USAToday.com Features foxL & bike mount and Uwater G4 in Summer fitness accessories "Reward yourself for working out this summer with these new fitness products."

By Janice Lloyd and Rebecca Lurye, USA TODAYUSAToday.com Features foxL & bike mount and Uwater G4 in Summer fitness accessories "Reward yourself for working out this summer with these new fitness products."USAToday.com Features foxL & bike mount and Uwater G4 in Summer fitness accessories "Reward yourself for working out this summer with these new fitness products."

USAToday.com Features foxL & bike mount and Uwater G4 in Summer fitness accessories "Reward yourself for working out this summer with these new fitness products."

USAToday.com Features foxL & bike mount and Uwater G4 in Summer fitness accessories "Reward yourself for working out this summer with these new fitness products."

Skipping your workout can be a huge temptation when the sun blazes overhead and a cool oasis beckons. USA TODAY picked six great gadgets that will help you forget the heat and stay active this summer.

Born to ride

Taking your music on long bike rides gives you the extra kick you need to climb hills and endure long flats. FoxL is a super-light Bluetooth system by Soundmatters that fits on handlebars. It is 5.6 inches long and weighs 9.5 ounces. The stereo sound is rich and safer than wearing ear buds attached to a phone or MP3 player.

The lithium battery might last longer than your legs: It has up to five hours of life and is rechargeable. Spend a couple seconds syncing your iPhone or Blackberry and hit the road. If you're hooked on a bike computer and have it mounted on one side of your handlebars, this unit fits beside it or on the other side. Speakers, $199; mounting kit, $34.

 

Sounds of summer

Get lost listening to one of this season's best-selling authors during lap swims or crank up your favorite tunes while waiting for a wave to ride. Fitness Technologies claims to make the smallest waterproof MP3 player. UwaterG4 weighs less than an ounce, holds 4G of data (1,000-1,200 songs) and is guaranteed for up to 10 feet underwater. Attach it to eye goggles for lap swims or an armband for other water activities. The earplugs are equipped with a 36-inch red cord and a twist-and-lock jack that keeps out water. $79.95.

 

 

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