Compress yourself [news]
Find out whether tight is right when it comes to compression gear. It seems you can't head to a gym or run down your favourite trail these days without finding someone wearing compression garments. Weekend warriors and elite athletes alike are squeezing themselves into knee-high socks, tights and even full body suits that promise to improve performance and speed recovery from hard workouts. Those claims might be true. Or they might not be. A good bit of research has been conducted on the effectiveness of compression gear, and the results are inconclusive.