A look inside the adidas Village in Portland

The adidas Village in Portland, OR

The adidas Village in Portland, OR, with the design inspired by the five Olympic rings.  The two buildings in the bottom left of the photo actually used to be a hospital!

During my recent trip up to the Pacific Northwest to compete in a couple of Open tournaments, I was able to stop by the adidas US headquarters in Portland, OR. I was fortunate enough to have been given a tour of the “village” (which was actually converted from an old hospital) along with a behind the scene look at the AIT (adidas Innovation Team). After hours of learning about product, company philosophy and their direction moving forward, there were a couple of things worth noting that jumped out to me.

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Start cross training for your tennis game in the Nike Lunar Trainer 1!

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Save your tennis shoes for the courts and try a pair of these off-court trainers!

Take your tennis game to new heights by doing some off-court training in the Nike Lunar Trainer 1! Tennis is changing as it becomes faster and more physical, and as a result off-court training is becoming increasingly important for staying fit and healthy.  By incorporating more gym workouts and off-court sprints into your training regimen you can make yourself faster, stronger and fitter without putting the wear and tear on your body from spending long hours on hard courts.

Not only do these training shoes look great, they are super lightweight and ultra comfortable while providing lots more stability than your average running shoe.

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Color the Court: Colorful Shoes, Apparel and Bags!

Do  you want to add some color to your game?!  Add some bold and bright pieces to your wardrobe this summer and check out some of our favorite new items recently added to the shelves of Tennis Warehouse!

I’m completely obsessed with this “bubblegum” color of one of my favorite shoes, the Asics Gel Solution Speed 2. This is my current go-to show to throw on and hit the court or gym running…literally (I often wear these to get my warm-up mile run in pre-workout/pre-hit).

Color the Court!These shoes are lightweight, speedy and easy to wear anywhere. I love them on the court because of the great fit and how fast I feel, also, they have a good amount of stability and durability. I like them in the gym for the exact same reasons — I find stability when lifting in them, but also enjoy them because they are easy to wear for box jumps and burpees — they are the perfect shoes for my needs.
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