Gear reviews and recommendations for lifters looking to take their performance to the next level. Only the best products are featured here!
Find the best knee sleeves, shoes, and more. List of approved equipment by fed.
Mark Bell’s Sling Shot has become synonymous with a big bench press and has quickly become one of the most interesting – and fun – pieces of gym equipment available.
Due to their overwhelming popularity, several variations were made. This can make it tricky to know which Sling Shot you should buy. Fear not: it’s not nearly as tricky as it looks. [Read more…]
IPF and USAPL approved list of gear, updated for 2020.
Understanding what equipment is approved for use is an essential part of any powerlifting competition. If a piece of gear is not approved for use in a given powerlifting federation, an athlete will not be permitted to use it on the platform.
This guide covers all approved powerlifting gear for the IPF and USAPL. [Read more…]
Rehband Knee Sleeves have long been a popular choice amongst lifters and often used as a benchmark against which other knee sleeves are compared (see: Rehband Knee Sleeves vs. SBD Knee Sleeves).
Nordic Lifting Knee Sleeves have been gaining in popularity though, especially as a more budget conscious option.
Today we’ll be comparing: [Read more…]
To perform as well as possible on maximum effort attempts, using chalk is crucial for lifts like the bench, squat, deadlift, snatch, and clean & jerk. Simply put: to be your best, you need some chalk. [Read more…]
Knee sleeves serve many important functions: they help prevent injury and they help add a few pounds onto the squat. What’s not to like?
Both are IPF approved, made of high quality neoprene, and stitched to last for years.
So which is better? Let’s take a look. [Read more…]