UShake Hands-Free Workout Reflective Waist Pack Review

UShake Hands-Free Workout Reflective Waist Pack

A fanny pack (or bum bag as it is called in British English) is a small pouch made out of fabric. It is usually equipped with a zipper and worn around the waist or hips by clipping together the belt that it comes with. These pouches or bags gained immense popularity in the recent times due to the levels of convenience they provide to the wearer. Keeping the plus-sized smartphone in the pocket of jeans are not at all comfortable. Driving license, wallets, etc. are some commodities that tend to get misplaced or worse stolen by pickpockets.

Waist Packs provide an all-round solution to all of the problems an average Joe faces when it comes to secure his personal belongings.

“UShake” is a registered brand of the United States that focuses on products that can assist people who lead an active life and is always on the move. Fitness enthusiasts are provided with an array of innovative products from the house of UShake that aids in a seamless experience for the user especially when they are running, swimming, skiing, etc.

The company was founded by a team of young and energetic minds who are committed to providing their clients with quality assured products that are designed with the sole purpose of providing comfort, convenience and style all at the same time to the consumer.

Features

The hands free waist pack manufactured by UShake is made from breathable Lycra and Nylon material. The material keeps the body of the wearer cool all the while providing protection to their belongings from sweat and water. The anti-bounce design of the pouch ensures that it won’t cause any problem when you are hitting the gym.

Breathable Ultra-light Material

The waist pack is manufactured using ultra-light breathable material that contains Nylon & Lycra in equal proportions. The fabric is resistant to moisture, quick drying, soft to the touch and stretchable. The lightweight feel of the pouch, even after the wearer puts in all of his/her belongings inside it won’t cause a problem during extended periods of usage.

Convenience of free size

The belt of the waist pack is capable of fitting around a variety of waist sizes (starting from 25 inches to 42 inches) which is possible due to the integration of a cleverly designed elastic adjustable strap within the belt. On top of that, the elastic waistband is reinforced so that the pack doesn’t bounce all over the wearer when they are jogging or taking a power walk down the pier!

Fits all Smartphones

The modern-day phones all come with larger than life screen sizes. While it is convenient on the one hand, on the other, it is a matter of great concern as most pockets can accommodate the huge phablet!

The waist pack from USHake is compatible with all popular, large screen SmartPhone models including the iPhone 7 Plus, Samsung Galaxy Note Series, etc.

Convenience

The waist pack is cleverly designed and has two, very spacious compartments completely secured with highly durable zippers.

The compartments are roomy enough for storing a smartphone with a 5.5-inch screen along with other valuables like passport, keys, credit cards, etc.

There is a hole in-built in the surface of the waist pack for passing the wire of the headphone. This is a pretty impressive feature from the company and an example of the commitment they put into the conceptualization of the product during the pre-production stage.

Water, sweat and Moisture Resistance

A waist pack needs to be resistant towards water, sweat and a little rain when the person using it is outdoors. Keeping valuables like phones, wallet, important documents like ID cards, credit cards, etc. is of utmost importance while working out.

Users are asked to keep this in mind that the waist pack is not suitable for use when fully immersed in water.

Safety features

The front side of the waist pack is equipped with three reflective strips that get illuminated when there is a light source within 3 meters. The sole purpose of these reflective strips is to provide the wearer with protection against vehicles plying on the road especially in the early hours or in poorly lit roads while night jogging.

Pros

  • Unisex design & color (suitable for both men & women)
  • Adjustable waist belt (from waist sizes 27 to 43 inches)
  • Made from Nylon/Lycra mixed material for lightweight & durability
  • Material feels soft to the touch & anti-irritating to the skin
  • Comes equipped with access port for headphone wire
  • Sweat/water/Moisture resistance
  • Dual compartments with durable, heavy-duty zippers
  • Capable of accommodating 5-inch Smartphones
  • Breathable material

Cons

  • Not suitable for phones with screen size larger than 6 inches

How does the product serve your needs?

This running belt from the house of UShake is capable of providing the user with enough room for accommodating items that are invaluable when someone is on the move. Items like smartphones, keys, credit/identification cards, etc. can be securely stored within the pack safe from pickpockets, a little rain, sweat, and moisture. The pack is made from a breathable material with a reinforced waist belt that is elastic enough for all waist sizes but tight enough to keep the pack from bouncing while the wearer is working out or jogging.

How is the product different from its competitors?

If  a comparison is made in between the UShake Hands-free Workout Reflective Waist Pack and one of its competing product the FREETOO Running Belt, it can be readily seen that two of the major features that make the USHake an unbeatable one viz. the reflective safety strip and the breathable material construction are absent in the one from FREETOO.

Verdict

The UShake waist pack is manufactured from quality assured, durable, and breathable material that is a mixture of Nylon and Lycra. The pack offers remarkable resistance to water, sweat, and moisture that keeps the contents within safe from all of the above during workout sessions at the gym. All in all, this is a deal breaker if a person is looking for a waist pack that is both affordable and does the job it is made for perfectly.

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