Compression Sportswear Anchorage AK

Local resource for compression sportswear in Anchorage. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to sports equipment and athletic apparel, as well as advice and content on sportswear.

Anchorage REI Store
(907) 272-4565
1200 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Alaska Raft & Kayak
(800) 606-5950
401 W Tudor Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Yamaha
(907)243-8343,(907)243-0079
3919 Spenard Road
Anchorage, AR
 
Anchorage Suzuki Arctic Cat
(907)272-5864,(907)272-5864
3054 Commercial Drive
Anchorage, AR
 
Alaska Power Sports Inc
(907) 349-4512
6511 Brayton Drive
Anchorage, AR
 
The Bicycle Shop
(907) 272-5219
1035 West Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AR
 
Action Locksmiths & Security
(907) 279-7050
243 East 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AR
 
Alaska Cycle Center
(907)279-9478,(907)279-4086
1118 East 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AR
 
Alaska Mining & Diving Supply Inc
(907)279-6113,(907)279-6398
3222 Commercial Drive
Anchorage, AR
 
Brown Bear Saloon & Hotel
(907) 653-7000
Mi 103 Seward Highway
Indian, AR
 

Do Compression Shorts Work as Advertised?

July 28, 2010

Do Compression Shorts Really Work?

QHi, Bill:What do you think of compression shorts that claim to help remove the build up of lactic acid during training? ... Sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? - Allan

Hi, Allan: I’m not familiar with all brands of compression sportswear, but I can vouch for the products made by the Australian company Skins. The company’s compression garments appear to work as advertised.

These days, clean athletes look for anything that will give them an edge in the sometimes dirty sports world, and many find compression garments, which are legal, helpful.

Among elite athletes who swear by Skins are two of New Zealand’s top skaters, Kalon Dobbin and my daughter, Nicole. (Skins is one of my daughter’s sponsors.)  Kalon and Nicole have found the Skins garments particu...

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