Infographic: Choosing The Best Compression Socks

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As you probably know from previews posts I started using tight running clothes and even compression for a while now. So I’m happy to share this Infographic from the guys over at

Here are a view words from Dan of RunnerClick to introduce their infographic:

A lot of people when they see compression socks think “Oh, it’s just another accessory for manufacturers to take advantage of.” Well, in a sense, they are right. Compression socks are accessories. But the question is, are they useful accessories? The answer is a resounding YES!

Basically, compression socks are elastic socks that squeeze the tissue of the leg and ankle. This is mainly done to increase oxygen delivery in the muscles and reduce fatigue. There are other practical benefits that compression socks give but that can be explained in a separate post. 

Today however, with so many compression socks available in the market, it’s getting hard to pick the right one for you. So, here’s a guide on how to pick the right pair of compression socks.