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If you've been anywhere near me, then you know that Miles is a huge part of our lives. If you haven't met Miles, here is a picture of him when he was just a baby pup. Miles is a Mountain Cur.



Now, he will be 2 in December, and he's still just as adorable. He thinks he's a huge lap dog. He loves to lay on the back of the couch. It's ridiculous, but we love him.




He is my running buddy, but he's also Hubby's hunting dog. This means that he's outside a lot. When I run with him, he's usually on a leash. When he's with Hubby, he's usually off leash once they are in a safe place away from traffic. Hubby uses a tracking collar, but he needs a leash when they get near roads, or when he needs to make sure that he stays out of certain areas.

I wish we would have had the Release N Run l…

Bio Skin Calf Sleeves Review


If you've been following me, then you know I'm coming back from injury (Injury Update - MRI results), and I'm a HUGE believer in compression. I wear compression sleeves while running, and I wear some type of compression for recovery. I have had issues in the past with calf cramps. Experienced runners advised compression. I listened, and I've never turned back.

So when I had the chance to check out Bio Skin Calf Sleeves, I was curious to see how they worked. When I measured my calf, I was in between a medium and a large. I was going to go with the smaller size of medium, but I was advised that it's a pretty tight fit and I might want the larger size. So I tried both a medium and a large.





The Bio Skin is definitely a tighter fit than my other compression sleeves. So if you are 'in between' sizes, I would recommend the larger size.


And the directions say not to try to put them on over wet skin, or lotion etc. I would advise you to heed this advice.... just sayin' it might not be too pretty if you don't... not admitting that I tried or anything ;) 

Overall, I was pleased with the Bio Skin Calf sleeve. I will admit that I had to adjust to the feel of the compression as it's a little more than I'm used to. I used them for recovery. And I do wish that I'd had these earlier in my injury when I required 'wrapping' my leg. I believe these would have provided the compression that I needed instead of trying to 'wrap' it. 

In addition to muscle sprains, the Bio Skin Calf sleeves are also supposed to help with shin splints. 

With my increased distance and pace runs, I've utilized the Bio Skin calf sleeves to help me to recovery for my next workout. 

So far so good.... 



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Comments

  1. I am going to have to check this brand out, I am looking for some new compression gear and I want some calf sleeves/socks that are tighter than what I currently have! Thanks so much for sharing

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