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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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Mookie Betts's New Experimental Bat Helped Him Crush Three Home Runs Against the Orioles

Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts single-handedly beat the Baltimore Orioles last night with an epic three-home run, five-RBI performance. ....

The Dallas Cowboys Are Using a Technologically Advanced Football to Prevent Fumbles

Turnovers cause football teams to lose games. Fumbles and interceptions not only give the defensive team possession of the football, they also defla...

Improve Your Fitness Knowledge With 5 Educational Fitness Podcasts

Living a healthy lifestyle goes far deeper than just hitting the gym and eating well. If you're an athlete, coach, trainer or someone who prioritizes...

A New Type of Baseball Bat Is Propelling Dustin Pedroia, Carlos Correa and Other MLB Players to Career Years

For over a century, the shape of the baseball bat has remained mostly unchanged. It's a symmetrical, cylindrical stick that tapers from the barre...

LOOK: Nike's Microclimate Chair Is the Craziest Athlete Recovery Innovation Yet

In sports, especially basketball, you often hear the phrase "keep warm." This can refer to preventing a quarterback from contracting frostbite wh...

Russell Westbrook's Worst 2016 NBA Playoffs Outfits, Ranked

No word or phrase can accurately describe Russell Westbrook's sartorial style. One day, he dresses like a festival-goer who's spent too many days ...

WATCH: Elvis Andrus Makes Sure to Save His Nikes Before Getting His Celebratory Powerade Bath

Ah, the celebratory sports drink bath. All players must endure this wet, sugary ritual after they lead their teams to a big win. Sometimes the icy b...

4 Things You Should Know About Your Personal Trainer

Exercising with others is better than exercising by yourself, and a good personal trainer can do a lot to keep yourself fit and full of energy. But the...

'Lifting Socks' Are a Thing, and They're Way Better Than Shoes

I've always had a mixed reaction to working out in socks. The benefits are clear. When you're barefoot, you no longer have elevated heels, which ca...

The Fitness-Tracking Technology NBA Players Have Been Trying to Sneak on the Court

When you take the time to really look closely, it's amazing the NBA didn't notice it the moment Matthew Dellavedova stepped onto the court. Wrapped ...

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