Compression Sportswear Richmond VA

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

Richmond Kickers
2001 Maywill Street Suite 203
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 897-5299
Chesterfield Plaza
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 639-1107
Hancock Village
West Chesterfield, VA
 
Appomattox River Company
(804) 897-1556
14213 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, VA
 
Dtlr
(804) 353-0606
1500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 253-0800
9204 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 360-8165
Short Pump Mall
Richmond, VA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(804) 261-1853
Creeks at Virginia Center
Glen Allen, VA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(804) 496-4700
11550 Lakeridge Parkway
Ashland, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:00 am - 9:00pmSun 10:00am - 7:00 pm

Hopkins Pro Shop Inc
(804) 321-7777
1019 W Graham Rd
Richmond, 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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