Base layers and compression wear

Canterbury Ionx

November 17, 2008
By Phil Holland
(Archive)
How times change. It wasn't so long ago that footballers were wearing jerseys made of material akin to sackcloth, celebrating with pints of beer and would have laughed at the very thought of an ice bath.

Now plunging aching bodies into vats of ice water is de rigeur, alcohol of any kind has been replaced with a variety of protein and carbohydrate-rich isotonic drinks and the science and technology behind football clothing has created a whole new industry.

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