Weightlifting is a major component of any modern fitness and body-building program, as well as sports training and being a sport in its own right. The human body stands to gain much from lifting weights, whether powerlifting or using dumbbells. There are also health risks involved in improper or overly stressful workouts; almost 65% of weightlifting injuries are due to overuse, although the benefits are many. Body fat can be reduced by up to 7% from adding just two weight training sessions a week, and with 650 muscles in the human body, there are plenty of ways to work out and get moving. Some equipment can augment weightlifting, anything from wrist wraps to knee wraps and knee sleeves to powerlifting socks. Finding the right gear for the workout is key to success.
Knee Wraps and Knee Sleeves
These two types of equipment may sound the same, and while the both go over the weightlifter’s knees, they are made of different material and used for different results, as well as c