Compression gear and clothing has become increasingly popular in recent years. Everyone from cyclist to triathletes, to runners is wearing this tight, sleek, compression clothing. Compression clothing is made from specially designed spandex-type material that is designed as form-fitting clothing. Evidence suggests that compression wear can enhance athletic performance.
Compression Clothing and Compression Gear
Compression clothing or compression gear may include compression shorts, compression tights, compression underwear and compression stockings and compression shirts. Compression clothing can be worn during and after running or exercise for recovery. Many people also use compression clothing when working, long term sitting or travelling.
Today compression gear is available in a wide range of colours, sizes and styles making them virtually indistinguishable from regular garments.