Sportline Qlip Any-Wear Pedometer: Tuck this teeny device into your pocket, or clip it onto your shirt, before embarking on your next walk. It’ll track your steps, distance traveled and calories burned on its easy-to-read screen. $30, Runningroom.com.
New Balance WW1200: These shoes are made for walking. They’re light, airy and offer the right support and cushioning for strollers and speed-walkers alike. (Not to mention that they’re more stylish than the average walking shoe.) $140, Newbalancetoronto.ca
Klean Kanteen Water Bottle (27 oz) and Built Insulated Slinger Tote: Keep your water chilled all walk long by toting a stainless steel water bottle (it’s BPA free) in one of these colourful, machine-washable sleeves. $35, Kleankanteen.com
Wrightsock Coolmax Quarter Sock: These lightweight, durable socks cushion your feet, while absorbing sweat and keeping them warm and dry. Pull a pair on to make your walk that much more enjoyable. $10, Runningroom.com
Sony Walkman Wearable MP3 Player: Do away with tangled wires and straps. This sleek mp3 player is built into a pair of headphones. And it holds up to 12 hours of music to bop your head to as you walk. $100, Sonystyle.ca
Mountain Equipment Co-op Breeze Jacket: This lightweight jacket is ideal for walking between seasons; it’s water-repellent and vented. And like many MEC products, this one’s made from recycled polyester sourced from industrial waste and plastic bottles. $60, Mec.ca