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Support Yourself: The Nordic Lifting Knee Sleeve
Whether you are an elite athlete or an average Joe, knee sleeves promote faster muscle recovery and support you during your workouts.
Why It's Time to Break Up With Your Knee Sleeves
I know what you’re thinking: I see top athletes wearing knee sleeves, so shouldn’t I wear them as well?
Eagle Rock WERKSHOP Brown Sugar Leggings (Product Review)
These are a hybrid of regular leggings and compression pants. They feature stunning designs and are of highest quality.
Compression Socks Improve Recovery in Marathon Runners
A new study compared athletes who used compression socks for recovery to those who didn't, and the results were pretty clear.
Bio Skin Compression Shorts (Product Review)
These compression shorts are ideal for athletes who want to accelerate their recovery time. And who doesn't?
Opedix CORE-Tec Compression Shorts (Product Review)
These shorts offer the benefits of compression as well as kinetic support.
A Beginner's Guide to Running Gear
As long as you have a pair of running shoes, you can run! But how much of the other stuff is worth investing in?
Compression Stockings Reduce Lactate Production - With a Catch
A new study suggests compression stockings reduce lactate production, but there's a catch. They also seem to decrease performance in seasoned runners.
Product Review: Skins A400 Men’s Half Tights
I was excited to try my new Skins compression gear for running and martial arts. Although I didn't magically transform into Hercules on the mat, I was impressed with the comfort and quality.
Product Review: 110% Compression Blitz Knee Sleeve
I used to think knee sleeves were only for injured athletes, the 110% Compression Blitz Knee Sleeve changed my mind. This product aids recovery, warm up, and overall performance.
Product Review: Nabee Socks
If you're an avid athlete who wants to add some spunky personality to your gym regalia, Nabee compression socks are just for you.
Compression Garments May Have Limited Benefits
A lot of athletes are wearing compression gear these days. Are the benefits real or are they due to the placebo effect? Scientists examined performance between sock-wearers and non-sock-wearers.
Product Review: Zensah Compression Socks
Zensah comes from the Italian word "senza,"meaning "without." Zensah wants to lead you to performance without limits. Find out what we thought of the compression socks.
Compression Gear Worn During Recovery Improves Performance
New research tests the recovery and performance of athletes wearing compression gear versus those not wearing gear. Does compression gear make a difference? Science says yes.
Product Review: Spun Compression Gear (Plus: Win A Pair of Socks!)
Read our review of Spun compression gear AND enter our giveaway contest - you could win one of three pairs of compression socks we are giving away!
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 11
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - compression gear, plyometrics, foam rolling, and more!
Breaking Muscle HQ
Compression Gear Shown to Improve Athletic Performance
You see a lot of people wearing compression gear, for both recovery and performance reasons...but does it work? New research shows the gear does indeed have an impact on performance.
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