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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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How to Pick Out the Perfect Pair of Swim Goggles

For you elite swimmers this little guide to swim goggles won't really be of much benefit to you, but for those athletes and beginner swimmers looking to...

The Pros and Cons of 8 Common Pieces of Lifting Gear

Lifting equipment is hit or miss. Some gear can help you lift more weight or protect your body from the stress of heavy loads. Other gear can ruin you...

REVIEW: Why the Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit Might Be the Ideal Training Shoe for Athletes

Finding the perfect workout shoe can be a challenge. Unfortunately, many of the products on the market are designed for runners, not for those of us w...

How Football Sizes Change at Each Level of the Sport

Footballs come in several sizes to accommodate athletes of different ages. Younger athletes use smaller balls, and the football sizes gradually increase...

Is Bio-Ceramic Clothing Legit? Examining The Science Behind Tom Brady's Fancy Pajamas

Tom Brady takes his job very seriously. He regularly goes to bed before 8:30 p.m. He doesn't consume white sugar, white flour, MSG, iodized sal...

Here's Your First Look at the Uniforms for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game

Somehow, some way, we're just a little over a month away from the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend. Initially scheduled to take place in Charlotte, then ...

The Nike Dri-FIT Element 1/2 Zip Is The Ultimate Garment For Runners

Headphone wires that smack against your face when you run are a thing of the past, thanks to the Nike Dri-FIT Element 1/2 Zip. This garment goes...

His and Hers Under Armour ColdGear Will Help You Fight Winter's Bitterest Chill

Feeling cold? Freezing? Like someone dropped you off in an Inuit Village and you're wearing nothing but a tank top and a pair of basketball shorts? T...

FANCHEST Helps You Get Decked Out In Your Favorite Team's Gear For Less

Sports fans pretty much adore anything that features their favorite team's logo and colors. That's what makes FANCHEST such an awesome concept....

Oakley Radar Pace Sunglasses Will Coach You While You Train (Seriously)

Oakley Radar Pace smart sunglasses are the perfect accessory for endurance athletes who want to protect their eyes and improve their performance with ...

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