Compression garments are worn by many athletes because of the benefits. It is a fact that these garments have been proven to enhance performance. Your muscles are compressed or massaged by the spandex and compression which helps to squeeze muscles and bring in more oxygen filled blood. The compression also helps to reduce the lactic acid buildup in working muscles especially if the garments are kept on for an hour or two after exercise. The spandex compression also helps to stabilize muscles and vibration which helps increase power. We all need more power when working out!