Compression clothing is quite popular these days. Socks, leg sleeves, and shorts are being heavily advertised to runners through the various media streams. The cited benefits of compression are many and include: stabilization of muscle tissue, minimizing swelling, improved circulation, decreased inflammation and reduced delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Anecdotal evidence from fellow runners suggests compression […]
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Compression socks have been gaining a lot of popularity in the running world these days. Originally they were used for pregnant women and the elderly suffering from leg cramps and circulation problems. Athletes soon discovered the technology and applied it to any number of sports, especially running. More recently elite runners such as Simon Bairu, […]
The Stick is a self-massage tool the company claims to be ‘a toothbrush for your muscles’. This clever marketing is a high claim since most of us view a ‘toothbrush’ as an essential everyday (even twice a day) personal item. It was with this claim in mind that I reviewed and evaluated The Stick for […]