MCS COMPRESSION PROVIDES EXTRA SUPPORT TO KEY MUSCLES AREAS
MCS (muscle containment stamping) is a revolutionary fabric support system that traces over key muscle, tendon and fascia groups to support major muscles against fatigue and strain during intensive exercise.
MCS 'stamping' assists performance by providing greater compression power by wrapping precise areas of the limb to reduce muscle oscillation and damage. This advanced engineering provides greater compression power without excessive bulk.
The stamping is its own layer, additional to the fabric not within it, and can be applied precisely where needed to support muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia groups.
MINIMISES FATIGUE + ACCELERATES RECOVERY THROUGH GRADUATED COMPRESSION
Graduated compression tights exert the greatest degree of compression at the ankle, and the level of compression gradually decreases up the garment.
The pressure gradient ensures that blood flows upward toward the heart instead of refluxing downward to the foot or laterally into the superficial veins. The application of adequate graduated compression reduces the diameter of major veins, which increases the velocity and volume of blood flow.
2XU MCS Compression Tights contain our PWX 105D fabric consisting of 65% Nylon & 35% Elastane (Invista LYCRA®). The maximum amount of compression exerted is 23-26*mmHg - the highest in all our compression range.
If you compare MCS Compression garments with our core compression range, the key difference is the mmHg rating; the level of compression applied to the body. The maximum amount of compression exerted while wearing our MCS garments is 23-26*mmHg, which is the highest in our compression range. Studies show that the greater the level of compression applied correctly to the body, the greater the increase in blood flow. Such an increase in blood flow has been found to enhance performance and accelerate recovery. The other key difference is the muscle containment stamping. The muscle mapping provides targeted support to key muscle groups and is only available in our MCS Compression range.
Studies show that the more compression applied to the right areas, provides better blood flow. This increased blood flow in turn provides increased performance, and recovery.
Sport-specific MCS garments provide targeted support to the specific muscle groups that endure the maximum impact during specific activities. For example, our MCS Run Compression Tights have targeted support in the quads and calves - where most of the muscle oscillation and damage during running occurs. Whereas, our MCS Training Tights deliver targeted support to the glutes, quads, hamstrings and calves, all areas put to use during a typical gym or training session.
Not only do our MCS garments include premium features such as additional pockets, bonded waistbands and bonded hems, but the MCS stamping technology is technically difficult to create and apply. For these reasons, these garments are priced above our core compression garments.
MCS Compression technology can only be found at 2XU - there is nothing else on the market that compares.