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Best Triathlon Shorts in 2021

  Triathletes are a special breed. Personally, I find running to be quite enough of a challenge. But doing three sports in one should be quite the accomplishment in anyone's book. Triathlons are difficult. Even a "sprint" triathlon ...

Best Women’s Underwear For Running in 2021

  Underwear. We all wear it… Except for those who don’t, and that has its merits too. But the majority of us will be wearing something under our running shorts or tights. What you wear can make a big difference in the quality of your run. ...

Best Trail Running Shorts in 2021

  Trail running can be rough and rugged. It’s not nearly as smooth as running on the road, so you need to be geared up and prepared for obstacles you may not expect. The most important piece of gear will be your shoes. But it’s ...

Best Triathlon Suits in 2021

  Experienced triathletes know that triathlon suits can improve performance and keep you comfortable during all phases of a triathlon.   Tri suits have skin-tight fabric that promotes muscle compression, which improves performance by ...

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 ...

What Are Compression Shorts And Do They Actually Work?

When I first got back into running, one of my friends recommended I purchase 2-in-1 shorts: compression shorts underneath, and standard shorts on top. My friend was a more experienced runner than I was, and I trusted her opinions. I decided to ...

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