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What does Virginia say?

Tried so many things to fix my shin splints, this is the first thing that really works. I already bought my third pair! I finally regained confidence in my body while running.

Virginia (36)

How does it work?

  • Compression socks improve the blood flow in the legs. Why would you want that?

    An improved blood flow leads to less running injuries, muscle pain and a faster recovery after a run.

  • Compression socks help improve the blood flow in three ways:

    1. Reduce the diameter of major veins by increasing the volume and velocity of blood flow

    2. Help blood flow up toward the heart

    3. Help prevent blood from refluxing downward to the foot or laterally into superficial veins

  • STOX Running Socks are made of extra thin, but firm, materials. This way, friction at the foot during running is prevented. Next to that, we also use Moisture Wicking Fabrics to produce the Running Socks, so sweaty feet are prevented.

  • The preventive effect of compression socks has been shown in several scientific studies. For example, 93% of runners experienced muscle soreness after a run of 10 kilometres with traditional running socks, while this was only 14% with the runners who wore sports compression socks. Flight passengers also reported positive results. After a 5-hour flight 60% of travellers who wore compression stockings experienced less pain and 45% experienced less swollen legs and feet. For people with a standing profession, the socks are also a godsend. A large part of the nursing staff experienced less pain (84%) and less swelling of the legs (74%) during work by wearing compression socks .

    1) A. Ali, M.P. Caine, B.G. Snow. ‘’Graduated compression stockings: Physiological and perceptual responses during and after.‘’ Journal of sports sciences, 2007.

    2) Hagan, Melissa J., and Stephen M. Lambert. ‘’A Randomised Crossover Study of Low-ankle-pressure Graduated-compression tights in Reducing Flight-induced Ankle Oedema.’’ Med J Aust 188.2 (2008): 81-84. Web.

    3) Sigvaris, USA. ‘’Compression Socks Help Reduce Swelling for Nurses.’’ Sigvaris, 24 Mar. 2011. Web. 18 Sept. 2013.

"Sporty Hero on Socks. If you want to run a lot of kilometers, STOX are your best friends!"

"High compression stockings usually do not look attractive. STOX Energy Socks change that!"

30 days

Try our socks for 30 days

  • Wear them for 30 days, risk free
  • Speedy delivery at your door / mailbox
  • Easy returns and refund procedure