Compression Sportswear Boulder CO

Local resource for compression sportswear in Boulder. 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
(303) 280-6153
16521 Washington Street
Thornton, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 682-5740
210 Ken Pratt Blvd
Longmont, CO
 
Boulder Mountain Repair
(303) 499-3634
641 South Broadway Street
Boulder, CO
 
Ligas Flies
(303) 443-3144
3000 Folsom Street
Boulder, CO
 
21 Wheels
(303) 544-0025
637 S Broadway St Ste 227
Boulder, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(720) 887-0900
31 West Flatirons Circle
Broomfield, CO
 
North Face
(303) 499-1731
629 South Broadway Street Suite K
Boulder, CO
 
Neptune Mountaineering
(303) 499-8866
633 South Broadway Street Suite A
Boulder, CO
 
Professional Peloton
(303) 415-1292
2615 13th Street
Boulder, CO
 
Boulder Turnpike Texaco Corporation
(303) 494-6310
5190 South Boulder Road
Boulder, CO
 

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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