April 28, 2020
Allbirds fans love the brand’s eco-friendly lifestyle sneakers. And now, the company has sustainability-focused performance shoes. The shoe was created with natural materials including its Sugarcane-based SweetFoam, eucalyptus and a reengineered version of its merino wool. Read more on Footwear News.
April 27, 2020
The record-breaking class was led by Robin Arzón, Peloton's vice president and head instructor, who broadcasted the 30-minute Pop Ride right from her ... living room. It also beat the company's previous record of 19,000 riders in its 2019 Turkey Burn class. Read more on Mashable.
April 21, 2020
Peloton today announced that it will resume live workout classes after finally closing its studios on April 3rd when an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Classes will now be streaming from the instructors’ homes. Users can expect between two to three new live classes daily; the schedule currently focuses on morning classes, but the...
April 6, 2020
The idea behind the shoe is to reduce contact time with the ground, because the more time spent on the ground, the more power lost. ASICS says that losing the spikes does two things: it promotes power and makes them one of the lightest sprinting shoes on the market. Read...
April 6, 2020
Peloton Interactive Inc said on Monday it would pause live production of its exercise videos at its New York and London studios through April 30 after an employee at its New York City-based production studio has tested positive for COVID-19. However, it would continue to add new, pre-recorded content on its...
March 30, 2020
New Balance will make protective face mask prototypes in its Massachusetts factory amid the coronavirus crisis
New Balance has created some of its most coveted sneakers in its Lawrence, Mass., manufacturing facility. Now, the company is preparing to produce face masks. See their prototype on Footwear News.
March 24, 2020
With over 3 billion activities uploaded from all over the world, Strava ‘knows where athletes actually run and ride.’ The new Routes tool uses that knowledge to provide route recommendations personalized to athletes’ preferences for location, distance, surface type (pavement or dirt) and hilly or flat terrain. Read more on...
March 23, 2020
Peloton announced that it will temporarily suspend the sale and delivery of its Tread, a treadmill with a touchscreen to stream live and on-demand classes, because the size of the machine is too big to deliver to customers while attempting to maintain physical distance during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Sales of its...
March 23, 2020
Bike industry players, big and small, shift production to make personal protective equipment for front-line healthcare workers. Read more on VeloNews.
March 19, 2020
The company, which currently supplies clothing to Boels Dolmans, Trek-Segafredo and the UCI World Championships, is hoping to begin production on Monday, March 23. Santini, working in conjunction with local textile manufacturer Sitip, has said that a prototype has already been made. The mask is currently being tested at the Politecnico di Milan before...
March 18, 2020
BikeRadar is known for its comprehensive, authoritative testing, so they decided to try every product in the Clif Bar range in a single sitting. Find out what their favorite flavors were and what happened here.
March 16, 2020
Clif Bar unveiled its first-ever packaging change with limited-edition wrappers that feature superstar female athletes across six sports. Ashima Shiraishi, Venus Williams, Megan Rapinoe, Lakey Peterson, Katerina Nash, and Jordyn Barratt will grace the wrappers of Clif Bar‘s most popular flavors for 2020. Read more on GearJunkie.
March 4, 2020
Ahead of the Olympic games in Tokyo this summer, Nike revealed a new collection that spotlights sustainable materials. The innovative fabrics include polyester made from recycled plastic bottles and nylon, as well as rubber and yarn waste from Nike factories. Check them out on Forbes.
March 3, 2020
The Deckers Brands company revealed its debut apparel line, a 27-piece collection geared to the needs of all athletes. The apparel ranges from $12 to $250 and is only available online. Read more on Footwear News.
February 19, 2020
Anyone who runs or spectates at races has probably noticed that stacked, generously cushioned running shoes have become almost ubiquitous. But running in those thickly cushioned shoes could affect a runner’s form in sometimes surprising ways, according to a series of new studies of maximalist running shoes and recreational athletes....
February 12, 2020
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removed CBD from its list of prohibited substances in 2018. CBD is the only approved cannabinoid of the more than 100 that are present in cannabis plants. THC (which causes marijuana’s high) and all other cannabinoids are banned in competition, but are allowed if present during a...
February 11, 2020
Strava athletes shared more than 1 billion activities in the last 13 months, surpassing 3 billion total activity uploads to the social fitness community since its founding in 2009. The company adds that more than 50 million athletes have joined Strava, with around 1 million new athletes joining each month. Check out...
February 6, 2020
In surveys of CBD users, pain management is always one of the top reasons given for using nonintoxicating cannabis products. So it makes sense that nearly all brands, especially those targeting athletes, now offer topical solutions meant to be applied directly to achy areas. Are these balms, salves, creams, lotions, roll-ons, patches, and sprays an intriguing advance in sports medicine? Or...
February 6, 2020
The blade at the bottom front of the Air Zoom Viperfly just kinda tails… off. But as with almost all Nike performance footwear, there’s science behind it. Check out the new shoe on Gear Patrol, just one of several new Olympics-oriented shoes the brand just announced.
February 6, 2020
Ford has released details of a prototype jacket that can display a series of emojis via an integrated LED panel. By indicating the feelings and intentions of a cyclist, Ford claims the jacket could help to “ease tensions” between drivers and cyclists, potentially reducing accidents. See what the jacket looks like on...
February 3, 2020
After helping smash marathon records, Nike’s controversial sneaker can still be used by athletes in Tokyo Games. However, track and field’s world governing body on Friday moved to curb the future escalation of running-shoe technology pioneered by Nike’s Vaporflys. The new regulations issued by World Athletics would restrict the thickness of a...
January 30, 2020
Asics Corporation announced that its investment subsidiary Asics Ventures Corporation invested in a Japanese startup, No New Folk Studio Inc., the developer of sensing solution Orphe Track which measures and analyses foot movement. Asics, in conjunction with No New Folk Studio, developed a smart running shoe that gives runners real-time...