Compression Sportswear South Portland ME

Local resource for compression sportswear in South Portland. 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) 828-4950
Mall Plaza
South Portland, ME
 
Sports Authority
(207) 773-7400
364 Maine Mall Road, Unit 2-200
South Portland, ME
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Bare Knee Point Kayak Rentals
(207) 283-4455
45 Camp Ellis Ave
Saco, ME
 
Olympia Sports Center
(207) 772-7828
544 Congress St
Portland, ME
 
Coastal Athletics
(207) 772-4530
84 Cove St
Portland, ME
 
Maine Premier Soccer and Portland Phoenix
Portland Sports Complex, 512 Warren Ave
Portland, ME
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(207) 541-1919
87 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
L.L.Bean Adventures
(888) 552-3261
RT 1
Freeport, ME
 
Maine Running Company
(207) 773-6601
563 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Aqua Diving Academy
(207) 772-4200
382 Commercial St
Portland, 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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