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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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Do Step Counters Really Work?

It seems like a new type of fitness tracker or step counter hits the market every day. With all the major tech companies jumping into the fray, we h...

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...

Tips for Buying Your First Set of Bicycle Racing Wheels

The cyclist's journey can be charted through the evolution of his equipment. As a child, your trusty steed was the big wheel. From there, you...

DIY Sandbag for Convenient Training

You probably know that sandbags can serve as a great training tool for any athlete regardless of the sport he or she plays. What you may not know is...

adidas Outdoor Terrex Gear for Trail Running

Ready to take your training outside for the summer? First step: Get outside and go for a run! Well, wait. First step: Get dressed, then go ou...

SURVIVING SEALFIT: Inside the Devil's Backpack: The Only 5 Things You Need to get a Hellishly Hard Workout Anywhere

When you're following a Navy SEAL-inspired training program, nothing becomes more clear than the fact that you don't need a lot of stuff to get a...

Quick Review: The Reebok Nano 4.0 Is Great for CrossFit

Thinking about purchasing shoes specifically designed for CrossFit? After two months of WODs, I decided to try the Reebok Nano 4.0s, and I do not ...

Reebok Summer Gear for the CrossFit Athlete

Even though it's not technically summer where you live (although the temperatures may indicate otherwise), it's time to get in shape. Many are turning...

Post Your Next PR with the Reebok CrossFit Lifter Plus

Reebok continues its domination of the CrossFit game with a new iteration of its Olympic lifting shoe, the CrossFit Lifter Plus. This shoe is not as...

5 New Game-Changing Fitness Inventions

  1. The KettleShell The KettleShell is a new device (patent-pending) that transforms a dumbbell into a kettlebell. Visit their facebook page to ...

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