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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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Athleta's "Power to the She" Campaign Celebrates Female Athletes

"Power to the She." It's a slogan that resonates with female athletes. The tagline of Athleta's first national brand campaign encourages women to "k...

adidas Releases adiPure Barefoot Trainer Exclusively for Women

Back in August, we previewed adidas's new barefoot training shoe, the adiPure. In honor of the launch this week of STACK for Women (4W.STACK.com),...

Raise Awareness With adidas During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

We're halfway through Breast Cancer Awareness month, but there's still plenty to do. In honor of the continuing struggle to raise awareness and gar...

Hussein Chalayan x Puma Urban Mobility Fall 2011 Collection Preview

If you're looking for casual wear styled with female athletes in mind, look no further than Puma's Urban Mobility Collection. Puma creative director...

DeMarini Offers Durable, Lightweight Bats to Increase Bat Speed

Endorsed by the the USA Softball Women's National Team, DeMarini softball bats are now available with new composition technologies designed to give yo...

Get Quicker on the Court With ASICS Lightweight Volleyball Shoes

Lighter shoes can mean faster movements. And at 12.4 ounces, the ASICS GEL-Volley Elite gives volleyball players this advantage. The GEL-Volley Eli...

adidas Traxion Technology Designed to Increase Traction

After all the excitement surrounding Team USA in the recent Women's World Cup, many soccer players are eagerly anticipating their own season this fall...

Nike Zoom Forever XC 3 Adds Traction and Comfort to Your Stride

Track meets can come down to tenths or even hundredths of a second, so shaving any amount of time can mean the difference between first place and off-...

Jennie Finch's Mizuno Cleats Designed for Better Traction

A good softball cleat can make a huge difference in performance. Traction, stability and support are essential for any softball player who wants to pe...

Boathouse Sports Introduces New Line of Women's Rugby Gear

In collaboration with the women's rugby teams at Princeton University and West Chester University, Boathouse Sports recently released the first ru...