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The Best Kettlebells to Buy and the Best Exercises to Do With Them

With roots dating back to 18th-century Russia, the kettlebell is a phenomenal example of fitness equipment. The training possibilities within the cast ring-and-ball profile are seemingly endless, allowing for workouts that target the arms, legs, core and more.

Whether you’re embarking on a new fitness discipline or simply adding to your garage gym setup, there’s a kettlebell for you. And just like there’s different barbells for different uses, not every kettlebell is cast from the same cloth. Here are our picks for the best kettlebells on the market today.

The Benefits of Kettlebell Training

Despite the simple construction, there are a number of perks that come with kettlebell workouts. For one, the unbalanced design and variety of weights available make kettlebells one of the most versatile training tools available. Seriously, you can train for power and strength one day, coordination and mobility the next, all with the same singular kettlebell. “The beauty of kettlebell training is that each session can vary enough that one can train every day or six days a week if the load, intensity and length of the workout changes,” says Lacee Lazof, certified personal trainer and instructor of Bells Up for the fitness app, NEOU.

Speaking of sessions, kettlebell workouts don’t require a lot of space. Many of the moves within kettlebell training can be done in your living room or garage — just make sure you have the height clearance for a proper kettlebell swing.

Lastly, because of the dynamic nature of kettlebell training, you can knock out both your cardio and strength workouts in one fell swoop. As you move and utilize multiple muscle groups, your heart rate elevates, bringing in that cardio aspect for a training session that’s as efficient as it is effective.

Competition vs. Cast-Iron Kettlebells

If you’re looking to make the most of your kettlebell training, there are two styles to consider: competition-style kettlebells and standard, cast-iron kettlebells. While both are constructed from one piece of metal, competition kettlebells feature a uniform profile, meaning their dimensions don’t change with the weights. Standard kettlebells, on the other hand, vary in diameter as the mass increases.

For those looking to partake in kettlebell sport, competition kettlebells can be a great tool. But, if you’re just looking for an improved fitness experience, cast-iron kettlebells can be more than capable. Also, because of the squared-handle design, it should be noted that competition kettlebells are not designed for double-handed exercises. So, if your program calls for a lot of dual-handed movements like goblet squats or kettlebell swings, this should also be considered.

How We Tested

best kettlebells to buy

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Over the course of a few weeks, we put these kettlebells through the wringer of our normal fitness regimen, engaging in a variety of movements to get a true feel for their capabilities. We observed how comfortable each bell felt in the hand as well as the rack position, along with other key factors like grip retention once we started to sweat. Other characteristics, like coatings, window space and more were examined, all playing pivotal roles in how our rankings came to be.

Editor’s Note: The following prices shown represent kettlebells weighing 16 kg or 35 lbs (one of the most common kettlebell weights). Prices will vary depending on weight.

Best Overall Kettlebell

Kettlebell Kings

Kettlebell Kings Powder Coat Kettlebells


  • Powder coating provides superior grip throughout training
  • Slightly more expensive that other options

A favorite of Lazof’s, Kettlebell Kings make some of the highest quality kettlebells out there. The set-weight, powder-coated lineup lives up to the crown, offering weights ranging from 9–203 pounds. The updated powder coat provides plenty of grip and felt more than comfortable in training — we didn’t feel the need to chalk up for added control. And while we never felt the structural integrity was lacking, Kettlebell Kings still stands behind its product, offering a lifetime warranty, which helps offset the more expensive cost.

Best Upgrade Kettlebell


Onnit Primal Kettlebells


  • Surprisingly balanced feel despite the unique primate design
  • Primate design, while awesome, causes you to think how you hold in the rack position

If you want a kettlebell with personality, then Onnit is the clear winner here. Taking inspiration from some of nature’s strongest primates, each kettlebell weight is molded after a specific species, from the lightest “Howler” at 18 lbs. all the way up to the gargantuan, 90-lb. “Bigfoot.” Aesthetics aside, these kettlebells are balanced exceptionally well and allow for improved grip strength training thanks to a larger, thicker handle. While the coating does leave a little to be desired, there’s no denying that Onnit Primal Kettlebells are a fierce addition to any training routine.

Best Budget Kettlebell


Rep Fitness Kettlebells


  • No frills, just a well-balanced, cost-effective kettlebell
  • Coating could be prone to chipping and rusting over time

Just looking for a simple kettlebell with easy-to-read weights and a durable construction? Rep Fitness answers the call with its matte lineup of quality fitness gear. Stamped with both kilograms and poundage, Rep Fitness Kettlebells are available in a variety of weights from 2.2–106 lbs.. The gravity cast construction helps create a durable, precise profile that’s built to withstand the trials and tribulations of serious training as well. Some reviewers note, however, that the coating can begin to chip over extended use, leading to rust issues down the road.

Best Kettlebell for Home Gyms


Rogue Fitness Rubber Coated Kettlebells


  • Rubber coating helps protect against scuffs, chips and other damage
  • Smaller weight range than others on this list

Rubber-coated kettlebells can be a lifesaver when it comes to preserving your floors and the durability of your equipment. Rogue Fitness’ Rubber Coated Kettlebells offer that and more in a premium, well-built profile. Manufactured using first-run iron ore as opposed to scrap iron, the bell is encapsulated in a urethane coating to help protect against wear and tear. The handle features a grippy powder coating for maximum control throughout your workout, allowing for unmatched security in single and dual-handed modalities. Ranging from 26–70 lbs., each Rogue Rubber Coated Kettlebell features a colored band at the base of the handle to help you easily identify the weight without hesitation, too.

Best Competition Kettlebell


Eleiko Competition Kettlebells


  • High-quality construction from a reputable fitness brand
  • Premium pricing

There’s a reason Eleiko products are trusted by some of the leading federations in competitive fitness, including the International Weightlifting and International Powerlifting Federations. The precise calibration and attention to detail is not lost in the brand’s Competition Kettlebells, either. Featuring a high-grade iron and molded construction for exceptional durability, these bells are great for those interested in kettlebell sport. The smooth, stainless steel handle lacks a coating but doesn’t falter in grip. We felt secure and locked in during all our training movements, from snatches and cleans to overhead presses. But, as with most Eleiko products, this premium quality does come with a premium price, which can deter some users.

Best Adjustable Kettlebell

Kettlebell Kings

Kettlebell Kings 10 to 40 lb. Adjustable Kettlebell


  • Ample room in handle window for double-handed exercises
  • Locking mechanism can stick at times

Want to have the benefits of multiple kettlebells in a single silhouette? This adjustable kettlebell from Kettlebell Kings is one of the best. We hold this bell in high regards, placing it at the top of our best adjustable kettlebells list and even ranking it within our recent Summer Gear Awards. With a simple pull-and-slide system to add and subtract plates, this adjustable kettlebell packs seven options in one with weights ranging from 10 to 40 pounds in five-pound increments. No matter the configuration, this kettlebell retains its balance and can be great for those tight on space — or funds for a full rack of kettlebells.

The Moves

Once you have the perfect kettlebells for your needs, it’s time to put them to work. Below are our five favorite kettlebell movements that focus on a variety of muscle groups. As with any new training movement, take your personal fitness level into consideration before diving in. Make sure you’re comfortable with the kettlebell weight to avoid injury or improper form. If you’re trying these movements for the first time, we recommend an initial test run sans kettlebell to learn the proper technique. Once you’ve got your form in order, you can then add your kettlebell and begin to reap the benefits of kettlebell training.

Goblet Squat

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Begin your goblet squat with your feet hip or shoulder-width apart, toes pointed straight ahead. Hold the kettlebell at chest height either at the handle sides or “cupping” the bell — picture holding a large goblet in front of you, hence the name. Pull the kettlebell close to your body and squeeze your shoulder blades together.

Next, sit your hips back and bend your knees to lower yourself into the bottom of your squat position. Keep your chest up and back straight, going as low as you can while maintaining that goblet grip in front. Drive through your feet to propel yourself back to a standing position, squeezing your glutes at the top.

Kettlebell Suitcase Deadlift

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Start your suitcase deadlift in a standing position with your kettlebell at your side. Take a hip-width stance with your feet, toes pointed slightly out. Next, sit your hips back and begin your descent, maintaining a neutral torso and straight back. Once you’ve reached your kettlebell, grab hold and tighten your scapular muscles like you would a conventional barbell deadlift.

Once you’re ready to ascend, drive through your feet and bring your hips back in to reach that standing position. Maintain your core so your body and free shoulder isn’t counterbalancing the kettlebell on one side. Aim for a level shoulder plane and resist rotating to accommodate the weight imbalance.

Kettlebell Strict Press

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Start by cleaning the kettlebell up to the rack position, bending at the hips and rotating your grip so your hand is through the kettlebell’s window and the bell is resting on the back of your forearm. Next, engage your core and maintain that rigidity throughout the press. Then, with your wrist straight and stacked directly over your elbow, swing your arm out at a 45-degree angle to engage the lat. Keep your forearm and bicep at a 90-degree angle, then press up over your head in a straight trajectory. Maintain that straight upward press so as to not put strain on the shoulder, controlling the kettlebell in both ascension and descension.

If you’re struggling to maintain balance, we like to keep our free hand in a fist at our side. This can help you focus on balancing throughout the movement while also keeping the required tension.

Kettlebell Turkish Get-Up

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Begin lying on your back in a starfish position with your kettlebell in one hand. Raise your kettlebell straight up so your arm is perpendicular to the floor, locking your shoulder in for stability. Keep your gaze on your raised kettlebell throughout the entire movement.

Next, bend your knee on the same side as your raised kettlebell, planting your foot back near your butt and outside your hip. Then, push through your heel to raise your chest and bend your free arm for support, resting on your elbow. From here, place your free palm down on the ground and prop yourself up more, extending your arm and using your abs to maintain that seated position.

Then, use your abs and hips to raise your butt off the floor so your only contact points are your palm and bent leg. Next, take your extended leg and sweep it under your frame toward your butt, placing your knee and ankle in a straight line with your propped hand. Your knee should be stacked directly under your hip.

Next, shift your weight back toward your heel, raising your torso and bringing your palm up from the ground to get into a haf-kneeling stance, like you’re taking a knee on the sideline. Then, push off and get yourself into a standing position. Finally, repeat all the aforementioned steps in reverse to return to your lying position.

Bent Over Ballistic Rows

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Hold your kettlebell in one hand while in a standing position. Next, sit your hips back and drop your chest to as near parallel as possible, similar to a barbell row. Next, Contract your lats and row the kettlebell to the center of your chest, maintaining that tight torso to eliminate any rotation. Row the barbell with some momentum, and once it’s at its highest point, release and quickly regrip with the other hand. Control the kettlebell to the bottom position and then repeat. If done properly, it should look like you’re explosively pulling a rope, with quick hand movements and control throughout the exercise.

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Brooks Takes a New Direction with the Run Within Apparel Collection

It’s no secret that Brooks knows running. Offering top-of-the-line footwear — and trailwear, too — is sort of the brand’s thing. But every now and then, it pays to take a new route.

That’s exactly what the “Run Happy” brand did with the launch of its Run Within Collection. With gear that works on the run, at the gym and anywhere else your sweat sessions take you, this all-new lineup is Brooks’ first step into cross-functional apparel.

But as with any new adventure, it should be approached with a little hesitation. Would this bold new step stay in-stride with other Brooks successes — or would it wind up being a cautionary tale, to stay in the known lane?

man wearing brooks run within long sleeve

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To find out, we tested the full men’s lineup of Run Within apparel, which included a linerless short, short sleeve top, sleeveless top and crewneck pullover. We wore these test subjects across a wide spectrum of fitness disciplines, as well as around the house during our normal routine. We lifted, stretched, sweat, relaxed and — of course — ran in this collection for a full-scale look at just how inclusive this multi-faceted lineup is.

Here’s what we learned.

The new Brooks collection has simple tops for any workout

Run Within Short Sleeve



  • Moisture-wicking fabrics for a dry, comfortable workout
  • Antimicrobial finish to keep smells at bay
  • Only one colorway
  • Classic fit might be too loose for some

The two tops offered in the Run Within Collection are nearly identical in their makeup. Both feature Brooks’ DriLayer fabric that provides a quick-drying, moisture-wicking component to each silhouette. This was much appreciated during strenuous training sessions out in the sun, keeping us cool and focused on the tasks at hand. The lightweight, classic cut of both the Short Sleeve and Sleeveless tops is comfortable and roomy, too, but could be a little too much for those wanting a closer-to-skin fit.

Additionally, the Sleeveless seams did sit awkwardly in our armpits, but that could vary depending on your shoulder span. For our style preference, we leaned more toward the Short Sleeve, but there’s no wrong answer, really. Just good, simple tops that work well in any fitness activity.

Run Within Sleeveless



  • Sleeveless cut works great as an undershirt or main top
  • Four-way stretch for a full range of motion
  • Sleeveless seams can be uncomfortable in the armpits
  • Only one colorway

Run Within’s crewneck is an immediate everyday option

Our favorite piece

Run Within Crew



  • Lightweight and extremely versatile
  • Semi-fitted design that’s form-fitting in all the right areas
  • Thinner construction means this top is slightly see-through
  • Side pocket could be larger

This versatile crewneck pullover quickly became a daily pick, whether hitting the trails, hitting the weights or taking in a relaxing day at home.

The lightweight construction provided just enough coverage to keep us cozy, and the breathable fabric helped us stay cool once we started ramping up our workouts. And despite having tackled multiple sessions and activities, the antimicrobial finish kept things fresh and funk-free.

While we’d like to have had a larger side pocket for easier storage, this is one top that’s sure to stay in our rotation for quite some time.

These Brooks shorts stretch your training possibilities

Run Within 7-inch Linerless Short



  • Rear pocket comfortably holds keys and other essentials
  • 4-way stretch provides excellent range of motion
  • Inseam might sit higher on the thigh for some
  • Would like to see a lined option

If comfort is non-negotiable, the Run Within Linerless Shorts are sure to leave you pleased. While these bottoms were capable of any fitness endeavor, we especially welcomed the soft, stretchy fabric in our running and yoga sessions. The stay-put elastic waistband was comfortable and stayed secure throughout movement without that intrusive wear along the hips.

The convenient rear pocket was also an added perk, having plenty of space to hold our car keys or smartphone when out on a trail. And while we were initially nervous of how these light-as-air shorts would handle a wash cycle, they seemed to hold up respectfully; no rips or compromised seams.

Brooks Run Within: the Verdict

As a whole, the latest Brooks apparel collection seems to be as multi-faceted as it claims. While there certainly are more technical options out there, this lineup provides plenty of affordable comfort and versatility to those wanting to revamp their fitness wardrobe. From the road, to the gym and everywhere in-between, the Brooks Run Within Collection has you covered head-to-toe.


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Today’s Best Deals: 50% Off a Nike Yoga Mat, Burrow Furniture on Sale & More

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Sam Adams’s New Beer Is a Tribute to the GOAT

In football, there is one undeniable GOAT: Tom Brady. The legendary quarterback officially announced his retirement from the NFL in February 2022, and while he ended his football career as a Tampa Bay Buccaneer, he is forever linked to the New England Patriots, bringing the team six Super Bowl wins. In honor of Brady’s achievements for New England, Boston-based brewery Sam Adams is releasing a new beer: the GOAT, a New England double IPA.

Sam Adams’ GOAT and Brady’s GOAT status are not one and the same. The beer’s GOAT stands for “Greatest of Ale Time,” while Brady’s GOAT designation stands for “Greatest of All Time.” The GOAT (the beer, not the Brady) is fermented with kveik, which the brewery says “highlights a variety of flavors and aromas like peach and pineapple.” While Greatest of Ale Time is not a collaboration with Brady, everything about it pays homage to the former Patriot.

Pre-sale for the beer starts on March 12 at 12 p.m., an homage to Brady’s jersey number, which he wore for the Patriots and the Buccaneers. The beer won’t be available until March 28, which represents the 28-to-3 score of Super Bowl LI, in which the Patriots managed one of the greatest comebacks of all time. But that’s not all the Brady facts that Sam Adams could fit into the beer: It clocks in at 7 percent ABV, for Brady’s seven Super Bowl wins; only 199 cases of the beer will be released, because Brady was notoriously the 199th overall draft pick in 2000; and the beer will cost $19.99, the year of Brady’s final college season.

This is the second time Sam Adams has released a beer in honor of Brady. In 2019, the brewery released Too Old, Too Slow, Still Here — another double IPA — ahead of Super Bowl LIII. At the time, Brady was 41 years old, and he used the saying “too old, too slow, still here” to motivate his team.

Greatest of Ale Time is available for pickup at the Sam Adams Boston Brewery & Taprooms starting on March 28, and shipping to select states will be available through


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This Could Be the Best Deal on Fleece Jackets Before Fall

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Even though spring is fast-approaching, it still feels a lot like winter for many of us. That means it’s still time to layer up, and fleece is one of the most versatile and stylish ways to do that. Most fleeces are made of a synthetic material (typically polyester) that stays warm even when it’s wet, which is why it’s also perfect for use on camping trips or any other outdoor activities. Of course, it’s even more perfect when you consider that Backcountry is offering a wide variety of top-notch fleece jackets, anoraks, sweaters and more for as much as 83 percent off right now.

Stoic Sherpa 1/4 Snap Jacket


Perhaps the most enticing offer of this entire sale comes in the form of the Stoic Sherpa 1/4 Zip Snap Jacket, which is discounted by nearly $50, bringing the total cost down to below $10. But that’s just the deepest deal we’ve seen; other outstanding options include the Stoic Sherpa Quilted 1/2 Zip Hoodie for under $15, this reversible jacket discounted by 71 percent and even this color-blocked option for just $25 (down by 69 percent). As mentioned, this is just the tip of the iceberg — there are a ton of other offerings of every variety on this sale. If you need a great multi-season fleece — be that a pullover, jacket, beanie and/or otherwise — this might be your best chance until next year.


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This John Hardy Jewelry Collection Represents an Industrial Evolution

Founded in 1975, John Hardy has been a pioneer in crafting thoughtful, creative and distinctive artisan jewelry and accessories. Its new Industrial collection is one the latest chapters in that legacy. Taking inspiration from rugged hardware and incorporating angular, geometric shapes, the Industrial collection consists of a series of rings, bracelets and necklaces that all embody the collection’s unique vision, with a selection that should fit a variety of different personal styles. The common denominator across several of the pieces is the Industrial Band Ring, which is offered in sterling silver matte black rhodium as a standalone piece, or as part of the Industrial Link Bracelet and Industrial Pendant Necklace. Other pieces include the Industrial Double Row Bracelet — which features a bold, textured pusher clasp — and the pared-down Industrial Necklace, which features a single chain in the same sterling silver matte black rhodium. With a sleek choice of materials and modern, machine-like minimalism, John Hardy’s Industrial collection represents a new step forward for the luxury jewelry label.

Price: $495 – $995


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Hyundai’s New Tailgate Idea Could Be Great for Off-Road Adventures

hyundai tailgate patent drawing

German Patent and Trademark Office

The great tailgate wars have traditionally been confined to full-size pickups, with the Big Three battling to get the most functionality (whether actually helpful or not) into the rear of the cargo bed. But it appears that Hyundai may be planning to bring trick tailgates to SUVs: CarBuzz has uncovered a Hyundai patent in Germany for a rear hatch that would be a cut above your standard SUV liftgate.

hyundai tailgate patent drawing

German Patent and Trademark Office

hyundai tailgate patent drawing

German Patent and Trademark Office

Hyundai’s idea would replace the standard SUV liftgate with split rear doors like a Mini Clubman. Unlike in the Clubman, the doors would extend out from the car’s body, and they would include added features like fold-out jump seats or a beverage cooler and a fold-out table. The drawings also depict the SUV having rear-facing trunk seats like a Mercedes E-Class wagon, with a table in-between.

The result would be a terrific, turnkey tailgating setup, whether you’re enjoying your active lifestyle in the great outdoors or parked outside a college football stadium. Car manufacturers patent many weird things, but this seems like an idea that could make it as an accessory available for the Palisade or the eventual production Ioniq 7 SUV. Even if — like an open concept kitchen for entertaining — it would be a feature one would use far less than one thinks. Most buyers would probably prefer a wide conventional opening and enough space for a Yeti Tundra Haul.

The split-door entertainment station is not the only trick tailgate for SUVs Hyundai has been looking at. Last month, reports found a Hyundai patent application for a quirky sliding SUV tailgate that would travel onto the roof instead of hinging and opening with a conventional liftgate. That feature could help open the trunk in tight spaces.


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Save Up to 57% on Some of the Best Motorcycle Helmets You Can Find

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You may not have been outside recently, so take it from us: spring is fast approaching. The skies may be filled with clouds and there’s still a chill in the morning air, but the flowers aren’t waiting for May to pop up; they’re already springing out of the ground. Freezing temperatures are easing across most of the United States, and the air is once again rich with the smell of waking dirt and growing plants.

And if you have a motorcycle or two parked in your garage, you know what that means: riding season is just around the corner. (Well, unless you’re among that rare breed of riders who don’t mind hitting the open road in the wintertime, in which case you’ve probably been rolling around for months.)

Biltwell Gringo ECE Helmet

This means you, most likely, are already taking a mental inventory of your gear to figure out what’s still good and what needs replacing for the rest of 2022. And should your helmet fall into the latter category — well, we’ve got great news for you. Right now, RevZilla is serving up mighty fine discounts of up to 57 percent off on a wide variety of helmets from some of the biggest names around, offering (in some cases) hundreds of dollars off the prices of many great lids.

Icon Airform Rubatone Helmet

Highlights currently on discount include the retro-styled Biltwell Gringo (down to just $104 from $175), the Arai Classic-V (discounted by 47 percent), AGV’s K6 Minimal, and the Icon Airform (for 22 percent off). But those are just a select few options from a list of over 300. If you need a new helmet and you want to save some cash in the process, this might just be your best chance.


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Can a Fancy Webcam Solve Your Biggest Work-From-Home Problems?

It wasn’t that long ago that we were in a webcam crisis. When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, the vast majority of people — now forced to work from home — realized that their computer either didn’t have a webcam, or that the webcam that it did have, sucked. But they couldn’t buy one…because all the most popular webcams were sold out. For months. And months. And months.

Fast forward to present day, and it’s a brave new webcam world. Most laptop and computer makers have committed to boosting the quality of their webcams; for example, all the newest MacBooks and iMacs have been upgraded with 1080p webcams, after years of being 720p or worse. And there are more high-quality webcams — even some that can capture 4K — than ever before.

And, yes, you can actually buy them.

Yet, this shift to a new work environment has also spawned a kind of new breed of webcam — ones that attempt to be an all-in-one solution for video calls. Anker’s newest external webcam, the AnkerWork B600 Video Bar, might be the best example of this. It packs a 1440p (a.k.a. 2K) webcam, built-in speakers and microphones and the kicker is that it also has a built-in light to glam you up. Of course, this all-in-one package comes at the cost of a fairly sizable chunk of change: $220.

ankerwork webcam on top of desktop
You can set the light on the AnkerWork B600 Video Bar to automatically go on when it detects low light, as well as adjust the temperature of the light when it’s on.

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I’ve been using the AnkerWork B600 Video Bar for the last several weeks — as a replacement for the webcam, the Logitech C920S HD Pro ($70), that I bought last year when webcams started to become available again — and I have to say that it works well. The image quality is much better than my 2016 MacBook’s webcam. The speakers are pretty decent, although the built-in mics leave a little bit desired, admittedly (it doesn’t do the best job at filtering out background noise). And the glow light…well, it works.

Now, the AnkerWork B600 Video Bar is far from the first webcam to try to solve multiple workstation problems, but very few try to solve all of them. The Logitech 4K Pro Webcam ($160) and the Dell UltraSharp webcam ($200), for example, are two high-end options with fantastic high-resolution camera and built-in mics, but both lack speakers and a glow light.

The biggest caveat to the AnkerWork B600 Video Bar is, obviously, price. At over $200, it’s an expensive webcam (even compared to higher-resolution webcams) because all those integrated components add up. And it actually poses a pretty interesting question for consumers: do you really need an all-in-one webcam?

ankerwork webcam on top of desktop
The light doubles as a shutter that folds down, which is nice when you want to be double-sure that your camera is not on.

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For someone like me, who has spent has been building out their work-from-home setup for the last near-on two years — I have a Blue Snowball mic ($40), Logitech webcam (mentioned above), and bookshelf speaker system powered by an Audioengine N22 amp ($199) — the answer is: probably not.

In fact, I found that having an all-in-one webcam on top of my other desktop gear a little bit annoying. I use various different video conferencing platforms — Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Zoom and several others — and too often would I realize that my speakers or external mic (which are better than those integrated in the webcam) were getting monopolized by the AnkerWork B600 Video Bar. I wanted to use it as webcam, and that’s it. It wasn’t difficult switching back to my defeat speakers and mic — but, again, I found it a little bit tedious.

Obviously, an all-in-one webcam like the AnkerWork B600 Video Bar is a good and easy (and yes, pricey) solution for people who want to improve most aspects of their workstation in one fell swoop. It just so happens that, given a lot of people have been working from home for a while now and likely already have an external gadgets that up their video conference game, it might not be right for you.


AnkerWork B600 Video Bar


$186.99 (15% off)

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Made for All: Meet Urban Outfitter’s New KOTO Collection

Making a statement with your wardrobe doesn’t have to come at a major cost. Urban Outfitters’ new KOTO collection is focused on delivering everyday basics that work well as the foundation to a fashionable wardrobe but are designed to be flexible enough to fit anyone’s personal style. Launched back on February 28, the KOTO collection is made from responsibly-sourced and recycled fabrics, and the entire seven-piece collection is meant to be as inclusive as possible; each piece features a size offering that spans from XXS to XXL. Easy to assimilate into virtually any wardrobe, the collection ranges from “The Ribbed Tank” to several T-shirts (including the slightly cropped “Shrunken Tee”, a relaxed “Drapey Wide Neck Tee”, retro athletic-inspired “Cropped Scrimmage Tee” and the everyday “Core Boxy Tee”). It also includes the roomy “Slouchy Polo Shirt” and the raw hemmed “Notched Fleece Crew”. A collection that’s simultaneously tightly curated but aesthetically all-encompassing, consider KOTO the bedrock for anyone who loves using their wardrobe as a canvas for creative styling and self-expression.

      Price: $19 – $39

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Save Over 20% On One of the Best Bath Robes You Can Buy

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Bath robes are great, full stop. They’re a comfy and cozy transition from the shower to, well, whatever else you might wear during your day, and they serve beautifully as casual loungewear on days when getting dressed isn’t a priority. But not all of them are created equal. Case in point: Brooklinen’s Waffle Robe is one of the absolute best for its styling, construction and more — and right now, it can be had for over 20 percent off.

Waffle Robe


Since this unisex bathrobe is made from 100% Turkish cotton, it’s strong-yet-soft, lightweight, and super durable. Pair that with its unique waffled pattern and it is also fast-drying and super absorbent to help you stave off the chills of the cool morning air after a hot shower. Plus, if you get it in the Smoke or Graphite colorways, you can have it for just $78 instead of the normal $98 while supplies last — which they almost certainly won’t, so get this robe while you can.


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Chill Out with This Deal on Pre-Rolled Joints From Mom Grass

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With the hope of bringing a casual smoke and relaxed vibe back to the masses, Dad Grass has meticulously built a CBD brand that is accessible to anyone who is interested in exploring hemp without the effects of THC. The brand sells hand-trimmed premium hemp flower and pre-rolled joints, all of which have been sourced and grown responsibly with perfection and easy smoking in mind. The brand has also started selling Mom Grass, which, rather than CBD, is made with CBG, a cannabinoid that is the first to form as the plant grows. Some call it the mother of all cannabinoids, hence the title of Mom Grass. Right now, you can get 20 percent off all Mom Grass pre-rolled joints for International Women’s Day with code MAMAJAMAS. Shop quick, though, the deal is only valid through today.

Mom Grass CBG Pre Rolled Joints

Always sun-grown, Dad Grass’s CBD and CBG is made in small batches by artisan farmers that follow processes that are as close to home gardening as you can get. This ensures that you get quality flower no matter what.


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Toyota’s Manual Supra May Finally Arrive in April 2022

After years of anticipation, Toyota revived the Supra back in 2019. It’s a fine piece of performance machinery, but Toyota launched it without a manual transmission option — a must-have for impractical sports coupes. The Supra’s main rival, the Porsche 718 Cayman, offers a stick shift; so does the up-and-coming Nissan Z looking to steal the Supra’s market share.

That said…it appears that Toyota may be about to join them.

Rumors sprang up last year that Toyota would add a manual transmission to the new Supra for the 2023 model year. Now, as spotted by CarScoops, Japanese website Creative 311 writes that the announcement should come next month — April 28th, to be specific.

The Japanese report meshes with previous rumors in claiming that Toyota will only offer the stick shift on the larger 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine Supra. And in Japan, Toyota will reportedly only make the manual available on the top-of-the-line RZ trim. Creative 311 says the manual Supra will lose some tech features predicated on having an automatic transmission like adaptive cruise control and rear emergency braking.

We can’t speak for the Toyota business side, but on the surface, Toyota adding a manual transmission option to the Supra makes a lot of sense. Supercars chase serious lap times; relatively affordable sports cars are about driving engagement. And however good the automatic option might be, manual transmissions tend to be more engaging for driving enthusiasts, even if the cars end up being a few ticks slower.

And hey, if you like the idea of a sporty Toyota, but aren’t that into the Supra — it can be an acquired taste aesthetically — Toyota also has a GR hot hatch version of the Corolla coming, which should pack 300 horsepower and have a manual option.


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Elevate Your Spring Workout Kit With Our Top Fitness Picks of March 2022

Spring is going to, well, spring on March 20th this year… in just a few short weeks, we’ll see green grass, flowers, intermittent showers and weather which can’t decide whether it wants to be hot or cold.

All that unpredictability, characteristic of spring? Totally fine. We’re going to be combatting it with slick workout jackets, cold-proof running tights, some sweet new bikes, and if the spring downpours get too rough, a tasty new beverage from one of our favorite breweries.

Whether you’re cycling, running, hiking or swimming, there’s something here for every fitness fanatic.

Athletic Brewing Athletic Lite

athletic brewing athletic lite

Athletic Brewing Co

What do you do when you really want a beer, but you don’t want to ruin your workout? You pick up Athletic Brewing’s latest brew, that’s what you do. The makers of actually tasty non-alcoholic beers that are meant to be enjoyed after workouts, in nature or whenever you damn well please have released the perfect springtime beverage: Athletic Lite. With a minuscule 25 calories, five carbs and organic grains, we can personally attest that this beer is convenient for an active lifestyle and tasty, to boot.

Price: $13.99 (six-pack)


Nathan Vamos Track Jacket

nathan vamos track jacket


Nathan’s new running jacket checks all the boxes: it’s waterproof, prioritizes mobility through four-way stretch and sans hood, is the ideal spring layering piece. It’s got two zippered hand pockets, a chest pocket and one hidden inside mesh pocket, perfect for storing gels, snacks, keys and phone.

Price: $100


Under Armour Velociti Shoe

under armour velociti shoe

Under Armour

Do you want to go fast this spring? Well, we suggest two things: start training, and get the right pair of kicks to support your new journey. Under Armour’s newest release ups speed and reactivity by removing rubber from the midsole; thanks to the brand’s Flow tech, the one-piece midsole provides responsiveness and cushioning, without the weight of rubber. Additionally, the shoe connects to Under Armour’s proprietary app, Map My Run, which tracks and analyzes your running metrics, helping you to get more out of your miles.

Price: $160


State Bicycle x Wu Tang Clan

state bicycle x wu tang clan

State Bicycle Co.

Wu-Tang Clan (and State Bicycle) Ain’t Nuthing Ta F*ck Wit.” That just about says it all when it comes to the newest collab from the unlikely pairing. State and Wu-Tang collaborated on a complete line of bikes, apparel and accessories celebrating the group’s legacy, including State’s 6061 Black Label, Core Line, and Klunker. The accessories include bar tape, saddles and a wheelset, so you can add that WuTang flair to any of your rides. Much of the collection is already sold out, so get your hands on some while you still can.

Price: $14.99 – $749


Form Smart Swim Goggles

form smart swim goggles


Plenty of things are “smart” these days – smart watches, smart dishwashers, smart glasses. When it came to tech-infused fitness gear and everyday items, we thought we had seen it all… until we found Form’s Smart Swim Goggles. The goggles feature a transparent in-goggle display that shares metrics like swim time, distance and pace, all in the moment. The goggles also feature guided workouts, post-swim tools and feedback access to the community of Form swimmers also using the smart goggles.

Price: $99 for the goggles, $20/month for Form membership


Tracksmith Thaw Collection Tights

tracksmith thaw collection tights


Thaw out by layering up with these tights from Tracksmith. These insulated beauties not only keep you nice and toasty, (thanks to two-sided fabric with a brushed backside) — they also repel mud and water, a springtime must. Heiq Eco-Dry finish offers PFC-free protection from the elements, so you don’t have to worry about unwanted chemicals against your skin, or mud ruining your tights. Three strategically-placed pockets round out the functionality.

Price: $178


Chargel Energy Gel Drink

chargel energy gel drink


Did you love Jell-O Jigglers as a kid (or Jell-O shots in college)? Check out Chargel, which is bringing a concept that is reportedly big in Japan stateside: on-the-go energy drinks/snacks with a gel-like consistency. Available in white grape, green apple and strawberry flavors, the palm-sized pouches feature a 180-calorie blend of carbs and essential B-vitamins without caffeine, artificial sweeteners or high-fructose corn syrup. It may not be everyone’s jam, but those drawn to the slogan “the energy drink you eat” should be stoked.

Price: $20.94 (box of six 6.35-ounce pouches)


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This Outdoor Furniture Set Will Literally Keep You Cool, and 3 Other New Home Releases

For more of the latest and greatest product releases, check out our full collection of the best new gear.

Outer White Aluminum Outdoor Furniture

outer white aluminum outdoor furniture

Zeph Colombatto

Outer is already making some of the best outdoor furniture in the game, but now it’s released its coolest thing yet. Outer took its already-great patio furniture and gave it a white aluminum frame. While aluminum is already anti-overheating, this new white powder coating contains reflective pigments that deflects infrared light, which Outer says stays 20 percent cooler to the touch. And like the other pieces in its lineup, the furniture is weather resistant, and it’s guaranteed to last for over 10 years.

Price: $745+


Five Two Down-to-Earth Compost Bin

five two down to earth compost bin


Wait, you’re not composting already? Well at least you held out for this beautiful compost bin from Five Two (because compost bins can in fact be beautiful). These 1.5-gallon compost bins have a lid that’s designed to mask odors, and with its extra-large size you can wait longer before going to your composting site and not have to worry about smells.

Price: $49


Magic Spoon Cereal Bars

magic spoon cereal bars

Magic Spoon

We were already pretty impressed with Magic Spoon’s healthier take on our favorite childhood cereals. Now you can take that on the go with the brand’s new cereal bars, which are available in cocoa peanut butter and cookies and cream. Each bar has just one gram of sugar, four grams of net carbs and 10 grams of protein.

Price: $39


Joya & Lucali Brooklyn Pizzeria Candles

joya and lucali brooklyn pizzeria candles


Lucali is one of the most popular pizza places in Brooklyn — and now your home can smell like Lucali. In partnership with Joya, a candle brand, Lucali has made four candles to bring the aromas of a pizzeria to anywhere. The pair is offering four scents: roasted garlic, brick oven, spiked espresso and herbs. No, candles are not edible.

Price: $48+


Tyler Chin is Gear Patrol’s Associate Staff Writer.

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Today’s Best Deals: Huckberry’s Sale-On-Sale, Half-Off Reebok Trainers & More

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What to Expect at Tuesday’s Big Apple Event

It’s official. Apple will be holding its first big event of the year tomorrow — on March 8, at 1:00pm EST (or 10:00am PST) — and you can expect new hardware. At past spring events, Apple has announced its first M1-based iMac and M1-based iPad Pros, AirTags and an updated Apple TV (all in 2021), as well as the updated and redesigned iPhone SE (in 2020). This year, we’re expecting a new affordable iPhone, a new-and-improved iPad Air and a few new Macs with updated chipsets. There could be a few surprises (new AirPods Pro? new external monitors? AR/VR glasses?) as well.

Here’s what you need to know.

We’ll probably see Apple announce a new affordable iPhone



Apple hasn’t given us a new iPhone SE in almost two years — but that looks set to change in the very near future. The iPhone SE that was released in spring 2020 borrowed the design of the iPhone 8 (released in 2017) and the name of the original iPhone SE (released in 2016), but it packed new guts, a new camera and some new features (like wireless charging).

The rumored 2022 iPhone SE is expected to start at the same entry-level price point ($399), but Apple will presumably deck it out with a new processor, new camera — and, most significantly, support for 5G internet. It’s expected to have the same design as the 2020 iPhone SE (so, no support for MagSafe).

We’ll likely see Apple announce a new iPad Air



The iPad Air was last updated in September 2020. At the time, Apple decked it out with a drastically new design so that it more closely resembled the iPad Pro (meaning it got a more edge-to-edge display, a new camera system, USB-C charging instead of Lightning, and support for most of the same accessories as the iPad Pro).

The 2022 iPad Air isn’t expected to change so drastically — in fact, it will likely have the same exact design — but Apple is expected to give it an updated processor (likely an A15 Bionic chip, which is the same chip in its iPhone 13 line), a new camera system and bring in support for 5G.

Apple might finally announce a high-end Mac mini



The upcoming spring hardware event is likely to more heavily focus on the new iPhone SE and iPad Air, but it’s likely that Apple will also announce a new Mac mini. Don’t expect a change of design, but it’s likely that Apple will finally give pro-users the option to get a Mac mini with its higher-end M1 Pro or M1 Max chips. (Apple the first M1-based Mac mini in late 2020.)

Apple could announce a new iMac Pro



It’s been heavily rumored that Apple is working on a new-and-improved iMac Pro, which was first launched in 2017 and then oddly discontinued last year in March 2021. If true, the new iMac Pro will get a complete redesign so that it looks similar to the new colorful 24-inch iMac, but in a 27-inch model.

Apple will deck it out with a much higher-end display (likely similar to its current Pro Display XDR) and its higher-end M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets. However, this spring event is more likely to focus on the new iPhone SE and iPad Air, so Apple could hold off on the returning iMac Pro for a later date.

We probably won’t see a new 13-inch MacBook Pro — at least, not yet

apple macbook pro 13 inch 2021


Those of us waiting for the 13-inch MacBook Pro to join its brethren in banishing the Touch Bar will probably still be waiting a bit past March to see a new entry-level member of the MacBook Pro lineup. That said, when it does come, it likely won’t have many of the fancy features of the more expensive Pros like the 120-Hz ProMotion display, according to Bloomberg‘s Gurman.

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The 9 Best Mechanical Watches to Wear When Traveling

You’ve got your slip-on shoes, your handsome-yet-rugged duffel bag, your comfortable-yet-cool attire, your dopp kit, your tablet, your Nintendo Switch, your noise-canceling headphones, your camera, your guide book and hopefully your passport is in there somewhere. Yes, packing for a trip can seem overwhelming, but you can take solace in the fact that you only need one watch.

So what watch to wear on your globetrotting adventures? Well, traditionally the GMT (or dual time) has been the de facto travel watch ever since it was conceived in the mid-’50s for Pan Am pilots crossing several time zones at once. By allowing the wearer to monitor two separate time zones at once, the GMT frees its wearer from the grueling mental math required when keeping tabs on whatever is going on in your home time zone.

If you demand more time zones at once, you can opt for the world time watch which, though more mechanically complex (and thus more expensive) than the GMT, has actually been around longer, invented by watchmaker Louis Cottier in the 1930s. Here, the watch denotes the current time for every time zone in the world all at once. So if you’re in Tokyo, need to call a client in London and inundate your mother in Chicago with texts about your trip, no arithmetic is required to keep all that in check.

Whichever you choose depends on your own needs (and the state of your bank account), but rest assured there are options aplenty for the jet-setter. The best of them combine value, durability, good looks and, of course, functionality, all into one handy watch — so there’s no need to burden your carry-on any more than you already have.


Farer Lander IV


Farer, a young British upstart, makes watches inspired by those worn by great 20th-century explorers. Naturally, that means the Lander here definitely owes some debts to Smiths and the Rolex Explorer, but the result is nevertheless handsome and distinct. Its automatic movement is housed in a subtle 39.5mm x 10mm case (perfectly proportioned, if you ask us), and it’s paired with a bronze crown and a beautiful blue mid-century-inspired dial design. At $1,425, it’s not quite the cheapest mechanical GMT you can find (it’s damn close, though), but its excellent design makes it a standout in the entry-level price bracket.
Movement: ETA 2893-2 automatic
Case diameter: 39.5mm
Water Resistance: 100m


Monta Atlas


It can be tough to find a “tool watch” GMT for less than several thousand dollars, but the Atlas from Monta is certainly a value proposition if ever there were one. For less than $2k you get a steel GMT with 150m of water resistance, automatic Sellita SW330 movement with 42-hour power reserve and jumping GMT hand, steel bracelet or rubber strap designed by sister company Everest Horology Products (plus a very nice Nato), and much more.
Movement: Sellita SW330 automatic
Case diameter: 40.7mm
Water Resistance: 150m


Sinn 857 UTC VFR


If your travels take you to someplace …unforgiving, this is the watch to have. The automatic movement inside is protected by a burly stainless steel case with Sinn’s “Tegiment” case-hardening technology and built to satisfy DIN 8330, a certification for pilot’s watches that Sinn and the German Institute for Standardisation co-developed. As such, the brand states the watch is exceptionally shockproof and can reliably operate at temperatures between -49 degrees and 185 degrees Fahrenheit. And while this is ostensibly a pilot’s watch, given that it has a ratcheting bezel, loads of lume and a 200-meter depth rating means it could easily do double duty as a diver, too.
Movement: ETA 2893-2 automatic
Case diameter: 43mm
Water Resistance: 200m


Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer


Though it says “worldtimer” in the name, this pilot’s watch from Oris is more of an advanced dual-time watch, though it does go a step further than a standard dual-time or GMT in terms of convenience. It displays the wearer’s home time in the three o’clock subdial and the local hours and minutes on the main dial. When you twist the watch’s bezel, it moves the hour hand on the main dial, meaning that when traveling you don’t need to fiddle with the crown when you change time zones. It may seem trivial, but for frequent travelers, it eliminates the only real hassel of a GMT watch.
Movement: ETA 2836-2 automatic
Case diameter: 44.7mm
Water Resistance: 100m


Nomos Zürich World Time


Similarly, Nomos’s Zürich World Time isn’t actually a world timer, but rather more of an advanced GMT. Yes, it has a world city ring, but it doesn’t display the hour for all 24 timezones individually. Instead, the city name at the 12 o’clock corresponds to the time shown on the main dial, and when the pusher at two o’clock is depressed the ring advances to the next city, while the hour hand advances one hour in synchrony. (The home time is indicated on the ring at three o’clock.) Though this complex take on the GMT function seems to fly in the face of the traditionallyBauhaus approach of “less is more,” the Zürich continues Nomos’s tradition of making incredibly beautiful and modern designs.
Movement: Nomos DUW 5201 automatic
Case diameter: 40mm
Water Resistance: 30m


Grand Seiko Heritage Hi-Beat GMT SBGJ201


Grand Seikos are loved by hardcore watch guys because of all of the unseen details that make them so technically impressive. For example, this SBGJ201 GMT rocks the brand’s lauded high-beat movement that ticks at 36,000 bpm (most high-end mechanical watches tick at 21,000 or 28,800 bph). This bolsters accuracy, but it also gives the watch a much smoother seconds hand than most of its peers. Enthusiasts will also love the expertly-finished dial and the almost paper-like texture of the dial.
Movement: Seiko 9S86 automatic
Case diameter: 40mm
Water Resistance: 100m


Rolex GMT Master II


Yes, it’s the obvious pick, but the Rolex GMT-Master II is the definitive travel watch and an all-time classic. Go for a “Pepsi” bezel or a “Batman” bezel and you’ve got an interesting and iconic look. Driving the watch is a COSC-certified automatic GMT movement, and the watch comes with classic Rolex details like an oyster bracelet and cyclops date magnifier. The only problem is that they’re typically hard to get your hands on and cost more than retail, but they’re worth seeking out.
Movement: Rolex 3285 automatic
Case diameter: 40mm
Water Resistance: 100m


World Timers

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere


The Montblanc 1858 Geosphere has a lot going for it. For starters, its world time display is decidedly unique. While world timers with Lambert projection maps only display one hemisphere (usually the north), this shows both on two globes at 12 and six o’clock. Further, while most world time watches have a dressy look to them, this has the look of a classic tool watch, thanks to a black and gold color scheme, a rotating ceramic compass bezel and a chunky case design. The best part, though, is the price: about $6,300, making it one of the most affordable world time watches you can buy.
Movement: Montblanc MB 29.25 automatic
Case diameter: 42mm
Water Resistance: 100m


Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time


Vacheron Constantin’s Overseas World Time isn’t by any stretch of the imagination an affordable watch, but it seems to be the perfect convergence of class, durability, high watchmaking, and wearability. Part of what makes it stand out is its movement and world time display, which houses not the standard 24 time zones but rather all 37, including those that are offset by 15- and 30-minute intervals. While Vacheron Constantin is mostly known for exquisite haute horlogerie, the Overseas has the makings of a utilitarian timepiece (as far as the Swiss Big Three are concerned), thanks to a solid 150-meter depth rating, and anti-magnetic build and a convenient, quick-release strap-changing system.
Movement: Vacheron Constantin 2460 WT/1 automatic
Case diameter: 43.5mm
Water Resistance: 150m


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Callaway Shows That Great Golf Gear Is More than the Clubs You Carry

Anyone who’s spent any amount of time on the links knows that your golf kit is a lot more than just the selection of irons and woods you pack in your bag. Callaway — an icon in the world of golf — knows this better than anyone. It’s likely why it made its FF Opti-Stretch shorts not just supremely comfortable, but flexible for life on or off the course. The FF Opti-Stretch is made with a performance-first fabric, a blend of interwoven layers of spandex for full range-of-motion and all-day comfort. However, these shorts aren’t just flexible in a literal sense — their design, which includes a classic button closure and belt-ready waistband — should look right at home even when you’re not gearing up to tee off.

Price: $30


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Cop This Yeti Hopper for $50 Less Than the New Model, While It Lasts

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At Gear Patrol, we’re obviously obsessed with the latest and greatest gear. While there are few things better than a new, innovative product, having a deep knowledge of the product lifecycle means we also know a good deal when we see one. This came in handy when we saw the latest Yeti collection for Spring 2022, specifically the upgraded Hopper M30 soft cooler. While a handful of key improvements were made, this also resulted in a $50 price increase for the newest model, taking the price to $350. If you don’t want the newest tech, you can get the older (and still excellent) Hopper model for just $300 while it is still in stock.


Hopper M30 Soft Cooler



The major difference between the two is that Yeti’s new release has an improved magnetic opening that makes it easier to reach in and dig around. We haven’t been able to test this claim just yet, but it seems that the opening was a pain point on the previous iteration.

The older model, however, like the new one, eschews a zipper for a convenient magnetic closure and has Yeti’s signature HitchPoint grid system for easy attachments, RF-welded leakproof seams and ColdCell closed-cell foam insulation. Basically, you get a perfectly good cooler for all of your adventures and you keep $50 in your pocket (we’d use this to fill the cooler with some beers). Just be sure to shop soon because once the old model is gone, the price goes with it.


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