Best Arm & Ankle Weighted Sleeves 2018 – Buyer’s Guide

Do you know what is the most popular piece of weighted clothing currently?

It’s weighted arm sleeves. You can also wear these on your ankle too. So it’s multipurpose 😄

Before diving into the best-weighted sleeves, let’s see why do you need one in the first place. 

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There are multiple reasons why should you can get a weighted sleeve for yourself -​​​​​​​

1 . You can use them to increase arm strength

2. You can also use them to increase arm speed for sports like Baseball, Boxing, and Cricket.

3. Increase Your Weight Lifting Resistance

4. Also helps you in preventing injuries (to shoulders and elbows)

So there are quite a lot of benefits to using weighted arm sleeves.

Here are few of the best weighted sleeves you can buy for yourself - 

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1. Zensufu Wrist or Ankle Weights -

Zensufu Wrist Weights (sold as a pair) can be a great addition to your workout. You can get these in 4 different weights - 1 pound, 2 pound, 3 pound and 5 pound. The weights are perfect for exercise, fitness, walking, jogging, gymnastics, aerobics.

You only get a specific color (if you care) depending on the weight you are buying. For example the 1 pound Zensufu Wrist weights comes only in purple colour.

The material of the weights seemed quite soft and durable. I don’t see anyone buying these often, at least not for a year or two.Don’t worry about the fitting of these weights as they come with a adjustable strap.

Final Verdict 

Also, did I forget to tell you, it comes with a carrying bag too. All in all it’s great for beginners. 

2. Reehut Durable Ankle/Wrist Weights

These pair of ankle weights sell like hotcakes (Best seller among all the weighted sleeves on Amazon).

These come with 6 different weight options - 2 pounds, 3 pounds, 6 pounds, 8 pounds & 10 pounds. You can choose these weighted sleeves in over 6 colours (if it’s a thing for you).

The material used is  mercerized cotton which is quite durable. This will also help in easily absorb sweat. These also come with a strap for the best fit. You can easily put on and take off these weighted sleeves.

You can use these Reehut Weighted sleeves to strengthen your legs, burn calories and fat, tone your lower-body muscles.

Final Verdict 

Overall these are a great pair of ankle weights. You also get a 1 year warranty which is quite hard to find on other ankle weights.

As I advised you earlier, do consult your trainer before buying these. Also, try to incorporate these weights gradually in your workouts.

These are best sellers for a reason.

3. Nordic Lifting Wrist Wraps 

Nordic is a great brand in the fitness space and it’s wrist wraps disappoint either.It has over 1200+ reviews on Amazon which is highest for any ankle sleeves.

But these doesn’t contain any weights. With the bundle online you get one pair of wrist straps and a pair of lifting strap. You can use these Weightlifting, Cross Training, Workout, Gym, Powerlifting, Bodybuilding.

The overall grip is great too.  It’s made up of heavy duty cotton which makes the wraps quite durable. The straps has neoprene padding which helps in comfort.

Final Verdict 

I think the product a great package for gym enthusiast. The lifting straps can help cross training exercises and powerlifting (specially deadlift), pull-ups, chin-ups, rows, shrugs etc. 

When I got these wrist wraps delivered I was amazed with the packaging of the product. Kudos to Nordic.

You also get a 1 year warranty with these wrist wraps. 

4. Da Vinci Adjustable Ankle or Wrist Weights

Are you looking for an inexpensive weighted sleeves ?

Then the Da Vinci Adjustable Wrist Weights is one you should check.Apart from colourful colours you get these sleeves at weights ranging from 1 lbs to 5lbs. Pick according to your usage.

Also, if you don’t know which one to pick for yourself then make sure to check with your gym trainer.The Soft cloth interior of the Da Vinci sleeves helps to absorbs moisture.

The adjustable velcro bands helps in fitting regardless your ankle shape or size. 

Final Verdict

I think the product a great package for gym enthusiast. The lifting straps can help cross training exercises and powerlifting (specially deadlift), pull-ups, chin-ups, rows, shrugs etc. 

When I got these wrist wraps delivered I was amazed with the packaging of the product. Kudos to Nordic.

You also get a 1 year warranty with these wrist wraps. 

Conclusion  

Hope you like our review of the different weighted sleeves. I think weighted sleeves can be a great addition to any workout. You might be cycling or running weighted sleeves works in each cases. 

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Susan Williams
 

I’ve been a personal trainer since 2008, and in that time, I’ve educated and supported millions of women and men just like you to improve your health and fitness! Follow my blog to know more about my tips and exercises.

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