How Compression Gear Helps with Injury Prevention in Running

How Compression Gear Helps with Injury Prevention in Running What is something all runners hate, but all will face at some point in their journey? No, it’s not the uphill sprints or speed intervals — it’s injuries. They always hit at the wrong time and can be a huge blow to any runner, whether casual or…

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Building Power and Explosiveness: Training Tips for Rugby Athletes

Building Power and Explosiveness: Training Tips for Rugby Athletes Are you ready to take your rugby game to the next level? Building power and explosiveness is essential for success on the field, whether you’re a seasoned player or just starting out. But how do you achieve that explosive strength that sets you apart from the…

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JARED BROUGHTON: SKINS Ambassador Makes Boston Marathon Debut

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JARED BROUGHTON: SKINS Ambassador Makes Boston Marathon Debut By: Jared Broughton It’s been a few days now since I was honored with the opportunity to compete in my first-ever Boston Marathon. It is a symbol of my personal Olympics. I have had to take several days to reminisce and reflect. It is hard to express…

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LEAH MAMANE: Stepping Stones of a Powerlifter

LEAH MAMANE: Stepping Stones of a Powerlifter How powerlifter and SKINS Compression ambassador, Leah Mamane, pushed for the national record. By: Leah Mamane Breaking a national record and what lead to it. The biggest reward, and what mattered to me most that day, was experiencing a feeling. Winning a competition or reaching a personal best…

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HENRI KUMWENDA: SKINS Ambassador makes International Debut

HENRI KUMWENDA: SKINS Ambassador makes International Debut By: Henri Kumwenda It’s been a few days now since I was honored with the opportunity to represent my country in soccer. It still hasn’t quite sunk in yet – I have to pinch myself every now and then to make sure I’m not dreaming. It all happened…

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How to Dress for Running in Different Weather Conditions

For those who share a passion for hitting the pavement regardless of the weather, understanding the importance of dressing right for varying weather conditions is crucial for both comfort and performance. Whether it’s the intense heat of summer or the biting cold of winter, wearing the appropriate running wear can empower you to master any…

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LEAH MAMANE: 5 Key Elements to Stay on Track

As we embrace the “New Year, New Goals” spirit, SKINS™ Compression is excited to share an empowering narrative from Leah Mamane, our remarkable ambassador, and a testament to setting and achieving ambitious goals. In her decade-long powerlifting journey, Leah exemplifies the resilience and dedication needed to continually strive for new heights. Her story offers invaluable insights into the perseverance and commitment required to turn each new year into a platform for achieving and setting fresh goals, all while being an integral part of the SKINS™ family.

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LAURA SIDDALL: A Reflection on the Kona IRONMAN World Championship

As an athlete, you always want better. You always strive for more. But considering the buildup to the race and the past year, I have to be proud of my performance. Finishing 16th, going sub-9 hours—my fastest time in Kona. Also, the fact that I feel I managed my body and head and ensured I did everything in my control to ensure my health was in check.

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