Let’s get hands-on with the UA Velociti 2 running shoe from Under Armour. This is a neutral running shoe that uses UA’s HOVR foam – for a cushioned and energetic feel. UA likes to call it the “zero gravity feel.” Is this the right running shoe for you? We’ll try to give you some insights in this review. Here’s some of the styles that are available now (we are an Under Armour affiliate): Let’s take a look. UA HOVR Velociti 2 Running Shoe – Fit & Sizing This shoe runs true to size. I bought a Men’s Size 11 and the fit is good. I wear an 11 in most Reebok and Nike running shoes – so hopefully that gives you some grounds for comparison. The length and width are right where I’d expect them to be. It’s not a super-wide shoe – but I don’t have wide feet. I’d recommend you order in your regular shoe size. UA HOVR Foam – “Zero Gravity” Cushioning System This shoe uses UA’s HOVR™ technology. It’s a light-weight and crisp foam cushioning system [Read more …]
Saturday, March 14th is Steph Curry’s birthday -and to celebrate UA is launching a new colorway of his signature shoe – the Curry 7. By the way, that’s “Pi Day” because the digits are 3/14 (3.14..) Here’s the special off-court Curry 7 Player Exclusive (PE), known as the Curry 7 Pi Day PE. It’s more mundane looking than the other colorways – but that is what Stephen wanted. This is an “off-court” shoe – not meant for play. It has a full knit collar and it is a clean, understated design that looks good anywhere. The Curry 7 Pi Day PE is a clean and fun design. It has a sleek all-knit black upper with no shoe laces. The white heel features UA’s HOVR technology (energy return foam cushion) and Micro G cushioning as well. And, it’s a Pi Day shoe – so the first 30 digits of Pi (3.14159265358979323846264338327) are on the heel tab. This is a limited-edition shoe, and it will release worldwide on March 14th for $140 USD. Get it at UA.com – and other retailers.
Under Armour and Dwayne Johnson have teamed up again to bring you the Project Rock Collection. What’s Dwayne Johnson’s philosophy for success? It’s simple: put in the work. The newest updates and additions to the UA Project Rock collection reflect that attitude and goal. This is training gear and apparel that has been engineered to help you push past boundaries, to set PRs, and to put in the work – the sweat equity that brings great things. This is all part of UA’s overarching 2020 mantra: “The Only Way is Through”. How do you find momentum and push yourself to be better than what you ever thought possible? Laser focus on the work. Here’s words of wisdom from the man himself: “My new collection is built for the hardest workers in the room. I don’t care how old you are, what you do for a living, or what your bank account says. This collection is designed for the ones who know that success comes one way—through the work.” So what’s int he line? It’s Under Armour gear – so you [Read more …]
The Curry 7 is one of UA Basketball’s premier basketball shoes. And with the latest iteration of Steph Curry’s Underrated Tour, UA has launched the official Curry 7 Underrated Tour colorway. The Underrated Tour is an annual skills tour designed to help young women and men from all backgrounds achieve their basketball dreams. About the Curry 7 Underrated Tour Colorway What’s special about this colorway? Of course the shoe has all the great features of the UA Curry 7 – like the breathable upper that features a balanced blend of black and cardinal red. The heel, which features both UA HOVR™ and Micro G® cushioning technologies, is separated by a flexible, beta red plate. The outsole is black, with striking white and gray splatters. About the UA Curry 7 The upper features translucent layering of synthetic leather, mesh & TPU skins for reinforcement in zonal areas for comfort, stability & mobility. There is foam padding in the collar and heel for added comfort. An internal counter lining provides immediate step-in comfort and stability. In regards to the cushioning of the [Read more …]
Let’s take a look at the UA HOVR™ Machina – the new running shoe from Under Armour. UA likes to say it is “MORE THAN A RUNNING SHOE.” Why? Because it includes a revolutionary new feature – real-time form coaching to let you become a better runner. What can you train for with these? If you are racing for a spot at the trials, shaving off seconds from your 5k best, qualifying for a marathon – or just want to improve – these shoes can give you the extra edge. The Machina is the newest shoe in UA’s HOVR lineup. In the past runners have been force to choose between high-cushion running shoes for longer distances races or lightweight for speed. But UA has struck a perfect balance with the HOVR lineup – so runners don’t have to sacrifice either. The UA HOVR Machina mixes the speed of a racing shoe with the comfort of a long-distance shoe. And let’s talk about real-time Form Coaching. This is a revolutionary running training tool for 2020. REAL-TIME FORM COACHING THE UA HOVR [Read more …]
21cm – that’s a lot. And that is how much the female breast can potentially move during exercise. And here’s an even more shocking fact – did you know that wearing the wrong sports bra during exercise can cause permanent damage? Under Armour is tackling these issues head on by changing the sports bra game with a new innovation. The new Infinity Bra from UA will address both of those issues and function to support women’s unique bodies and needs. How did Under Armour develop this phenomenal new piece of workout gear? They combined the insights from their and applied science and testing team with those from a breast health expert to evolve the sports bra. Breast health expert Dr. Joanna Scurr from the University of Portsmouth helped with the design and test. The UA Infinity Bra is destined to be a perfectly fitting bra – designed for women’s bodies. It’s a new approach, done in a new way. Historically, sports bras are created by utilizing two perfect breast shaped cups from a flat piece of padding. Instead, The UA [Read more …]
There have been a lot of fashion trends over the years when it comes to fitness. From tracksuits to skorts to thong leotards (why, lord, why?) – there have been plenty of “misses.” Fortunately, leggings are a home run. Whether the boom of yoga or just a quest for compression is to blame, leggings have become ubiquitous when it comes to “athleisure” and legit workout gear. Leggings blend function and fashion to keep you comfortable and looking good while you sweat. There are leggings for all body shapes and ways to wear your leggings for every personal style. The downside is that leggings have gotten so popular that it can feel as though you’re burdened with an infinite number of ways to wrap up your stems in lycra. On the upside, since fashion brands have caught onto the fact that women love leggings there have been more (and better) options than ever before. Read on to learn about features to consider to make you comfortable, help you move freely, and get through your workout to the best of your ability. [Read more …]