It’s common for all athletes to suffer from foot, ankle, knee, and lower back pain, which can affect one’s health, mood, and energy level. You can reduce the risk of these injuries by replacing your current insoles with ones that absorb and disperse shock. Unequal Protective Cushioning Insoles provide 24% better shock dissipation compared to typical OEM insoles, reducing the risk of foot injuries and leaving you with more end-of-day energy. We put them to the test to see how they perform underfoot.
2-time Olympic Gold Medalist Briana Scurry can recount the details of the head injury that ended her career. Well…sort of. Since she doesn’t actually remember the hit, she shares what she’s been told by other people. That’s why she swears by Unequal’s protective headgear, such as the Halo 3, for staying safe on the pitch. It looks just like a headband, but it offers incredibly effective head protection in a lightweight, comfortable design. Keep reading to find out why the Halo 3 is head protection you’ll never want to play without.
Proof of UFOs has been discovered—Umbro have unveiled some Unbelievably Fast Objects in the shape of their new Velocita 4 Pro football boots. The UFO name perfectly captures the essence of the new design, which has been created for players who value speed. The idea of Unbelievably Fast Objects has also been used as inspiration for the tongue-in-cheek campaign video.
A top-of-the-line game glove from Elite Sport, the Black Real features a roll finger cut, grippy Contact latex, and five removable finger spines. This goalkeeper glove is intended for use in all weather conditions and should be worn by those who want as much latex-to-ball contact as possible; but before you drop $85 on them, let’s find out how they perform between the sticks.
If you haven’t already seen photos of these Nike football boots floating around on the internet (including on our own Instagram page), we’ll fill you in on what they are and what all the buzz around them is about. They’re called the “Phantom Vision Elite,” they feature a Flyknit lace cover, and they will replace the beloved Magista silo in August 2018.
Worn by some of the world’s best goalkeepers, the Nike GK Premier SGT goalkeeper glove features a laser-etched latex palm among other unique features and is intended for match play. They’ve been on the market for a few years now so you can easily find a pair online for a discounted price; but before you go snagging a pair on sale, let’s find out how they perform to see if they’re even worth purchasing.
With millions of sports players getting concussions each year, it’s imperative that players protect themselves to reduce the risk of getting one. Slipping on a lightweight, comfortable, and protective Unequal headband can reduce concussion risk as much as 74%, according to Virginia Tech’s extensive independent research. Knowing you’re protected means saying goodbye to the possibility of having headaches, blurry vision, and difficulty thinking clearly, all side effects of a cerebral concussion.
When brands and consumers work together on a social mission, the impact can be huge. That’s the case with the PARK Pass-A-Ball soccer ball: for every ball purchased, PARK will pass-a-ball to a kid in need. One for one. They’re shipped worldwide, feature hand drawn graphics inspired by street football culture, and are machine stitched for high durability.
After watching the big three sports brands (Nike, adidas, and Puma) implement and perfect knitted football boots, Concave is now taking a stab at it as well with their new Volt+ Knit. Featuring an advanced micro-yarn upper with a knitted “sock” design, the Volt+ Knit caters to the changing demands of the game while staying true to the brand’s identity. In typical Concave fashion, you can find Concave’s patented Powerstrike element integrated into the upper.
If there is a glove I highly recommend purchasing, it’s this one. Designed for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Reusch’s new limited edition goalkeeper glove features a bold colorway and G3 Fusion latex with durable and wet weather latexes sprinkled throughout. They also feature an evolution cut, a new wrist band area, breathable mesh, and a striking design for this summer’s hottest tournament.