Zensah Argyle Compression Sock Review and Giveaway

While recovering from my trail race last weekend, I spent a lot of time in compression socks.

These compression socks to be exact:

The Zensah Argyle Compression Sock.

Directly from the Zensah website:  “Zensah Argyle Compression Socks provide runners, triathletes, cyclists, and all athletes with increased circulation and decreased recovery time by utilizing advanced graduated compression in each pair of argyle compression socks.”

“We use cutting edge, seamless technology to develop products made with the most comfortable fabric and perfect ergonomic fit.”

Zensah isn’t joking, these socks work AND they are comfortable.

Despite my legs being really sore from the trail race, two days after the race I decided to do a track workout with the Tuesday night crew:  4×500, 4×300, 4×500 relay style.  I figured I would stop early if my legs continued to feel awful, but once we got going, I couldn’t let my relay partner down!  My legs were begging for recovery.  Zensah Compression socks to the rescue!

I’ve talked about a lot of brands of compression socks in the past.  I can’t get enough of them!

But what stands out about Zensah for me?  If I had to choose one feature that I really enjoyed about the Zensah Compression socks, it would be the seamless construction.  This meant no red, itchy line where the top of the sock rests on my calf.  I hate when I sleep in a pair of good compression socks and they leave a chafed line across the top of my calf.

Zensah provides a comfortable, soft, moisture wicking compression sock that gets the job done.  They were the perfect fit and feel.  I used them for both running and recovery and was pleased with how they worked for both.

I am wearing the “White-Electric Blue-Light Blue” color combination.  Zensah offers their argyle socks in a variety of colors for $49.99 each.  Available for both men and women.

Lucky for you, Zensah has offered to give away 5 pairs to Mile Twenty Eight readers!  Enter to WIN!  Contest ends July 1, 2013

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Disclaimer: I was given one pair of Zensah Argyle Compression socks free of charge. The thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my personal, honest opinions.  Your experience may vary.

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Comments

  1. Caroline says:

    YES to compression sleeves! i actually wear them during and after workouts, and I love them!

  2. bethp262 says:

    I mainly wear compression socks for recovery. I have worn them occasionally for training, but that is infrequent.

  3. Lora says:

    I haven’t worn compression socks, but am recovering now from an injury and think it would be VERY SMART to do so! :D

  4. PENNY says:

    I wear compression socks during my runs.

  5. Jennifer Z. says:

    Yes! I love my compression sleeves and socks. I wear them for recovery after long runs and I like to wear them on race day. They seem to give me that little extra boost.

  6. Allie says:

    After running two marathons that left me with calf cramps I have been wearing my Zensah sleeves every run. I have a pair of compression socks that are Feetures but I haven’t really liked them. I’ve been looking into the Zensah socks.

  7. Paulette says:

    I would love to try Zensah and the argyle are awesome! I wear them for recovery most often, sometimes for running.

  8. Paulette says:

    I would love to try zensah! I wear them mainly for recovery, but sometimes for training. I love the argyle!

  9. Natalie says:

    I wear them for long runs and then for recovery. Love them!

  10. Sarah @ Sweet Miles says:

    I would love to try these!! Love the argyle pattern!! LOVE compression socks. Yes yes yes!

  11. Sarah says:

    YAY for compression!!! I have some calf sleeves, but I NEED socks to help the foot recover…..using the not so attractive ones from the dr!!!

  12. Paulette says:

    I generally wear them for recovery, every so often for running. Love the argyle!

  13. abbi says:

    I’ve worn compression for both but mostly for recovery! Love the argyle!

  14. kleiny (@hudacity) says:

    You know, I would love to try a pair, but I have yet to find some that can actually get over my calves. Having 22″ calves is great when running up hill or jumping flat footed, or standing on your tippy toes for 20 minutes, just not so good for trying to wear compression socks.

    Maybe these are different, but typically anything over 20″ is a no go.

  15. Jamie @ couchtoironwoman says:

    LOVE compression socks/sleeves! I wear them for recovery and while running, I can’t get enough!

  16. Ericka says:

    I’ve read a few great reviews for Zensah. Might have to give them a try :)

    So you have, what 15 pairs of compression socks now? ;)

  17. Maureen Tort says:

    Love compression! I’ve worn both during activity & recovery.

  18. Heather H says:

    I absolutely fell in love with compression socks for post long run recoveries. I can’t believe the difference in how my legs feel the next day! I’ve also worn them on short recovery runs, for a couple of half marathons, and immediately post-marathon.
    I love the argyle pattern, so much better than the boring black I have now!

  19. Britt @ BrittsRunningStyle says:

    I have used compression sleeves after long runs and love how my legs feel after!

  20. Mindy @ Road Runner Girl says:

    I love compression socks! I wear them while I run and for recovery!

  21. Meredith N. says:

    I love compression socks. I’ve never tried the Zensah brand though. I’ve also only worn them at home after my run. I’m not brave enough to wear them out :)

  22. Lauren says:

    I love compression sleeves which I found when i was training for my first half marathon a year ago. I wear them for some long runs and during half marathons and then wear them for recovery after long runs and races. I think they help a lot!

  23. I love compression socks–for activity and recovery :)

  24. Donna says:

    I love the compression socks that I have, except that they are black. I love the Argyle print :) I have worn them while running and while recovering.

  25. Jen says:

    I love compression socks during and for recovery )

  26. Mackenzie says:

    I currently wear some sleeves that I found at a store, but have been looking into full socks but have heard a lot of them are quite thick and not ideal for summer running….how do you feel about these ones in that sense?

    • Jenelle says:

      Hi Mackenzie! Yes, I would say these ones are think and can get warm during a run. Although, I think all of my compression socks are usually too much to wear running when it’s warm out. I don’t own any compression sleeves yet, but they seem like they might be a better option for when it’s really warm. Hope that helps :)

  27. Emily N says:

    I am a HUGE fan of compression. I wear them during AND after workouts.

  28. Manisha @ Hokie, Esq. says:

    I love wearing the sleeves for recovery! I wear them for any run longer than 5 miles! I’ve never tried the socks but they look amazing!

  29. Alisha Batac says:

    I haven’t used compression socks yet but have been wanting to for awhile now.
    I’ve heard things about them through friends and fitness blogs. I would really like to try them !!!

  30. Jovan B. says:

    I have never worn them but would love to!

  31. Amber says:

    I have a pair of Zensah compression socks and I love them! I’d love to add a pair of argyle ones to my drawer though :)

  32. Charlene says:

    Unfortunately I don’t have a pair yet but if I did I would wear them for recovery.

  33. Lynne says:

    I’ve worn both sleeves and socks during training runs. I prefer sleeves because I absolutely love my Balega socks. Plus the compression on my feet gets too tight after a few miles. I like my shoes loose. Hey it works. No big blisters and I haven’t gotten a black toenail yet.

  34. Julie says:

    Never tried Zensah, I have used mostly procompression which I love, and SLS3, which is ok. I’ll have to try them if I can find them. Love me some compression socks, I have about 15 pairs of PCs marathon socks!

  35. Sarah M says:

    Love compression socks. During the winter I run in them, during the summer I wear them for recovery! Great giveaway!

  36. Jeffrey says:

    I wear compression socks during my long runs or intense intervals.

  37. Sarah Struss says:

    Oh my. I feel like such a newbie here. I guess it’s cause I just started running. I have never worn compression socks, I really don’t even know what they do but by the comments above it seems to me like they are almost a necessity in running. And the sleeves?!?

    Love, love, love what you’ve got going on here. Thanks for the chance to win!

  38. Sarah Jane says:

    I’ve worn them before, primarily for recovery.

  39. Jade O. says:

    For a while I HAD to wear compression socks or my shin splints were way to bad to be able to run. The only thing I dislike is they are extra warm for summer running! But they definitely help with running and recovery!

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