2 Types of Compression You May Have Not Heard Of

One thing many sports and athletic apparel enthusiasts don’t realize about their fancy new compression apparel is that it belongs to one of two different types of compression groups. These groups lead to some misinformation of which one would be more suited for your purposes. The two groups are graduated compression and compartmental compression. The one thing you need to …

What is Graduated Compression for Compression Socks?

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A significant factor in a lot of the compression socks and stockings I review on my site (e.g. Compression Socks for Varicose Veins) is the graduated compression in each product. For most people out there starting in their compression search, they aren’t entirely sure what it is. Or maybe your doctor recommends you to check out these type of products, …

What are the Benefits of a Compression Sleeves for Basketball?

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When you think of the proper attire for basketball players, you may think of a few things: jersey, shorts, shoes. But another piece of iconic apparel is the compression sleeve. Not all basketball players wear them, but they’re an excellent addition to the uniform for several reasons such as style, recovery, and support. But when you’re searching the web and scouring …

3 Reasons to Switch to Compression Briefs

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Many people have already made the switch from wearing cotton briefs to compression underwear, while others are still skeptical of the benefits of actually wearing compression briefs. I’m here to put that to rest because I believe it is the switch that would help you out tremendously in your daily life. The one thing you can ask of any underwear …

What is Compression Clothing?

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The way I see compression gear is that they are a much more specific term for the generic name of ‘athletic apparel.’ A lot of brands like to throw around their words for the compression design and material to use as a marketing tactic. For example, Nike coined this fabric as “DRI-fit” material. While it sounds fancier and technical, it’s …