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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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7 Gadgets Star Athletes Can't Live Without

Gadgets. The pieces of technology that make our lives easier, more informed, and more entertaining. Professional athletes love their gizmos ...

How to Pick the Right Basketball Shoe for You

Finding the right basketball shoe can make a big impact on your performance, believe it or not. I used to think a shoe was just a shoe, and that if yo...

How to Build an Effective Gym on a Shoestring Budget

I am often asked by aspiring trainers and coaches how they can go about upgrading or designing a home gym for either themselves and/or small group ses...

Nail This Simple Footwork Drill and You Just Might Win Reebok's 'Fastest Feet Challenge'

Think you've got fast feet? Now's the time to prove it. Reebok wants to find the fastest feet in America and award them with the football getaway o...

Reebok's Latest Innovation Could Change Athletic Footwear Forever

For decades, footwear innovation has revolved around materials. What can be put inside a shoe that will help people run faster, jump higher and tra...

Wearing Running Shoes While Weightlifting Can Kill Your Strength Gains

Next time you head into a Globo Gym-style commercial gym, take a look around and check out the footwear your fellow gym goers are sporting. Chances ar...

The SpeedGrip Sock Aims to Give Athletes More Quickness, Confidence

Stability breeds explosiveness. The more stable your body is, the more directional force you'll be able to put into the ground. Small increases in ...

Jordan Has Unveiled the 2018 NBA All-Star Jerseys, and They're Incredibly Clean

The Jumpman will be front and center at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. The brand, which is produced by Nike, officially unveiled the jerseys for this ...

10 Pieces of Equipment Everyone Needs to Work Out at Home

With the new year upon us, some of you may be thinking about your new workout routine and how to stay as consistent as possible to hit all your fitnes...

2017 STACK Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us. That means it's time to gear up with the latest and greatest products that will improve your workouts, help you tak...

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