Compression Sportswear Charleston WV

Local resource for compression sportswear in Charleston. 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
(304) 746-6256
Trace Fork
Charleston, WV
 
Gap
(304) 342-8940
Charleston Town Ctr
Charleston, WV
 
Champ's Sports
(304) 342-5934
Charleston Town Ctr
Charleston, WV
 
Sport Mart Inc
(304) 744-1200
1418 Maccorkle Ave SW
Charleston, WV
 
National Fitness
(304) 744-6548
Charleston, WV
 
Culpepper`s Specialty Firearms
(304) 768-7645
412 12th St
Dunbar, WV
 
Lids
(304) 344-0860
Charleston Town Ctr
Charleston, WV
 
Berry Hills Country Club
(304) 744-8790
Charleston, WV
 
Dynamic Graphics
(304) 746-0025
306 Maccorkle Ave SW
South Charleston, WV
 
Charleston Tennis Club Pro Shop
(304) 342-2461
1600 Tennis Club Rd
Charleston, WV
 

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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