THE IMPORTANCE OF FOOTBALL BASE LAYERS

Ever wondered what is football base layer and why you should wear it? Wearing base layers while playing sports are useful in many ways! :)

What is a football base layer and why you should wear it?

Base layers, also known as compressions by many, is a tight fitting layer of clothing worn under your jersey. It is made of a wicking material which absorbs your perspiration, and this ensures that players don’t carry their body weight around during the game. In the current market we not only see base layer for tops. There are various types of base layers, from bottoms to undergarments, including base layer shorts! There are options even for women and kids too!

The list for compression base layer benefits goes on!

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Additionally, there are several benefits of wearing base layers when playing football.It reduces the chances of injuries and also speeds up recovery! Interestingly, compressions are designed to improve blood flow! So it will be good to put on a base layer during your games or even during training sessions.

SHOULD YOU WEAR A BASE LAYER IN SINGAPORE?

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Many of us have the wrong idea about football base layers. Singapore is a tropical country and many of us are afraid to put on football base layers under the scorching sun. It is now time to change your impression!

Having a base layer isn’t all about keeping you warm. It is designed to wick away our perspiration and allow cool layer of air in between your body and your jersey. This prevents you from having a soggy jersey sticking to your body.

If your are not too comfortable with wearing long sleeve football base layers in the heat. You may want to take a look at short sleeve or sleeveless base layers!

Base layers also act as an extra protection from the sun! So rain or shine, you are able to wear them!

HOW TO CHOOSE A PERFECT BASE LAYER?

Fitting is the most important factor! You need to feel comfortable in it. Basically, the base layer should be figure hugging tight BUT not restrictive. The more the base layer has contact with your skin it will be able to wick sweat away efficiently. A fitting football base layer will reduce muscle osculation which will ensure muscles are kept in line. This will prevent injuries.

BASE LAYER TOPS

BASE LAYER BOTTOMS

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Shamini Anbarazan

Digital Sports Leader - Football

Football has always been my passion sport. The feeling I get when I score a goal is incredible. It is a sport made for everyone to enjoy & participate!

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