Formerly “super morbidly obese” man (475+ lbs to 228lbs now) here, that through cycling has transitioned to a wanna be endurance athlete with roughly a 14% body fat (as measured on Withings scale).
I recently had an ultrasound on my legs and discovered I have some vericose veins and the doctor recommended I start wearing compression socks. The veins aren’t bad enough for him to recommend shots or surgery so that’s good, but I was wondering what others experiences with vericose veins had been?
Is it something I should be concerned about in terms of performance? I see there are cycling specific compression sleves, and some recommend them for riding, some for recovery. What’s the science behind this, is it something I should consider wearing during riding/training?