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, …

Is there a Difference Between Compression Shorts and Underwear?

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This is a question that has come up in my search for compression apparel. Essentially, compression briefs and compression shorts seem like the same exact thing.I’ve found that others have posted this same question, and are asking if there is any way to differentiate between if one thing is compression shorts or if they are compression briefs. You could look …

Why Are Compression Pants Good for Sports and Working Out?

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For those that don’t know The most popular piece of compression apparel is, without a doubt, the compression pants. Some people like to call them leggings, for others, tights. But one thing that does remain constant is their functionality and use. They’re essentially a piece of bottom wear that can act as layering material you can wear under your clothes, …

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 …