My belated birthday present to myself has arrived!!!
I just got these on Sunday they feel amazing 😍
my knees would hurt when i started lifting, now i have knees of steal
I tried them on. I had the original rehband knee sleeves. I am undecided about these ones so far. I don’t think they offer the same level of support. But they are also shaped different. So I suppose I will find out lifting in them.
I think I need one of these…what made you decide to get them?
To be completely honest i got started wearing knee sleeves because my first weightlifting coach, who was at the time coaching three of us girls at once encouraged us all to get them just as a general thing for weightlifting. They help keep your knees warm and provide some compression which alleviates some of the stress that weightlifting puts on them. Different people will find them more valuable than others. I personally always train in them now and don’t like training without them. This is my third pair. For my first pair I got McDavids which was just a nice, light amount of compression. My second pair was the heavy duty, strong elasticity original Rehbands, I love them and they have been my favorite so far. These seem to have a little less support than the original Rehbands (these are the shaped ones) and they are thinner. I suppose that will provide me with some more mobility. We shall see!
But part of the reason I am super dependent on them is I had a micro tear of my patellar tendon about two years ago and so my knee is still super iffy. And it gets achy pretty easily. But the knee sleeves almost entirely prevent that while I’m lifting.
Hm okay, I recently have had some knee discomfort when squatting and I’m thinking of getting some. Thanks!