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Michael Hodgson

Traveler at HI Travel Tales
Born to British parents in Canada, Michael Hodgson had been schlepped back and forth across the pond since he was a toddler. In college, he took the big leap and spent a few months in Kenya – and never looked back. His biology major somehow led him into a writing career, focusing on the outdoors, hiking and gear testing. Building on his lifetime of travel with travel writing was a natural, although he still loves to seek out the wilder side of a mountain – or a city -- for a good story. Michael also is a partner in a consulting business (www.NewNormalConsulting.com) built on a passion to help specialty businesses and brands succeed both domestically and internationally.
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After year’s of testing various compression socks, tights and more — the team at HI Travel Tales is well versed in the world of compression socks and knowing what works and what’s just tight but not quite right. The CEP Compression Socks get a strong thumbs up with excellent construction and well-designed graduated compression for the best in performance and recovery. According to the company, the socks have the following features:

  • Compression is 20-30 mmHg from ankle to calf, 18 mmHg consistent compression over the calf
  • Special design activates the flow of blood in the muscles
  • Perfect anatomical fit
  • Highest quality materials and premium craftsmanship for extreme durability
  • Microfiber technology for superior comfort
  • Extra-flat toe seam

And what does all that do? The company says the technology has the following functional benefits:

  • Ensures optimum recovery and performance
  • Provides maximum stability for muscles and joints to help prevent injuries
  • Heat and moisture management thanks to hydrophilic design
  • Open-pore mesh structure in the calf for excellent ventilation
  • Antibacterial, odor-reducing properties
  • Padded zones to relieve pressure where it’s needed most

Got a long flight ahead of you? You owe it to your health to check our compression sock review out.

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