Archive for Coolibar Athletes

Lessons from Thin Air: Training at Altitude

Mar 20, 2014 1 Comment

Coolibar checks in with climbing expert and multiple-sport athlete Sevve Stember, who provides some hard-won lessons about training at higher altitude. Our best tip: Stay sun protected!

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Training in the Heat – What to Keep in Mind to Keep Yourself Cool and Safe

Mar 18, 2014 No Comments

Summer is fast approaching, the days getting longer, and temperatures will begin to rise. Training in the heat is inevitable and in some cases practically unavoidable (I live in Las Vegas where heat is “normal”). If you are faced with training in the heat there are a few things to consider in keeping yourself cool and safe while training.

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Become a 2014 Coolibar Sponsored Athlete

Jan 02, 2014 No Comments

Happy 2014! Are you looking for a challenge in the New Year to help reach your fitness goals? Consider becoming a 2014 Coolibar Sponsored Athlete. Our athletes are fitness fanatics who are also concerned about sun safety. Think you’ve got what it takes, learn more.

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Technology for a Cooler, More Comfortable Workout

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments

Our newest fabric, Cooltect, now incorporates sweat-activated, cooling technology into every UPF 50+ Coolibar Fitness Shirt! When the body begins to perspire, tiny dots printed inside the fabric work to absorb moisture and activate a cooling agent that actually lowers the temperature of your skin. Check out this review from Coolibar Athlete Chad Hannon, an adventure race competitor and all around healthy living devotee.

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Sun Gaiter: One Item for Covering It All

Oct 14, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete Chad Hannon completes endurance events of all kinds, his favorite being adventure races. Chad wishes to share his thoughts on his favorite adventure racing companion – the Coolibar Sun Gaiter.

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Why Climbing Matters

Oct 03, 2013 1 Comment

Coolibar Athlete Sevve Stember is a natural born climber, always seeking the next mountain to climb. This summer, he and his wife, Andrea, moved from Minnesota to Colorado to pursue new opportunities and climbing routes. Sevve shares why climbing is important to him and journals his favorite moments during his first summer in the Rocky Mountains.

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Holistic Living and Vegan Eating for an Ultra Athlete

Sep 17, 2013 No Comments

Living holistically is not easy. Coolibar Athlete Gene Meade, in one day, decided his poor eating habits were over. He traded his quarter-pounder with cheese for a black bean veggie patty with sprouts on top, unaware at the time that his decision would lead to a whole new way of thinking about healthy living. Gene shares his experiences along the path to holistic living.

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Free Diver Ashleigh Baird reviews the Coolibar Quick Zip Rash Guard

Aug 09, 2013 No Comments

Ashleigh Baird’s love for the ocean runs deep, literally. As a free diver, she diligently trains to reach depths of 60 meters with one breath, sans the use of external breathing devices. She knows the right gear makes a world of difference on, in, and under the water. Read Ashleigh’s review of the Coolibar Quick Zip Rash Guard.

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Surfing Lessons and Protecting Your Skin

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments

Did you know ultraviolet rays from the sun bounce off water? Surf and paddle board instructor Carol Philips is out on the water daily for 6 hours at a time, dressing smart for her time in the sun, and she tells her students do do the same.

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SUP Yoga for Beginners

Jul 29, 2013 1 Comment

Are you ready to take your fitness to the next level? It’s time to put on your Coolibar gear and try SUP Yoga – yoga done on a stand up paddle board. Coolibar Athlete Krista Kennedy talks about her love for this practice and provides her advice for those interested in getting started.

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