Sure there are gimmicks and trends, but the right gear really can make working out more efficient and enjoyable. Keep your fitness resolutions with our top dude-approved picks for a healthy (and stylish) new year.

1. Trigger Point Performance The Grid Foam Roller, $39.95

2. Nike Flyknit Air Max Running Shoe, $225

3. The FlipBelt, $28.99

4. UnderArmour Men's Charged Cotton Compression Boxerjock Boxer Briefs, $30 

5. The North Face PHD Running Graduated Compression Ultralight Socks, $37.95

6. Patagonia Black Hole Duffel Bag, $99

7. Bose SIE2I Sport Headphones, $134.95

Lily Ko (lily7x7 @gmail.com) studied fashion design and merchandising at Central Saint Martins and the Academy of Art University. In addition to writing for 7x7, Lily works as a freelance stylist, writer, and designer.