Lisa Jhung

Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoes

1. Fire roads. Technical trails. Even races and runs with short stretches of pavement. Regardless of what they were doing, testers reached for the Mountain Masochist more than any other shoe. And...

Women's Running

1. BROOKS HVAC CAP SLEEVE Embedded silver fibers are said to disperse heat, but this top's best cooling features are the roomy tank-like cut under the arms and the sun protection from its cap...

Women's Surfing

1. ROXY LIMITED EDITION SYNCHRO 1/1 MM LONG-SLEEVED TOP In summer ocean temps, one millimeter of neoprene is often all you need to stay in the water until dusk. $70; roxy.com 2. DAKINE GIRL'S INDO...

Pearl Izumi Syncroseek III WRX Trail Runners

1. The problem with most waterproof trail runners is that they don't breathe very well. So instead of using a Gore-Tex-like membrane in the Syncroseeks, Pearl Izumi opted for a tightly woven,...

Learning Curve: Trail Runners

Dress Well: The thermometer may read 20 degrees, but once you get moving out there your body temp will quickly rise, and the last thing you want to do is sweat. Pair lightweight gloves and a hat...

Women’s Beach Gear Essentials

1. WILSON AVP REPLICA BALL You might not be able to spike like Misty May-Treanor, but you won't be able to blame the ball. This soft, composite-leather volleyball is a facsimile of what the pros use...

Women’s Running Gear Essentials

1. SAUCONY ELITE SPEED TECH JACKET On chilly mornings, find comfort in this lightweight wind- and water-resistant jacket. Bonus: Reflective piping makes for safer night running. $80; saucony.com 2...

Nordic Skiing

Set a personal best or take in the scenery at these top nordic races and resorts. Royal Gorge, California: Snow dumps by the foot on Donner Pass, near Tahoe, where you'll find over 9,000 acres of...

Winter Workout

1. ASICS Renah Seamless Bra Seamless construction provides comfortable, chafe-free support. Best for small to medium chest sizes. Bonus: Since it's quick-drying, it can double as a swimsuit top for...

Run

1. HIND P.E. SHORT SLEEVE SHIRT ยป This T's grid pattern minimizes points of contact on the skin for increased airflow, which helps keep you cool. And on long runs, the extra-stretchy underarm...

Ultrarunning

Strange but true: It feels good to run all day. Prep yourself with this go-far gear.

Open-Water Swimming

Who needs a boat when you can cross the ocean under your own power?

Skate Ski Layering System

It may be zero degrees outside, with a windchill factor for the ages, but once you get your V2 on, you'll want to be wearing fewer clothes than you think. What you wear should be breathable, and...

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