Why the dark jerseys? Users of Xert are the strongest and toughest by virtue of being totally in-tune with their fitness and abilities and having trained themselves better than everyone else. Black with teal accents reflects this.
Heartbeat Across the Front and Back
Placed just over the heart, this symbol reflects the basis for the Xert models – heart rate. Much of what has been discovered came from analyzing HR data and how power, cadence and speed affects it.
Xert has a number of terms that are different from most of the industry. These include Difficulty, MPA stands for Maximum Power Available. It is a measure of the maximum power an athlete can generate at a given moment... More, This is a generalized concept that is quantified as duration value and categorized as an Athlete Type. The value is... and Measured in joules, this quantifies how much work is performed close to MPA. As MPA drops with fatigue, strain increases... Score. During the last year we have been looking for symbols to represent these concepts and came across Adinkra symbols. Originally from West Africa (Ghana area), these symbols resonated with us as interesting and ‘close to the intent’ of our terms. Furthermore when discussing them, we felt that they would be an interesting story for our jersey wearers to tell their friends.
|Wawa aba||Perseverance Toughness||Also called XSS, this quantifies how much strain an athlete endures during an activity. By taking strain, which is measured as... (The Xert Strain Score quantifies how much Strain an athlete endures during an activity. By taking Strain, which is the... More) / Difficulty|
|Aya||Endurance||Endurance Energy / Slow-recovery Fatigue represents a reduction in an athlete's ability to produce power. It either manifests as a reduction in Maximal Power...|
|Mmere Dane||Change||Also referred to as MPA™, Maximum Power Available or Max Power Available, it is a measure of the maximal power... / Fast-recovery Fatigue represents a reduction in an athlete's ability to produce power. It either manifests as a reduction in Maximal Power...|
|Akofena||Courage||Maximal Efforts / Breakthroughs|
|Ananse Ntontan||Wisdom & Creativity||Xert’s ground-breaking methods|
|Mmysayidee||Good Fortune||Using Xert in Races|
|Me Ware Wo||Commitment||Using Xert for Training and Building Fitness|
You can get a full listing of Adinkra symbols here.
Purely visual interest, perhaps representing a data stream.
Lower Arm and Leg Collars
Design is taken from Xert charts to display MPA stands for Maximum Power Available. It is a measure of the maximum power an athlete can generate at a given moment... More, Power, Difficulty and Best Effort.