The two-day event is a celebration of women. The event features seminars on training, health, fitness, racing and nutrition.
At SIGVARIS’ booth, runners will have an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the health benefits associated with wearing true graduated compression socks, and they can enter to win a pair of special edition SIGVARIS Athletic Recovery Socks. Those that stop by the booth will also have an opportunity to meet and take photos with running inspiration, David O’Meara, The One Mile Runner.
David O’Meara, who endorses SIGVARIS’ Active Therapy Socks, is a world-renowned coach, speaker, author and athlete. He is the author of Creating Amazement, Play Better Live Better and Tennis Unlimited.
SIGVARIS sponsors several running events each year to help educate athletes about the value and benefits of wearing true graduated compression.
The use of compression wear is a growing trend among athletes worldwide. When athletes wear true graduated compression, compression that is tightest at the ankle, during and after exercise or competition it helps flush out lactic acid and provides symptomatic relief of delayed onset leg muscle soreness. SIGVARIS manufactures both a Performance Sock and an Athletic Recovery Sock to help athletes peak their performance and speed up their recovery time!
SIGVARIS created www.athleticrecoverysock.com and www.performancesock.com to provide consumers with information about the products in the Active Therapy line.
About David O’Meara – the One Mile Runner
David is a certified personal trainer and fitness counselor. He has trained coaches and Fortune 500 executives on his trips around the world in Europe, Asia, and Africa. O’Meara has also been the keynote speaker at world sports conferences, financial institutions, leadership organizations, and educational conferences. He is the author of Creating Amazement, Play Better, Live Better and Tennis Unlimited. David also serves as the Professional Touring Coach at the Bath and Racquet Fitness Club. For more information about David O’Meara, please visit: http://www.onemilerunner.com/
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SIGVARIS® North America is part of an internationally active medical device group headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland that focuses on the development, production and distribution of medical graduated compression garments, including hosiery and socks. With distribution in more than 50 countries on six continents, SIGVARIS, is recognized as a global industry leader in the area of compression therapy for the management of chronic venous insufficiency and venous disorders. SIGVARIS’ US manufacturing plant is located in Peachtree City, GA. SIGVARIS is a committed DVT prevention advocate. In addition to medical products, SIGVARIS also manufactures lifestyle and sports products based on its expertise in graduated compression therapy. www.sigvarisusa.com
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