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Therabody, the makers of Theragun massage guns, sent me the new RecoveryAir JetBoots to test out. These super-long boots zip up the entire length of your legs. They have a wireless pump integrated into the boots and fill up with air to offer pneumatic compression therapy. Basically that’s a fancy term for squeezing your legs in a delicious, amazingly relaxing way to help with muscle recovery.
What Are the Benefits of Pneumatic Compression Therapy?
According to the website, compression therapy is used for recovery and to recharge your muscles. Some of the benefits the site mentions include:
Lately my workouts have consisted of long-distance rowing, hiking, strength training, and yoga, and my legs get so sore. Although I’ve used (and loved!) Theragun massage guns, I’ve never used anything like these. Keep reading to find out how it feels to use these RecoveryAir JetBoots (hint: it’s like a massage!); if they helped with tight, sore muscles; and how much they cost.