Compression - the real deal or a comfort blanket?

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Mar 2015
11:20am, 22 Mar 2015
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SailorSteve
^^^^^wot Argie said.

I started wearing calf guards as part of my recovery from a L3 tear. We never know "what would have happened if" but I have noticed a big reduction in DOMS and stiff calves. It may be a placebo in conjunction with improved fitness but whatever, I'm sticking with it!
May 2015
10:00pm, 14 May 2015
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smallclanger
I wore compression sox in the cold and they definitely helped. if nothing else they kept the muscles warm
Jun 2015
9:54pm, 17 Jun 2015
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Churchy_7
Def good for DOMS
Jun 2015
3:45pm, 25 Jun 2015
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icenutter
I'm a convert. It helps with cramp on long runs (and races), and also with recovery.

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