Compression: for muscle damage and muscle soreness.
Studies have concluded that wearing compression gear reduces the risk of injury and enhances recovery following strenuous exercise by assisting in the removal of blood lactate. Current research findings also suggest that compression gear reduces the effects of delayed onset muscle soreness in the days following an intense workout. Compression gear can be worn during and after exercise, whilst sleeping, and is also great for long bouts of travelling. It is known to help for muscle damage and muscle soreness. Stiffness when travelling eg. Flying. Poor circulation. Prevention of DVT.
What You'll Need
- Compression gear – popular brands include 2XU, Skins and Underarmour.
What You'll Do
Tips & Warnings
- Ask a sales assistant to help you choose the correct compression garment for your needs to ensure that the gear provides enough pressure to stimulate circulation.