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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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Train in Style With Warrior's Performance Apparel

Want to gear up with the latest workout apparel this holiday season? Check out Warrior's line of performance clothing, which offers the ideal blend of...

The Perfect Fit: Athlete's Guide to Purchasing New Shoes

If you've been putting off purchasing a new pair of trainers until the glue holding your old shoes together breaks and flakes, stop what you're doin...

Nike Launches Footwear for Yoga

Earlier this month, Nike unveiled its first yoga-specific shoe, the Studio Wrap. The shoe will be available this coming February for $110. (Read u...

Low-Cost Speed Training Gear

You don't need fancy or expensive gadgets to get faster. In fact, many top speed coaches use surprisingly low-tech equipment to help their athletes ...

Training Tool: SKLZ Quick Ladder

Agility ladders are common tools in most training centers. But for around $30, you can have one of these valuable tools at home. The SKLZ Quick Ladder...

Hit the Gym in Clothing Made From Bamboo Fibers

What would you say if I told you that companies were creating clothes from bamboo fibers? Think fast, because bamboo clothes are hitting the marke...

Training With the Nike+ Running Watch

The Nike+ watch, sponsored by TomTom, is one of many on the market that calculate pace and distance and that use GPS. So what makes this watch stand...

Your Weight Room's Best Training Equipment

It's likely that your weight room contains a variety of training tools. Making sense of how each one fits into your program can be challenging, pa...

Lululemon Athletica Offers Clothing Technology to Complement Training

Lululemon Athletica has long set the standard in athletic wear for the yoga culture. But recently, the company has made waves in the fitness world by ...

STACK Approved: Muscle Ropes

Heavy ropes are quickly becoming a staple in weight rooms around the country, and for good reason. They are a great tool for increasing strength, ga...

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