So a few years ago on a frigid Saturday morning in the middle of winter, I came up with a brilliant idea for keeping warm during a mile group run. The tights were nice and snug, and the pants easily fit over them. I felt great.
Tired of blisters, rainy days, chafing and sore muscles? Making your run fun, an endorphin inducing activity, should be without hassle, and should also be part of your training. Studies have shown that static stretching offers no real benefit and may even compromise performance when you run.
Tights are the 'frenemies' of the world of intimate apparel. Especially with all the runs they get. That's why we've got 5 ways of saving you and your tights when you're on the run.
Compression tights are the latest in athletic performance wear, and some runners swear they improve their performance by helping them to run longer, faster and even recover more quickly with less soreness. But does science back up those beliefs? In a study funded by Nike, Ajit Chaudhari, from the physical therapy department at Ohio State University, and his colleagues tested two prototype compression tights provided by the company.
Do you ever go to put on your favorite pair of tights or stockings only to find a big run down the leg? It can be a major bummer not to mention a waste of money to have your tights ruined by runs within a few hours or wearing them or a couple days after buying them. Learn how to avoid runs in new hosiery and prevent small snags from turning into bigger runs.
Ask a Question Here are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question. Every time I put on a pair of pantyhose, whether the toe is sheer or reinforced, I get a runs at the toes within minutes of putting on shoes.
Thankfully, there are some smart things you can do warm up, roll out, refuel, rehydrate, etc. One easy trick worth trying is to slip into a pair of compression tights before you even hit the road. The idea behind compression, which essentially squeezes your legs in all the right places glutes, quads, hamstrings, calves while you run, is to improve your circulation and reduce muscle vibrations. There are varying levels—some are tighter, more effective and truly, less comfortable, than others, but they all have potential benefits.