How the Women’s World Cup is making gear better for female athletes

You know your team is a big deal when New York City throws a parade for you. The U.S. Women’s soccer team will be the first female team to be thrown a ticker tape parade after winning the World Cup on Sunday. The American women inspired girls across the country and athletic and apparel companies have taken notice. Nike and ADIDAS outfitted the ladies of the red white and blue with new lines of gear that you can buy today. And

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4 new ways to wear compression gear outside of the gym

Compression gear may be tight on your body and expensive, but the science and technology behind them make them a must for every serious athlete. They make you look a lot better, too. But compression gear doesn’t have to only be confined to the gym. There are benefits to wearing them even before you work out, when you sleep, when you travel and even during water sports like swimming or water polo. To find more about the many benefits compression gear can provide

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Trail Running

Trail running sounds like this intimidating extreme sport for ultra runners, but really it’s defined as any sort of running on an unpaved surface. If there’s a nearby dirt or grass path at your local park, that’s trail running. If you run on the street or on a paved trail or road, that’s called road running. Trail running gets a large part of its allure from the ability of a runner to be out in nature without any potential distractions getting in

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4 of the best July 4th appropriate sneakers available now

Everyone has their own associations with July 4. For some, it’s the baseball games and missing the basketball season that just finished. It could be the beaches, the barbecues, the pool or enjoying the great outdoors with camping. But no matter what, everyone associates the holiday with the red, white and blue of America. So with that in mind, we have the hottest patriotic-themed kicks in the land for you to check out. Whatever you have planned for this weekend, you can look

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Top 50 Free Agents — Nos. 36-50

36. Patrick Beverley, G, Houston (Restricted): Last summer, Rockets GM Daryl Morey played chicken and lost with RFA Chandler Parsons but somehow landed on his feet thanks in part to the contributions of Beverley, whose season ended early with a wrist injury. Morey cannot afford to do the same this summer with “Mr. 94 Feet,” who isn’t close to being a pure point guard but is among the top defenders at the position, a valuable commodity given the number of scoring

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Does spinning stack up to cycling?

Most people probably know the difference between spinning and cycling, but why should you choose spinning when you could just go outside and ride your bike for some good old fashioned exercise? Well, spinning has its benefits when the weather outside may not be optimal for cycling. You could change the resistance and go at your own pace and you don’t have to worry about pedestrians or ongoing traffic. On the other hand, you can’t drive to work at spin class or

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Top 50 Free Agents: Nos. 19-35

19. Brandon Knight, G, Phoenix (Restricted): He was Jimmy Butler with training wheels, unable to reach accord on an extension with Milwaukee in October, elevating his game to borderline All-Star level and setting himself up for a huge payday as a restricted free agent this summer. Then Bucks management – likely influenced by ownership’s struggles in getting taxpayers to pick up more of the tab for a new arena – got out from under Knight’s impending payday and dealt him

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