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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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12 Must-Have Items in the Athlete's Gym Bag

You don't step into the weight room without a lifting plan. It should be the same with your gear. You can undoubtedly get a challenging workout withou...

10 Things to Have in Your Cheer Bag

Always Be Prepared1. Cheer ShoesYour cheer shoes are very important for cheer practice, especially for flyers. They are designed specifically for stun...

Why It's Crucial To Lift Weights To Prepare For Your Sport

Bodyweight exercises are great! I love them. I feel like after the past few months I have become a lot more experienced with them to the point where m...

Sports Science on a Budget

Load management seems to be the misunderstood teenager of the sports science and performance world. At times it has been vilified to help pamper athle...

A Simple Home Gym Setup and Workout

Although going to a gym is great, you should have your own home gym equipment as well. There may be times that you can't make it to the gym before it...

Firm Footing: How Footwear Impacts Athletic Performance

At some point or another within their careers, athletes fall prey to "paralysis by analysis." They become entangled within a nebula of minutia, scr...

Why The 'Axe' Bat Is Taking Over Major League Baseball

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

The Insole That's Helping Top Prospects Put Up Mind-Blowing Numbers at the NFL Combine

Quinnen Williams had done it. In 4.87 seconds—the time it took him to run his first 40-Yard Dash at the 2019 NFL Combine—he'd solidified himsel...

3 Weight Room Equipment Hacks That Can Help You Do More With Less

You don't need to own a gym stuffed with expensive equipment to design versatile and effective workouts. Sometimes, all you need is a little creativit...

Amateur Sports Teams Are Gaining an Edge With GPS Technology

GPS technology has long been a staple at the highest levels of sport. Pro teams around the globe have spent small fortunes on equipment designe...

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