INCREASED PERFORMANCE.

CRX compression garments give you a massive 43% reduction in next day DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) following tough training sessions or competition. 

This is the bit that matters most to our players: increased performance. Getting back out onto the pitch can be tough after a bad tackle - but not with CRX. Having compressed to the optimal levels, players report better physical experience on the pitch.

Faster recovery means you get the benefit of your full training regime and fitness plan - without having to skip training or gym session due to a strain or tear that isn’t healing. Being proactive in recovery means keeping your full range and function when you need it most. Performance is what it’s all about - keeping your body rested, recovered and in peak physical condition so that you can maintain your optimal performance.

INJURY PREVENTION.

In professional and amateur football, injuries are common. On average, a football player suffers from at least 2 injuries per season and a team with typically 25 players can expect over 50 injuries per season - and with players tackling roughly 18 times per match, it’s not surprising accidents happen. Soft tissue tears can happen anywhere in the body under impact or strain. Knees bear the pressure after a few seasons; tackling makes feet a problem area and impact injuries remain a recurrent risk. Injuries during play are dangerous because adrenaline hides the initial impact and pain. Most football injuries occur mid-game, instead of training, mostly because of foul play: meaning adrenaline carries the player through the impact. Off the pitch, it’s a different story. Hidden bleeds or swelling can become crippling - taking you out for longer than you bargained for. 

36% more next day power

CRX Compression garments for football improve performance in 3 core areas: Endurance, Speed and Power. Our studies prove that using our products in recovery and following our recommended protocols, you can look to achieve:

4% increase in time to exhaustion.
2% increase in sprint speed.
5% increase in muscle power.

As anyone playing a contact sport should know, recovery is everything. Taking time to allow the body to heal is essential in order to play at your best. For faster recovery, compression is vital. As a high-intensity sport, it’s not surprising that football requires real investment in recovery - and that’s why compression is key. If you’re not compressing, you’re not giving your body the best chance at a full recovery and you increase the possibility of serious injury. As a professional, injuries are part of the job - but serious injuries mean serious time off the pitch.

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CRX COMPRESSION BENEFITS FOR FOOTBALL.

compression tights for football

Full limb recovery, including hamstrings, glutes, and quads, is only possible through our football compression tights. The single most common injury subtype is thigh strain, representing 17% of all football injuries. Our tights will send these types of injuries on the road to recovery. The compression tights prevent the lactic buildup that causes pain and swelling with our 20% lycra blend, and minimise DOMS through your recovery period. Joint swelling, localised swelling to trauma (trauma injuries are most common during the competitive season) and even microtears are reduced with our football compression tights - flushing out toxins with venous return and compressing swelling to maximise mobility.

compression socks for football

CRX compression socks for football are perfect for post-play and mid-play protection. Thanks to the tight compression in the foot, ankle and calf with our 20% lycra blend, CRX compression socks protect against any lower limb injury. Ankle injuries or repeated ligament tears don’t heal; they scar - meaning protection is vital to avoid reinjuring the area.

The compressive element of the sock works like an ankle strap - or in tandem with an ankle strap if need be- keeping the ankle protected at play. Post-match, reduce swelling and pain with your compression socks - for superfast recovery.

compression calf sleeves for football

Calf sleeves can be worn during a football match for boosted venous return in pressured play. With a potential blood flow increase of 10%, players reduce their risk of cramping, which is essential during match days. High intensity running on the pitch means potential strains on the calf, ankle and lower foot. Our CRX compression calf sleeves can be worn with the compression socks to maximise blood flow and prevent injury.

compression shorts for football

Compression shorts for football offer deep compression of the quads and glutes, and can be worn mid-or post-match for rejuvenated recovery. Breathable, moisture-wicking 20% lycra gives all the flex needed, with a perfect fit. Football players looking to protect against specific injuries to the glutes and quads can use CRX compression shorts to prevent further injury.

Football injuries like groin strains or pains, hernia or damage to the pubic symphysis can impact a career - but protecting against common injuries like these with football compression shorts can mean getting back out there, faster, better and for longer.

compression t shirt for football

Compression T Shirts are vital for football players, to target the muscle planes that operate during a match. Keeping the muscles in relative alignment means that players are at less of a risk of a tear - a common risk in a high-impact sport. Preventing lactic acid fluid build up from impact injuries is what compression is all about - so using your CRX compression top as a base layer under your vests could help to prevent impact injuries getting any more serious than they need to. Compressing post-play, however, is crucial for a fast recovery.

compression sports bra for football

Our CRX compression bras for women are designed to be worn as either a standalone top or a sports bra base layer, providing breathable, comfortable support.

Our fully opaque fabric offers perfect coverage, whilst our no-bunch fabric sits seamlessly on your upper body. Anti-odour and moisture-wicking, our women's compression bras mean that nothing gets in the way of your game. Simply slip on post-game or training to enjoy maximum compression with minimal effort. CRX sports bras work with you - perfect for compression after football - so your compression can be as versatile as you are.

"RECOVERY IS KEY. CRX WILL ENSURE ALL OUR PLAYERS, IN TERMS OF BOTH RECOVERY AND INJURY PREVENTION, HAVE ACCESS TO THE VERY BEST AND LATEST IN COMPRESSION TECHNOLOGY".

Proven Recovery Gains

CRX Compression garments improve next-day recovery in 3 core areas. Power, Strength and Performance. Our studies prove that using our products in recovery and following our recommended protocols, you can look to achieve:

36% more next day power.
37% more next day strength.
36% increase in overall recovery performance.

This is where compression is really essential. Recovery after football needs to be immediate and powerful - with physiotherapy leg massages and ice baths all a critical part of post-match routine. Implementing compression is key for players wanting to make the most of their recovery period. The first 48 hours post-play are crucial - to get muscles in recovery mode immediately, and for as long as possible. Skipping any stage of recovery is a huge risk - and one that most pros cant afford to take. If you can’t recover, your training is impacted - and if your training is impacted, you can’t play at your best on match day. If muscles aren’t fully recovered, that’s a precursor to a serious injury - and that could keep you out for good.

RECOVERY WITH CRX

If injuries are left untreated, microscopic muscle tears or joint damage means swelling - and lots of it. Swelling pressing on nerve receptors triggers pain responses in your body and brain - reducing function and movement. With dedicated CRX compression for football, you can minimise a lactic acid buildup and keep nutrient-rich blood flowing through the muscle - for a faster, convenient, cost-effective and comfortable recovery.

WITH CRX, IT’S A DIFFERENT STORY.

Compression for any sport means isolating the muscles at work, and compressing them during or after play as appropriate. Football is a high-impact mainstream sport, and involves muscle groups in both the upper and lower body - making compression key to maximise performance. Compression for football means compressing muscle groups involved in play - for faster recovery, increased performance and injury prevention, both on and off the pitch.

CRX Compression works by applying pressure to the parts of the body used in play. This compression stimulates the blood flow in these areas, maximising venous return and bringing oxygen-rich blood to the muscle. At the same time, lactic acid buildup is prevented by the pressure, stopping localised swelling or microswelling. Swelling presses on pain receptors, called nociceptors, which triggers a pain response in the brain and the limb. Without swelling, these nociceptors are inhibited - keeping your pain levels low and your muscles functional. With improved recovery comes improved performance - train harder, play faster, and go for longer, when you make compression part of your routine.