IsoStraps will help you make gains without the pain
When you’re struggling to lift weights, it’s easy to injure yourself. By encouraging natural movement, IsoStraps help you to make gains without putting your body at risk.
- What are the best home fitness gadgets? Take a look at our previous roundup of home gyms and smart equipment.
- How often should you work out? Aim for three or four sessions per week. This gives your body some recovery time between workouts.
- Can lifting weights damage your body? It can do if you’re not careful. IsoStraps allow you to take on the same physical workload, without putting pressure on your weak spots.
Go to any gym, and you will find people with bulging muscles straining to lift enormous loads. Bearing such weights is a necessity if you want to build strength. But in the pursuit of bulk, it’s easy to push yourself a little too far. While biceps and quadriceps can take the pressure, your hands, elbows and ankles may suffer.
IsoStraps are heavy duty straps that allow you to spread the load and avoid unnatural movements. They hook onto weights and other gym equipment, and then loop around your wrists. You can use them for over 150 exercises, and they severely reduce your chance of injury.
How do you lift weights without getting injured?
Any personal trainer worth their salt will tell you that lifting is all about technique. But even with perfect form, your body may let you down — particularly if you already have a long-standing weak spot.
IsoStraps provide a smart solution. Being completely adjustable, these straps can be attached to any part of your body. This means you can bypass injuries and avoid putting strain on your joints.
It’s not just weights that IsoStraps work with. The built-in carabiners can be attached to resistance bands, pull-up bars, rowing machines, cable machines, suspension trainers, and more besides.
The straps themselves are made from industrial nylon. This fabric is capable of supporting 1200 pounds, but each strap weighs only four ounces.
Where the IsoStraps hook over your wrists, the nylon is covered by fabric neoprene padding. This material protects your skin, and it also dries quickly.
The straps are designed to be used hands free. You can complete a full workout by simply hooking the loops over your wrists. Alternatively, you can run the strap through your palm or secure the loops around the main part of your hand.
With so many options, it’s easy to target every major muscle group in your body. Just as importantly, the design promotes good technique — fitness experts say that form often starts to break down at the wrist. If you need guidance, the Fearless Personal Training App has 150 videos to explore.
“Our straps are intended to keep the stress out of your joints and into the targeted muscles to keep you moving forward and moving longer.” — Joseph Cupit on IndieGoGo
The best parts
These straps are versatile enough to fit into any workout routine. In addition, they are built to last a lifetime.
Things to note
As with all new exercises, it’s important to start gently with IsoStraps. While they are designed to prevent injury, your body may need time to adjust to the new motions.
– IndieGoGo: Until February 24th
– Pledge: $50 USD
– Delivery: May 2019