Apparel: Jessica Matthews is a personal trainer and the continuing education coordinator and apparel reviewer for the American Council on Exercise.
Fuel: Katherine Beals, PhD, RD, is the nutrition-clinic director and a clinical associate professor of nutrition at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Gear: Therese Iknoian and Michael Hodgson have a combined 50-plus years of product-reviewing experience and run the outdoor-and-fitness-news service SNEWSnet.com.
Shoes: Lisa Halbower-Fenton, a former designer and developer for Nike and Reebok, currently does wear-testing for developing footwear lines.
DVDs: Michele Olson, PhD, an exercise physiologist, teaches exercise science at Auburn University in Montgomery, Alabama.
Equipment: Lynn Allen is a consultant for the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association.
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Americas Healthiest Fitness Gear 2009