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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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THE BLOG

Welcome to the SKINS US Blog. This page is your go-to source for everything compression, performance, and beyond.
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WINNER’S CIRCLE

Welcome to the Winner's Circle, where triumph meets technical gear. Dive into the stories of remarkable athletes and SKINS ambassadors.
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DELANEY BAIE PRIDHAM: SKINS Compression and ACL Recovery

Ever wonder how athletic compression can fit into your injury management routine? Professional soccer player and SKINS Ambassador, Delaney Baie Pridham, reflects on an recent ACL and meniscus tear and how SKINS aided in her recovery process.
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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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Jamie McFarland: A Passion for Rugby Spanning 20 years and 7,000 Miles

Jamie McFarland: A Passion For Rugby Spanning 20 years and 7,000 Miles Picture credit to: Paul McFarland, Picturskew Photography Meet Jamie McFarland: a Northern Ireland native that got hooked on rugby in school and still has a love for the game almost 20 years and over 7,000 miles later. A current resident of Bend, Oregon he…
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LAURA SIDDALL: Sleeping Better With SKINS Compression Sleepwear

By: Laura Siddall, Professional Triathlete Here at SKINS we are busy launching our compression sleepwear line… we chatted with SKINS Athlete and Professional Triathlete, Laura Siddall about the importance of sleep, lessons she’s learned through her career, and what she thought about SKINS Compression Sleepwear when she tested them out. Read on to see what…
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SKINS Sports Bras: Voted Two of the Best

SKINS Sports Bras: Voted Two of the Best For as long as women have been participating in athletics, there have been extra obstacles compared to men. From Title IX, to lack of representation at the professional level, to lack of investments, high-level female athletes have had to fight for equality for decades. Another common obstacle…
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Meet Karina Ray: All-Terrain Runner and Hope Fiend

Meet Karina Ray: All-Terrain Runner and Hope Fiend Karina Ray is an incredibly humble, all-terrain runner who excels at high intensity mountain solo runs. Most runners would need several months of training before attempting their daily distances. Take, for instance, the day she decided to run 28 miles in 90-degree heat because she had always…
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SKINS Helps College Athlete Elevate His Game

Euan Latimer: SKINS Helps College Athlete Elevate His Game Euan Latimer is a rising first-year at University of California – Los Angeles and will be a member of the men’s rugby team. Rugby has been a part of his life ever since he can remember, dating back to when his dad introduced him to the…
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Dale DeWoskin: Seventy and Stronger than Ever

Dale DeWoskin: Seventy and Stronger than Ever If you have ever watched “Dancing with the Stars”, the TV show series, then you have a basic idea of the intensity level that Amateur Competitor Ballroom Dancers undergo while training and competing.   In the United States, the majority of  competitive Amateur Ballroom Dancers pair with professional dancers, just…
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HOW SKINS ARE HELPING SPENCER DINWIDDIE WITH HIS RECOVERY JOURNEY BACK TO THE NBA

SKINS are providing active and recovery sports compression to assist in NBA star Spencer Dinwiddie's strength training and recovery...
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Living with EDS and POTS

After being diagnosed with both POTS and EDS, Stella and Max use SKINS Compressions to help manage their symptoms.
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PERFORMING BEST WITH SKINS: GIDDEON MASSIE

Two-time Olympic Cyclist for Team USA, Giddeon Massie, performs best when wearing SKINS--on and off the bicycle
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TERRY COOKE: THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

Terry Cooke hiked the Appalachian Trail--twice. Now, at 63 years old, Cooke believes hiking the Appalachian Trial is not all about physical fitness but mental toughness.
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COACH JOSHUA: TRAINING SIMON, SKINS CCO P.6.

He's only gone and done it! Simon has completed his second marathon in 3 weeks. Discover how he got on in London.
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COACH JOSHUA: TRAINING SIMON, SKINS CCO P.5.

Discover how Simon got on at this year's Paris Marathon and what he's doing to prepare for the London Marathon.
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COACH JOSHUA: TRAINING SIMON, SKINS CCO P.4.​

Discover how Simon's training is going with Coach Joshua as he navigates another race with only weeks to go for his first Marathon.
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COACH JOSHUA: TRAINING SIMON, SKINS CCO P.3.​

Check in on how SKINS CCO Simon is getting on as he navigates a busy schedule and his training with Coach Joshua for the Paris and London Marathons. 
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COACH JOSHUA: TRAINING SIMON, SKINS CCO P.2.​

Discover part 2 of SKINS CCO, Simon's journey as he trains with Coach Joshua for not one, but two Marathons.
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COACH JOSHUA: TRAINING SIMON, SKINS CCO​

From running Halfs to training for 2 marathons. Follow SKINS CCO, Simon's journey as he trains with Coach Joshua for sport's ultimate challenge. And pick up a few tips on the way.
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COACH JOSHUA: THE MARATHON – SPORT’S ULTIMATE CHALLENGE

Have you ever run a marathon? SKINS™ Head running Coach Joshua breaks down how to train for Sport's ultimate challenge - the marathon...
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COACH JOSHUA: TO CARB OR NOT TO CARB

To carb or not to carb, that is the question. In his latest journal, Coach Joshua answers the question every athlete wants the answer to. Discover more...
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COACH JOSHUA: WHAT KIT SHOULD I WEAR WHEN RUNNING?

Coach Joshua discusses what kit you should be wearing during runs to take advantage of those all-important marginal gains...
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SERIES-3 COMPRESSION FOR RUNNING, GYM AND MORE

SERIES-3 compression is perfect for running, gym and sports over 1,500m. Discover more about SERIES-3 and find your perfect SKINS...
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COMPRESSION FOR RUGBY, CYCLING, LIFTING, AND MORE

Knowing which Compression Sportswear is best for your sport and activity level is key to upping your performance and recovery. Discover more...
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YES, SKINS™ ARE VEGAN

Did you know that our new SERIES SKINS Compression Sportswear and Activewear is all vegan? Discover more about vegan SKINS™ here...
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SKINS™ COMPRESSION 110 2.0 STRAVA CHALLENGE

After the success of last year's 110 Challenge, we are back with the SKINS™ Compression 110 2.0 Challenge to kickstart your year on the front foot. Again. ⁠Learn more about the challenge...
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PERFORMANCE VS RECOVERY

SKINS performance vs SKINS recovery. What's the difference? They're both compression, right? Yes, but there is a difference. Read more about it here...
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HOW DOES COMPRESSION SPORTSWEAR WORK?

SKINS™ Compression helps you go further and harder for longer but how does it actually work? We break it down for you...
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5 REASONS PEOPLE WEAR COMPRESSION SPORTSWEAR

Compression Sportswear is still pretty new for some, so why do seasoned compression sportswear wearers swear by it? Here are 5 reasons why...
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eSPORTS AND SKINS

Although for many people, eSports having seemingly come out of nowhere, they aren’t anything new; in fact, they’ve been around since the 70s. We are the pioneers of Compression Sportswear and now we're excited to be the pioneers of Compression eSportswear...
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HOW FAR DO YOU RUN…?

Running is a dynamic activity that millions of people around the world partake in, but how many kilometres do people rack up on a daily basis...
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54KM ULTRA-MARATHON? SMASHED IT.

54KM Ultra Marathon? Easy when you've got the motivation, dedication, the SKINS and the training plan. We catch up with virtual training plan winner Tim and find out how he smashed his PB...
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‘SKINS ARE A BASE LAYER’ AND OTHER SUCH STATEMENTS

There are many myths and preconceived notions out there about Compression Sportswear, particularly about tightness and use. We break some of them down for you...
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SKINS™ AND FOREST GREEN ROVERS F.C.

SKINS™ are the official partner of the world's first vegan and greenest football club in the world, Forest Green Rovers...
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5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT SKINS

5 things you probably didn't know about SKINS™...
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SCA: RUNNING DRILLS

SKINS Head Running Coach talks about how running drills are an excellent way of improving your running form and gives you some drills to include in your training...
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SCA: TRAINING PROGRESSION

SKINS Head Running Coach talks about training progression and what to look out for to make sure you're getting the most out of your training...
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SKINS COMPRESSION SPORTSWEAR EXPLAINED

What do SKINS do, what are the benefits, and what SKINS do I need? SKINS make you perform better and recover faster. Discover why and how...
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SCA: LOWER LEG STRENGTH

SKINS Head Running Coach discusses how important lower leg strength is for runners, how strong lower legs can help prevent injury plus tips on how strengthen them ...
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SCA: TEMPO RUNS

SKINS Head Running Coach discusses tempo runs or training the lactate threshold and gives you some example sessions to check out...
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SCA: GLUTE STRENGTH

SKINS Head Running Coach discusses how important glute strength is, plus he includes some exercises to get those glutes ready for anything...
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WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? SERIES-5, SERIES-3 AND SERIES-1 EXPLAINED.

This is your guide to what each SERIES has to offer and which one is for you...
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SCA: SPEED SESSIONS

SKINS Head Running Coach discusses different types of Speed Sessions and explains why incorporating them into your training is key...
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POWERSHORTS. IT’S IN THE NAME.

Sometimes a name is just a name, but not in this case. In this case, our SKINS SERIES-5 Powershorts have earned the right to be called precisely that, Powershorts...
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SCA: RECOVERY

SKINS Head Running Coach drills home how important recovery really is...
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SCA: TRAINING VOLUME

SKINS Head Running Coach discusses how training volume is essential to any training plan...
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DOMINIQUE ROBERTS: ‘RUNNING IS MY MEDITATION.’

Dominique Roberts prides herself on her performance and ability to train, both the body and mind to run superhuman distances. Discover more about 'Muddy Mountain Miles'...
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Goodbye A400, Hello SERIES-3

Goodbye old friend. In its 11 years of service, our A400 range stood firmly at the forefront of Compression Sportswear but now it's time for something new...
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SCA: CORE STRENGTH

SKINS Head Running Coach talks about the importance of core strength...
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WHY DO OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS WEAR ARM SLEEVES

From the Olympics to Saturday Park Runs, Arm Sleeves are becoming increasingly common, but why do athletes wear them?...
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SCA: EASY RUNS

SKINS Head Running Coach discusses the importance of easy runs and how to execute them properly...
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SCA: THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD WARM-UP

SKINS Head Running Coach talks about the importance of warming up before exercise...
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STOKE CITY FOOTBALL CLUB AND COMPRESSION SPORTSWEAR

For a number of seasons, Stoke City F.C. have donned SKINS under their kit during training and matches...
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SCA: ARE YOU ACTUALLY GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TRAINING?

SKINS Head Running Coach talks about the importance of a training plan for runners...
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Lorena Manolica

Lorena is a determined and driven twenty-something-year-old sprint kayaker and SKINS Ambassador...
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COMPRESSION SPORTSWEAR: HOW TIGHT IS IT, AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

Compression Sportswear is TIGHT, but it's meant to be tight because otherwise...it's just sportswear...
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THE BENEFITS OF COMPRESSION SPORTSWEAR

If there weren't actual benefits to wearing compression sportswear, why wear them? Well, other than looking great. SKINS Compression Sportswear offers recovery and performance benefits, and it's been proven through years of research and independent studies...
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JADE SKILLEN: A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

Jade is a force to be reckoned with. She is a UK Spartan Pro Athlete who also trains OCR racers to help get them to the top of their game, push their boundaries, and challenge them mentally and physically...
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CALF TIGHTS: SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST LEG WARMERS.

Constructed for both men and women, our Calf Tights merge our best compression technology with durable high-tech fabrics to support and stabilise the lower leg. Find out how this helps reduce the risk of injury, optimise comfort and assist in recovery...
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GET TO KNOW FIONA WYLDE: WATERWOMAN AND SKINS AMBASSADOR

Fiona is a world-renowned waterwoman, competitive Stand Up Paddleboarder (competing internationally in SUP racing and SUP surfing) and SKINS ambassador! Get to know Fiona a lil' better...
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HOW DO YOU KNOW A BRAND IS VEGAN? THEY’LL TELL YOU.

Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to make better, more sustainable choices about the clothes we wear, including Compression Sportswear. Discover more about our mission to become more sustainable...
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