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SPEEDBRACE®

Why Speedbrace?

1. Comfort shaped around your ankle for the confidence to perform

2. Speed-lace hooks allow you to adjust the fit in a few seconds

3. Figure-8 straps provide the same precision application benefits of taping, but proven to be highly cost effective compared to taping

4. Finger pull-loops on the Figure-8 straps are quick and easy to adjust - even during the game

5. Advanced material technology incorporated into the liner is highly breathable, quick-drying and it reduces odours

6. Extremely low profile and light so that it fits comfortably in a shoe.

7. Large selection of sizes available

 

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POLAR CARE KODIAK®


The Polar Care Kodiak® Cold Therapy System is easy to use and has a compact design, making it great for clinic, hospital, and home use. With the addition of a little ice and water, you can enjoy 6-8 hours of effortless cold therapy.
Ice is preferred for the initial two or three days post-injury. Apply ice for 20 minutes each two to three hours for the first few days until the "heat" comes out of the injury. Ice should also help to reduce your pain and swelling in traumatic soft tissue injuries, such as ligament sprains, muscle tears or bruising.

 

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MEMORY FOAM


Memory Foam is temperature sensitive foam and therefore responds to body temperature by moulding itself to the shape of the body. Whereas other foam types and sleeping surfaces resist pressure and thereby create pressure points on the body, memory foam absorbs the pressure and gives relief from pressure points, whilst always maintaining blood circulation.
The average person changes sleeping positions around 80 times per night. Much of this tossing and turning is because of the discomfort our body’s experience from pressure points. A memory foam-sleeping surface can reduce tossing and turning by up to 80%, resulting in a better night’s rest.
Hypo-allergenic and dust mite resistant
Beds are the prime habitat for dust mites. A typical mattress contains anywhere from 100 000 to 10 million dust mites. Dust mites are the direct and indirect cause of a variety of allergies and allergic symptoms including hay fever, watering eyes, itching, sneezing, runny nose, asthma and infantile eczema. Memory Foam pillows and mattresses proof to be a hostile environment for dust mites as they feed on natural fibers such as cotton and wool and not on Polyurethane Foam.

 

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SPORTS RECOVERY COMPRESSION GARMENTS

 

WHAT DEFINES A ‘COMPRESSION GARMENT’?

A real compression garment has ‘graded compression’ – that is, the compression exerted differs over a given distance. In a pair of tights, for example, this means the compression at the ankle and calf is higher than at the thigh, which facilitates the flow of blood through the deep veins back towards the heart.

 

HEATING AND COOLING

Due to the evaporative cooling and prevention of moisture build-up due to the fabric used, compression garments can reduce the surface temperature of the body by 3°C. So while the garments accelerate the warm-up of cold muscles, they are also particularly cooling during exercise.

 

REDUCING MUSCLE DAMAGE AFTER HIGH INTENSITY EXERCISE

Muscle damage is an inevitable after high intensity exercise, but anything that can reduce this is a big leg-up to recovery and repeat performance. A British study of elite Rugby Union players reported that compression garments worn immediately after a rugby match significantly reduced markers of muscle damage.

 

RECOVERY FOR ULTRA-ENDURANCE

Athletes who raced in compression socks versus those in regular knee-high socks or those without either, had significantly less muscle damage and were able to recover more quickly, with some even ready to train again three days later. Those wearing the socks also ran on average of 12 minutes faster.
It is recommends that athletes wear the socks for long sessions and for the 24 hours following.

 

SHORT-TERM RECOVERY IN THE WELL-TRAINED

A study Lincoln University study (New Zealand) took 22 well-trained male rugby union players and put them in full-leg compression tights. When wearing the compression tights, times for the 3km run decreased, average sprint times improved and fatigue was diminished during the repeated sprint test. On top of all this, 48 hours after testing the delayed onset muscle soreness was substantially lower.

 

ACTIVE RECOVERY FROM SPRINTS

Compression tights seemed to help the active recovery process by reducing blood lactate concentration and heart rate.

 

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COMPRESSION ARM SLEEVES

The 2XU Compression Arm Sleeves use PWX POWER Fabric and a graduated compression designed engineered to promote increased circulation, helping reduce pooling and "arm pump" in the forearms, applying an evenly applied pressure to help support the muscles and tendons in the forearm, elbow and bicep.

 

- Highly powerful + durable fabrication

- Moisture management

- Graduated compression for extra support + enhanced circulation benefits

- Promotes removal of blood lactate from exercising muscles for faster repair

- Increased circulation

- Reduced muscle fatigue, damage & injury

- Soft, breathable & moisture wicking

- Increased oxygen to muscles

- Skin coverage for warmth or UPF sun protection

- Faster recovery

 

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