anyone use compression socks?

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anyone use compression socks?
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Posted: Mar 10, 2019 at 22:03 Quote
Hey there.

Does anyone have any experience, positive or negative, using compression socks for cycling? The advertised increase in blood flow and less leg fatigue is intriguing.

Posted: Mar 11, 2019 at 4:28 Quote
I use recovery compression socks after big rides or intensive interval sessions. I can't say definitively that they improve recovery but subjectively they feel good, comfortable, and I seem to get less tight or sore and suffer less leg cramps post ride. Again this is subjective and the scientific evidence of actual benefits is inconclusive.

Posted: Mar 12, 2019 at 13:32 Quote
I used to use them for a number of years playing hockey and I thought they were helpful, reducing muscle fatigue, cramps, and I seemed to recover quicker. I never used them for cycling as I don’t really want to ride in knee highs, but that’s just me.

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