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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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Fantasy Football 101: A Guide for Drafting Your First Fantasy Team

In a nutshell, fantasy football involves choosing real NFL players to create fake—or fantasy—teams that earn points based on said players' performances....

Top 3 Fantasy Football Sleepers at Each Position

It's that time of year again… Are you ready for some Football?! I don't know about you, but I get hyped for football season year after year...

The Foolproof Fantasy Football Snake Draft Strategy

Fantasy Football has evolved in such a way that there are so many ways to draft your team. A lot of leagues are moving to in-person offline drafts,...

When to Draft a Defense and Kicker in Your Fantasy Football Draft

Preparing for a fantasy football draft is, indeed, time-consuming; however, it is important to be aware of all positions for which you will be drafting....

Fantasy Football Rookies: Locks, Busts and Sleepers

Fantasy football rookies are always tough decisions because you have to separate the hype from their college career with the real-world expectations of...

Fall 2017 Training Gear and Apparel Round-Up

Fall is rapidly approaching. That means you're back in school (or are about to be), playing a sport and hitting the weights with your team. So there's...

The 2017 Ultimate Football Gear Guide

You've spent the offseason pushing your body to the limit. You've memorized every inch of your playbook. You've envisioned the success you and your te...

Everything We've Seen From the NBA's New Nike Uniforms (So Far)

Ever since it was announced that Nike would be taking over for adidas as the NBA's official provider of jerseys and apparel, fans have been itching to...

5 Things I Learned From Using the Wearable Designed for Professional Athletes

The WHOOP has become the go-to wearable of elite athletes. The NFL Players Association recently announced a five-year partnership with WHOOP in whi...

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...

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