Welcome To Fetcheveryone

Our awesome training log doesn't hide its best features behind a paywall. Search thousands of events, get advice, play games, measure routes, and more! Join our friendly community of runners, cyclists, and swimmers.
Click here to get started
Already a Fetchie? Sign in here

Compression - the real deal or a comfort blanket?

4 watchers
Mar 2015
11:20am, 22 Mar 2015
237 posts
  • 0
^^^^^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
62 posts
  • 0
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
81 posts
  • 0
Def good for DOMS
Jun 2015
3:45pm, 25 Jun 2015
37 posts
  • 0
I'm a convert. It helps with cramp on long runs (and races), and also with recovery.

Got something to say?

To contribute to the discussion, you need to either sign in or register as a user.

About This Thread

Maintained by
I'm currently considering trying compression wear to help an on going hamstring issue. However opin...

Related Threads

compression socks long cold wear warm runs recovery placebo however gear
Back To Top