Hyperice Venom Go Review

We test out the Venom Go from Hyperice, a heat and vibration wearable.

Hyperice Venom Go Review
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Golf Monthly Verdict

I loved this device because Hyperice has really thought about the smaller details and got them right. The heat and vibration at the core of the design really helped my recovery whilst the overall versatility and portable nature of the device means it can be used just about anywhere. A five star product.

Reasons to buy
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    The warmth is excellent, as are the vibration settings

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    Ultra portable and easy to use

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    Magnetic feature is excellent

Reasons to avoid
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    Having to reset after 10 mins is slightly inconvenient

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Hyperice Venom Go Review

As a golfer who is perilously close to his 30’s, I have realized taking care of my fitness and wellbeing can play a huge part in how well I play. Not only that but I realized that if I am in shape, I can practice more often, and for longer, I just need to make sure I take the best steps to recover. 

Enter the Hyperice Venom Go. It is a heat and vibration wearable that has an excellently small and minimalist design. This of course makes it extremely portable so it can quite literally be used, not just anywhere in terms of location, but anywhere on the body. The Venom Go comes with 3 pads that you stick onto the area you want relief, and then the little device then clips onto the pads with the magnetic feature. I really thought this was an excellent design as it was very easy to use, simple to take off and adjust if need be, and remove when done. Not to mention the pads are reusable up to 20 times. 

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This device then pulsates heat and vibration into the area in nine different settings - my personal favorite was the highest heat setting and constant vibration. What is the point of all this? Well the device is designed to relieve sore, stiff muscles and I really felt this was the case. As someone with a bad back the heat in particular really soothed my discomfort after playing golf. The device runs for 10 minutes before you have to reset it and start again, which was occasionally inconvenient, but this is only a minor quibble. 

Overall I thoroughly enjoyed testing this device and a big plus point is its versatility. I’ve used it a lot not only for golf recovery but after walks, when I’ve slept awkwardly or if I have felt any slight niggle or tightness in my muscles. As you can tell, I am a big fan because I think the design is clever, and the performance is excellent. It should be mentioned that the Go is the smallest offering but Hyperice offers a load of other Venom devices for heat relief, from back, to shoulder, to leg devices.

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Sam Tremlett
E-commerce Editor

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

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Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five. 

Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Titleist TS3 (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Callaway Paradym (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Infinity NEXT%/Cuater The Ringer