Skins are the latest technology to come forward into the rugby arena. They are worn underneath shirts and shorts and carry out several important services to protect the modern player.
Cool & Dry
The fabric technology allows the body to breath whilst keeping it warm in cold weather and cool in hot weather. It also has properties to aide the removal of perspiration and in reverse a degree of waterproofing so keeping the body dry.
The tight fit of the body suits compress and as such help muscles to perform at the optimum levels. This also has the effect of reducing strain and consequently muscle damage.