Performance brand 2XU hits local shores ready for summer trainingBy Staff Writer 9 November 2021 | Categories: news
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It’s always great to hear about companies started by people with a vested interest in the products they produce. In the case of 2XU (pronounced "Two Times You"), former professional triathlete Jamie Hunt started looking into performance fabrics to improve performance.
This Australian brand started as a specialist run and triathlon brand and has since branched out into more apparel such as wetsuits, goggles and race belts. 2XU has now made it to South African shores, with the following a snapshot of the Top 5 “Must Have” items for your summer training.
CORE COMPRESSION SHORTS
2XU believes its Core Compression Shorts are designed to take the place of a regular workout shorts, becoming a perfect training partner at the gym, on the field, on the court or pounding the pavement. The lightweight PWX fabric with circular knit 360-degree stretch, reduces muscle movement and damage whilst compression (a big thing for 2XU) boosts blood flow to muscles, which 2XU says improves performance, lower risk of injury and speed up recovery. This while the high quality, durable, moisture-wicking yarns outlast the competition and keep the skin cool and dry. RRP R999.
LIGHT SPEED COMPRESSION SHORTS
2XU believes your run apparel is as important as your running shoes. The Light Speed Compression Shorts with Muscle Containment Stamping (MCS) technology were developed with a detailed understanding of the impact running has on the legs, reducing muscle movement, damage and fatigue, helping you to run stronger and longer. RRP R999.
You need protection from the local summer sun, with the 2XU Run Visor another fan favourite. It’s a lightweight running visor that boasts a bright colour palette to match every outfit. The moisture wicking and fast drying component allows athletes to stay focused and it makes for a solid addition to your training apparel wardrobe. RRP R299.
VECTR LIGHT CUSHION FULL LENGTH SOCK
2XU notes the Vectr Light Cushion Full Length Sock is anatomically designed to provide advanced plantar fascia and arch support. It leverages a unique X-LOCK support system to lock the foot in place and reduce blistering for your most comfortable run ever. RRP R299.
X COMPRESSION CALF SLEEVES
The X Compression Calf Sleeves are a versatile alternative to a compression tight, utilising seamless construction for comfort and zoned ventilation for breathability, it reduces muscle movement in the lower leg that can cause fatigue, muscle damage and shin splints. RRP R299.
For more info or to purchase 2XU product visit the website: https://2xu.co.za/
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