Under Armour was founded by a former football player in 1996 and started out making T-shirts which offer compression and the ability to wick perspiration off your skin to help regulate your body temperature. Thanks to some big breaks and smart advertising in the late 90's Under Armour was featured in football movies like Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday which garnered them attention and allowed them to make deals for them to outfit the XFL football league and eventual supply sports apparel to Olympic athletes and uniforms for schools like the University of Notre Dame.
Under Armour is now famous for a large line of performance engineered apparel, shoes, and gear designed to be light weight and keep athletes cool and dry. The high quality clothes and shoes are available for men, women, and youth.
The Under Armour website and menu is broken into 5 major categories which are: New Arrivals, Men, Women, Kids, and Shoes. With in those categories are sub categories which breaks the clothing down further. For example in the Mens category you will find sub-categories arrange by Tops, Bottoms, Shoes, Accessories, Sports, and Spotlight. The Tops section contains sub categories for Shirts, Hoodies, Outerwear, etc. The Bottoms section contains sub-categories like Pants and Shorts. The Shoes section is broken up by the types of shoes Under Armour sells including Running, Training, and Basketball. The Sports section lists a number of sports like Golf, Training, Running, Football, etc. (15 in all) in which when clicked on, the website will display all the products (clothing, shoes, and accessories) for the sport which Under Armour manufactures.
Once you have selected a category you want to browse on UnderArmour.com you will be directed to your selected product gallery page. Products are listed in rows with a nice size image along with the name of the product, number of colors available, what gender it is for, and the price. When you mouse over any of the products the image will change so you can see the back of the item and color boxes will be visible that when you click on, the item will change to that color. You can also further filter the products listed in the gallery by size, color, type of sport it is for, and technologies the product has. Clicking on the actual image or name of the item will bring you to the product page.
The product page contains a large version of the image along with several additional images so you can see the clothing or shoes at a number of different angles. Hovering the mouse over the image will also allow you to zoom in to see the finer details of the piece of clothing you are viewing. From this page you can change the color if available and find out what sizes are available. Features unique to Under Armour clothing and fabrics will also be listed. Below the pertinent information about the product you will also find a list of related products that other customers have purchase along with the item you are looking at.
Customer ratings and reviews are also available for each product sold at Under Armour. Fore each review the customer will give a 5 star rating along with rating the size, comfort level, and performance. A review description is also given along with a little bit of information about the person who reviewed the product (reviewers discretion on what info they add). Visitors can give a thumbs up or down to the review and Under Armour Customer Service may also respond to the review with information that may help others.
When adding an item to the cart to place an order you must pick the color you want, the size, and the quantity. On all apparel product pages a size chart exists showing what each size dimensions are. It also explains what the fit of the product is in a range from Compression, to Fitted, to Loose.
A wide range of clothing is available at UnderArmour.com. From basic t-shirts to outerwear that protects you from the wet, wind, and cold can be found on the website and are manufactured using the latest technologies and quality standards that makes Under Armour the household name it is today. Under Armour makes clothing for men, women and kids. You can find garments for all seasons that are ideal for most sports including tops (long sleeve shirts, hoodies, polo shirts, etc.), bottoms (shorts, pants, tights, etc.), underwear, and outerwear like jackets and windbreakers.
Under Armour manufactures a wide range of sport footwear for men, women, boys, and girls which includes sandals, shoes, boots, and cleats. They have developed manufacturing and fabric technologies and specialize in shoes for: running, golf, training, basketball, baseball, football, and for hiking.
Under Armour sells a wide range of accessories. This includes fitness devices (UA HealthBox, UA Band, etc.), hats, under garments, belts, gloves, sunglasses, bags, and sports protective gear.
Under Armour has developed over 23 technologies for fabrics that keep athletes dryer and warmer or colder (depending on use). Here are a few of these technologies:
- ISO-Chill - Material designed to dissipate heat and cool the body down
- HeatGear Armourvent - A mesh technology that is durable, light, stretchy, and drys fast
- Armour Fleece - Smooth exterior resists wind and rain while brushed interior traps heat
- ColdGear Infrared - Thermo-conductive coating absorbs body heat
- Gore-Tex - Keeps you dry
- UA Storm - Water and wind protection. 3 tiers of protection
- Charged Cotton - Cotton blend fabric drys faster
- Reflective - Makes sure your visible in low light conditions
- MagZip - A magnetic quick zipper
Technologies for footwear that Under Armour has developed include:
- 3D Printing - Custom midsole
- Anafoam - A lightweight structure of molded foam with flexible mesh
- Charged Cushioning - Cushions impact of foot
- Clutchfit - Hourglass pattern material that forms (expands and contracts) to the contours of your body and foot
- UA Micro G - Lighter and smaller keeps your foot closer to the ground while still offering the cushioning of joints and an extra boost when you run
- UA Speedform - Molded and seamless heal cup for comfort
Under Armour offers Standard Shipping for free (4 to 5 business days) for all orders over $49. The cost of Standard Shipping is $4.99. 2 Day Shipping costs $14.99 but is free for orders over $149. 1 Day Shipping costs $24.99. When your Under Armour order is shipped you will receive a shipment confirmation via email with tracking information.
Under Armour clothing and shoes range in price from $20 for a t-shirt to $250 for a high quality jacket.
* All prices are in USD unless specified other wise. Prices, coupon codes, products offered, and product features last checked June 09, 2016.
Returns and exchanges are free at UnderArmour.com and accepted up to 60 days after purchase with original receipt or shipping summary. Return shipping is free (just requires you to print the return label available on website). When approved refunds happen within 5 business days and exchanges will be shipped out to you within 10 to 14 business days.
Under Armour customer service can be reached by a toll free phone number, live online chat, and email. Customer support is available 7 days a week. UnderArmour.com includes a detailed help section including sizing charts, store locater, and order tracking page. You can also find questions and answers about orders, returns, shipping and about their products in general. Under Armour also maintains social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and others.
Under Armour also owns the phone apps MapMyFitness, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal.
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