Sunday, August 7

Get Back into Fitness: 5 Compression Tights for Better Performance

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Sometimes we all need a bit of help getting back into fitness. That could be a something as simple as new running shoes or a fitness buddy, trainer or even a colleague. It’s much easier to get motivated to work out when you have someone helping you along. But it doesn’t have to be a person. It could be a pair of 2XU tights. While you may not think your workout gear plays a big role in your sports and workout performance, it can, in fact, play a big role both physically and mentally to help you be your best.

According to 2XU, a pair of compression tights don’t do much without the wearer. But put the two together and magic can happen. This is the premise behind the brand’s latest ‘Better Together’ campaign. Featuring members of the 2XU community, the campaign will focus in on real people and their stories, communicating that through sport, we can do hard things together.

Men's Light Speed Compression Tights running

PriceCheck tip: Recovery is incredibly important, so ensure your muscles are ready for the next session by investing in a massage gun and recovery gear.

Taking research and testing conducted with athletes and world-renowned institutions, 2XU says its compression gear allows everyone to experience the benefits of compression, no matter their ability. Not like your regular workout tights the brand says, 2XU Compression is designed for movement and recovery. A unique graduated compression profile encourages blood flow towards the heart, allowing you to reduce injury, perform better and recover faster.

With a variety of high-performance compression gear on offer, here is a snapshot of the top 5 must-have 2XU items for all your training needs:

Men’s Light Speed Compression Tights and Shorts

Men's Light Speed Compression Tights

The Light Speed Compression Tights with revolutionary Muscle Containment Stamping (MCS) technology, are developed with a detailed understanding of the impact running has on the legs, reducing muscle movement, damage and fatigue for your best run yet.

Light Speed Compression Tights Price: R1,799.

Men’s Light Speed Compression Shorts

Men's Light Speed Compression Shorts

The Light Speed Compression Shorts for men feature the same MCS technology as the full-length tights, and are developed with a detailed understanding of the impact running has on the legs, reducing muscle movement, damage and fatigue for your best run yet. These are also ideal for wearing under rugby and soccer shorts during training and games.

Light Speed Compression Shorts Price: R1,299.

Womens Aero Vent Mid-Rise Compression Tights:

Womens Aero Vent Mid-Rise Compression Tights

Designed to alleviate overheating whilst running, the Aero Vent Mid-Rise Compression Tights for women feature PWX VENT panels to improve air flow and keep you cool when your run heats up.

Price: R1,699.

Womens Motion Print Hi-Rise Compression Tights

Womens Motion Print Hi-Rise Compression Tights

With an extra high figure flattering and secure waistband, the Motion Print Hi-Rise Compression Tights provides supportive coverage and shaping you’ll want to show off.

Price: R1,499.

Womens Aero Mid-Rise Compression 6 inch

Womens Aero Vent Mid-Rise Compression Tights fitness

With multiple pockets to keep your essentials close, the Aero Mid-Rise Compression 6″ Shorts leverage lightweight stretchy support and a mid-thigh length to help prevent ride-up.

Price: R999.

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