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Top 45 Sports Trends in April

From Agile AI Punching Bags to Gluten-Free Athletic Libations

— April 28, 2018 — Lifestyle
As the April rains start to bring about the buds of spring, so too does the season welcome in the opening of the MLB season, and the April 2018 sports trends reflect those new beginnings. There are plenty of interesting sports ideas within the innovations here, many of which harness the most advanced technology at brands' disposal to help athletes perform at their best.

One of the most fascinating of the April 2018 sports trends is BotBoxer, a martial arts training tool. It's a next-generation punching bag that not only uses embedded sensors to track athletes' punching power and velocity, but it also has a swiveling motor that, in conjunction with ultra-fast computer vision processing, can respond to fighters' blows as they're being thrown. In other words, the advanced piece of training tech can dodge punches with the speed and prescience of a world-class fighter.
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Smartphone-Connected Skis
Smartphone-Connected Skis
The Verispellis Adjustable Skis Can be Customized to Your Specifications
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Female-Driven Skateboarding Films
Female-Driven Skateboarding Films
Vans' Girls Skate India Follows 2 Professional Skateboarders
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Aquatic Pop-Up Yoga Events
Aquatic Pop-Up Yoga Events
The 5.8 Undersea Restaurant Housed a Mindful Yoga Session
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Gluten-Free Athletic Libations
Gluten-Free Athletic Libations
Sufferfest Beer is Ideal for Athletes to Enjoy After a Workout
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Educational Skateboard Facilities
Educational Skateboard Facilities
Skateistan's Skateroom in Phnom Penh Empowers Children & Youth
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VR Baseball Stadiums
VR Baseball Stadiums
The MLB Has Implemented 'Home Run Derby' in 10 of Its Stadiums
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Adventurous Aquatic Scooters
Adventurous Aquatic Scooters
Underwater Exploration is Even More Fun with the H2 AquaJet Dive
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Basketball-Themed Baby Onesies
Basketball-Themed Baby Onesies
Nike Created a New Three-Piece Jordan Game Changer Set for Babies
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Agile AI Punching Bags
Agile AI Punching Bags
BotBoxer Uses Machine Vision to Help Fighters Train
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Signature Collaborative Basketball Sneakers
Signature Collaborative Basketball Sneakers
Lebron James Creates His 15th Sneaker with Nike
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Professional Trainer-Booking Apps
Professional Trainer-Booking Apps
The 'Mastrow' App Connects Users Directly to Fitness Trainers
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AI-Powered eSports Apps
AI-Powered eSports Apps
The Blink Mobile eSports Platform Uses AI to Highlight Clips for Sharing
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Sporty Recycled Goggle Covers
Sporty Recycled Goggle Covers
gogglesoc Covers Protect Your Eyewear from Damage When Not in Use
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NBA Jam Motif Sneakers
NBA Jam Motif Sneakers
Under Armour Prepares to Drop The Curry 4 Low in a New Colorway
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NCAA Team-Inspired Sneakers
NCAA Team-Inspired Sneakers
Under Armour Releases the HOVR Phantom Sneakers in Six New Colorways
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Enlarged Folding Kayaks
Enlarged Folding Kayaks
The Coast XT is the Biggest and Most Efficient Oru Kayak Product Yet
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Performance-Enhancing Smart Skis
Performance-Enhancing Smart Skis
The Slx Fusion by Elan Skis Captures Data and Coaches You
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Precise Miniature Cross Bows
Precise Miniature Cross Bows
The Bowman by Uncommon Carry Has a Sharp Handmade Design
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Cereal-Inspired Performance Shoes
Cereal-Inspired Performance Shoes
The Nike Lebron 15 Shoes are Multi-Colored and Texture-Rich
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Laser Alignment Golfing Accessories
Laser Alignment Golfing Accessories
The 'SQRDUP' Golf Alignment Tool Helps You Perfect Your Stroke
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Reworked Logo T-Shirts
Reworked Logo T-Shirts
Filip Pagowski Reimagined the NBA Team Logos That Accent Graphic Tees
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Orange Cheetah Print Cleats
Orange Cheetah Print Cleats
Nike's New 'Mercurial Superfly 360' Was Designed by Kim Jones
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Soccer-Tracking Luxury Smartwatches
Soccer-Tracking Luxury Smartwatches
Hublot's Wear Os Watch Will Give You Updates on Soccer Games
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Empowering Colorful Activewear
Empowering Colorful Activewear
Kari Traa Boasts Flexible & Comfortable Workout Wear for Women
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Blood Flow-Improving Shirts
Blood Flow-Improving Shirts
The Rhone Celliant Running Short Sleeve Shirt Enhances Performance
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Japanese Art-Inspired Runners
Japanese Art-Inspired Runners
The Asics 'Ikebana' Pack Boasts a Functional Shoe with Great Design
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Boutique Workout-Streaming Apps
Boutique Workout-Streaming Apps
JetSweat Gives Access to Virtual Fitness Classes for $10 Monthly
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80s-Styled High Performance Anoraks
80s-Styled High Performance Anoraks
The GmbH x Helly Hansen Collab Offers Sleek Waterproof Jackets
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Travel-Friendly Yoga Mats
Travel-Friendly Yoga Mats
The 'Gypsy Jet Setter' is Antibacterial to Ensure Optimal Freshness
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Celebrity-Endorsed Empowering Activewear
Celebrity-Endorsed Empowering Activewear
IVY PARK by Beyonce Encourages You to Be Active in Style
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Health-Tracking Mouthguards
Health-Tracking Mouthguards
The Prevent Smart Mouthguard Tracks How Intensely You're Performing
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All-Black Lifestyle Runners
All-Black Lifestyle Runners
adidas Unveiled the NMD R1 Primeknit STLT in a Triple Black Colorway
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Hybrid Workout Weights
Hybrid Workout Weights
The 'Torpedo' by Alchemy is Ideal for CrossFit and HIIT
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Rechargeable Diving Equipment
Rechargeable Diving Equipment
The 'SEAGOW' Underwater Breathing System is Simple to Use
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Stability Enhancing Shoe Accessories
Stability Enhancing Shoe Accessories
The 'StepRight' Trainer Footwear Attaches to Existing Shoes
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Portable Suspension Workout Gear
Portable Suspension Workout Gear
The Hyfit Wearable Gym is Technologically Advanced and Effective
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Flexible Movement Shoes
Flexible Movement Shoes
The VIVOBAREFOOT Kanna is a Lightweight Shoe for Yoga, Dance or Pilates
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Warm Weather Workout Gear
Warm Weather Workout Gear
Nike's Gyakusou Performance Line is Ideal for Challenging Weather
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Total Gym Doorway Machines
Total Gym Doorway Machines
The Doorway Fitness Tower Enables an Array of Workouts
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Adaptable Bicycle Designs
Adaptable Bicycle Designs
Canyon's New Grail Bicycle Adapts to Ride Well On and Off-Road
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Artful Adventure Denim Pants
Artful Adventure Denim Pants
Meridian Line's Performance Denim is Perfect in Dynamic Environments
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High-Speed Electric Bikes
High-Speed Electric Bikes
The Swind Eb-01 Bike is the Fastest Eletric Bike on Earth
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Millennial Shuffleboard Bars
Millennial Shuffleboard Bars
Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club Brings the Sport to a Younger Audience
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Portable Total Body Gyms
Portable Total Body Gyms
The 'Booty LYFT' Supercharges Workouts with Simple Equipment
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Muscle-Massaging Water Bottles
Muscle-Massaging Water Bottles
The W&P Design Water Bottle Roller Merges Two Essential Items
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