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Old 12-10-2011, 04:28 AM   #1
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Quick question...I've done some searching but can't find where to purchase a pair of those blue sleeves I see a lot of lifters wearing on their knees. Anyone know of a good place to look?

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Old 12-10-2011, 06:44 AM   #2
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Quick question...I've done some searching but can't find where to purchase a pair of those blue sleeves I see a lot of lifters wearing on their knees. Anyone know of a good place to look?

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Here: http://jackalsgym.com/store.aspx?cat_id=RH
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Old 12-10-2011, 06:56 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot. That is exactly what I was looking for. Any specific recommendations? What do you use?
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Old 12-10-2011, 10:39 AM   #4
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The old blue ones are nice, but I've come to prefer the new gray ones (7751 model). They're shorter, which I don't like because they tend to move more, but the thickness I think is better. With squats, the thickness of the blue sleeves can be a bit too much when it bunches up behind the knee in the bottom position and I think can actually irritate the knees a little. Doesn't bother everyone by any means, but I've noticed it myself and don't have that problem with the thinner ones.
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Old 12-10-2011, 11:00 AM   #5
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Thanks a lot. That is exactly what I was looking for. Any specific recommendations? What do you use?
I use both. The grey one on my left and the blue one on my right
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Old 12-10-2011, 11:20 AM   #6
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Lol...Nice Matt...may have to try that.

I was towards the grey. It mentions that for a d tight fit to order a size smaller. Is that something you would recommend to prevent the movement?

Also, I am thinking of getting an elbow sleeve too. my left one gets pretty sore and takes some time to warm up to the front rack. Are elbow sleeves used much? Any experience with using them or should I just warm up more?
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Old 12-10-2011, 02:18 PM   #7
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Lol...Nice Matt...may have to try that.

I was towards the grey. It mentions that for a d tight fit to order a size smaller. Is that something you would recommend to prevent the movement?

Also, I am thinking of getting an elbow sleeve too. my left one gets pretty sore and takes some time to warm up to the front rack. Are elbow sleeves used much? Any experience with using them or should I just warm up more?
Personally I would try and warm up more!! In competition you can wear knee sleeves, but NOT elbow sleeves. Something to keep in mind!!
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True...thanks for the insight Keith. I'm nowhere near competitive level, but still something to consider should I ever choose to dabble in it later. Right now I just enjoy the challenge of learning a new sport. Thanks again for the advice.
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Old 12-10-2011, 04:23 PM   #9
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True...thanks for the insight Keith. I'm nowhere near competitive level, but still something to consider should I ever choose to dabble in it later. Right now I just enjoy the challenge of learning a new sport. Thanks again for the advice.
No problem!!

And BTW, don't think you have to be "competitive" to compete in this sport!! If you keep waiting until you're competitive, you'll never compete!! So, I say to get out there and get in a comp, you'll learn alot about lifting, your lifts (weaknesses and strengths) and about yourself.
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Well said! Thanks again.
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