Tag: Under Armour

Athletic Compression Clothing; a great marketing idea without scientific evidence.

Athletic Compression Clothing; a great marketing idea without scientific evidence. Compression clothes sell on the basis of improved oxygen flow, improved health and an improved feeling of wellbeing. Many of our patient athletes use these for running and some brands such as Under Armour and Lululemon athletica have made millions using variations on the idea. Some brands have even placed proprioceptive tape type patterns on their clothing with the promise of better body mechanics when running or working out. The problem is, where is the proof that this has a benefit at all. The NY Times recently investigated compression clothes Read More »