Compression Sportswear Gig Harbor WA

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

Gig Harbor Kayak Center
(253) 851-7987
8809 Harborview Dr. North
Gig Harbor, WA
 
Sports Authority
(253) 572-9900
1905B S. 72nd Street
Tacoma, WA
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Southcenter/Tukwila REI Store
(206) 248-1938
240 Andover Park W
Tukwila, WA
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(253) 851-2172
4811 Point Fosdick Dr NW
Gig Harbor, WA
 
Williams Robert O
(253) 858-2201
PO Box 275
Gig Harbor, WA
 
Tacoma REI Store
(253) 671-1938
3825 S Steele St
Tacoma, WA
 
Sports Authority
(253) 735-7447
SuperMall of the Great NW, 1101 SuperMall Way, Suite 1333
Auburn, WA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(206) 575-2100
Parkway Supercenter, 17450 Southcenter Parkway
Tukwila, WA
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Lester's Soccer Source
(253) 851-7511
2002 36th St NW
Gig Harbor, WA
 
Puget Sound Herring Sales
(253) 858-2201
PO Box 275
Gig Harbor, WA
 

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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