connect your iPod®, tap into the iFit® app, and you’re off to an interactive workout session with 24 different workouts at your fingertips. Indulge in features only a top-of-the-line elliptical like this can provide: heart rate monitoring, a 20-pound flywheel, and even a built-in AutoBreeze™ workout fan to cool you down while you heat things up.
Trek® FX 2 Fitness Hybrid Bike
Oh, the love of hybrid bicycles! They’re suitable for fitness fanatics or those just looking to bike out for errands and leisurely trips around town. And this one from Trek® is a fine bike to add to your 2017 wish list. It boasts a lightweight Alpha-Silver aluminum frame, a 21-speed Shimano drivetrain, linear-pull brakes, and puncture-resistant multi-surface Bontrager tires. What are you waiting for? Get on and go!
Hamilton Beach® Go Sport™ Blender
Why spend more money for a smoothie at the gym’s café when you can whip one up in seconds at home and take it on the go? This awesome little blender has one goal: to blend your smoothie creations directly into the blend-and-go travel bottle. Yup, the blending jar is also the travel bottle! The blender can tackle ice and frozen fruit, and its one-touch button and pulse option will make blending a breeze. The 20-oz. bottle has a flip-top lid for easy drinking, and it fits in most car cup holders.
CamelBak® Podium Big Chill 25-oz. Carbon Sport Bottle
Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! No matter what sport or workout you’re taking on, it’s crucial you don’t forget about packing water for the trek. This sport bottle from CamelBak® is double-wall insulated with closed cell foam technology — which translates into water that stays cold for twice as long as a normal bottle. And the helpful Jet Valve™ is spill proof, while letting you take a sip or swig at will. Drink up, and power through that next workout with full hydration.