In our daily fitness training, we often get injured because we don't choose and use fitness equipment correctly. So how should we choose and use fitness protective equipment?
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In strength training, the main function of the wrist brace is to use it in the "bench press", "push" and other "push" movements, the purpose is to protect our wrist Safety. When using heavy weights for "pushing" training, especially for heavy bench press training, it is necessary to wear the wrist brace correctly.
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The elbow support is the same as the wrist support. The main function is to It is used to protect our elbow joints during “bench press”, “pressing” and other “pushing” actions. Friends with elbow joint injuries can choose to use it. It can be used in heavy bench presses and presses. Same as the wrist brace However, the elbow support will limit the development of our elbow joint strength to a certain extent. If the elbow joint is healthy and the weight and strength of the bench press are not particularly large, you can use it.
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The function of knee pads is to perform various squats (back squats, front squats, weight-bearing In the training of lunge squat, etc., it plays a role of cushioning and supporting protection for the knee, which can greatly improve the safety factor of the knee! Knee pads are essential protective gear, especially when squatting after heavy weight, knee pads must be worn. The safety of the knees is absolutely Don’t take it lightly!
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The role of the belt It is used to protect the waist and enhance core stability during strength training. In squat, deadlift, press and bench press and other heavy weight compound exercise training (especially squat and deadlift), the waist belt is almost indispensable. Tool, make it rightUsing a belt can greatly improve the safety factor of the waist and back!
The correct selection of protective gear and equipment will make our training safer and greatly reduce the chance of injury , But also improve our training and competition results.