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Spring Workout Wear
Workout gear goes through a lot for you—not only soaking up sweat and grime in all corners and putting up with your body's various contortions from downward dog to dancer's pose, but it's the armor we don in our commitment to self-care and health...
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Reebok + Modla Flexweave Altitude Training Mask
As a demonstration of the dynamic nature of their forthcoming Flexweave material, Reebok invited three global design firms each to imagine a new collaborative product—and produce a prototype of it. Rotterdam's Odd Matter envisioned a furniture series...
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Fitbit’s Ionic Smartwatch
by Michael Frank Fitbit has had a simple formula for success: target women. Think about the average Fitbit wearer and it’s not only a woman, it’s a younger, gym-going woman. To make progress Fitbit needs men to care about its wearables...
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Mild Peppermint Freshness From Zero K Single Cooling Wipes
Whether you're trekking the urban or actual jungle cooling soap, we grabbed hold of some Zero K wipes offer a new (and proprietary) way to keep your cool. On spunlace nonwoven fabric pads, a 98% natural or naturally derived, proprietary cooling...
STYLE
lululemon Taps Deep Design Expertise to Create New Outerwear for Men
In the last year the number of men we’re seeing wearing lululemon has increased drastically. Known since its early days for making yoga clothes for women, the Vancouver-based brand added menswear in 2013, around the same time they broadened their athletic...
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RHONE Premium Activewear for Men
In just a few years Rhone has taken the men’s activewear market by storm with their focus on making comfortable clothing that outperforms the competition. Created by guys for guys, the company’s whole focus is on helping customers perform their best...
STYLE
Y-3 Launches Y-3 Sport
Though Y-3 is a beautiful collaboration between avant-garde Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto and global sportswear brand adidas, surprisingly, it's always been a fashion-first line. After 15 years, Yamamoto has thought it the proper time to go deep...
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HTC + Under Armour's HealthBox Fitness Tracking Set
In the age of quantifiable self, there are many devices offering an array of useful functionality. Fortunately, the UA HealthBox—developed by HTC and Under Armour—delivers one of the most comprehensive packages and, thus, plenty of data. The three...
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Mighty Audio's Portable Player
There's now a tech solution for those who are tired of having their phone tag along on fitness activities but don't want to give up their perfectly tailored Spotify playlists. Allowing runners, bikers and others to detach from the physical (and...
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Band 2
In the second reiteration of its fitness tracker, Microsoft swaps out the flat display for a curved one (now protected with Gorilla Glass 3), creating a more refined look and fit. Underneath the hood are 11 sensors (including built-in GPS) that track...
TECH
Jawbone UP Gets Back on Track
Released earlier this spring, the new generation of Jawbone UP products (2, 3 and 4, the latter which includes contactless AmEx payments on top of heart rate and temperature tracking) offered a favorable initial impression, but after a few weeks...
STYLE
Fashion Meets Function with ADAY's Activewear
We've seen the rise of independent brands like Outdoor Voices blurring the line between gym attire and streetwear, and fellow newcomer ADAY sets the bar high for apparel that can perform, but also, not look like gym attire. In fact, a quick scroll...
TECH
Jawbone UP 2, 3, 4
Jawbone, an early mover in the wearable fitness tracker category, today announced two new products and shared updates on a third. The UP2 replaces the UP24, the UP3 adds cardiovascular and temperature tracking and the UP4 layers in contactless payments...
TECH
Olio Model One Smartwatch
by Michael Frank The team behind the new Olio Model One—veterans of Apple, Google, Movado, Audi and Pixar—have acknowledged something that all smartwatch makers should too: the fact that, for 400 years, people have been choosing watches for style...
DESIGN
Wearable Water: Active Hydration
Whether you are in a boat, a board, hiking a trail or pounding the pavement, staying hydrated while on the move—especially in the heat—is critical. Lugging around clunky bottles can be cumbersome and heavy, so we've searched for some of the best wearable...
TRAVEL
Nordic Skiing: The Basics
As the Nordic World Championship draws to a close in Falun, Sweden, you don't have to have a designated Nordic center in your backyard to strap on your skis. Cross-country skiing is a versatile sport for the transitional seasons. From the traditional...
DESIGN
Reaching Optimal Body Composition with S10 Training
A block below the downtown Canal Street subway stop in Manhattan is a space lacking any signage on Walker Street. Passersby—unable to see clearly through the blue-tinted windows—walk in, and are greeted by a large-scale photograph by artist Jim...
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Hock Design Fitness Equipment
Kristof Hock knew there was a better way of doing things. Years ago—while working as a product manager in the fitness industry—he would visit Nantong, China to meet with manufacturers. He remembers the polluted air and the bedraggled workforce—mainstays...
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Rotator Jump Rope
For those that take fitness as seriously as they take design, look to German newcomer Hock. Founded in 2009 by Kristof Hock, the eponymous label uses only certifiably sustainable and natural materials for its handsome workout gear, while adhering to...
TECH
Ralph Lauren's Polo Tech Shirt
The wearable tech field just got a little bit more elegant, thanks to Ralph Lauren. The American luxury giant debuts the Polo Tech shirt at the 2014 US Open, where several ball boys will wear the shirt on-court. Partnering with Montreal-based wellness...
STYLE
Modern Sportswear from Monreal London
For all the emphasis placed on fitness these days, between newfangled workouts and wearable tech to help count the daily burn, the appropriate apparel hasn't become any more advanced. There's an obvious dearth of innovative, design-conscious activewear...
TECH
KidFit: A Wearable Activity Tracker for Children
Wearable technology is increasingly a part of everyday life. From measuring sleep and activity to integrating fully with smartphones via Glass or smartwatches, these gadgets are only set to grow in popularity and sophistication. However, tech accessories...
OUTDOORS
Brooklyn Boulders
Just because you live closer to a subway station than a decent-sized cliff doesn't mean you can't climb. Brooklyn Boulders is the sanctuary for both the experienced climber as well as the curious (full disclosure: the first time is the hardest on the...
TECH
Basis Band and App
The wearable activity monitor market has exploded; we saw more than 30 players at this year's CES. Basis—an easy-to-use watch with a mobile and web app offers data more advanced than most of the competition through monitoring and leveraging heart...
FOOD-DRINK
Enduro Bites
Whether it's skiing, running, or pushing the pedals on the road or single track, your body needs fuel to keep moving. As much as we'd like to nosh on a burrito during a long ride, it doesn't exactly travel well. There's no shortage of portable energy...
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