Compression Sportswear Radford VA

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

Hokie Soccer Experience at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
 
Tangent Outfitters
(540) 731-5202
1710 Hunters Rd
Radford, VA
 
Big Z Tire & Appliance Sales
(540) 639-1651
Radford Shopping Plz
Radford, VA
 
Finish Line Inc
(540) 381-7583
782 New River Rd
Christiansbrg, VA
 
Hibbett Sports
(540) 394-3230
782 New River Rd
Christiansbrg, VA
 
Hands On Soccer Academy
Nellies Cave Park
Blacksburg, VA
 
Backcountry Ski & Sports
(800) 560-6401
3710 S Main St
Blacksburg, VA
 
Whitetail Outfitters Ltd
(540) 381-9790
3086 Riner Rd
Christiansburg, VA
 
Play It Again Sports
(540) 381-1261
2657 Market St
Christiansburg, VA
 
Pacific Sunwear
(540) 381-8467
782 New River Rd
Christiansbrg, VA
 

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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