The Post-Workout Pants: Gear of the Year 2013

A number of studies have shown that compression clothing reduces inflam­mation, soreness, and muscle fatigue. The 110% Juggler Knickers not only reduce swelling but also come with a set of reusable ice packs that fit into thigh and hip pockets to alleviate pain. We pulled them on after all our tough lower-body workouts. [$150; 110playharder.com]