Whether you’re hiking, biking or running, it’s important to stay hydrated. If you’re looking for an insulated bottle to ensure your water stays crisp and cold while exercising on hot days, look no further. There are a variety of options on the market that are designed to maintain the original temp of the bottle’s contents. To help narrow down your options, we rounded up a few of our favorite models that will upgrade your future runs.
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1. Polar Bottle Water Bottle
The cap on this plastic bottle features a self-sealing valve that prevents water from leaking even when it's open and allows pressure to build inside the bottle when squeezed.
Pros: A double-wall construction creates a thermal barrier of air to keep heat out and cold in. Foil layers reflect solar rays for additional thermal protection. It comes with a removable carrying strap for extra convenience. It's durable, lightweight and free of phthalates and BPA. It's dishwasher and freezer safe. It comes in two sizes and over 10 designs.
Cons:This may not fit well inside some bike mounted bottle holders.
2. Nathan SpeedDraw Plus Water Bottle
Nathan's 18 oz SpeedDraw Flask with Fire & Ice technology is also double-wall insulated and features an ergonomic design with a sweat-channeled, no-slip grip insert, making it more convenient to carry.
Pros: An integrated reflective fabric offers 360-degrees of reflectivity for improved visibility in low-light conditions. The hand strap is fully adjustable with a chafe-free thumb hole that enables grip-free running. It also comes with a large, expandable, zippered pocket that's equipped to fit most smartphones, keys, a protein bar and other small essentials. It's available in a range of colors.
Cons: This one may leak slightly at times.
3. Contigo Autoseal Chill Water Bottle
This 24 oz stainless steel water bottle has a button that when pushed, secures the lid between sips to eliminate spills and leaks. Meanwhile, a protective spout cover keeps dirt and germs off the mouthpiece for cleaner drinking.
Pros: Thermalock vacuum insulation is engineered to help water stay cold for up to 28 hours. It's BPA free and the lid is safe to go in the dishwasher. An integrated handle makes it easy to transport. You can choose between a two or four pack, in addition to a single bottle. It comes in a variety of colors.
Cons: Some may find this style to be a little heavy.
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