KNOW YOUR TECH breaks down the scientific technology used in your favorite sneakers and activewear. Let’s demystify your next purchase: today’s technology is adidas Climachill. Picking up where the brand's Clima- innovations last left off, Climachill arrives just in time for spring and summer. At first glance, Climachill might look and feel like other performance fabrics, but it's the tech behind the material that truly drives its functionality. Although adidas Climachill products were launched less than a week ago, the line already encompasses a range of activities, including running, training, and tennis.
What is it? adidas Climachill is a fabric constructed to keep athletes cool and comfortable. The fibers of the material are woven with small, aluminum silver dots that help to pull heat away from the wearer's body as well as provide a cool, refreshing touch to the skin. Paired with mesh-like microfibers, the result is the SubZero flat yarn.
How does it work? adidas Climachill is strategically engineered to offer cooling and breathability in the areas where athletes need it most. In areas such as the back and forearms, you'll find the aluminum dots, helping to conduct heat away from the body in places where you're most vulnerable to sweat. Meanwhile, the microfiber construction allows for moisture to pass through almost as soon as it forms.
Bottom line: It might seem hard to believe, but warmer weather will be here before you know it. Impress your buddies and take advantage of the latest cutting edge materials with adidas Climachill.
Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.