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Choose from dozens of online how-to articles and videos from REI's vast pool of outdoor knowledge. Share your knowledge, too! Top fitness topics:

  1. How to Choose Energy Food
  2. How to Choose a Fitness Monitor
  3. How to Choose Rainwear
  4. Training Tips: Running
  5. How to Choose Running Shoes
  6. How to Choose and Use Sunscreen
  7. How to Choose a Water Bottle
  8. Why Hydrate?
  9. How to Choose a Sports Bra
  10. Walking for Fitness

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Inspired to reach new fitness goals? Stay motivated with great fitness clothing and gear from REI.

Is running your sport? Check out our array of running shoes for men and women, including trail-running shoes and shoes for barefoot running. We carry the top running shoe brands like Nike, Vibram FiveFingers, Brooks and Salomon. And don't leave the little ones at home. Keep the good times rolling with jogging strollers and accessories.

Athletes with the swim-bike-run bug will appreciate our selection of men's and women's triathlon clothing, including wetsuits, swimsuits, tri shorts and shirts, plus swim caps, swim goggles and more triathlon accessories.

No matter what sport you choose, you can keep track of your training with heart rate monitors, GPS sports watches and pedometers by your favorite brands.

Keep your yoga practice in balance with REI's selection of yoga clothing, yoga mats and blocks. We can help you stretch, strengthen and get centered.

And fuel your workouts with energy foods, bars and gels for optimal performance.

At REI you'll find top-rated and top-selling fitness gear, plus plenty of sale and clearance deals and bargains.

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