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Benefits of Compression Wear

Sooner or later in our lives a hefty portion of us will experience the ill effects of tired and exhausted legs, regardless of whether 20 or 70, active or not all that active.

A lot of ladies I know experience the ill and ugly effects of varicose veins which ruins the appearance of their legs as well as cause considerable inconvenience. Now and again this might be an occupation-related issue. We might be on our feet for a significant amount of time, standing or even still for long stretches of time. For others, leg issues are a...


Wool or Cotton?

Merino Wool Socks vs. ordinary cotton socks: they look the same and serve almost the same purpose. But why do some people prefer the former over the latter? Here are the differences that separate the wool from the good 'ol socks that we have always known:

COTTON SOCKS

Cotton can be found almost everywhere. It is widely used in clothing items because it is readily available and is one of the cheapest. Cotton is natural and people are opting for natural products over synthetic ones to be more environmentally friendly. Cotton is comfortable. It’s breathable,...


Compression Socks, but Better

Let’s admit it: we love nature and we definitely love winter and the snow, but sometimes it can be a pain in the neck… and in the feet as well.

When it’s too cold, ordinary compression socks just could not deliver, at least not as much as wool socks could. If you have not tried wearing merino wool socks yet, then I highly suggest that you give it a try.

Unlike wool socks, cotton loses its insulating properties when it gets too cold and, consequently, wet. You may even be better off not wearing anything...


What's in a Knee Sleeve?

What's in a Knee Sleeve?

Perhaps you have already seen some athletes sporting flashy bands on their knees. I, for one, once thought that those knee bands were to protect their knees from getting bruised and scratched if they stumbled and fell. Silly me, I know. I then came to know that those bands were actually knee sleeves. They do protect the knees, alright, but not just from bruises. They also protect the knees from future damage from the constant wear and tear and risks of injury. This type of protective gear is an essential especially when the knees are...


Not Your Grandma's Pair of Socks

Not Your Grandma's Pair of Socks

 

If standing for long periods of time is a part of what you do for a living, then it’s safe to say that for some time in your life, you had to endure pain that ranks from mild to Damn-I-Don’t-Want-To-Do-This-Anymore, in the pain scale.

I’m pretty sure that someone already suggested that you wear compression socks to alleviate the pain, so you can continue doing what you do. But what exactly are compression socks and why is it on a rave?

Athletes and sports enthusiasts already know about these wonder garments and they have been sporting...