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SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultra Light Socks

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    SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultra Light Socks

    SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultralight socks combine the performance-enhancing benefits of merino wool with recovery-enhancing compression technology. See details

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    SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultralight socks combine the performance-enhancing benefits of merino wool with recovery-enhancing compression technology.

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    SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultralight socks combine the performance-enhancing benefits of merino wool with recovery-enhancing compression technology.

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    SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultralight socks combine the performance-enhancing benefits of merino wool with recovery-enhancing compression technology.

    • New, improved SmartWool PhD socks feature innovative new fabric, a more comfortable fit and smart design details that enhance performance
    • 4 Degree Elite Fit System improves comfort; 2 elastics provide greater stretch and recovery to keep the socks in place
    • Ankle bands, upper instep bands, lower instep bands and arch bands connect to the feet for a great fit and feel
    • ReliaWool is a patent-pending reinforcement construction that puts more wool in high wear/high impact areas to increase durability and comfort
    • Performance-enhancing merino wool helps your body maintain a stable core body temperature minimizing lactic acid build-up
    • Your body doesn't have to work as hard to keep you warm when it's cold and cool when it's warm
    • Recovery-enhancing compression improves blood flow: oxygenated blood and nutrients return to muscles faster to help muscles rebuild and repair
    • Lactic acid is efficiently flushed from the lower legs providing relief from muscle soreness
    • Reduces fluid build-up that can impede the recovery process
    • 20 - 30mmHg graduated compression throughout
    • Virtually seamless toes offer durability and a low profile
    • PhD Graduated Compression socks have a 14 in. height
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    SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultra Light Socks Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Fitness
    Running
    Wool / wool blend
    57% merino wool/40% nylon/3% elastane
    Knee-high
    No cushioning
    Yes
    Unisex
    Fabric type
    Fabric
    Sock height
    Sock cushioning
    Compression
    Gender

    SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultra Light Socks

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    SmartWool PhD Graduated Compression Ultra Light Socksis rated4.3333out of5by6.
    Rated1out of5byfromGreat compression but poor quality in toe areaAs far as the compression goes it is a great sock. I use them during my work outs 3 days a week. My legs feel great. However, the quality in the toe area of the sock is not the greatest. I purchased 3 pairs in January 2014 and all three pairs have worn out in the toes; the cost per pair does not equate to quality received. In short a poor return on ones investment. REI has been great about replacing the socks but I will not purchase another pair until the quality improves. REI you need to pass this concern on to SmartWool.
    Date published: 2014-04-16
    Rated5out of5byfromMy most valued pair of socks!I had been suffering from shin splints and do a heavy circuit training workout program for myself. I combine my recovery with icing my shin, using K-Tape for support, and my valued SmartWool compression socks for relief from sore muscles and post runs. I truly feel like when I wear these they seem to help relieve the pain from my shin splints. I can honestly say I will not leave home for any lower body workouts or runs without having these to put on after!
    Date published: 2014-03-19
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat compression socksI've had a number of different compression socks for running. These are among the best. Easy to get on and off - but still have good compression. I was worried that the foot part was so thin that it might wear through quickly. I don't see any signs of strain in the seams - I think they will last quite a while.
    Date published: 2013-10-23
    Rated5out of5byfromWish I'd found these sooner!I am recovering from a shattered calcaneous (as well as a couple other broken bones). If you know where your calcaneous is, then you understand what an incredibly life changin injury this is. Here's a hint : if the new jersey mafia gives you the choice of breaking your calcaneous, or THrEE other bones... take the three other bones. So right now my heal bone is more hardware than bone, the tendons, nerves and ligaments still haven't reset, and it has been a, lets just say, *challenge* , to even walk. Maybe half a mile is possible before I go all pigeon and the pain makes it impossible to continue. And due to the nature of the injury, one calf is an inch smaller than the other. I tried another brands compression sock - and while I will say it helped *some*, I wasn't blown away. Then on a whim, and because I wear (and love) smart wool socks regularly, i tried a pair of these. The day before I bought these, I was able to work four hours before the pain forced a stop. I work in construction. worst job to have and break your calcaneous. Going up the ladder on your knees because the foot would just not cooperate is an OSHA spotters nightmare. A usual day would be me suffering through as long as possible, then goin home and stop moving entirely, while consuming mass quantities of pain killers. The day i wore these to work in, no lie, it was as close to pre-injury as I have been since the injury happened. Not only was I able to go longer and farther than I had in weeks, but there was no handful of pain pills at the end of the day! Before the break, I would hike 3-7 miles with an ele profile +/- 2000' several times a week. Since the break the farthest I've hiked was from the bed to the terlet. With these socks, I can't wait to see how far I can go now . . . If they would make them in more colors than boring black and greyish white - I would give them all the stars on the interweb!
    Date published: 2013-09-22
    Rated5out of5byfromFantastic compression socksThese are fantastic compression socks. Good for recovery after regular workouts, long hikes and travel (flights, car etc) but, I actually wear them daily. If you sit or stand for a significant periods of time, compression socks in general are an incredibly effective prevention strategy to get keep your legs feeling fresh by the end of the day and to protect your veins and legs long term damage. As far as compression socks go, these are very comfrotable - the wool feels great and does not develop odors. Quality is great and, unlike many other socks, these actually stay on and don't slide down. The only thing I wish is they made it in additional colors- athletic coloring and patterns are great, but imagine these in solid colors, stripes, polka dots... That would move them to 6 stars.
    Date published: 2013-06-05
    Rated5out of5byfromcalf saverI've only worn these on one hike, but will be buying more. I am a women's size 7/7.5, I bought the medium I think (the label says what size to purchase, it was an accurate recommendation) and they were a calf-saver on my last hike. I had a bit of a calf injury, but still had to get in a training hike - thanks to these socks I barely even thought about my calf...I wasn't operating at full capacity, but they got me through a long day I wouldn't have been able to without them. I'm definitely buying more for running and even on cold days at work where I'm on my feet all day long.
    Date published: 2012-11-10

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