Shop Visit: Rapha’s Gear

I wanted to pick up a pair of the JBL Under Armour wireless headphones (my old Yurbuds Leap wireless gave up the ghost after getting absolutely drenched in last Friday’s rainstorm), so I dropped by Rapha’s Gear on the ground floor of the new Glorietta wing in Ayala Center Makati.

Rapha's Gear
Rapha’s Gear

A multi-brand kiosk carrying sports tech gear, Rapha’s Gear is the brainchild of Maiqui and Gianina Dayrit of Cascos, Inc.
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Kikay Reviews: Zensah Compression Wear

As I type this, I’m wearing Zensah compression socks recovering from my first run since Ironman 70.3 Cebu. My feet and ankles have been complaining from all the abuse I’ve put them through, and the mild compression and support from the socks relieves the discomfort.

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Zensah compression arm and calf sleeves and socks in pink — just my style!

I’ve been using Zensah compression wear since June for post-race recovery, and decided to use the arm and calf sleeves for Challenge Roth. I wore the calf sleeves under my wetsuit (definitely made getting into and out of the wetsuit much easier!), and then slipped on the arm sleeves for the bike leg. I took the arm sleeves off during the run leg but kept the calf sleeves on.

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