218: Compression Gear – Good for Working out or Also Good for Recovery?

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Compression gear came out for training and many people complain it’s over priced and lacking in benefit. Meanwhile there are now even higher tech compression garments touted to promote exercise recovery, but do they really? Today John reviews a research article on the use of compression garments in the day following exercise. The discussion half of the episode focuses on upper vs. lower body resistance training programming. John always reviews the full-text of each study review on the show, but to see the abstract please go to: This podcast is proudly sponsored by John’s premium exercise equipment and apparel company Barbell 1. Check out for helpful tutorial videos on training and nutrition and the Barbell 1 product line.

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