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

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.