Best gym bag: Timbuk2 Arnold ($120) Slim and durable, this bag has roomy end pockets and a vented shoe area to keep your kicks separate. Elastic top pockets and an inner organizing pocket/computer sleeve take you from work to the gym.
Best reflective device/light: GoMotion Sport Runner Litebelt ($79.95) You can widen and direct the beam from the embedded front light, plus it has a flashing rear taillight, reflective trim, and two small zip-up pockets.
($12) The innovative self-sealing bite valve traps fluids in the bottle. Plus, insulation keeps your drink cool. Works with cup holders, bike cages, and hydration belts.
Best pedometer: Timex Fitness Tracker ($90) Found: a wrist wrap that tracks calories, distance, and steps via a wireless pod you wear on your waist. Judges Therese Iknoian and Michael Hodgson love the simplicity of seeing your step count just by glancing at your wrist.
Best watch: Highgear Axio Mini ($125) This lightweight watch, designed for women, wowed our gear judges with its excellent fit. It features a thermometer, barometer, altimeter, and multiple alarms to monitor hydration, altitude, and more.
Best trail running: Oboz Ignition II ($95) Inside, a stretch-mesh bootie molds to your foot; outside, a stable “cage” keeps your foot in place. These comfy shoes also offer top traction and stability on dry, wet, or rocky trails.
Best light hiking: Teva Aniso eVent ($100) Ideal for short and long hikes, these shoes have excellent traction and stability, in addition to great cushioning and arch support. The seamless waterproof, breathable upper keeps your feet dry in all conditions.