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Review FITLEGS and Discount Code: Until I was contacted by FITLEGS I thought compression socks were only for pregnancy and travelling. After all that it is the only time I have worn them. Until now. Yes of course they are recommended for both travelling and pregnancy. But I was unaware of the benefits of wearing them as a busy working parent.

FITLEGS compression socks were developed in 2016. The main aim of the company is to spread the word around how compression socks can benefit people in their everyday lives. I have been putting them to the test these last few weeks. For work I spend a lot of time in the car driving. When I am in London I can spend a lot of time on my feet. I have been amazed by what a difference FITLEGS compression socks have made.

Occasionally I still suffer from water retention in my ankles. Thanks kids! Especially when it’s hot. But by wearing these socks it’s all but disappeared. The reason for it is that the graduated compression level increases blood flow to the muscles and improves circulation. Helping to relieve tired achy legs and swollen ankles and feet. Its also worth noting that the specific compression range that FITLEGS use is 14-17mmHg. Which has been clinically proven to help the prevention of DVT.

I have been wearing the FITLEGS Everyday to work as they come in a sensible black colour. Priced at £13.99 they are made from microfibre, which is lightweight comfortable and stretchable. So they are very easy to put on. I was also sent two pairs of FITLEGS Life. Which are made from the same microfibre but come is bright colourful patterns. They are a far cry from the pair I had when I was pregnant. Or worse the dark green pair I had in the hospital!

Slipping them on under skinny jeans you wouldn’t know I had anything but fashion socks on. This was a real eye opener as I assumed you would be able to see the top of them. But you couldn’t. Not only have they helped with my ankles but even after walking around a theme park all day I had no aching feet or calves. They were also perfect for when we visited Italy with Eurocamp over May half term. I wish I had come across FITLEGS before and will be buying more pairs! The FITLEGS Everyday Life retail at £14.95. If you would like to try out FITLEGS for yourself then they have kindly given me a discount code to share with my readers. Just use MUDPIE20 at the checkout to get 20% when you buy online through their website here.

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25 Comments

  1. Laura Wheatley Reply

    These sound great! I think the only downside would be being too warm in summer but I love the sound of them

  2. ive only worn compression socks during pregnancy and, like you, thought they were only good for that and traveling! so this was a really eye-opening post. good thing i didn’t throw my socks out after i gave birth. i’ll continue to wear them! 🙂

  3. Lipstick Nomads Reply

    I’ve been wearing one every night because I get bad cramps during my sleep. Compression socks are very helpful!

    • Margaret GALLAGHER Reply

      Thank goodness there’s something that looks cool – much better than the American tan ones I had to wear

  4. I’ve heard a lot about compression socks, but I’ve never given them a try. I need to check this brand out.

  5. I have been hearing more and more about these socks and how beneficial they are to people. After reading your review, I think I need to buy a pair and try them for myself!

  6. It’s great that you found something that helped you. Love those socks . Such a fun colours

  7. I had never thought of wearing compression socks before. Like you, I thought they were for specific conditions. I may give these a try!

  8. Geraline Batarra Reply

    It sounds like something that I need to do. I didn’t have a compression socks but I think I should buy one for future purposes.

  9. travelingfig Reply

    I need a pair of these! i fly so much, i’m worried about veins

  10. twinspirational Reply

    I haven’t wear a compression socks before.. I don’t even know what its purpose isuntil I have read this.. Thanks for sharing.. 😊

  11. Gladys Nava Reply

    It was so cute! I love these socks and I was totally amazed that they have good benefits! Amazing!

  12. Debbie Skerten Reply

    Very pretty compression socks. So much nicer than those ugly things they give you in hospital.

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