Hock Design Fitness Equipment
Kristof Hock knew there was a better way of doing things. Years ago—while working as a product manager in the fitness industry—he would visit Nantong, China to meet with manufacturers. He remembers the polluted air and the bedraggled workforce—mainstays...
Rotator Jump Rope
For those that take fitness as seriously as they take design, look to German newcomer Hock. Founded in 2009 by Kristof Hock, the eponymous label uses only certifiably sustainable and natural materials for its handsome workout gear, while adhering to...
Universe Starlight Leggings
Hit the gym in style in Nualime's gorgeous watercolor Universe Starlight Leggings. Made with NuaCompress fabric to help smooth and shape up your assets, these leggings will look great whether you're running a marathon or just running errands.
LELO's Luna Smart Bead Pelvic Workout
Sweden's sex toy design company LELO has built a reputation for two things: well-designed, intelligent adult toys and accumulating valuable data on how people prefer pleasure. Their latest offering, the Luna Smart Bead blends both of those pillars...
Beyond Exercise: The Technogym Approach
Gym equipment might not be the first thing to evoke philosophical ideas of happiness, community wellness or indeed overall life satisfaction. However, Technogym isn't your average fitness company and their mission statement extends well beyond the...
Tybee Jump Rope
Launched with the mission to produce beautiful, simple objects for everyday use, General Manufacturing Concern is a project by former Best Made Co. designer Hunter Craighill. This durable walnut jump rope is lovingly handmade and features a leather...
Just because you live closer to a subway station than a decent-sized cliff doesn't mean you can't climb. Brooklyn Boulders is the sanctuary for both the experienced climber as well as the curious (full disclosure: the first time is the hardest on the...
Mad Skills Exercise Encyclopedia
Gym workouts have come a long way since the days of sweatbands and Suzanne Somers’ ThighMaster. Today, zombie survival runs and obstacle courses like Tough Mudder have ushered in a new era of “functional fitness,” based on the concept that your daily...
New Balance's Hi-Viz Collection
Choosing running gear is bit like buying a car: If you base it on looks alone, you may miss out on comfort and safety. But New Balance's recently dropped Hi-Viz collection serves up a heavy dose of both, and after your eyes adjust to the fabric's...
Personal activity monitors are among the most common wearable computers, though their sophistication has advanced significantly since the days of the pager-like pedometer. The best of these devices have migrated from the hip to the wrist and offer...
Elite Hot Hybrid Yoga Mat
This is the first mat that unites a towel with a yoga mat, making it perfect for both regular vinyasa and hot yoga practice.
Columbia Omni-Freeze Zero
Sweat shouldn't be a problem, according to Columbia Sportswear. While the activewear market currently offers a limited array of moisture-wicking fabrics, what hasn't been tapped into is the idea of perspiration as a renewable resource. In that vein...
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Headphones for Every Occassion
Even audiophiles will tell you that sourcing the ultimate headphones is a hunt for the Holiest of Grails. Rather than look for an all-purpose solution, we surveyed the latest models to come up with the following favorite pairs tailored for different...
If Nike+ doesn't quite meet your needs, Wahoo connects fitness monitors with the iPhone, integrating current telemetry tech with a device you're already likely to be using (unless you're the type to carry a Walkman). Using the cutting-edge ANT...
While shooting a yoga video at a cattle ranch in the Southwest, Jamie Getzwiller realized her colleagues were unable to maintain proper posture on the Navajo rugs they were using. The upshot was Yoga-Paws, fingerless gloves that allow you to get...
To help motivate Britons who might've indulged a little too heavily over winter, we rounded up three London gyms that make fitness more fun with dance-inspired classes—geared toward anyone who's ever had jazz-hands fantasies. Frame Aware...
Choosing the Right Electric Bike
If you're interested in biking to work, but not interested in arriving covered in sweat, posits Good, the electric bike might be for you. Electric bikes use batteries to ease the pedaling and give you that extra kick, much like biking downhill everywhere...
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Unveiled a few weeks back, the Walkstation by Steelcase went on sale yesterday to businesses looking to improve the health of their employees without sacrificing productivity. Developed by Dr. James Levine of the world renowned Mayo Clinic to help...
CH Resolution Guide: Get More Exercise
Getting more excersise usually figures prominently among peoples aspirations for the year to come. Here are a few selections to help you get active in the new year: Leg Work DVD neXfit BK-A6 Gaming Excerise Bike Yoga Accessories Yoga in Bed Aerial...
Using a soft trapeze, Aerial Yoga combines basic yoga postures with the miracles of gravity. The result is a new practice that encourages proper alignment by strengthening shoulder and core ab muscles and increasing shoulder and spinal flexibility...
For many, the agony that comes with wearing heels is simply a fashion tax that stylish women have to pay. Fortunately for those who've lived with pain and blisters for too long, a new kind of thinking is on the rise. If the following innovations...