Effektor 4.0

EFFEKTOR® 4.0Works under all conditions

Ultimate, most innovative, high-tech functional wear for best thermoregulation.

Designed for hot climates, EFFEKTOR® 4.0 has been proven to optimize muscle coordination, body temperature control, heart rate, performance duration, recovery time, lactation and nerve stimulation transmission. EFFEKTOR® 4.0 is sophisticated hardware with patented technologies for maximum performance.
Heat Buildup (-20%*)
Effektor 4.0 with X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® guarantees the optimal cooling function of the skin with its unique surface structure. With it, blood can circulate and sweat can effectively evaporate. That way your body saves energy, and more power remains for your athletic endeavours.
Heart beats per minute (-0.4*)
In laboratory testing, experienced sport scienetists compared athletes wearing Effektor® 4.0 with X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® with those wearing apparel with all-over surface compression. The result was unequivocal: Effektor® 4.0 enabled the reduction of oxygen use and an improvement in metabolic efficiency at the same effort.
Performance (+3%*)
A study from the Italian government’s CeRiSM Research Institute proves that the X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® found in Effektor® 4.0 is highly superior to all-over surface compression. In scientific studies regarding endurance the two types of compression apparel showed that they were very different. When wearing Effektor® 4.0 participants could extend their endurance up to 10 %.
Production of lactate (-1%*)
Lactate, or the salt of lactic acid, builds up in the body during endurance activities. The buildup leads to the notoriously dreaded “heavy legs” syndrome and reduces performance ability. Effektor 4.0 improves the venous return of the blood in muscles, and the breakdown of lactate is improved.
Faster recovery (+12%*)
In comparison testing, the strength of X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® for cell regeneration was clearly demonstrated. Starting with an oxygen shortage in the muscles athletes wearing X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® were able to replenish their oxygen levels faster than those not wearing Partialkompression®. After only 2 seconds of regeneration the muscle cells were already prepared to absorb more oxygen. And were therefore ready to perform.
*Compared to predecessor model.
All data are based on X-BIONIC®’s own experience.

Scientifically proven advantage

The values were determined by the public research institute CeRiSM at the State University of Verona, Italy (tests done on the Effektor® Triathlon Power Suit Men). Intensive comparison testing with top performance athletes under realistic conditions supplied proof. The result: X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® is far superior to all-over surface compression.
+10% Performance time +3%*
-7% Lactate formation -1%*
-50% Heat generation -20%*
+20% Faster regeneration +12%*
-2.4 Heartbeats per Minute -0.4*
*Compared to predecessor model.
All data are based on X-BIONIC®’s own experience.
Scientifically proven by CERISM, Research Center for Bioengineering and Human Movement, the State University of Verona, Italy (September 2011).

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Stronger than the laws ofthermodynamics


Improved oxygen and nutrient supply to the muscles compression has a stabilizing effect on the blood vessels. By supporting the vessels, the circulatory system is put under less stress and oxygen and nutrient delivery is improved. Speedy recirculation of the blood means that muscles and organs have improved access to performance-enhancing oxygen and nutrients.
Patented in 8 countries:
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The results are revolutionary

  • Reduced muscle oscillations
  • Improves muscle uptake of oxygen & nutrients
  • Faster recovery
+ Cooling Mechanism
Applies targeted pressure on the higher ridges and uses the skin as a surface for cooling.

Faster Recovery

Compression improves the oxygen supply to the muscles. The effect: faster recovery and fewer muscle cramps.

Cooling thanks to X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression®

During activity body warmth is created. In extreme situations up to 1,200 watts worth. Up to 90 % of this is released by the athlete from the skin to maintain a body temperature of 37° C. X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® applies targeted pressure along 1 mm-wide ridges. Left and right of the ridge is a compression-free area as compression could have a negative effect on blood circulation to the skin. In this way blood flow through veins and capillaries remains unimpeded.
Reduction of muscle vibrations.
Improved oxygen and nutrient supply to the muscles.

Only 3% of your energy available for your performance?Let us change that.

Stabilize the optimum body temperature:
37 °C CCR-Technology

An overheated or undercooled body is not efficient.That’s why he himself makes sure that he always has the optimal to maintain a core body temperature of 37 °C. Depending on the weather, in extreme cold or heat, this may be efforts to bind enormous amounts of strength of the body. Up to 97% of its energy is used by the body according to scientific studies for his sweating management. That leaves only 3% energy for your sporting goal. So that you can also enjoy the valuable 97% for you, EFFEKTOR® 4.0 will help your body with a wide range of technologies, its primary goal being “ideal body core temperature” easier to reach. Intelligent surface structures and X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® hold the autonomous temperature regulation function of the skin and of the blood. Effector relieves your body and can be thus unleashing enormous additional performance potential.

Better MuscleControl

Neuro-Response Effect

Sports success needs the best contacts. Especially between brain and muscle. X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® is able to positively influence your neuromuscular system in the sense of synapse stimulation. Among other things, it can improve sensomotoric regulation - the interaction of afference and efference – which plays an important role in the reorganization of muscular control programs. The body controls all movement sequences via five sensorimotor control loops. Control circuits also react to external stimuli via skin mechanoreceptors.
These are stimuli that X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® is selectively places in the effector. Afferences, i.e. the nerve pathways running from the peripheral to the central nervous system, conduct the impulses in the spinal cord and brain. There they are processed and take their way back to the muscles via efferences and lower motoneurons. Effector technology takes advantage of this. Through constant impulses, peripheral receptors are put into a kind of pretension, as it were. They react faster to further stimuli - the neuro-response effect. Muscle contraction and reaction increase, coordination is improved and the risk of injury is reduced.

The first technology that shapes up bothyour performance and your physique.


Effektor 4.0 Woman was developed especially for women athletes. It brings together many types of performance-enhancing technologies and deals with the anomaly of female connective tissue. This distinctive characteristic tends toward a buildup of dimples and cellulite due to its structure. Women athletes in particular deal with this problem because physical activity causes cellular hyperacidity. Innovative X-BIONIC® 4.0 Cohesion-Wrap Technology actively counteracts this effect. It places targeted pressure on the areas in your thighs, buttocks, hips and arms where connective tissues are weaker due to their structure and, thus, are inclined to form dimples and cellulite. That also keeps more lactic acid out of tissues.In addition, the one-of-a-kind X-BIONIC® 4.0 Partialkompression® with its unique surface structure ensures optimal cooling on the skin. Blood can circulate close to the surface, and sweat can evaporate effectively. The body saves energy, leaving more for your sport – Sweat is transformed into energy.
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  • Stabilises and supports areas of the female body with weak connective tissue
  • Improves metabolism
  • Supports lymphatic flow
  • Decreases skin dimpling/Cellulite
  • Less vibration
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Extreme cold.
Massive heat. In between, space for a perfect performance climate.

With Thermosyphon® Technology

Unique and extremely effective temperature management. Cools when you sweat, warms when you’re cold. The awarded 3D Bionic Sphere® System with ThermoSyphon® technology prevents unpleasant wetness, a feeling of heat and the risk of cooling down during rest periods. The cooling effect only begins with increasing body heat and sweating. If there is no sweat, the insulation begins.
Your body produces different amounts of heat in different parts of your body. The ThermoSyphon® System, the next generation of the 3D Bionic Sphere® System, leaves a fine film of moisture on your skin, which the body won’t feel as wetness. Sweat Traps® absorb excess sweat, lead it to evaporation and thus dispose of it through the dynamics of heat. A pleasant residual moisture remains on the skin. Because: no Sweat - no cooling. At low outside temperatures in turn, the complex system of channels acts in phases of rest isolating. Thus the risk of cooling down after the Sport avoided.
3D Bionic Sphere® System is patented in 29 countries: AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, SI, SK, TR, AU, CA, CN, JP

During Activity:
Cools when you sweat

  • EVAPORATION SURFACE EXPANDER®Evaporation across a large surface to process excess moisture.
  • OUTER AIRCHANNELExcess moisture is continuously replaced by the subsequent flow of fresh air.
  • SWEAT TRAPS®Transfer excess sweat.

During Recovery:
Warms when you are cold

  • OUTER AIRCHANNELDuring recovery, the cooling down process is interrupted by the absence of sweat.
  • INNER AIRCHANNELWarm air is stored inside.

THE REVOLUTION inTemperature Regulation

New: Thermosyphon®

With X-BIONIC 4.0, a new era of supersportswear begins, featuring the legendary, patented and award-winning X-BIONIC® 3D Bionic Sphere® System with ThermoSyphon® technology. Complex, precise 3D-structures in ultra-high-resolution RETINA® quality increase the evaporation area and are stable even under load. Y-structures accelerate the flow of warm, humid air through thermodynamics for maximum temperature regulation and best sweat management.


New: Retina®

The human retina is a miracle of evolution. With its millions of receptors, the multi-layered specialized nerve tissue inside the eye defines our visual perception of the world – and provides our brain with high-resolution data for orientation and bodily coordination. Now X-BIONIC® transfers this evolutionary achievement to the skin. The innovative RETINA® ultra-high-definition technology makes it possible to build a superior class of functional clothing for performance beyond anything ever achieved before.