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:confused: So considering getting a pair of compression garment to aid my recovery. My Saturday rides are usually 60 - 90 km (fast pace and hilly terrain) and depending how hard I push myself, my legs, specially my calf muscles seem to throb, and my wife says my legs twitch a lot during my sleep.
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I don't think I've seen any threads regarding these on RBR. I would think "skins" or "compression" wouldn't yield a very useful result on a search.
Anyway, had some racing the last couple of weekends and I was surprised to see a lot of riders wearing them. A friend of mine made the claim that a ... Read More »
Has anyone heard of drawbacks to compression gear?
I wear compression socks for most of the work day after brutal morning intervals. I have a job that requires as lot of standing. Does this make your blood vessels less able to do the job "on their own"?Read More »
Recently I bought a set of compression tights, my purpose in buying was 'to aid recovery'.
As I understand it these things are sold with several claims including:
1. To aid recovery by compressing the legs, the only way I can see this working is to compress veins and facilitate venous return, ... Read More »