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Performance gear includes all types of products and services aimed at helping athletes improve their performance. Performance gear is constantly evolving, and it's a hot area for innovation. A steady stream of new products flows to the market, all promising to help athletes get better. Apparel [e.g., sweat-wicking fabrics, compression shorts]; shoes [e.g., basketball sneakers, baseball cleats]; training tools [e.g., speed ladders, hurdles]; and accessories [e.g., heart rate monitors, mouth guards] are just a few of the categories of gear intended to help athletes train and compete at peak levels.

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Check Out the U.S. Women's National Team New Uniforms for the 2015 World Cup

The 2015 Women's World Cup tournament will begin in Canada in early June, and the U.S. Women's National Team is preparing their new look according...

Quick Review: Columbia Sportswear Turbodown Jacket

Taking more than three comfortable steps has been hard to do in the single-digit temperatures of Cleveland this winter. I'm thankful for my Columb...

Greene's Lantern: Why Kickboxing Kicks Butt for Basketball Players

The holidays are over, and I'm forced to get back to reality—and back in shape. After a couple of weeks of celebrations and plenty of sweet pota...

The Best Gear for Female Athletes

More athletic wear is being made with female athletes in mind. Here are some of the best examples of smart designs meeting real needs. adidas Ene...

2014's Best Moments in Women's Sports

Year after year we hear about the great moments in sports, but few of those moments include women. Women have attained remarkable success in sport...

Greene's Lantern: What Happened When I Wore a Dumb Hat to the NBA's Holiday Party

The holidays are a magical time in New York City. The streets are so festive, and at seemingly every turn you see decorations and cheer. While I'm not...

Greene's Lantern: #OverseasLife

My mom and my aunt didn't know what was wrong with me. We were at dinner in an Atlanta restaurant, and I was in tears. My rookie WNBA season had ju...

Greene's Lantern: Kalana's Country Road to the WNBA

I've won national championships and played alongside my sport's Michael Jordan, but without a doubt, one of my crowning achievements came when my ...

You'll Never Guess What the First Sports Bra Was Made Of

The first sports bra did not come on the market until the mid 1970's. According to Deadspin.com, Glamorise Foundations introduced the "Free Swing...

WATCH: Serena Williams' Skills on the Ice

Superstar tennis player Serena Williams has now dazzled us with her ice skating skills. On Wednesday evening in New York, she went for a casual sk...

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