6 Things We Love in March

As things begin to warm up, consider sprucing up your sportswear, outdoor accessories and gadgets.



Fitbit Flex, a wristband activity tracker [$99.95 each], is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 technology, which enables you to track your steps, distance traveled, calories burned and sleep cycle and sync your progress with Apple and Android devices.

[Available at REI, 412 S. 27th St., South Side, 412/488-9410; or 600 Settlers Ridge Center Drive, Robinson Township, 412/747-1180, rei.com]



 

This Brooks PureProject MEN’S jacket [$160] is interwoven with reflective fibers, keeping you visible and warm during runs in the cool mornings or evenings. The outerwear also resists wind and water.

[Available at True Runner, 5407 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/683-2468, truerunner.com/shadyside]



 

Enjoy increased mobility, swing speed and precise control with this Head Graphene Prestige Rev Pro racquet [$200].

[Available at Tennis Village, 5419 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/621-2399, tennisvillage.biz]



 

Don’t pick a solid color for running wear this spring — prints are in. The Arrow Be Free knicker [$64] in Catalina green is made with Unstinkable technology and mesh ventilation.

[Available at Athleta, 5430 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/682-1801, athleta.gap.com]



 

The Sirrus Elite Disc bike [$990] has hydraulic disc brakes for all types of weather. Flat bar handling is convenient for longer rides or city navigation.

[Available at Pro Bikes, multiple area locations; probikesllc.com]



 

Take style to the green with this Glove It leopard-print golf bag [$190].

[Available at Gals On and Off the Green, 7440 McKnight Road, Ross Township; 412/630-8808, galsonandoffthegreen.com]


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