Improve circulation, minimize shin splints, reduce muscle fatigue, and speed up recovery with the 2XU Men's Compression Performance Run Socks the lightest, most breathable compression socks on the market. . Circular knit structure and graduated fit provides consistent pressure and muscle containment. Powerful zoned high compression panel wraps around your ankle to create a peak pressure zone for maximum venous return and better blood flow. Lightweight zoned breathability panel on the shin and calf creates a gradient but consistent pressure higher denier yarns in the back ensure maximum muscle stabilization. Minimum fabric at the top of the ankle creates a flexible tongue zone to eliminate pressure points under the tongue of your shoe. Footbed and heel are specially engineered to provide optimal arch and Achilles support. Linked toe cage offers extra comfort and durability vented toe panel provides maximum toe and footbed breathability. Flatlock stitching for maximum comfort. UPF 50 for sun protection. Ideal for both active use workout sessions, endurance events, competitionsraces and recovery use post workout or race, rehab from injury or surgery, DVT protection while traveling.