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Six Minute Mile's Prime Day Picks

It is Amazon Prime Day and some of the best brands in running are participating this year. This is your chance to stock up on gear for the rest of the year. It's limited to Amazon Prime members, so if you're not already a prime member, you can start a 30-day free trial and benefit from the deals. Here's the breakdown of our top 10 prime day deals for runners:

Percussive massage has emerged as a trend among professional runners and everyday athletes alike. It offers the benefits of a sports massage in the comfort of your home, and at an affordable price. These devices have been shown to release muscle tension, and Theragun is one of the best when it comes to manufacturers. Just about the whole family of products on sale so it's a matter of picking the one with the right size, color, and price.

Here’s another Prime Day superstar. Amazon is running nice discounts on a variety of Garmin lines. The Garmin Epix is the ultimate multisport performance watch, featuring VO2 max tracking, and multiple global positioning networks. The Vivoactive is a more affordable line, but still features GPS, advanced fitness tracking, and music storage. The Instinct has similar features with a rugged, durable build. The Venu is stylish and functional at mid-price range. Check them all out here:

Casper Mattresses are the trailblazers regarding the mattress-in-a-box craze of recent years. Today the king-sized mattress is priced the same as the queen so if you have the space there's is no reason not to go one size up.

There are no life hacks when it comes to being out in the sun. It's pretty simple – wear sunscreen or get burnt. Around 50-70 SPF with broad spectrum is a good formula for keeping your skin cool and youthful looking. This product is great for use on your face, ears, and nose.

Most of us prefer running outdoors, but treadmills can come in clutch when the weather refuses to cooperate. The T Series is well-regarded and is now on sale, so even a rainy day can be a little happier.

We discovered in a recent reader survey that 39% of you listen to music and an additional 12% listen to podcasts/audiobooks. Owning AirPods can be helpful for making calls on the go or listening to music. The battery on these last about 6 hours so they should take you over the finish line of most runs.

Here's your 40 ounces to freedom. Well, at least if you fill this bottle up with water or some other hydrator you will feel a lot more free on your run. It might just be us, but a great run starts with staying hydrated all day.

In case you were wondering, "GTS" stands for Go-To Shoe. If you are like us, you've never met a pair of Brooks you didn't immediately fall in love with. The Adrenaline might be the most supportive and stable shoe out there. Plus Amazon lets you try before you buy so you can see if your foot is better for narrow, wide or regular width options.

When it comes to at-home exercise equipment no one has dominated the headlines more than Peloton. While there are many good competitors among treadmill manufacturers, the Peloton stationary bikes are second to none. Plus, their workout classes are best at emulating the real spin studio experience.

Speaking of brand names in fitness, when it comes to suspension training, no one does it better than TRX. If you are building your perfect home gym or if you are tight on space and need a simple solution, then you will want a set of these.


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