Great for post workouts to aid in recovery. Also used to aid in reducing inflammation from strains and sprains. The hyper-evaporative PVA material has the ability to absorb and hold water. The water removes heat from the body and provides a cooling sensation through evaporation. These wraps come with an inner layer consisting of sponge like material which holds even more water providing an extended period of cooling when compared to other brands. Sold as pair.