Compression Sportswear Hartford CT

Local resource for compression sportswear in Hartford. 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
(860) 666-3877
Ames Plaza
Newington, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 747-2102
Connecticut Commons
Plainville, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 253-9475
Stateline Plaza
Enfield, CT
 
University of Hartford
(860) 768-4100
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 
Taksar Ray Bicycles
(860) 247-0191
93 Franklin Avenue
Hartford, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 648-4044
179 Pavilion Dr.
Manchester, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 693-1619
The Shoppes at Farmington Valley
Canton, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 686-0462
470 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT
 
Renbrook Summer Adventure Day
(860) 236-1661
2865 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 
Redi Rent
(860) 233-2108
600 Oakwood Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 

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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