Compression 101

What is compression?


Often compression is thought to be any tight-fitting sports gear that provides limited benefits beyond looking good at training.

True sports compression has a direct and significant impact and direct impact on training and performance, and an even greater impact on recovery. To be effective, compression needs to be firm enough to wrap the muscles and hold them in place during activity.

This helps prevent unwanted muscle movement and micro tears that cause soreness and fatigue. When it comes to recovery, graduated compression is key. The graduation helps stimulate blood circulation for faster muscle repair and return to form.