If you are a serious runner, picking up the sport again or trying to stay fit, you may have heard of compression socks for running. You may have wondered, “Why wear compression socks when running?” Some experts say wearing graduated compression socks while you are running helps increase blood circulation and flow. Other experts say knee high compression socks assist with recovery between runs....
  • Supporting Our Healthcare Professionals

    Supporting Our Healthcare Professionals

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    This is an unprecedented moment in our communities. As a small business, we have been navigating the changes along with you - doing our best to take care of our customers while also keeping our staff & workplace safe. While the days ahead may hold uncertainty, we are focusing on what we can do right now. Right now, there are doctors, nurses and other healthcare...
  • Who Really Wears Compression Socks?

    Who Really Wears Compression Socks?

    If you’re like many people, you probably think compression socks are for the elderly, diabetics, or someone who recently had surgery. But did you know almost anyone can benefit from wearing compression socks? I’ve been challenged on this topic for the past two years, while building Extreme Fit, by people who ask me what I do. When I tell them about our super comfortable...
  • When Should I Wear Compression Socks?

    When Should I Wear Compression Socks?

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    When can you get the most value from wearing compression socks? The short answer is all the time! During Your Work Day (Sitting or Standing) Many jobs require you to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. This makes it hard for blood to circulate to your legs and feet, resulting in fatigue, swelling, and discomfort. Compression socks help keep your legs and...
  • Are Compression Socks For Everyone?

    Are Compression Socks For Everyone?

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    You may wonder if they’re right for you, or if you have anything going on in your life that would even be affected by compression socks. Here are some scenarios where you’d benefit from compression socks. See which ones apply to you. You might be surprised! You’re on your feet a lot: You’re a teacher, delivery person, or healthcare professional. Many jobs require a lot...
  • Five Things You Need To Know About Compression Socks

    Five Things You Need To Know About Compression Socks

    If you’ve never needed them or thought of trying them, compression socks are kind of a mystery. Here are five things you should know about them. Athletes Can Benefit From Compression socks: Research shows that when athletes wear compression socks, they’re less sore after a performance. This is due to pressure socks’ ability to reduce strain on muscles during high-impact activities, and their assistance...
  • Not Your Grandma’s Socks

    Not Your Grandma’s Socks

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    There’s probably an image that comes to mind when you think of compression socks. It’s likely dull and utilitarian. Which makes sense, considering compression socks of the past. What if things are different now? What if compression looks cooler than it used to? New look Men's compression socks and women's compression socks have typically had one thing in common - they were plain. They...
  • Are Compression Socks For Me?

    Are Compression Socks For Me?

    The days of only doctors prescribing their patients to wear compression socks are over. More and more people are starting to include these socks in their everyday life. From working, working out, to traveling. 1. For Moms-To-Be It is important for you to stay as healthy as possible during your pregnancy, and the start of this can be with socks! It is known that...
  • The Right Way to Wear Compression Socks

    The Right Way to Wear Compression Socks

    So you bought your first pair of compression socks but you’re not exactly sure how to wear them, for how long, and what they are supposed to make you feel exactly. That’s ok. We’ll explain. There’s a lot of information out there about proper compression sock use. Nevertheless, there are many different types of compression and each type serves a specific purpose. Thankfully, at...
  • Why Wear Compression Socks?

    Why Wear Compression Socks?

    Why wear compression socks? To take advantage of a proven, easy way to feel better by improving circulation. By hugging most tightly at the ankle and gradually decreasing up to the knee, graduated compression helps increase blood flow upward against the force of gravity and towards the heart. If you're new to compression socks & seeking a greater understanding of its many uses check...