Compression Sportswear Hood River OR

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

Kayak Shed
(541) 386-4286
6 Oak St
Hood River, OR
 
Gorge Fly Shop
(541) 386-6977
201 Oak St
Hood River, OR
 
2nd Wind Sports
(541) 386-4464
210 Oak St
Hood River, OR
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(541) 506-0018
420 Mount Hood St
The Dalles, OR
 
Stone's Sports
(541) 298-5886
500 W 2nd St
The Dalles, OR
 
Marco Sports
(541) 386-6061
1316 12th St
Hood River, OR
 
Gorge Surf Shop
(541) 386-1699
13 Oak St
Hood River, OR
 
Race Stock Sports
(541) 352-7000
6520 Highway 35
Mount Hood Parkdale, OR
 
Old Mill Bargain Center
(541) 296-6706
2917 E 2nd St
The Dalles, OR
 
Storm Warning Hood River
(800) 492-6309
112 Oak St
Hood River, OR

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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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