compresion calf guards.

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Dec 2013
2:18pm, 28 Dec 2013
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ChrisThePuma
I wore my new red venom compression calf guards for my long run this morning. When I finished I took them off straight away and my calls fealt weird, should I have left them on for a while?
Dec 2013
6:06pm, 28 Dec 2013
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Mylo
I often leave them on for a while after running. To be honest they can make your legs feel a bit odd when you first take them off dependant upon just how tight they are. I have been known to sleep in them if I have done a 20/22 mile marathon training run and for a while it feels like they are still there.

As long as you don't feel as though you have injured anything I wouldn't worry.
Dec 2013
6:18pm, 28 Dec 2013
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DickyF
I agree with mylo....mine felt weird to start with but have been known to sleep in them too...(unsexy) lol
Ive woken up in the night with leg ache,put my calf guards on and slept like a baby...so they must be ok!! :-)
Aug 2015
10:20pm, 30 Aug 2015
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Surrey Phil
I thought I'd resurrect this thread for some advice.

I have no problems during my long runs in training, but I have gone down with considerable cramp in quite a few marathons recently. Would wearing calf guards solely for marathons be a solution?

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