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 Celliant, a textile that modifies visible and infrared light and recycles this energy so that a body in motion can use it more effectively. Proved to reduce pain, improve strength, balance temperature and increase oxygen levels in body tissue, you are probably already wearing this scientific blend in your favorite performance baselayers.
What is it? Celliant is used in fibers, yarn, and fabric. First developed in the ’90s, this is a patent protected method of adding minerals into the center of fibers to provide performance benefits without affecting the quality of the yarn.
How does it work? This blend of ingredients reflect light back to the body, this returned energy improves blood flow to target area. Celliant fibers absorb and store electromagnetic energy emissions from the human body and release them where they are reabsorbed in the skin and deep muscle tissue.
Notable Products: Saucony AMP PRO Long Sleeve
Bottom Line: Celliant increases oxygen in the body to give you more energy come game time.