Hyperwear Hyper Vest Pro Review
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Hyperwear Hyper Vest Pro 10lb Vest
Are you looking for a weighted vest that you can use in you workouts that does not restrict your movement but yet provides enough resistance to have a great workout? This is exactly what the Hyper vest pro will give you.
- Revolutionary fabric and weight control system
- 10lbs of weight is included in the vest and expandable to more
- It’s snug thin fit gives you complete mobility.
- Stretch fabric is wicking, odor resistant, cool and comfortable; open side for ventilation
- It’s for men and women. Easy to adjust with the side lacing that secures the vest.
Hyperwear Vest Features & Design
It is radically different than a traditional weighted vests by how it’s made and how thing the weights are. This is a great vest for runners and cross fit enthusiasts!
This material of this vest sets it apart from other vests right off the bat. It’s a stretchy, compression type of material that is order resistant, breathable and order resistant. It was mentioned in Men’s Health as one of the best weight vests that they have ever reviewed and here is why.
The actual weights are a ¼” think which is very thin. The vest actually hugs the chest in a horizontal plane, which allows the athlete to breath normally all the while allowing the weights to stay in place. This is a big deal when you consider the mobility you need doing exercises like running, plyometrics or multi-plane type of exercises. You can seriously hardly tell a person has a weighted vest on!
A quick note on the sizing so you have an idea of what size to order. Here is what they recommend at hyperwear.com.
An athlete who is:
- 90-130lbs or 5’ - 5’4” uses a small
- 130-170lbs or up to 5’ 8” tall uses a Medium
- 170-210lbs or up to 6’ 4 uses a large
- 210 or great or very tall uses an XL
My honest opinion is to go with the weight capacity and think about the size of your chest as to what size you want.
Hyperwear Vest Pro Benefits
Hyper Vest Pro Benefits
Anyone who wants to spend the money on a vest like this would be concerned about mobility when using a weighted vest in their training. With this unique design, the vest is super thin and fits your body like an under armor dry fit t-shirt does.
This is designed for both men and women as well. I would see this perfect for runners, as it’s heavy enough for resistance but not overwhelming to restrict your arms moving or breathing. I could also see this great for anyone doing sprints cross fit, basketball, and tennis or even walking. The uses for it are limitless.
Hyper Vest Pro Weight Capacity
The vest comes with 10lbs of weight included in the vest. You can by an add-on 5lb set called hyperwear booster packs. As this comes in various sizes you should be aware of the maximum weight capacity. A size small can go up to 22lbs, a size medium 24lbs, a large 34lbs, XL 48lbs and XXL 64lbs.
After reading reviews about this product they were very positive about how comfortable it was, that it fit like compression clothing and the weights didn’t bounce at all. The only negative comments I found about it were the price point, which is understandable for a weighted vest coming with only 10lbs.
So, you could totally get a vest like the cross 101 vest that has 40-50lbs if you are looking for something cheaper and more weight. The people buying this vest are willing to pay the extra price for the snug fit and mobility that you don’t get with the other styles.
Light Weight Hyper Vest Pro has a great rating here on amazon. That is a statement that speaks for itself.
Ok, in summary this is a high tech solution to a weighted vest. It’s not like a traditional vest at all and allows you complete movement in and mobility in your exercises. You should buy this vest is you are super concerned about those features. It is a bit pricey so I would consider this for someone who serious about their training. You can find this at a discounted price on amazon here.