August 25, 2019

Smart sportswear becoming trendy day by day

Smart sportswear is growing trendy day by day, such workout gear can track many aspects of athletes performance, including heart rate and calorie burn.

It makes one’s workout more efficient, affective and productive. Clothing items are becoming smart and connected

Technology has embedded its self in our daily life routine within all types of products even our clothing.

Garments are now created rich in data and can provide users feedback on their performances. They also can be connected to other digital devices.

Smart clothes which are also referred to as high-tech clothing, smart garments have been. Technology now has enhanced  the clothing items and used to add functionality beyond that of the traditional use.

Brands around the world are competing to develop T-shirts, shorts and sneakers with integrated sensors GPS functionality.

No one can choose from selection of smart clothes that can be connect to an app or program on a secondary device using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.

Articles of clothing now can help wearer measure bodily functions and performance while improving both, for example, pants can do work for its wearer aiding them in burning additional calories.

Several number of products allow users to track their workout daily routine efficiency. With either a shirt keeping an eye users heart rates or a pair of pants monitoring their performance and gait, there’s an item of clothing for every exercise one choose to practice.

Athleisure is now a trendy fashion designed for exercises and workouts and can also be worn at workplaces, schools, other casual settings  and social occasions.

Popular brands including Nike, Adiddas, Ralph Lauren and Athos are trying include technology in making athleisure clothing. The clothing items adapts to the body’s exerted sweat and cools the body down, monitors the exerted effort, tracks heart rate and calorie burn.

However expensive Ralph Lauren’s has launched PoloTech shirt that can monitor heart rate, stress level, and energy output, while Athos developed an exercising garment that can monitor, heart rate and breathing.

In addition, Nike has developed new self-lacing, Bluetooth-enabled sneakers that that adapts to wearers’ feet. The Adapt BB are a pair of traditional sneakers yet connected to technology used by basketball players.

The newly launched by hitting the buttons on the side or with a smartphone app, the sneaker’s fit can be modified.

On the other hand, PUMA has pushed the boundaries of what sneakers can do by developing the PUMA Disc which currently the world’s fastest non-lacing system. It was first released in the early ’90s.

Furthermore, Giant brand names have partnered with technology firms to develop smart clothing such as Levi’s that has collaborated with  Google to make smart jacket.

Sports has added technology to its garments and footwear adding 3D printing in soles and textile nets in the instep of the shoe and micro-sensors in pants and t-shirts.

Sportswear fabrics now have specific features for ventilation, heating, cooling, wicking, anti-microbial, abrasion, and impact resistance. All these characteristics are already available in modern apparel products.

Micro-sensors are installed in  textiles and fabrics to detect many physiological functions at precise levels.


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