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2XU Long Distance Tri Short - Men's - Men's
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Our Price: $65.97
Our Price: $65.97
You have the will to race in a triathlon. You may even have the will to win one. Even so, you can't will away discomfort or fatigue. Fortunately, you can reduce both with a little help from the folks at 2XU. The Long-Distance Tri Short is a warm-weather specialist that can, through the use of high-tech fabrics and intelligent design, actually reduce your body temperature. This reduction in body temperature spells a reduction in discomfort and fatigue and, with a generous helping of your will to win, a reduction in the amount of time it takes you to cross the finish line. So, you might be asking yourself what gives this short the 'long distance' designation when compared to 2XU's other tri short offerings. Well, while you still retain 2XU's hallmark compression, the primary composition of the Long Distance is made from the ICE X fabric. This material takes a twofold approach to endurance, starting with its yarn being embedded with Xylitol. Yes, the sugar substitute. And like its application in gum, your skin will receive a cooling rush when ICE X is confronted with perspiration. Basically, the material operates as a refrigerant that rapidly evaporates moisture, then converts it into cool air. So, the fabric counteracts heat by utilizing its byproduct-kind of like physiological recycling. Additionally, the second approach to endurance is the material's IR-blocking properties. This means that infrared light is largely blocked from penetrating the skin. What's infrared Infrared light is the most predominant form of radiation from the sun's sea-level irradiance. Basically, IR transfers around 16% more heat to the body than visible light. So, limiting your skin's exposure to this energy minimizes spikes in your skin temperature. In fact, 2XU claims that ICE X will actually lower your skin temperature up to 5. 4 degrees Fahrenheit. Specifically placed panels of the short have also been constructed from 2XU's 70D Kinetic Speed fabric. Basically, the...