You successfully maintained base miles throughout the winter in preparation for your midsummer race, but training through poor road conditions and cold weather have left your muscles feeling tired heading into spring. Before you start ramping up your training, we'd suggest investing in a pair of 2XU's Ice Compression Shorts. If you want to start training harder, your glutes, quads, and hamstrings could benefit from the extra support and improved circulation that graduated compression provides, and the shorts' contoured fit will help limit the muscle vibrations that cause fatigue and soreness so you're able to work out harder, for longer. Despite their compressive fit, the shorts remain breathable through warm weather, with embedded Jade yarn in the fabric to help it wick moisture away from your skin quickly so that high temperatures are less likely to impact your performance. 2XU also made sure the fabric would protect your skin against exposure to the sun by equipping it with UPF 50 protection, and it used flatlock seaming and a wide, supportive waistband to ensure that chafing and irritation won't inhibit your training.