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Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves - Helps Shin Splints, Leg Sleeves for Running

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Price: $22.85 - $87.37
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  • 90% Nylon, 10% Spandex
  • Made in US
  • Shin Splint Relief: The Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves were designed by professional athletic trainers to specifically target shin splints. The v-shaped chevron ribbing on the front of the sleeve provides the same relief as kinesiology tape without having to worry about being "taped up" by a trainer. The compression in each pair of leg sleeves helps to stabilize muscles and prevent injuries. Whether suffering from shin splints due to running, playing basketball, or just everyday activities, Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves help to provide much needed relief.
  • #1 Selling Compression Leg Sleeve: Used by people ranging from Olympic Athletes to novice runners, basketball players, fitness enthusiast, frequent travels and more, the Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves have been a #1 seller for over 6 years. The compression leg sleeves are made in the USA to ensure the best quality and that the sleeves will last.
  • Moisture Wicking and Ultimate Comfort: The compression leg sleeves are moisture wicking, ensuring they stay dry and lightweight even during the toughest runs and workouts. The leg sleeves are made with innovative Zensah fabric, which is anti-odor and ultra-breathable. A seamless design means no irritating tags or seams to cause discomfort.
  • Calf Support and Injury Prevention: Micro-ribbing on the back of the leg sleeves provides calf support. Using the leg sleeves while running can reduce calf cramps and lessen fatigue. Pin-point compression provides targeted support where it is needed the most. The compression in the leg sleeves also helps to provide muscle stabilization, reducing micro tears and preventing injuries.
  • Improved Circulation and Faster Muscle Recovery: The compression in each pair of leg sleeves helps to improve venous return, increasing blood flow and circulation. This leads to faster muscle recovery time, as muscles receive more of the oxygenated blood they need to recover. It is also good for traveling, at it helps to reduce leg swelling.

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Product Description

Product Description

Zensah has developed the best compression leg sleeves using a special knitting process and fabric unique to their leg sleeves. The Zensah compression leg sleeves are made with gradient compression which provides wide ribbing in the front for shin support and tight ribbing in the back for calf support. Zensah compression leg sleeves are made with Zensah Fabric. This means that each pair of leg sleeves has silver ions to help regulate skin temperature and fight bacteria, making them the best leg sleeves available. The compression leg sleeves can be worn during training or for recovery to increase oxygen blood flow to the muscles of the lower leg. The more oxygen the muscles receive the faster they recover, allowing athletes to push the envelope in their training. The compression leg sleeves are ideal for runners, cyclists and triathletes and anyone else who is on their feet. It can be worn during training, recovery or for traveling. Be sure to try the best compression leg sleeves today. Compression Leg Sleeves Ships in Pairs The Zensah compression leg sleeves are unique in that they, unlike other leg sleeves, provide Pin-Point Compression to the front and back of the leg. The dual action support in the compression leg sleeves were developed by a professional athletic trainer. Leg Sleeves Sizing: When choosing a size, calf size should be used as the primary determinant. We list height for those who do not know their calf size. XS/S: Calf Size: 9.5" - 12.5" Height: 5'3" and below S/M: Calf Size: 12.5" - 15" Height: 5'4" - 5'10" L/XL: Calf Size: 15" and up Height: 5'11" and up

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Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves

Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves deliver dual, pin-point compression to the front and back of the legs to increase blood circulation and provide muscle support during athletic training and recovery. The sleeves feature seamless gradient compression which provides wide ribbing in the front for shin support and tight ribbing in the back for calf support. Made with Zensah Fabric, the leg sleeves have silver ions woven into the fabric to help regulate skin temperature and fight bacteria. Zensah's fabric is breathable and moisture wicking, allowing the garment and athlete to stay cool, dry and light during exertion. Developed by a professional athletic trainer, the compression leg sleeves are ideal for runners, cyclists, triathletes, and anyone else who is on their feet and would like to increase the blood flow in their lower legs.

About Compression

Graduated compression garments deliver the greatest amount of compression to the part of the garment farthest away from the heart, and the least amount compression in the part closest to the heart (for example, socks have more compression in the ankle and less in the calf). With graduated compression, the veins' cross sectional area is decreased and a pressure gradient is created, which leads to physiological benefits including:

  • Enhanced blood circulation as a result of improved venous return. This means that deoxygenated blood goes back to the heart faster to improve blood flow of oxygen-rich blood back to the body
  • Faster recovery following strenuous exercise and improved performance, by aiding in the removal of blood lactate through improved circulation.
  • Enhanced warm-up via increased skin temperature.
  • Reduced muscle oscillation and vibration upon ground contact, providing stability to the muscle to help prevent micro-trauma, resulting in a faster and easier recovery.
  • Reduced effects of delayed onset muscle soreness in the days following strenuous exercise through alleviating swelling and inflammation.
  • Increased muscle support, which increases performance through improved muscle efficiency.
  • Improved leg power and vertical jump power through enhanced proprioception.
SIZE GUIDE
When choosing a size, calf size should be used as the primary determinant.
Size Calf Diameter Height
XS/S 9.5 to 12.5 inches 5 feet, 3 inches and below
S/M 12.5 to 15 inches 5 feet, 4 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches
L/XL 15 inches and up 5 feet, 11 inches and up

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B005JW0ZPO
  • Item model number: 6055
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (847 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #130 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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Customer Reviews

Great product, fits well.
mrs99mrs99
I can also say that when running and working out my legs feel secure and the shin splints have noticeably been less painful.
Alex F.
These work great and I will continue to use as I train and run a Full marathon (26.2 miles).
JessiH

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

107 of 113 people found the following review helpful By Rich Griffith on December 26, 2009
Color Name: BlackSize Name: Small/Medium
I'm relatively new to running and found I would sometimes be sore the next day. My calves would be a little tired feeling after a run. Sometimes there would be shin pain, not splints exactly, but something uncomfortable. I'd read about compression sleeves for the shins as a possible cure and got these hoping they'd do SOME good.

They surpassed my expectations in every way.

I ran this morning and hours later I feel as fresh as if I hadn't run at all. I put the Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves on right after I'm done running and wear them for the rest of the day. I've heard of people sleeping in them, and they're certainly comfortable enough to. I just haven't. My shin pains are gone. My calves are ready to run much more quickly than before. It reduced recovery time dramatically.

I wasn't prepared for how well they would work. I thought maybe I hadn't run as far or as fast but that wasn't the case at all. I'm getting a second pair because I think I'll be able to run more frequently and well, I'm not doing laundry EVERY day and I'll want to wear these more often than I'm willing to wash them. They're machine washable and they dry really quickly hanging to dry. I haven't dried them in the dryer. I'm nervous they'll shrink or I'll ruin them. I'm a convert.
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76 of 80 people found the following review helpful By Dominique on January 7, 2013
Color Name: Neon PinkSize Name: X-Small/Small Verified Purchase
I use these as varicose vein prevention during my long shifts as a nurse. They leave my legs feeling very good after 12 hours on me feet. Color is vibrant. I have noticed NO fading.
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89 of 108 people found the following review helpful By Amaz7buyer on August 28, 2011
Color Name: BlackSize Name: Large/X-Large Verified Purchase
This is a great product! I bought this for shin splints and it will help you a lot more than you think. I also bought the CEP brand and these are better:

The CEP sleeves have more compression, but dont pin point as well and therefore dont prevent the pain as well as the Zensah!
Also the CEP have more space between the fibers of the fabric yet they are still hotter, and the mosquitos can still bite though. The Zensah stops mosquitoes and are much cooler (Temp wise). CEP and Zensah are both great, but for shin splints I can say without a doubt Zensah is better!
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I run about 1200 miles a year and sometimes overdo it. EMS had these on sale for $31.99 just at the same time as I had done a number on my left calf by pounding the treadmill too much at my gym, so I ordered the small/medium size, which was perfect even with my runner's calf. It was painful for me to even walk, but as soon as I put these on I felt instant relief. About a week after my initial injury I was able to complete a 7.5 mile run outdoors with no pain at all thanks to wearing these. Here is why I like them.

1. These are well made and look good. They are just the right length, breathe well, and stay perfectly in place while running--no curling up or sliding down.

2. I have read negative reviews complaining that these don't provide enough compression are are too loose. I vigorously disagree, though I recognize that compression is a matter of preference. I haven't tried the competing CEP brand that a number of reviews mention (and one review points out the problems with the CEP brand), but I do own a pair of compression running tights that I wear in the colder weather and which are a bit tighter than these. But so what? These worked beautifully to support my calf and provided all the compression that I needed.

3. These are easy to put on and take off (unlike my compression running tights), and not so tight that you have to worry about cutting off circulation if you sleep in them and basically wear them nonstop, which I did the first couple of days when my calf really hurt. They easily fit under my dress pants for work, and putting my dress socks over the lower portion did not create any kind of bulge.

Bottom line: If you are a runner, this is a great product for helping to recover from a calf injury.
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62 of 77 people found the following review helpful By FLtracy on August 16, 2012
Color Name: NavySize Name: Small/Medium Verified Purchase
I severly injured the shin muscles in my left leg in 2005 by being a stupid runner. Overuse with no rest days, not properly stretching, not replacing my shoes as I should...

Physical therapy healed me as best as it could, but my shin would still bother me. I gave up running for good in 2008 and switched to "traditional machine" cardio (elliptical, rower, etc.) until last year, when I became tired of icing my leg every day and being in pain. Now I swim and usually don't have shin pain from my workouts. However, if I am on my feet for too long (I stand for a good portion of the day at my job) or go up and down hills or stairs (I lived on the third floor of my apartment building for the last two years; I moved to a ground floor unit two months ago) my shin let me know its displeasure.

I actually had been in slight pain daily ever since the move (I packed most of my things myself and carried many items up and down the steps) and decided to try these sleeves. Even though it's usually only my left leg that bothers me, I figured wearing one on my right leg won't hurt anything.

I've had them a week and WOW what a difference!! No more pain! I put them on after my swimming workout and wear them while I stretch, and then for the next half-hour as I drive home, put away my gym items, and drink my protein shake breakfast. I then put them back on again once I get to work.

I've noticed, first and foremost, my leg doesn't hurt anymore! These have helped more than Advil and ice therapy. I haven't even needed Advil or my ice canister since I've been wearing these. On top of that, my legs feel fresher, and I seem to have more energy and more spring to my step. I bought a second pair so I can keep one in my gym bag and one in my work tote.
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