NekFit ($33.95; amazon.com)
For walkers who simply can't take a step without their iPod, NekFit lets you work out and enjoy your music comfortably. This lightweight accessory adjusts, fitting snugly on the back of your neck, and lets you effortlessly change songs with the tap of a button. NekFit also neatly stores bothersome earphone wires, so you can focus on your walk.
You: On a Walk ($19.95; amazon.com)
Created by doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz, this two-CD set provides two walking programs that are set to motivating, heart-pumping music at a pace that's just right for you. Roizen and Oz also teach you simple beginner stretches, share their best exercise and health tips, and help you reach your weight-loss goals.
Heart Rate Monitor for Dummies ($89.99; dummiesheartrate.com)
This watch measures your ticker tempo and walking distance without the inconvenience of a chest belt. Complete with a reader-friendly booklet, the Heart Rate Monitor for Dummies makes it easy to track your steps, lose weight, and improve your health.
Reebok Fusion Walking Shoes ($69.99; reebok.com)
You'll feel like you're gliding when you walk in these supercomfy lightweight sneaks. The breathable fabric keeps your tootsies cool and comfy during leg work, and the added sock liner cushions your every step and helps better fit the shape of your foot.
Walkvest ($79.95; walkvest.com)
This easy-to-wear cotton vest stores up to 32 half-pound weights. The added challenge and resistance of the weight helps you safely build bone density, tone your muscles, and burn extra fat and calories. The vest also comes equipped with a utility pocket where you can store your MP3 or CD player.
MBT M. Walk Shoes ($249; blissworld.com)
These shoes have been coined "the world's smallest gym" because of their ability to engage your butt, leg, abs, and thigh muscles up to 19 percent more, while lessening the pressure on your hips, knees, and back. How they work: MBTs have a multilayered curved sole that creates a natural but uneven walking surface (it feels like you're walking on sand), so your muscles have to work extra hard to stay balanced.
Spenco for Her Total Support Insoles ($24.95; amazon.com)
These insoles are the perfect stocking stuffer! Spenco insoles are designed with Q Factor technology, which will keep your body better aligned and give you improved balance, reducing your risk of injury while you walk.