There's a thread "SKINS" below that deals with this question in part. I think it's all much of a muchness myself - just down to fit. Having said that, I'm wearing my skins now and they feel much compression than do my under armour ones, maybe it is just fit?
I bought some Skins PowerSox a couple of weeks ago, and have a couple of questions.
I tried wearing them while running, but they kept falling down around my ankles. Should this happen? Should I wear them while running or are they just for post-run recovery? I was careful to follow the instructions about assessing the right size, both by measuring my calf and checking my BMI. Both put me pretty much bang in the middle of the Large size, but I'm wondering if they are tight enough.
They feel comfortable but I've no idea if they are helping or not, and am not sure how I would go about assessing their effectiveness.
Can anyone enlighten me?
You have to be very careful and check the size chart.
If you are normally a large, and you get a large in a compression tight, I've found thy come up in order
Under Armour (least compression)
Linebreak (most compression)
I don't really rate Under Armour as compression at all. Just tight tights.
Even if you go by the size charts, I've found Linebreak offer the best compression.
Just my opinion.
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