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Striking a balance between park monster and powder hound, the Polarity utilizes a twin progressive sidecut with tight tip and tail radii for effortless spins and knuckle-dragging turns at high speed. The 149 might seem small, but it's surprisingly fast for its size. And the flex is playful in the…

Off the stair rail or the gap box, this binding is a top performer that's ergonomically shaped for women. The UnderWrap.2 Heel Hoop is slimmed down and cored out in the toe region for a super-responsive feel. Choose among several strap positions (capped or regular). romesnowboards.com      …

This lightweight, composite-baseplated binding reacts instantly to commands. With the new Speed Zone strap technology, one pull and the ankle strap cinches tight. Custom-fit the Escapade with tool-free adjustments for strap length and forward lean. burton.com      …

Hate cold toes? This is one of the first boots with an integrated, rechargeable heating system in the liner—crank it to a cozy 104 degrees for up to six hours. Caveat: The liner lacing always seemed to loosen by midday. burton.com      …

Mainline your nutrients with this 73 percent organic bar. Açaí, the Amazon’s superfruit, adds essential fatty acids, antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals. Plus, altogether, the ingredients add up to a full serving of vegetables. theprobar.com…

OK, we have mixed feelings about Muscle Milk—it does, after all, contain lean lipids in an attempt to mimic that miraculous growth drink called breast milk—but it works! Best used as a post-strength-workout shake. Pack of four, cytosport.com…

Twelve sugar-free electrolyte tabs come in a pocket-size tube. Dissolve a tab in 16 ounces of water and drink—the taste is clean and refreshing. For an extra boost try the new Kona cola flavor with caffeine. nuun.com…

Tastes like a cookie, works like an energy bar. Best for long days when you need big-time calories. Each bar contains about 100 grams of carbs and 650 calories, about three times the average bar. bigsurbar.com…

You’ll drink more if your water doesn’t taste like a stale reservoir. Add flavor and vitamins with this drink mix, which comes in a box of ten packets (add one packet to 16 or so ounces of water; 20 calories each). propelwater.com…

Make your own energy snacks? Sounds like work, but it’s not with these all-natural DIY bars, which are as easy to bake as instant brownies. (makes nine bars); matisseandjacks.com…

This lightweight true-twin charged in the park and pipe, providing snappy power, easy switches, and smooth nose and tail presses. For improved freestyle performance, it has a softened tail for smooth butters and a wide centered stance (up to 23.5 inches) for riding rails. roxy.com      …

A new shoe promises more efficient running by taking a page from Isaac Newton