Compression Sportswear West Des Moines IA

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

Des Moines Menace Soccer
6400 Westown Parkway West
Des Moines, IA
 
Sports Authority
(515) 226-9700
Water Tower Place, 4100 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Adventure Diving Inc
(515) 255-7282
2041 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
Pro Image
(515) 223-1026
116 Valley W Mall
West Des Moines, IA
 
Soccer Connections
(515) 279-6927
312 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
Bulldog Soccer Academy
2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(515) 957-5500
1000 Bass Pro Drive NW
Altoona, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:00am - 10:00pmSun 10:00am - 7:00pm

Gap The
(515) 225-1025
118 Valley W Mall
West Des Moines, IA
 
Rasmussen Bicycle Shop
(515) 277-2636
301 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
Fitness Techs
(515) 440-3043
2000 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
 

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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