Compression Sportswear Burlington VT

Local resource for compression sportswear in Burlington. 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
(802) 288-9854
Maple Tree Place
Williston, VT
 
Umiak Outdoor Outfitters
(802) 865-6777
60 Institute Road
Burlington, VT
 
Downhill Edge Ski Rack
(802) 658-3313
81 Main St
Burlington, VT
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(802) 658-4042
155 Dorset St Ste H4
South Burlington, VT
 
Famous Footwear
(802) 863-0030
49 Church St
Burlington, VT
 
Canoe Imports
(800) 985-2992
370 Dorset St.
South Burlington, VT
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(802) 864-0473
100 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT
 
Olympia Sports Center
(802) 864-9072
20 Church St
Burlington, VT
 
Burlington City of
(802) 863-0570
Burlington, VT
 
Play It Again Sports
(802) 865-3021
150 Dorset St Ste 220
South Burlington, VT
 

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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