No matter what sport you do, more often than not, you now see professional athletes and amateurs alike wearing compression garments. Why? well, the main reason is simple they have been proven to aid your performance and, more importantly, your recovery, lowering your chances of picking up a muscle strain or injury.
The Science behind Compression Running Sleeves:
So how do leg compression running sleeves work? In a nutshell, compression running sleeves are designed to apply graduated pressure to the leg, starting at the ankle area and working up the lower leg, by doing this it promotes accelerated blood circulation, which helps to aid muscle recovery and reduces the build-up of lactic acid whilst you run, cycle or train. This helps to prevent muscle oscillation and minimising muscle fatigue, which aids in faster recovery and helps to prevent injuries.
So what is Meryl® Skinlife? Skinlife is a Bacteriostatic fibre that does not allow bacteria to grow on it, this means the body can maintain its own natural balance, helping to keep your skin healthy. As the socks are manufactured from Meryl Skinlife, the Bacteriostatic properties have been proven to still be effective after more than 100 washes.