What are polarized lenses

What Are Polarized Sunglasses?

Sunglasses come in many shapes, sizes, and varieties. And when it comes to sports sunglasses, we’ve come to expect that all the best sunglasses have polarized lenses. But what are polarized sunglasses? As we’ve written about before, UV400 protection or protection against the sun’s ultraviolet rays is a fairly well understood and expected feature, but what about polarization? Polarized lenses …

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Why Your Athletic Sunglasses Should Have UV400 Protection

Sunglasses come in many shapes, sizes, and varieties. And when it comes to sports sunglasses, only the best optic design and technology can keep up with the demands needed to protect and enhance your vision for sports. There are several components that play a part in sports sunglasses: protective UV filters, glare-eliminating polarized lenses, and comfortable, secure fitting wrap-around design. …

Train like an Olympic Athlete

Train Like An Olympic Athlete

The 2014 Sochi Olympics are a wrap! We all couldn’t make it to Sochi to see the events live, and only the best of the best make it into the games. But that doesn’t mean you can’t train like an Olympic athlete this winter to keep your workout interesting and keep yourself in shape. Here are a few exercises that …

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The Popticals Team Visits Kingdom House

The Popticals team took some time out this holiday season to volunteer at Kingdom House. Their mission sounds simple: Kingdom House helps people to achieve better lives. However, actualizing this mission is anything but. It takes many resources from Kingdom House staff, social workers, and volunteers (and probably many more) to strive toward accomplishing it. They do many things throughout …

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10 Amazing Ski Videos to Get You Pumped for the Slopes

The snow has fallen, the trails are open, and ski season has officially begun! If you haven’t unpacked your ski gear and hit the mountains yet, here are 10 of our favorite videos that are guaranteed to get pumped for the slopes. From award winning ski films to unbelievable GoPro footage, these clips will have you on the edge of …