Compression Sportswear Oak Harbor WA

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

Sport Townsend
(360) 379-9711
1044 Water St
Port Townsend, WA
 
PT Outdoors
(360) 379-3608
1017B Water Street
Port Townsend, WA
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(360) 679-0822
31956 State Route 20
Oak Harbor, WA
 
Ace Hardware Oak Harbor
(360) 679-3533
150 SE Pioneer Way
Oak Harbor, WA
 
First Street Sports
(360) 336-3764
Mount Vernon, WA
 
Kayak Instruction Excellence
(206) 669-1622
211 Taylor Street, Suite Five
Port Townsend, WA
 
Whidbey Island Dive Center
(360) 675-1112
1020 NE 7th Ave Ste 1
Oak Harbor, WA
 
Dean's Sports Plus
(360) 679-6145
730 N Oak Harbor St
Oak Harbor, WA
 
Swain's Outdoor
(360) 385-1313
1121 Water St
Port Townsend, WA
 
Rivercity Screenprinting
(360) 428-8985
222 Anderson Rd Ste D
Mount Vernon, 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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