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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

RecoFit Sleeve

$45, Recofit.com
The draw: Minimally compressive, but breathable

Developed and manufactured in the multisport hub of Boulder, Colo., these sleeves are made of a carbon yarn and Lycra-spandex blend that feels dramatically more breathable than typical compression garments, such as CEP’s Classic Sock. The sleeves slide on with ease, but they offer a more subtle sensation of muscle com- pression than other apparel in this roundup.

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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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