Most runners and exercise athletes are familiar with compression socks and their effect. But which ones are the best for you? In this piece you get our tips for the best compression socks for running and restitution.
Compression socks are said to have numerous advantages to benefit your training and restitution - including increased blood circulation and reduced accumulation of waste products to pave the way for a quicker recovery and less sore muscles.
While some people experience that compression socks stimulate their muscles during running, others prefer to put them on at home when they are recovering after a run or when they have to sit down for an extended while like in an aeroplane on their way to their destination.
THE 5 BEST COMPRESSION SOCKS
These are our tips for the best compression socks in the current market. There are both long and short socks, seamless designs and socks which give special support for the shins, Achilles tendons, etc..
Have a look at the different variants and find your personal favorite - there are some for all tastes!
- Ergonomic fit and odor-reducing properties
These long compression socks are among the most popular e.g. thanks to the exceptional comfort and ergonomic fit which provides an optimal compression and blood flow. The sock has protective padding where you need it the most. Apart from the phenomenal comfort, the CEP RUN 3.0 sock is produced in a material which reduces the odor of sweat and bad-smelling toes.
- Reduce pain and discomfort around your tibia
With Liiteguard Shin-Tech Running Sock you get one of the most advanced running socks in the market. In addition to providing compression and increasing your blood circulation, the sock is designed to reduce pain and discomfort around your tibia e.g. in connection with shin splints. In addition the sock provides support for the tendon and reduce the risk of blisters.
NOTICE! You can read our review of Liiteguard Shin-Tech Running Sock here.
- Short compressiom sock with ergonomic fit
If you aren´t into long compression socks, they also come in a short version. These CEP compression socks has an ergonomic fit with special designs for the right and left foot to provide the best support and comfort. The CEP Neon Mid-Cut has extra padding around the heel among other places to protect you against friction and blisters.
They come in cool neon colours for the daring type while they are also available in white if you prefer a more neutral sock.
- Warm and comfortable compression sock
The compression socks from Falke are produced in a strong wool-material which provides heat and compression in the same sock. However, you don´t have to worry about getting too warm as the socks are very breathable. The wool takes part in making sure that your feet have the right temperature. Falke Energizing Wool Sock is ideal for the coldest months in fall and winter.
NOTICE! These compression socks also come in the version Falke Energizing Cool Sock.
- Extra grip
CEP Griptech Compression Socks is a pair of long compression socks which in addition to compression are focus around providing a great grip, so you have a solid foothold and don´t slide around inside the shoe. In that way they reduce the risk of getting blisters. The socks are produced in a seamless design which contributes to the least possible irritation of the skin. The compression socks are produced with coating around the Achilles tendon which is effective and supporting if you have problems with sore Achilles tendons.
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