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Vim & Vigr Compression Socks Review

Vim & Vigr Compression Socks

For the uninitiated, let’s make something clear at the outset: There’s a compelling health case for compression socks. Not only do they enhance everyday circulatory function, they help ward off problems such as deep vein thrombosis, spider veins and varicose veins. They also relieve pain associated with circulatory problems that already exist. For athletes, the upshot of improved circulatory function ...

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FITS Light Hiker Crew Socks

FITS Sock Co Light Hiker Crew

When you first slip on the FITS Light Hiker Crew socks, the actual “fit” (no pun intended) is remarkable.  Their big push seems to be the “Heel Lock” and rightfully so.  I typically wear between a 10 1/2 and 11 1/2 shoe, depending on brand and the “XL” size of this sock was perfect.  It truly feels like a custom fit ...

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Balega Blister Resist and Hidden Comfort Review

Balega Blister Resist

  Socks can be a runner’s best friend or worst enemy when it comes to comfort, durability, and blister protection. Balega has focused on creating a high-quality running sock that can meet the needs of both serious and recreational athletes. I tested two styles: the Blister Resist and the Hidden Comfort. The Balega Blister Resist is a high-cushion sock that combines ...

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Falke SK Energizing Wool Ski Socks Review

Initial Thoughts Up until about 10 years ago, sock reviews would have seemed a bit ridiculous to me.  Thanks to the wonders of technology and manufacturing advances, even the humble sock has been elevated to new levels.  I remember my ski socks when I was growing up to simply be a thicker and taller version of my regular gym socks ...

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New Socks for the New Season

New Socks for the New Season

As winter is approaching, it is time for all you runners out there to take a good look at your sock collection. It is common to acquire new socks in the spring, as training plans are set and race schedules are made. But come fall, those new socks are stretched, stained, and well, worn. Besides, what could be better than ...

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Zamst HA-1 Compression Sock Review

ZAMST HA-1 Compression Sock

Initial thoughts on the ZAMST HA-1 Compression Socks The ZAMST HA-1 Compression socks with G-Fit Technology are a great addition for any athlete.  A key piece of equipment for runners, hikers, cyclists and individuals who are on their feet all day.  Upon opening the package, I immediately fell in love with the vibrant pink color. Subsequently, many of my running partners and colleagues complimented ...

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