After putting seven top-rated knee braces through their paces, our testers chose the Bauerfeind - Sports Knee Support as the best knee brace for superior support and comfort.
We asked 12 women with cup sizes ranging from A to DDD-plus to test and rate 11 top-rated sports bras, wearing them during weight lifting, running, HIIT and yoga sessions
We asked two runners to test eight top-rated pairs of socks for blister prevention, breathability, fit and comfort. The best running socks overall are the Feetures - Elite Max Cushion.
We interviewed experts and tested eight top-rated designs to find the best running shorts. For men our favorite pair is the Patagonia - Strider Pro, and for women we picked the Oiselle - Toolbelt Roga.
We consulted with a personal trainer and run coach and tested five highly rated weighted vests. We chose the ZFOsports - Short Weighted Vest as the best weighted vest for strength training, Henkelion as the best for running and MIR as the best weighted vest for women.
We tested nine highly rated protein powders and determined that Optimum Nutrition - Gold Standard 100% Whey was the best-tasting protein powder. We also liked BSN - Syntha-6 Whey as the best-tasting vanilla and Vega Sport as the best-tasting vegan protein powder.
After testing more than a dozen options and consulting a trainer, Muscle Feast - Isolate won our pick for the best protein powder for women.
Our panel of judges blind-tasted 19 highly rated, nutritious protein bars and chose the KIND bar as the best tasting protein bar, the Mighty Meat Bar as the best for weight loss, the RXBAR as the best for muscle gain and the Rise - Pea Protein Bar as the best clean bar.
We consulted a dermatologist and tested 10 specially-formulated soaps to find the best soap for sensitive skin. CeraVe is our top pick, pH balanced and fragrance-free.
We talked to the experts and put six of the best menstrual cups to the test. The MeLuna Classic was our pick for its softness and size options.
We gripped, squeezed and fidgeted with 12 highly-rated stress balls to pinpoint the ones that actually help relieve stress, sharpen focus and improve hand health. We selected Serenilite - Hand Therapy Ball as the best overall and the Revive Stress Ball as the best for helping ease anxiety.
After testing top-rated rolling duffel bags for capacity, packability and rolling capability over various terrains, we determined that the best full-size rolling duffel is the FŪL - Tour Manager Deluxe. The best carry-on duffel bag is eBags - TLS Mother Lode Mini.
To determine the best carry-on backpack under $100, we packed and hefted seven top-rated, airline-approved backpacks on our shoulders to test for capacity, comfort and quality design. The winner was the eBags – eTech 3.0 Carry-On Travel Backpack, is equally spacious and features a well-padded back plate and ergonomic zipper pulls. With its slightly shallower […]
We put five highly rated backpacks to the test and determined that the InCase - Icon was the best backpack for college. Coming in at a close second is our runner-up, Fjallraven - Raven 28.
Whether you’re using them during a sweat session at the gym or to get through a hot summer day, studies show that cooling towels can significantly boost endurance levels. We put five top-rated cooling towels to the test to determine which ones perform best, wearing them while doing housework on a hot day, outside in […]
We tested four highly acclaimed weighted blankets to determine which one was the best for comfort, breathability and soothing effect. We selected the chemical-free Baloo - Weighted Blanket as the best overall and the best for keeping cool at night is YnM - Cooling Weighted Blanket.
Our team tested eight highly rated bikini trimmers and bikini razors and selected the Philips Norelco - GoStyler, a men’s body trimmer with an easy-to-maneuver body and small trimmer head, the Veet - Sensitive Precision Beauty Styler and the Gillette - Mach3 Men’s Razor as the best bikini razor.
After consulting yoga experts, we had seven yoga enthusiasts test eight mats for two weeks to find the best yoga mat in three categories, with winners from Heathyoga, Jade, and Aurorae brands.