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The Best Knee Wraps for Squats

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author image Matthew Potak
Matthew Potak has been writing sports and fitness articles since 2006. His work has been published in "St. Augustine Record," "Elite FTS" and "Aggresive Strength." Potak is currently attending Florida State College and pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in business management.
The Best Knee Wraps for Squats
Use a knee wrap when doing squats Photo Credit PhotoAlto/Sandro Di Carlo Darsa/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

Overview

Squatting is a very popular and beneficial exercise. Using Knee wraps can help to prevent any injuries associated with squatting. Knee wraps can also help to improve power, speed, and strength in the squat. According to Dr. Frederick Hatfield, also known as Dr. Squat, " Knee wraps have long been a mainstay for competitive power lifters, and for good reason. When properly used, wraps can dramatically improve knee safety during heavy squatting."

Inzer Iron Z Wraps

Inzer Iron Z Wraps are used by champion strongmen and power lifters. Z Wraps have a rubber design and they fit extra tightly to support the knee. According to Inzernet.com, " Designed to grip the skin, which eliminates the need for chalking the knees to keep them in place, and doesn't slip around on itself as is known of other wraps. Gets tighter, easier, during the movement even when not wrapped to total tightness."

Tommy Kono Knee Bands

Tommy Kono Knee Bands have a special elastic fitting, that helps keep the knees supported and stable. The bands are endorsed by former weight lifting champion Tommy Kono. Kono used the wraps back in his weight lifting days. The wraps were made to help aid Kono's knee injury.

Schiek Knee wraps

Schiek Knee wraps are 78 inch cotton elastic knee wraps. Shiek Wraps are made from a cotton elastic for maximum knee support. They come in a 3 inch width and a 78 inch length. The elastic helps to improve the speed of your squat, making your squat faster and under control.

EFS Super Heavy Knee Wrap

EFS Super Heavy Knee Wraps made by Elitefts are very thick wraps that are designed to protect the knees. According to Elitefts, " This knee wrap is extreme and is built for extremely strong wide stance squatters. This is extremely thick and wraps like a cast. These are not comfortable and built for support." World Class Squatters Brian Schwab, and Matt Kroczaleski use EFS Super Heavy Knee Wraps

Titan Max RPM Knee Wraps

Titan Max RPM Knee Wraps use woven elastic fabric technologies which help aids in power output. Titansupport.com says, " Combine cutting edge woven elastic fabric technologies with classic muscle car styling. By infusing the stripes into a completely smooth and uniform surface area, we've eliminated distortion caused by folding, collapsing and pinching. The result is greater elasticity, a truer fit and more stored energy."

Titanium Knee Wraps 2.0 M

Titanium Knee Wraps are very flexible and are stringier for maximum speed. According to Titansupport.com, "Springier and more flexible than the THP for maximum revolutions around knee resulting in more coverage and energy out of the hole! The new and improved Titanium material stores and returns 20% more power with a minimal addition of mass."

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