Whether you visit the gym to slim your body through aerobic exercise or to bulk up with weight training, accessories will remain an essential part of your setup. Not only do they help in various ways while exercising, but also provide you with that no nonsense feeling. One glance at such a person and you know that he means business. So, read on to know more about these equipments:
Gloves are an integral part of any gym goers kit. A lot of people don’t like gloves, but if you don’t want calluses, then according to us, you should invest in a good pair soon.
Weight Lifting Belt
If you are going to do some heavy deadlifts or squats then a belt would be a great idea because it will actually let you lift more weight. Added advantage being the stability that it provides, when you are in full swing.
Again, a lot of people don’t like this but they can really be helpful when you are doing some heavy deadlifts because sometimes you can lift more weight but your grip strength doesn’t let you. These straps can also be useful in almost any back exercise, but if you are planning to use them, you might need to do some forearm training by yourself.
If you have small wrists and you are lifting heavy on movements like the bench press or overhead press then it would be a good idea to have a pair of wrist wraps in your kitty.
This can be useful when you want to do weighted dips or pull-ups, but some people just put a dumbbell between their legs which is also good.
If you are doing some heavy squats then you really need to buy a pair of knee wraps to avoid knee pain. Plus point of this accessory is that it reduces the pressure on the knees tremendously.
Not really a lifting accessory but this bottle is very useful to blend your shakes on the go.
Well, you need something to carry all this stuff right? It comes in various sizes and depending on the kind of stuff you like to carry, you can opt one that suits your needs.
A Pair of Good Headphones
Oh, you just can’t ignore this, can you? Think the music in your gym sucks? Then a pair of headphones might be a good investment, especially the ones running on Bluetooth are hot property amongst gym junkies.