2XU (pronounced “Two Times You”), an Australian company, was launched when former professional triathlete Jamie Hunt turned his passion for sport into an obsession with performance fabrics.
Starting out as a specialist run and triathlon brand, 2XU has grown to become the world’s most technical sportswear company, driven by a relentless pursuit to multiply human performance.
2XU is set to take the Indian sportswear market by storm, as their proprietary fabrics and compression wear is used by professional athletes across sports.
Backed by Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH), 2XU is available in more than 70 countries worldwide. NBA teams, NFL teams, the US Navy SEALs, Olympians, world champions, and celebrities all choose to train, perform and recover in 2XU.
THE BENEFITS OF 2XU COMPRESSION
- Reduce the Risk of Injury
- Promotes Faster Muscle Warm-Up
- Minimizes Muscle Oscillation and micro-tearing
- Targeted Muscle Support Reduces the Risk of Injury
- Graduated Compression Reduces the Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Blood Pooling
- Improve Performace
- Keeps Your Muscles in Place Reducing Fatigue
- Improves Awareness of Body position (aka Proprioception)
- Provides Superior Blood Flow/Venous Return and Reduces Blood Lactate
- Helps You Recover Faster
- Reduces Swelling
- Reduces DOMS – Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
- Graduated Compression Increases Blood Flow and Lymphatic Drainage, Removing Toxins and Speeding Up Muscle Repair.
2XU’S PRODUCT RANGE IN INDIA
2XU range of products extends to almost every aspect of sporting apparel. We’ve narrowed down a few of their products which we feel are best suited for the needs of cyclists.
1. CALF/ARM GUARDS
- Compression support for calf and shin/arm to reduce muscle
oscillation for longer stronger performance
- Lightweight yet powerful compression support to protect and stabilise the calf and shin muscles and reduce muscle fatigue.
- Low-profile design that can be worn on its own, under socks or
under other apparel.
- Flatlock comfort seams to reduce chafe.
- Antibacterial and anti-odour
- Greater controlled compression support for calf and shin/arm
with zoned breathability panels for greater airflow and comfort.
2. PERFORM FULL ZIP SLEEVED TRISUIT
- Ergonomically engineered panelling for unrivalled comfort and
- maximum aerodynamics.
- Easily accessible rear pockets to store your race-day essentials.
- Premium Italian-engineered silicone gripper for a secure fit and
perforated for comfort.
- Full length (Men’s) or 1/4 length (Women’s) semi-auto lock zip.
- Sleeved for added comfort and sun protection.
3. PERFORM 9″ TRI SHORTS
- 9” Length with premium Italian-engineered silicone gripper for a
secure fit and perforated for comfort.
- LD Chamois for cushioning on the bike and a low-profile feel on
- Ergonomically engineered panelling providing unrivalled comfort
and maximising aerodynamics.
- Easily accessible rear pockets to hold your race-day essentials.
4. FLEX COMP LEG SLEEVES FOR RECOVERY
- Lightweight yet powerful compression support to the quadriceps,
hamstring and calf muscles. Perfect for post-cycling recuperation.
- Graduated fit to promote increased circulation for faster
- Flexible articulated knee zone for greater comfort.
- Low-profile design can be easily pulled on or off as required.
5. VECTR ULTRALIGHT COMPRESSION SOCKS
- 1.25mm ultralight cushioning for greater comfort inside tightfitting sports shoes, such as cycling shoes
- Aids in the prevention of swelling
- Available in three lengths; No-Show, 1/4 Crew and Crew.
6. COMPRESSION SOCKS FOR RECOVERY
- Graduated fit to promote blood flow for faster muscle repair and
- Padded zones to the heels and balls of the feet for maximum
- Seamlessly linked toe cage for greater comfort.
- Vented toe panel for breathability
7. REFRESH RECOVERY COMPRESS TIGHTS
Refresh Recovery Compression garments ensure fresher limbs after intense training or competition. These garments deliver graduated compression to stabilise muscles and promote blood flow for faster recovery, with comfort-oriented designs and a compression profile that allows for extended wear.
Comfort 2XU waistband allowS for extended hours of wear. The perfect recovery tool after rigorous training and competition for fresher legs
We find 2XU is quite competitively priced coming into the Indian Market, looking to take a slice of the sportswear market. Their compression technology is widely accepted by most to be one of the best in the world, with professional athletes and prominent celebrities also taking full advantage of what the brand has to offer.
If you’re looking to improve your workout and recovery experience, we highly recommend you consider 2XU to achieve that. You can find their entire collection on our website!
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I love the freedom which comes with riding a bike. On my Hardtail MTB , nothing is an obstacle, I seamlessly flow down trails and through traffic like water in a river. And that flow gives me immense satisfaction and the continued drive to get back on my bike the next day.
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