The 7 Best Wrist Wraps for Heavy Lifting, According to Certified Trainers

<p><strong><em><em><strong>Read more: <a href=”” target=”_blank”>How Men’s Health Thoroughly Tests and Reviews Fitness Products</a></strong></em></em></strong><br></p><p>”You should be fighting to maintain a neutral wrist on many lifts (think bench presses, snatches, and jerks, anyway),” explains Ebenezer Samuel, C.S.C.S., <em>MH</em> Fitness Director. “But wrist wraps assist in this process, thanks to a thumb loop that pulls your wrists into near-flexion, preventing them from shifting into extension.”<br></p><p>From budget-friendly Amazon options to International Powerlifting Federation-approved cult favorites, we’ve spent hours testing and researching the best wrist wraps out there. <em>Men’s Health</em> fitness editors, in collaboration with fitness experts including Former CrossFit athlete and functional bodybuilder <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Marcus Filly</a>, have compared testing notes on dozens of the best wrist wraps to identify which ones are worthy of a recommendation. Throughout our meticulous evaluation process, we’ve carefully considered all the essentials: support, durability, comfort, length, and price.</p><p>Now, we’re not saying wrist wraps are a magic solution. Especially for those early on in their lifting journey, understanding how to maintain a neutral wrist position without the aid of these accessories is crucial. </p><p>”My general feeling about supportive equipment like wrists wraps is that we should use them only when absolutely necessary,” explains Filly. “Save the use of these tools for your top sets in an effort to keep you safe, feeling good, and being consistent in the gym.”<br></p><p>Keep reading for our list of the best 7 wrist wraps to keep your wrists locked and loaded with every rep.</p><p><strong><a href=”” target=”_blank”>Best Power Racks</a> </strong>|<strong> <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Best Foldable Squat Racks</a> </strong>|<strong> <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Best Barbells</a> </strong>|<strong> <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Best Bumper Plates</a> </strong>|<strong> <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Best Kettlebells</a> </strong>|<strong> </strong><strong><a href=”” target=”_blank”>Best Home Gym Equipment </a></strong></p>” />

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