Subtraction by Addition
Add a cooling vest, subtract body heat.
Thermoregulation is a process that allows you to maintain body temperature. In the winter we do this by adding a coat. Whereas in the summer, we allow ourselves to overheat. No more, says we.
Why do you overheat when exerting energy, especially in warm weather?
75% of your body's total energy is devoted to regulating body temperature! This leaves only 25% for moving muscle -- meaning your body is robbing its reserve for thermoregulation, placing you at risk of heat stress, or worse.
We considered the demands of the athlete when designing our high impact cooling solutions. An athlete needs to move, bend, and position themselves in ways most of us would never. And unlike most, the athlete will continue to push beyond comfort zones for marginal gains.
We proved that in meeting the extremes of the athlete, we have met the rigors of anyone in need.
We Beg Comparison
Our biggest fans are those who have tried cooling vests in the past -- starting with the United States Coast Guard, who tested ours against 11 competitor products.
1. Form, fit and function.
2. Good looks, comfort, and cooling power.
3. High-tech fabrics and 100% USA made.
4. Cooling technology outperforms all others.
When shopping for a cooling vest, consider the checklist provided above, and be mindful of the following:
1. Evaporative products provide short-term "feel good" cooling and require low humidity and circulating air in order to perform.
2. Coolants that quickly "freeze" in ice water will also quickly warm against your body. Add exertional heat, and your cooling experience will shorten even further.
3. Cooling the upper torso is necessary for achieving results.
When quality, durability, body movement, and high-impact cooling performance matters, turn to the Oro Sports brand.
Reid Ferguson, Buffalo Bills
"The cooling vest was great! I used it before and after my workout and I was better able to maintain my body temperature while I was working out. I live in GA and it was a pretty warm when I was using it, so I know it can be effective!"
Tim H., Coach, MA
"I've been using the vest to train for the marathon in Chicago, wearing it during my 10-mile runs. I started running again at 11am, which I'd typically not be able to do because of the heat at that hour. I believe it's been helpful for my breathing, having the cooling on my chest. I feel not only cooler, but more relaxed... euphoric. I could feel it (strength) in my legs, just wearing the vest. I could feel it in my legs.
After runs, I'd typically cool in a 30 - 40º whirlpool. Now I use the vest. I believe the cooling vest is perfect for soccer training – lots of running, so pre-cooling would be useful. Regarding marathons, I believe pre-cooling gets you off to a strong start. If you start out not feeling well, it’s a long 26 miles. If you can get through the first 5 miles strong, you’re that much better off."
Stanley S., China
"I used the vest on the golf course for the first time this morning. In short, even though I was still constantly dripping sweat (I have a significant issue with sweating), the vest (and the headband) did make the heat more bearable. Mission accomplished!
Also, the CoolPaks in the front of the vest did not in any way inhibit the golf swing, which was surprising to me".
"It is very hot in Kansas in the summer. I was having to only go see my horse in the evenings but since I got my vest I am able to go during the day. I have had several cooling vests in the past but (this) is my favorite. It works great! Doesn't get me wet and most of all the fit and how it looks is far superior. Others made me feel like I was wearing a construction site vest
K. Fischer, Race Car Driver
"After about five minutes, you go into a more Zen stage where it effects you mentally. I put it on my race mechanic. He felt it immediately. His words, after maybe three minutes were, “It feels (pause while he thinks) ‘therapeutic’”. I put it on another guy (this was at 4:30PM) and the look on his face told it all. He immediately felt it on his aching ribs. He was impressed."
Becky M., Chicago
"I went to a White Sox game with a 95° heat index today, and my cooling headband was a lifesaver! It was the first "real" test I put it through since I got it a couple of weeks ago. I swapped out the CoolPaks once for a fresh strip halfway through the game (kept it in an insulated lunch bag, stayed frozen till I used it), and I'm amazed at how comfortable I was the entire time. Love it!
I figured the headband would help a little, but expected it to be drenched and gross by the end of the game. I couldn't believe it, but my hairline was totally dry three hours later--I was so cool that my head didn't even sweat!"
"Just wanted to share a picture of me riding my buddy, Malik, in my AWESOME vest!
Also wanted to thank you for taking care of and impressing my friends with your customer service! Love sending people you're way and hearing about what an awesome company you are."
William W., XC Coach, MI
“Our youth club athletes use the coolture headbands and vests at their summer track & field meets. these meets typically last 10-12hrs/day, sometimes 2 days in a row. so during their warm-ups and sometimes during their just sitting around time between events they use these products to help stay cool during the hot mid western summers. we use these products on the scientific re3search assumption that starting a race slightly cooler than your opponent will allow us to run farther or faster before our temperature equals our opponents”.
Jessica A., Wellness Coach, Illinois
"WOW!!! Totally impressed with my cooling vest. It's 79º and I've been out in the sun for the past 2 hours doing yard work and I'm OK! Still can feel the coolness of the packs of ice AND they still have plenty of more power left to give. THANK YOU for making this awesome looking and feeling vest."