Men's CEP

Compression can help increase blood flow, reduce swelling and help you recover quicker, and no one does compression better than CEP.

With a variety of styles to choose from, you can find the perfect item from CEP to help your run–whether you are looking for calf sleeves to wear while racing, short socks to wear while running or tall socks for traveling.

While best known for their socks, CEP also has quad sleeves, compression shorts or a variety of other gear to help you perform your best. Plus you get free shipping on all orders over $99 at Fleet Feet.

About CEP

CEP’s parent company, medi, is based in Bayreuth, Germany, and has been a world leader in pharmaceutical compression since 1951. Backed by science and trusted by doctors, the German-engineered products are created with integrity and designed with athletes in mind.

All of CEP products are manufactured in a medical facility, where the standards of pharmaceutical compression are required. Each sock undergoes 16 quality checks and rigorous testing to ensure these requirements are met.

CEP socks are built anatomically, fitting the foot perfectly so there is no slipping or seams to cause discomfort or blisters. The materials in these socks also wick moisture away from the skin, so on hot days the excess moisture evaporates and your legs stay cool. On cold days, the fibers lock in air, which isolates the body from the cold temperatures, keeping your legs warm.

Compression zones in the ankle, arch, and achilles provide unmatched support and reduce swelling and pain in the joints. The stabilizing effect from the compression is perfect for injury- prone ankles, sore arches, and offers relief from achilles tendonitis.

What is Graduated Compression?

Compression is a buzzword that is often used to describe sportswear that is tight-fitting. While there is no product standard on what can be considered “compression” in the sports industry, there is a difference when compression products claim to have health benefits like improving circulation, speeding recovery, preventing injury, etc.

Compression socks and leggings should be tightest at the ankle and gradually become less constrictive towards the knee and thigh. By applying the perfect amount of compression on surface veins, arteries and muscles, the circulating blood is forced through narrower circulatory channels. As a result, the arterial pressure is increased, which causes more blood to return to the heart and less blood to pool in the feet

Other compression profiles proved to have insufficient levels of compression to allow for any medical benefits or performance advantages. All CEP socks have graduated compression to help you perform your best.

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