Compression Sportswear Lewiston ME

Local resource for compression sportswear in Lewiston. 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
(207) 721-3074
131 Topsham Fair Mall Rd
Topsham, ME
 
L.L.Bean Adventures
(888) 552-3261
RT 1
Freeport, ME
 
East Coast Fitness Services Inc
(207) 783-0036
165 Dyer Rd
Lewiston, ME
 
Olympia Sports
(207) 786-2479
20 East Ave
Lewiston, ME
 
Olympia Sports
(207) 777-5736
550 Center St
Auburn, ME
 
Eastern Outrigger
(207) 841-5321
77 Barrows Drive
Topsham, MA
 
Seaspray Kayaking Rentals & Tours
(207) 443-3646
Brunswick, ME
 
Northeast Athletics Inc
(207) 782-9741
10 Westminster St
Lewiston, ME
 
Blueline Sporting Goods
(207) 784-2009
190 Birch St
Lewiston, ME
 
Play It Again Sports
(207) 777-7427
250 Center St
Auburn, ME
 

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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