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Does compression clothing aid workouts? – Time & Money – providencejournal.com

Some medical conditions can be alleviated with compression clothing, according to Cleveland Clinic. For example, compression stockings may diminish muscle swelling in legs.

However, compression fitness clothing is not intended to treat medical issues but is designed to “deliver specific levels of pressure” to certain limbs, informed active.com.

In March, verywellfit.com listed four main reasons why health- and fitness-conscious individuals are interested in wearing compression clothing:

1. Weight loss: For someone who might be overweight and/or just beginning to exercise the intention is for muscle strains and tears to be minimized or avoided so that a person can participate in fitness to its fullest.
2. Support: “The garments still allow your body to move freely both during and after exercise.”
3. Minimization of muscle damage: Especially for exercises that require repetitive motion, such

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Veterans Voice: Wickford store selling clothing to benefit Operation Stand Down – News – providencejournal.com

When COVID-19 hit the Ocean State in March, a lot of small-business owners felt their world turn upside down. Julie Beebe, owner of Wickford’s Yes! Gallery gift shop, made the best of the situation and took the opportunity to pursue her dream, launching a locally themed clothing line while her store was temporarily shuttered.

By the time the state’s stay-in-place order was lifted, Beebe had created the RI Local Love clothing line inspired by the state’s wave license-plate graphic.

Beebe commissioned graphic designer Rob Dube to adapt the design and worked with Jake Farenholz of Fresh Mode Screen Printing to embroider and screen-print the logo on clothing.

Yes! Gallery was founded as JW Graham by Beebe’s stepfather-in-law, more than 40 years ago. The store has expanded, then contracted over the years, but people recognize Beebe as a locally owned business with deep roots in Wickford.

Many people who had supported

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