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Best Hiking Boots of Summer 2021

Best Hiking Boots of Summer 2021

July 02, 2021 5 min read

Let’s be honest: There is nothing better than a hiking day-off to re-energize yourself and get your week off to a good start. Hiking is the favorite pastime of many outdoorsmen and women. And hiking is not only a fun, but it can also be beneficial for physical and mental health too. Read on to see the best hiking boots to get your moving and out there and the Pure Athlete picks that can accompany these top items. 
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Why You Should Wear An Ankle Brace

Why You Should Wear An Ankle Brace

May 07, 2021 3 min read

Any form of athletic activity, be it intensive or low-impact does have an impact on your body. To minimize the impact and increase stability before, during, and after activity, braces can be a great solution. Additionally braces can also provide relief for recently injured or previously injured areas.
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Recovery & Rest: Why Rest Days Are Important

Recovery & Rest: Why Rest Days Are Important

April 16, 2021 2 min read

Having a schedule, working out frequently, and pushing our bodies to the limit is a very important part of achieving the next level or reaching a new fitness goal. However, it could actually be taking a break from the gym that could be the most important step to take for wellbeing and proper athletic advancement. Read this installment of the Pure Journal to find out why you should take a beat and rest.
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The Best Hiking Trails You Need to Know

The Best Hiking Trails You Need to Know

April 01, 2021 4 min read

Do you love hiking as much as we do? We know the answer is yes. To celebrate our love of hiking and the great outdoors, we've rounded up the best hiking trails in America to celebrate the Pure Athlete in all of us. So what're you waiting for? Let's go!
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3 Ways Compression Can Help with Weight Training

3 Ways Compression Can Help with Weight Training

March 26, 2021 2 min read

When it comes to weightlifting and building muscle, gaining any advantage is key to performing better and making those gains. An important thing to remember when weight training is there is immense strain on muscles while they are building, gaining mass, and being pushed to the limit. How can compression help? Read along to find out.
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Recycling: How Plastic Can Become Fabric and Why It's Important

Recycling: How Plastic Can Become Fabric and Why It's Important

March 19, 2021 3 min read

he plastic problem is (and has been) a huge focus of our battle with the climate crisis. Plastic continues to be a major focus in the question of: ‘What do we do?’ And ‘Where are we (meaning humanity) going? So why is it important to recycle plastics? Recycling helps to fight the plastic problem on several fronts. Read our edition of the Pure Journal to find out more. 
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Our Q and A About Compression Socks and Compression Technology

Our Q and A About Compression Socks and Compression Technology

March 11, 2021 3 min read

Compressions socks can seem daunting if you’ve never used them before, but fear not, compression socks are a great way to assist in everything from workouts to leisure and everything in between. The short answer to ‘Should you be wearing compression socks?’ is a solid ‘Yes!’ Our Q and A has some of the most-asked questions when it comes to compression and compression technology. 
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The Surprising Truth About Copper

The Surprising Truth About Copper

March 03, 2021 3 min read

We've all heard about copper as a beneficial element. But why is copper so revered? What are the actual benefits? Copper's positive benefits have been used across civilizations, cultures, and ages for thousands of years. Find out more about copper, the science behind its benefits, uses throughout history, and more in the Pure Journal.

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Who Invented Compression Socks?

Who Invented Compression Socks?

February 24, 2021 3 min read

Having the best technology for achievement will have you ready and energized for whatever adventure you are going on. Compression is a big part of many of our most beloved and best-selling products, but where exactly did compression technology come from? And how old is the use of compression? Read on to find out these answers and more. 
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8 Tips + Tricks for Better Weight Training

8 Tips + Tricks for Better Weight Training

February 09, 2021 5 min read

As far as weight training goes, the benefits are endless, as the Health Department recommends strength training for overall health. Weight training is beneficial for athletes and amateurs alike, as building muscle can help with general health on a comprehensive level. Benefits of weight training include building bone density, toning, and fat reduction to name a few. 
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Fibers 101: Why Merino Wool is the Best Fiber for Performance Socks

Fibers 101: Why Merino Wool is the Best Fiber for Performance Socks

February 02, 2021 4 min read

When thinking of socks for performance and athletic pursuits, such as skiing, hiking, running, or any rigorous activity, wool socks may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But it certainly should be. Even though wool has the perception of being bulky, hot, or generally uncomfortable, the opposite is in fact true. 
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Our Picks: The Best Ski Socks for Every Kid

Our Picks: The Best Ski Socks for Every Kid

January 27, 2021 3 min read

While tackling days on the slopes, comfort is king. It’s important to have the best socks, because skiing deals a lot with how your feet are feeling and reacting to the activity of skiing throughout the day. Especially for kids, having socks that put comfort first is certainly a priority. Choosing the best kids ski socks involves considering stretch, warmth, moisture reduction, and durability.
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