Compression Sportswear Shreveport LA

Local resource for compression sportswear in Shreveport. 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
(318) 797-9110
7543 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
 
Academy
(318) 759-1300
2801 Beene Blvd.
Bossier City, LA
 
Sports World
(318) 686-1880
8809 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA
 
Foot Locker
(318) 425-2624
1133 Saint Vincent Ave
Shreveport, LA
 
Ashley's College Sportswear
(318) 631-1947
3964 Lakeshore Dr
Shreveport, LA
 
Academy
(318) 682-4660
140 Bert Kouns IND Loop (at I-49)
Shreveport, LA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(318) 549-8800
100 Bass Pro Drive
Bossier City, LA
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMSun 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Hibbett Sports
(318) 674-2950
1133 Saint Vincent Ave
Shreveport, LA
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(318) 221-0540
1133 Saint Vincent Ave
Shreveport, LA
 
Fitness Expo
(318) 861-1107
6319 Sand Beach Blvd
Shreveport, LA
 

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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