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2015 FALL AP­PAREL

Triathlon Magazine Canada - - DEPARTMENTS - BY GUS ALEXANDROPOULOS

With Me­lanie Mcquaid

Train for Suc­cess at Any Age

GET­TING OFF THE ROAD AND ONTO THE TRAILS IN THE SHOUL­DER SEA­SON CAN GIVE TRIATH­LETES A TRAIN­ING BOOST AND BUILD STRENGTH. KNOW­ING WHAT TO WEAR IS HALF THE BAT­TLE – IT’S A GOOD THING WE’VE GOT YOU COV­ERED.

New Bal­ance Wind­cheater Jacket

$90 This light­weight shell de­liv­ers ex­cep­tional wind and wa­ter re­sis­tance with­out com­pro­mis­ing the breatha­bil­ity nec­es­sary dur­ing long runs. New Bal­ance adds re­flec­tive high­lights that in­crease safety when train­ing in low-light con­di­tions, while the two zip­pered pock­ets pro­vide stor­age for gels, ID and other small items.

Asics Tank Top

$30 This per­for­mance top fea­tures a flat­ter­ing and fem­i­nine round neck­line, Asics’s Tank Top is great choice for triath­letes that want race-day per­for­mance with­out sac­ri­fic­ing es­thet­ics. Asics starts with a stretchy polyester/span­dex fab­ric that feels great and al­lows for easy move­ment. The gar­ment is then con­structed with flat­lock stitch­ing to min­i­mize chaf­ing. The seams are also care­fully po­si­tioned to­wards the back for even greater com­fort and un­re­stricted move­ment. Fi­nally, re­flec­tive trim in­creases safety when train­ing dur­ing early morn­ings and evenings.

Zoot Women’s Ven­ti­la­tor Vi­sor

$25 The Ven­ti­la­tor Vi­sor of­fers run­ners ex­cel­lent sun pro­tec­tion with­out the over­heat­ing that is some­times as­so­ci­ated with con­ven­tional run­ning hats. For even greater warm-weather com­fort, Zoot builds the Ven­ti­la­tor Vi­sor with fast-wick­ing Cool­max fab­ric. Zoot also in­cludes an ad­justable back, en­sur­ing a se­cure fit for a va­ri­ety of head sizes.

Zoot Per­for­mance Tri Cami Bra

$50 Built for women that need A/B cup sup­port, the Per­for­mance Tri Cami Bra helps keep triath­letes dry and com­fort­able dur­ing long runs. Zoot em­ploys a Power Mesh bra lin­ing that of­fers ex­cel­lent breatha­bil­ity and sup­port. For an even more sta­ble fit, the Per­for­mance Tri Cami Bra has thin straps that im­prove com­fort and fit. Fi­nally, Zoot adds UPF 50+ sun pro­tec­tion, which helps pre­vent skin dam­age from the sun’s rays.

Asics Essen­tials Pant

$70 This loose-f it­ting pant is a per­fect warm-up op­tion. Built with a soft polyesterspan­dex fab­ric, the Essen­tials pant com­bines easy move­ment, warmth and ex­cel­lent breatha­bil­ity. Asics specs zips at the lower legs, which make them easy to get over spikes or train­ers. The ad­di­tion of a small back pocket en­sures that triath­letes can carry small items like energy gels, ID or a key.

2XU Women’s Trainer 3/4 Tights

$105 These tights pro­vide much needed weather pro­tec­tion when train­ing or rac­ing in cool or wet fall con­di­tions. 2XU uses mul­ti­panel con­struc­tion, which of­fers sup­port and ven­ti­la­tion with­out com­pro­mis­ing warmth and com­fort. The ad­di­tion of a small rear pocket al­lows triath­letes to carry small essen­tials dur­ing longer runs.

2XU Per­for­mance Low-rise Sock

$15 With its mod­ern tex­tiles and plushly-padded con­struc­tion, the Per­for­mance Low-rise Sock will help keep triath­letes com­fort­able dur­ing long races and train­ing runs. For longterm odour con­trol, 2XU adds an an­tibac­te­rial treat­ment while the ad­di­tion of linked toe seam helps min­i­mize the risk of hot-spots.

New Bal­ance Wind­cheater Jacket

Zoot Women’s Ven­ti­la­tor Vi­sor

Asics Tankank Top

Zoot Per­for­mance Tri Cami Bra

Asics Essen­tials Pant

2XU Women’s Trainer 3/4 Tights

2XU Per­for­mance Low-rise Sock

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