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2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Run Compression

  • By Julia Polloreno
  • Published Jun 6, 2013
  • Updated Oct 9, 2013 at 1:20 AM UTC
Photo: Nils Nilsen


The 2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide magazine is out on newsstands now (and check out the digital version), and we’re giving you a sneak peek right here. Check out the run compression section from the guide below and check back to Triathlete.com for more Buyer’s Guide content.

CW-X Pro Tight

$110, Cw-x.com
The draw: Moderate support, plenty of flex to run

The crisscross webbing on these training tights helps cradle and stabilize key muscles and joints during long runs. Our tester wore them through a full marathon race and noticed a real difference—they subtly lifted and compressed muscles from the hip to the calf without chafing or creating any hotspots.

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Julia Polloreno

Julia Polloreno

As Editor-in-Chief of Triathlete magazine, Polloreno oversees the monthly magazine’s content and production. A Stanford University graduate with an award-winning track record in publishing, Polloreno is a two-time Ironman finisher and has been a competitive triathlete for more than a decade.

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