For years, there has been a long-running debate about the effectiveness of compression gear. Many sports enthusiasts and professional athletes swear by compression shirts, tights, and other garments for faster rehabilitation. Others, however, don’t believe they see any results.
So, what’s the outcome? Does compression gear actually work? And if so, how does it help you heal faster?
Let’s take a look!
Does Compression Gear Actually Work?
The short answer is: it depends on which compression garment you’re wearing.
Not all compression gear is created equally. Most commercial compression clothing is manufactured from the wrong compression fabric and does not have enough muscle support. Compression gear that is designed by professional textile engineers with the goal of helping the body recover from pain, however, does actually work.
SWEAT IT OUT® with COOL COMPRESSION® Technology products fall in the latter category. SWEAT IT OUT® founder and president, Efraim Nathan, is using COOL COMPRESSION® Technology fabric to support major muscle groups and, ultimately, reduce the risk of muscular injuries.
Many professional organizations rely on SWEAT IT OUT® with COOL COMPRESSION® Technology products to help athletes reduce the risk of injury during grueling workouts or games. In fact, there have been multiple instances where professional athletes sustained serious muscle injuries that forced them to be benched for one or a few games. Those who wore SWEAT IT OUT® with COOL COMPRESSION® Technology gear every day from morning until evening for a designated amount of time were quickly able to resume playing and even chose to continue wearing their compression gear to reduce future injuries. Although we can’t name any names, we can show which professional sports team we work with right here.
How Does it Help You Heal Faster?
What makes COOL COMPRESSION® Technology one-of-a-kind is that it moves with the body instead of against it. The fabric stretches over 200% and rotates a full 360o while delivering targeted pressure to the muscles. Designing compression clothing that is both supportive and comfortable is the key to unlocking wonderful benefits.
The results don’t appear overnight. SWEAT IT OUT® compression clothing with COOL COMPRESSION® Technology needs to be worn from morning until evening — not during sleep — every day for seven days a week because muscles are vulnerable at all times, not just when you’re working out. Wearing compression gear properly is the best way to support and protect your muscles. It helps to have a few of the same compression garments clean and ready to rotate during the healing process, so you’re not washing the same gear every night to wear the next morning.
Remember: you want to heal, and there are no shortcuts for that. SWEAT IT OUT® with COOL COMPRESSION® Technology is food, not medicine. You need to commit to wearing it every day for the best results. You will know when your injury starts healing thanks to the compression gear.
Compression gear helps you heal faster because it:
- Helps to minimize muscle vibrations and, therefore, reducing fatigue
- Helps to reduce lactic acid
- Helps to regulate body temperature
- Increases blood flow to the heart
- Supports the injured area to help you rehabilitate faster
Check out which kinds of injuries can be prevented or rehabilitated quickly through some of our most popular compression garments. These are just a few, but you can check out our full inventory here.
|PERFORMANCE COMPRESSION THIGH, GROIN & HIP SUPPORTS SHORTS FOR MEN AND WOMEN||PERFORMANCE COMPRESSION BACK SUPPORT SHORTS FOR MEN AND WOMEN|
PERFORMANCE COMPRESSION THIGH, GROIN & HIP SUPPORT CAPRI LENGTH WITH KNEE STABILIZER FOR MEN AND WOMEN
|Hamstring, quad, hip, and groin||Lower back, hip, sciatica, groin, hip flexor, sports hernia||Hamstring, quad, hip, knee, groin, and surrounding knee muscle|
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