The skiing season is upon us, and football season is in full swing. As the weather gets colder, it’s a good idea for all of you athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to put some extra thought into what you wear for games, practices and ski runs so you will be comfortable and warm all day while enjoying your favorite cold-weather activities. For starters, consider the benefits of wearing sport compression socks.
When worn during intense physical activity, graduated compression socks are scientifically proven to:
- Improve blood flow
- Support calf muscles for optimal alignment
- Increase stamina
- Delay exhaustion and soreness
Keep in mind that increased blood flow also generates more warmth in your body, which means sport compression socks help keep your feet warm through an entire day of fun in the snow. In fact, compression socks can help boost performance in any sport that is practiced or played in cold weather, including:
Football: Not only do sport compression socks support the muscles during intense athletic activity, but they can shorten your recovery time, helping keep you at your peak.
Running: Serious runners go out no matter the weather, and sport compression socks can keep you warm and energized however cold it might be when you run. Performance compression socks can also come with reflector stripes to keep you safe if you like to run early or late during the short winter days.
Skiing: Compression socks will help you stay warm and keep your muscles loose for quick reaction times on the slopes. CEP Skiing Compression Sport Socks are designed especially with the serious skier in mind by helping to prevent blisters and sore spots on the feet, ankles and shins.
Even if your idea of winter exercise is walking around your home town, compression socks can help keep you warm, keep your blood flowing and keep your legs and feet energized all day long.