The 2012 USA Olympic road cycling team had some stylish kits thanks to compression wear maker, SKINS.
But, not only did they look good, they also contributed to the success of the team, which included gold-medalist, Kristin Armstrong.
SKINS Compression Wear provides the correct level of pressure to specific parts of the body, enhancing circulation and delivering more oxygen to muscles –and, consequently, boosting your power, speed and stamina.
We recently caught up with Steve Ozmai, Director of Marketing for SKINS Compression Wear, to learn more about the benefits of SKINS Compression Wear for pro cyclists and weekend warriors alike.
SKINS Compression Wear: Overview
SKINS… increases muscle oxygenation, decreases lactic acid build-up, and speeds recovery.
SKINS Compression Wear: Recovery garments
SKINS…helps prevent post-exercise swelling and helps to deliver
more nutrients to the muscle for muscle repair.
SKINS Compression Wear: For the weekend warrior
SKINS….decreases delayed onset muscle soreness by about 60%
SKINS Compression Wear: The facts straight from SKINS
SKINS has pioneered engineered gradient compression and dynamic gradient engineering, following years of research. When you apply compression to specific body parts in a balanced and accurate way, it accelerates blood flow. This gets more oxygen to your working muscles – and boosts your performance.
SKINS benefits include:
- less lactic acid build up, more muscle oxygenation – and better circulation
- more muscle power
- wicking – to draw moisture away from the skin
- temperature control, whether it’s hot or cold
- 50+ UV protection
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