Compression gear comes in all shapes and sizes for every part of the body. While some are meant for medical conditions, much of the compression gear available today is meant for athletes and people looking to be active in sports and exercising in general, and to help with the recovery process after this activity.

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From sport-specific and general exercise compression clothing, to gear that helps you recover from a workout, check out the topics below to find the best activewear for your needs.

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Workout Recovery

In addition to performance improvement during a workout or activity, compression clothing helps while recovering from physical exertion.  From improving blood flow to helping alleviate lactic acid buildup, compression can help get you back on your feet sooner than not wearing it.

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Product Reviews

ANRi.e Compression Knee Sleeve

I got the opportunity to wear and experience the ANRI.e knee sleeve for the past week. And let me tell you, that it is a step above the other knee sleeves I’ve worn.

But before I go into my full review, here are some key takeaways from my experience: Large coverage area, stronger levels of compression, secure elastic bands for long-term comfortable wear, and they’re budget-friendly.

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Tesla Men’s Cool Dry Compression Baselayer Shorts

One of the most popular brands in the compression apparel space is Tesla (not the car). They’re known for the quality of the pants and minimalist but elegant design. But for those who just started searching for compression clothing, you may be wondering what makes them useful? There is a range of factors to take into consideration.

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Adidas Compression Arm Sleeve

The thing that immediately caught my attention with this product was the branding, Adidas is one of the biggest athletic and sports apparel manufacturers. But after reviewing several compression sleeves and gear in general, I wanted to check out how a top branded piece of apparel stacks up against others that I have reviewed.

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Tesla Men’s Compression Baselayer Pants

This piece of compression gear is only for cold weather. Let me tell you why: They’re another piece of clothing you can put on at the start of your day. They’re very comfortable (if you like tight clothing) and have some added benefits even if you aren’t doing heavy training, practicing or running.

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What is Compression Gear?

At the most basic level, compression gear is a category of clothing and other accessories designed to fit tightly around the skin. 

Compression gear has a wide variety of applications including, medical, fitness, and personal uses such as fashion and travel, and continues to grow in popularity as athletes, doctors, patients, and regular people find more creative ways to benefit from these products.

Read our What is Compression Gear? article to get a bigger picture of the role compression gear plays in Fitness, Health, Travel, Fashion, how compression works, and what its benefits are.

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