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 Mizuno Impermalite. Used primarily in the brand's golf apparel, this weather-resistant tech is suitable for a range of sports and activities. Whether you're on a night run or working on your short game, Mizuno Impermalite is a technology to consider as cold weather season approaches.

What is it? Often labeled as Impermalite Flex, Mizuno Impermalite is a weather-resistant fabric used on the brand's running and golf products. Mizuno Impermalite is designed to withstand the harsh winds and moisture of fall and winter. 

How does it work? Mizuno Impermalite provides lightweight and flexible protection from water and wind. Built for performance, Impermalite products won't hold you back or restrict movement with unnecessary bulk.

Notable products: Mizuno Impermalite Flex Rain Jacket, Mizuno Impermalite Flex Short Sleeve Raintop, Mizuno Impermalite Performance Pants  

Bottom line: Available is a number of styles, including jackets, vests, pants, and hats, the wind and water resistant properties of Mizuno Impermalite technology could be the difference between comfort and misery during your next outing.

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