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Mark Beech
November 27, 2000
Trek across the snowy tundra while staying in touch with your body
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November 27, 2000

Gear

Trek across the snowy tundra while staying in touch with your body

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Big Foot
The Atlas 1025 snowshoe ($239) is designed to negotiate woodland trails or open meadows. Spring-loaded bindings provide cushioning support. For extra stability, use Atlas's three-part collapsible poles ($99). www.atlassnowshoe.com; 888-482-8527.

A Pulsating Piece of Technology
No time for writing in a fitness journal? Wear the wireless SportBrain tracker and record your daily physical activity. Then place the silver-dollar-sized disk in the SportPort transmitter ($99.99 for both units) to transfer data to your personal web page at www.sportbrain.com. The device also reads signals from a heart monitor. Phone: 888-235-9603.

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