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 Nike Hyperwarm. We’ve already broken down the details behind Nike’s Sphere tech, and Hyperwarm is another alternative for athletes looking to stay warm and comfortable this winter. The Hyperwarm range of cold-weather base layer products combines several Nike technologies, including Pro Combat, Dri-Fit Max, and Shield.
What is it? Nike Hyperwarm is designed to tackle the elements with temperature regulating breathability and water resistant properties. Whether you’re training for a big event or suiting up for gameday, Hyperwarm’s combination of Dri-Fit Max and Shield technologies ensure that cold temperatures and inclement weather won’t slow you down.
How does it work? Nike Hyperwarm’s use of 3D-structured Dri-Fit Max fabric which has been treated with a durable, water repellant finish. The Dri-Fit Max helps to accelerate the drying process and pull sweat away from the body. Meanwhile, Pro Combat technology is used to absorb impact and contact, while Nike Shield adds another layer of water resistance. The result is a base layer that keeps you warm, dry, and comfortable.
Notable products: Nike Pro Combat Hyperwarm Collection
Bottom line: Whether you’re training or heading down the tunnel for gameday, Nike Hyperwarm makes use of multiple technologies to keep you warm, dry, and protected in fall and winter conditions.