• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • paul wheaton
stewards:
  • Mike Jay
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Miles Flansburg
garden masters:
  • Dan Boone
  • Dave Burton
  • Steve Thorn
  • Greg Martin
gardeners:
  • Shawn Klassen-Koop
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Mike Barkley

HeatGear® Armour Compression Bottoms by Under Armour

 
master steward
Posts: 2567
Location: USDA Zone 8a
626
bee dog food preservation greening the desert hunting cooking
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
HeatGear® Armour Compression Bottoms


Description:

Compression: Ultra-tight, second-skin fit for a locked-in feel.
Tough, lightweight HeatGear® fabric, with all the performance benefits of UA Compression
Stretch-mesh gusset & inseam panels deliver strategic ventilation
Updated ergonomic design keeps seams off high abrasion areas & increases durability
4-way stretch construction moves better in every direction
Material wicks sweat & dries really fast
Anti-odor technology prevents the growth of odor-causing microbes
Wider, 2" Engineered elastic waistband
Inseam: 28" (Tall 30")
87% Polyester/13% Elastane





Where to Buy

https://www.underarmour.com/en-us/mens-heatgear-armour-compression-leggings

https://www.amazon.com/Under-Armour-HeatGear-Compression-Leggings/=
 
Anne Miller
master steward
Posts: 2567
Location: USDA Zone 8a
626
bee dog food preservation greening the desert hunting cooking
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I give these 10 out of 10 acorns.


These are the best tool I have ever bought.  I say tool because I use them like a tool.

I bought them while we were building our house.  I have bad knees and I was starting to have hip problems.


These bottoms have solved my hip problems.  I don't wear them everyday like I did during the house build.  Now I mainly wear them when we have to go shopping.  During these trips I have no knee pain.  When we come home and I take them off I do notice some knee pain though it is not as much as it would have been without them.

Under Armour sells two kinds:  The HeatGear and the CoolGear.   The best description I can give these is the HeatGear is for summer and CoolGear is for winter.
 
gardener
Posts: 2283
Location: Central Texas zone 8a
359
bee cattle chicken sheep
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
UA clothing is amazing. I have some of their tactical pants. Theres a pocket on the outside seam that holds a cell phone. Its not in your face like cargo pants. You cant see the pocket.  The phone is accessible when sitting, or on your knees picking weeds. The belt loops are spaced different also. It makes carrying a gun or knife easier. The last part is how clean they got. I stained them so bad i thought it would be permanent. Not so.
 
wayne fajkus
gardener
Posts: 2283
Location: Central Texas zone 8a
359
bee cattle chicken sheep
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I give this compression wear 10 out of 10 acorns

I bought these as "longjohns" for hunting in the cold or sleeping. I had never considered the medical aspect they offered.  I have a minor mcl knee injury and sleeping on my side can be painful as the leg wants to bend at the knee. I wear a knee brace either at night or during the day, but not both. Its too much of an irritant to wear the brace for 24 hours. After sleeping in these, they did better than the knee brace and no chafing that i get from the brace. It was a pleasant surprise that was totally unexpected. Who would expect longjohns to be a medical device? Wow
 
pollinator
Posts: 628
Location: Southern Illinois
115
building cat dog fungi rocket stoves transportation trees woodworking writing
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I will add my two cents here as well.  I have a nasty case of restless leg syndrome—my legs even want to jump in the day—and I have found UA apparel to help better than meds.  I like reactor leggings as they give my legs compression that calms them down.  I am happy I found this out.

Eric
 
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!