Compression Sportswear Baton Rouge LA

Local resource for compression sportswear in Baton Rouge. 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
(225) 766-9100
9330 Mall Of Lousianna Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Academy
(225) 923-4640
8464 Airline Highway (across from Cortana Mall)
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(225) 271-3100
175 Bass Pro Boulevard
Denham Springs, LA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMSun 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sport Court
(225) 927-7678
7575 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Varsity Sports
(225) 383-8913
2055 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Academy
(225) 298-6300
10808 Industriplex Blvd (at Siegen Ln)
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Gulf Coast Outfitters
(225) 926-3597
7656 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Capitol Cyclery
(225) 927-1997
8424 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Anytime Fitness
(225) 766-9066
8827 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
New Balance Baton Rouge
(225) 928-4944
7425 Corporate Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 

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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