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Can Compression Help Distance Runners

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The vast majority of distance runners have resisted the use of tight, supportive clothing, preferring the comfort and freedom of standard running shorts. There is very little scientific data that shows any performance advantages to wearing compression tights, but a recent study is turning heads.

Researchers in France (Int.J.Sports Med. 2006 May;27(5):373-8) examined the effects of running in compression tights compared to elastic tights and standard running shorts.

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