Compression Sportswear Bangor ME

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

Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 990-5932
Bangor Mall
Bangor, ME
 
Splatz Extreme Sports Gear
(207) 947-7997
48 School St
Bangor, ME
 
Wight's Sporting Goods Co
(207) 945-4455
930 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME
 
Quirk
(207) 299-1790
293 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Maine Fitness Store
(207) 990-4552
849 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME
 
Skyline Kayak Rentals & Tours
(207) 947-8059
153 Husson Ave.
Bangor, ME
 
Lids
(207) 942-6983
663 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME
 
Bean L L Outlet Store
(207) 942-0146
534 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME
 
Ski Rack Sports
(207) 945-6474
24 Longview Dr
Bangor, ME
 
Famous Footwear
(207) 942-0490
Bangor Parcade
Bangor, ME
 

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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