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Human Cooling Basics: How to Stay Cool in Summer Heat

Human Cooling Basics and the Science of Human Performance We’re going to give you some information about how your body naturally works, what sweating really does for you (and takes from you), and some suggestions for how to take this knowledge and turn it into an operational advantage. We know some folks will want to jump into the details (so a couple of those are here), but most of us just want to know what the difference is between body armor venting products, IcePlate vs. Camelback or whether there is any difference between tap water and Gatorade. In this series, we’ll give you the information you need to decide the best operation plan for you and your organization. Military, Law...

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Chest Freezer vs. Premium Cooler (YETI, Pelican, RTIC): The best way to store IcePlate in summer

Premium Cooler vs. Chest Freezer: which is better for you? One question we get all the time is: "What is the best way to store/transport my IcePlates?" We have two basic choices that apply to most people/applications: Coolers and Freezers. Coolers and freezers go hand in hand. You need a freezer for cooler to be useful. Premium coolers from companies like Yeti and Pelican have been all the rage the last few years. They are impressive products, holding up to bear attacks, keeping ice in extreme conditions for extended periods of time, displaying a great design aesthetic and communicating a rugged/outdoor lifestyle that many people find appealing. We own both Yeti and Pelican Cooler products here at Qore Performance. While...

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How do I wear IcePlate?

If you are reading this article, you know that IcePlate has expanded well beyond the exclusive domain of military/warfighter use. IcePlate now protects tens of thousands of people across dozens of countries and an equal number of industries and applications. This diverse use pool has driven us to create an equally diverse ecosystem of IcePlate carriers. Here is a quick video showing just SOME of the ways to carry your IcePlates (Industrial Safety not included, scroll down for Industrial Safety): Velcro Armor Straps Best for: Body Armor Users Market(s): Military, Law Enforcement, Private Security, Contractors, Fire/EMS The Army requirement for universal body armor compatibility is what led us to the IcePlate shape you see today: a medium SAPI plate. We...

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The Best Carry-On Water Bottle for Frequent Flyers

Frequent flyers know that having a solid water supply available, especially with the Summer months approaching fast, is going to become even more important. Performance isn’t just about exercise and physically demanding jobs, most business travelers have important meetings as soon as they land. Given the strict environment that is a modern airplane behind TSA security let’s discuss some of the best options for hydration on a plane.

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