Compression

Best Thigh Compression Sleeves in 2021

  Do you find your runs cut short because your quads and hamstrings can’t keep up with the rest of your body? Aside from doing quad exercises and hamstring stretches, thigh compression sleeves could be your new best friend. Runners who ...

Best Calf Compression Sleeves For Runners in 2021

  We runners all seem to have one weak spot. For some, it’s the ankles. Others struggle with foot or heel pain. A common weak spot is the calves. Weak calves can lead to foot pain due to a strained Achilles. A tight calf muscle can also ...

Is It Ok To Sleep In Compression Tights or Sleeves?

Compression tights have many benefits - recovery, improved performance, enhanced blood flow. But have you ever wondered—is it okay to sleep in compression tights or sleeves? It’s a good question. The answer all depends on your goals and what ...

Best Compression Shirt For Running in 2021

  When you run, you aren’t just using your legs. The arms work actively to counterbalance the movement of the legs, so you do get a bit of an upper-body workout every time you run. A compression shirt can help the upper body stay strong ...

Best Cold Weather Compression Gear in 2021

  Running in cold weather can be exhilarating. While summer heat tends to drain your energy the longer you run, your body reacts quite differently in the cold - you most likely won’t fatigue as quickly. But there is a price to pay when ...

Best Compression Leggings and Tights For Women in 2021

  Having compression leggings can improve your workout by helping to isolate muscular movement and reduce vibration of soft tissue. During your cool-down stage, they can also help your muscles quickly vacate waste products like lactic ...

Best Compression Tights and Pants for Men in 2021

  Some men are averse to wearing tights, for reasons of style or being self-conscious. It's a pity. There are big benefits in performance and recovery from wearing compression tights. While most of us are happy running in our plain ...

Best Compression Shorts for Running in 2021

  Since the creation of sports, athletes have continuously looked for ways to help improve their game whether it be through training, new gear, or anything else, they all seek out a competitive advantage. Aside from seeking out the best ...

7 Benefits Of Wearing Compression Arm Sleeves

There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of, or maybe even wear, compression calf sleeves. They make sense for runners - they take care of your legs during and after runs. But have you ever thought about wearing compression arm sleeves?  This ...

Normatec and Compression Therapy – Are There Benefits For Athletes?

Runners know that recovery is incredibly important. Many of us are always looking for new ways to assist our muscles in recovering. Compression therapy is one of those options, and it’s become especially popular recently. In this article, we’ll ...

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