2XU Compression Calf Guards
SKINS A200 DNAmic Superpose Half Tights give you TWO shorts in One - a high performance compression half tight, with loose fit "training shorts". Combining a 4-way stretch athletic short with built in Dynamic Gradient Compression Half Tights for better performance, you'll be able to go harder for longer in ultimate comfort.
SKINS A200 DNAmic Superpose Half Tights give you TWO shorts in One – a high performance compression half tight, with loose fit “training shorts”. Combining a 4-way stretch athletic short with built in Dynamic Gradient Compression Half Tights for better performance, you’ll be able to go harder for longer in ultimate comfort. The lightweight, quick-dry outer shorts with rear pocket for keys and valuables, combine effortlessly with the built in Skins A200 DNAmic compression base layer making the DNAmic Superpose Half Tights perfect for running, team sports, gym sessions and strength training. The advanced compression found in SKINS wraps and supports your key muscle groups to reduce movement and focus direction for less vibration in your muscles, less soft tissue damage and less soreness after exercise
Dynamic Gradient Compression
Increases oxygen delivery to active muscles while in motion and reduces lactic-acid build-up for more power and less recovery time
SKINS unique sizing system is based on our unique Body Mass Index (BMI)/anthropometrical algorithm, because you only get the full benefits of gradient compression if your SKINS fits you properly
• Muscle Focus
Uniquely wrapping and supporting your key muscle groups to reduce movement and focus direction for less vibration in your muscles, less soft tissue damage and less soreness after exercise
• Moisture Management
Keeping you dry through advanced wicking is inherent in all SKINS fabrics – moisture is drawn away from your skin, so you stay dry and comfortable
50+ UV Protection
SKINS was born in Australia, so we know a thing or two about exerting ourselves in the sun. Our fabrics have a UV protection of 50+, which means you can get out and train harder without worrying about the sun related risks.
The fabric in SKINS is warp knitted using multiple fine quality yarns to give superior performance – Warp knit fabrics have no natural stretch instead, the spandex mix ensures specific levels of elasticity and perfectly controlled compression.
So, how do SKINS get the perfect fit?
We know that for athletes to perform at their best, they need to be comfortable, so we use body mass index (BMI) measurements to determine the best size garment for every individual. This ensures both our compression and comfort levels are optimised. But it also means you can’t just go and grab your usual Small, Medium or Large size like you normally would. We need you to take a few measurements first to help determine the right size for you.
For tights, size is calculated by height and weight and for tops, by your chest circumference measured around the widest part. For calf tights and sleeves, the size is determined by your calf or bicep circumference respectively, again, measured around the widest part.
With our 400 Series ranges we took sizing to another level. After undertaking a 3D body scanning study of hundreds of amateur and professional athletes we established 400 key fitting points which form the basis of our A400 and RY400 garments. As well as enabling us to maximise the benefits of compression during activity and recovery, this research allowed us to ensure ultimate comfort of our 400 Series ranges.
Specific size charts are included on each product page.
Bordering two sizes?
If you end up falling on the borderline between two sizes we recommend choosing the smaller size for tights but the larger size for tops. If you need further guidance in selecting the right size, get in touch with our customer service team they’ll be happy to help you out.
Wondering what SKINS will feel like when you put them on?
Compression is meant to feel tight probably tighter than anything you’ve worn before unless you’re a frequent wearer of Shapewear. But even though they’re tight, they’re still meant to be comfortable and shouldn’t pinch or restrict your movement in any way. When you receive your SKINS, put them on and walk around in them for a little while. They will take some getting used to, but after about 10 minutes you shouldn’t notice that you’re wearing them.
To make sure they’re not too big, do this simple little test: try to pull the fabric away from your skin. If it comes away easily and you can stretch it out from your body a fair way, then they’re likely to be too loose and you should go down a size.