Become a 2014 Coolibar Sponsored Athlete

Jan 02, 2014 No Comments by

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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John Randle Reviews our Cool Fitness Shirt

Nov 14, 2013 No Comments by

John Randle, the former defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings and NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer is a big fan of the first generation Coolibar Fitness Shirts. We invited Randle to share his opinion on the updated version, featuring a cooling technology called COOLTECT™.

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Technology for a Cooler, More Comfortable Workout

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments by

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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Fit to Wear Coolibar

Oct 17, 2013 No Comments by

Lupus Foundation of Minnesota Ambassador Chris Cronick spends a lot of time outdoors, teaching spin classes at the gym and traveling around the community to raise awareness for lupus along with her husband Patrick. Coolibar provided them with a few items to test during their busy month. Chris shares their thoughts on fit and function.

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SavageMan Competitors Brave the Ultimate Triathlon Course for Melanoma Awareness

Oct 08, 2013 No Comments by

The 7th annual “Win-The-Fight” SavageMan Triathlon Festival at the Deep Creek Lake State Park in western Maryland attracted 1100 elite athletes from 30 states and several countries including Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand on September 14, 2013. Athletes competed for more than a medal as the event raised vital funds for the Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation, a voice for melanoma prevention, detection, care and cure.

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Why Climbing Matters

Oct 03, 2013 1 Comment by

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 by

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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A Sun Protective Jacket for the Ultra Athlete Mom

Jul 24, 2013 No Comments by

Coolibar Athlete Sarah Gay is a lover of marathons and triathlons. She spends hour each week outdoors, not only training for her next Half Ironman, but doing what she considers most important of all — being an active mother. Throughout her career as a nurse practitioner, she has recognized the importance of sun protection. She also knows moms like her need fashionable, functional clothing that keeps up with a busy lifestyle. That’s why Sarah adores the Coolibar UPF 50+ Fitness Jacket. Read Sarah’s review.

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Athlete for change: Paul Ridley

Jul 02, 2013 No Comments by

In 2010, Paul Ridley completed his 3000 mile row across the Atlantic Ocean, solo, protected by Coolibar all the way. Why would one endure the pain that comes from 87 days of rowing 12 to 14 hours every day? To raise awareness and research funds for skin cancer. Our former athlete for a change is […]

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Tennis camp teaches sun safety on and off court

Jun 20, 2013 No Comments by

If you play tennis, you know it’s sometimes difficult to find shade on outdoor courts. So this summer, Twin City Tennis Camp, a local Minnesota business, is taking great strides to educate youth and adults on the importance of using sun protection both on and off the court.

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