Having the right sunglasses while you’re running, hiking or playing sports can make all the difference to your performance. After all, we have to see, right? If the sun is glaring in your eyes, that’s hard to accomplish.
There are so many types of sunglasses on the market for all types of activities. It can be hard choose the right pair. Here are 10 sunglasses designed for a variety of activities, including water sports, baseball and even mountaineering. Whatever sunglasses you choose, make sure they block 100% of ultraviolet rays, since long-term exposure to UV radiation in sunlight is linked to eye disease.
Hawk Eyewear by Callaway Golf
Great for: Golfers
Special features: The lenses are made with NEOX technology, which allows you to see greater distances and depth of field when you're on the course all day.
Why we like them: You’ll see angles and lines with greater sharpness and accuracy, giving you an advantage on the green.
Micropore Sunglasses by Julbo
Great for: Mountaineering
Special features: It offers maximum protection in extreme conditions against harsh sunlight with its anti-reflective coating. It also protects 100% against UVA, B and C rays.
Why we like them: Julba mixes the old-school steel and leather mountaineering frame style with 21st-century technology that is light on your face and durable.
Show-X2 Pro by Nike
Great for: Baseball
Special features: An adjustable ventilated nose for stability and reduced fogging for when you work up a sweat. It also features interchangeable lenses that adjust to any outdoor condition, adjustable temples and precise views at all angles, thanks to Nike's patented design.
Why we like them: Baseball pros Mark Teixeira and Evan Longoria have worn the Show-X2's during the playoffs. If they're good enough for the pros, they're good enough for us!