It’s a new year, and it’s easy to see that grandma’s holiday pies have taken a toll. But how do you take the first steps toward family fitness? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Flip through our gallery of all-star fashion and fitness gear picks that’ll help moms, dads and kids get back into fighting shape.

Step (or Run) Into the Light

Early morning or nighttime runs can be dodgy without the proper gear, which includes reliable on-body lights that let motorists and others see you coming and going. FlipBelt, makers of a lightweight fitness belt system that holds keys, phones and other items, has come up with an innovative battery-free running safety light that’s powered with each stride. The light can be seen from more 600 feet away, perfect for twilight and nighttime running situations.

Available at, $29.99.


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—Kipp Jarecke-Cheng