All-weather Apple Watch band is perfect for sports junkies


The Nomad Rugged Strap puts a stylish twist on the Apple Watch sports band.
Check out that knurled pattern on the Nomad Rugged Strap, a stylish Apple Watch sports strap.
Photo: Nomad

Best List: Nomad Rugged Strap for Apple Watch

Nomad, maker of minimalist, practical accessories for Apple Watch and iPhone, now offers a strap that is not only designed for active wearers, but is really good-looking as well. And, at 40 bucks, it’s a super-sporty and stylish alternative to the higher-priced Nike Sport Bands by Apple.

With the intention of creating a silicone strap designed to “withstand the stresses of all forms of sport and exercise,” Nomad has succeeded — the Rugged Strap is a strong, lightweight, sweat- and water-resistant band that is also-super comfortable on the wrist. The best part is that it will take you from a hard workout to a night out, and will look great in both situations.

Read on to learn more about this band, which is perfect for year-round sports junkies. And check it out in our Watch Store.

An all-season, any occasion Apple Watch band

Th all-season Nomad Rugged Strap exhibits a carefully crafted knurled pattern that pairs with any outfit for a sleek, sporty look.
This all-season strap exhibits a carefully crafted knurled pattern that pairs with any outfit for a sleek, sporty look. Comes with black or silver hardware.
Photo: Nomad

Nomad makes its Rugged Strap from high-grade vulcanized LSR silicone, a supremely strong material that offers great benefits to active wearers. The vulcanization process ensures the silicone will withstand higher temperatures. Silicone is also water-repellant and resistant to ultraviolet rays — allowing the strap to be exposed to the elements while maintaining its sheen and strength long-term.

This high-performance Apple Watch band is built to withstand sweat, sun and surf for all-season sports enthusiasts. Silicone is also great for those with sensitive skin as it’s a natural, biocompatible and hypoallergenic material. No itchy wrists here!

Comfortable for any activity

The Nomad Rugged Strap with black hardware.
Nomad’s Rugged Strap with black hardware.

Nomad took no shortcuts with the comfort level of this band. The lightweight silicone is incredibly soft and smooth for a super-comfy wrist fit. A cool knurled design on the strap’s surface pairs with any outfit, creating a sleek, sporty look.

The lugs and buckle are liquid-injection-molded 316 stainless steel for a perfect finish as well as being hypoallergenic. This marine-grade hardware comes in either silver or black to match your Apple Watch.

The strap fits wrist sizes ranging from 150 mm to 210 mm. The buckle side of the strap measures 75 mm, while the adjustment side is 135 mm.

Check out this rugged, yet extremely comfortable, sports band in our Watch Store. Built for the active wearer who wants a stylish look.

Price: $49.95

Buy from: Watch Store


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