Wild Workout Wednesday: Weight Lifting Gloves + Gymboss Giveaway!


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 Welcome to back to our Wild Workout Wednesday link up! Each week I link up with Angelena Marie from  Angelena Marie: Happy, Healthy & Balanced , Upala at Pretty in Pink Fitness, and Amber at Bold Fit Mom  to bring you workout ideas, motivation, inspiration and recipes to try.  Join us for a wild workout each week by reading along or grab the button and link up if you have a fitness or healthy living post to share!

I know I had mentioned in last week’s post that I was going to go into my experience at the DVRT certification a little more but I am going to save it for tomorrow and keep you waiting one more day.  There is so much I wanna say and it involves more time than I’ve had to write it all down.  

Instead, I am going to do a quick little review of the wrist support wraps I received from WeightLiftingGloves.com which are also part of my Blogiversary giveawayWeightliftinggloves Partner Athlete

For those of you that don’t know, wrist support wraps are commonly used in the gym for weightlifting, kettlebell exercises, rowing, pull ups or for any other type of activity which puts a lot of strain on your wrists.

Since vibration is the main cause of sore wrists, they tend to start to hurt from overuse.  Stimulating blood flow to the region by using wraps helps to alleviate pain and inflammation, relax tendons and relieve pressure.

NewGrip, sold on WeightLiftingGloves.com, makes wrist wraps that does exactly this plus have a host of other features which make them one of the leading brands.

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WeightLiftingGloves.com Wrist Support Wraps Giveaway

Features:

  • Designed to eliminate the pain related to carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, and wrist overuse.
  • Supports your wrist while keeping your hand free, NewGrips can be worn 24/7 and won’t keep you from the activities you enjoy.
  • The only wrist support on the market that support your wrist with a 100% cotton, non-elastic wrist strap.
  • Can be used with NewGrip Hand Pads or without.

When I received them to review, they could not have come at a better time since I was practicing for my Clean and Press test for the DVRT Certification.  Honestly, my wrists have always been a little weak and I even struggle with holding a pot at times, clearly I need to work on my grip strength! 

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WeightliftingGloves.com NewGrip Wrist Support Wraps Giveaway

What is nice about the wrist support straps is that they allowed me to continue practicing without pain since they absorb shock and vibration.  I even continued to wear them after working out and noticed that my wrists felt more secure when picking up large pots full of water and moving the vacuum around.  

I also love that they won’t strain or shrink with use like leather plus they are handmade in the USA! 

I honestly wish I had tried these sooner so I could have saved my poor wrists some pain and my tummy some ibuprofen.  Thankfully, now I can build my wrist and grip strength without pain and do as many cleans, presses and pull ups as I please. 

Huge thanks to WeightliftingGloves.com for sending me a pair to try out and agreeing to giveaway a pair to celebrate my blogiversary! You can enter using the rafflecopter link below! :) 

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Another awesome item in my Blogiversary giveaway is a Gymboss timer.  I have one and use it all the time for pretty much everything from HIIT workouts to interval runs.  

Gymboss Interval Timer Giveaway

I know I would be lost without mine and love all the functions on it including; round repeats, 2 interval timers, an alarm that will buzz or beep in-between rounds or intervals and the fact that it’s waterproof.  

You can also enter to win one as part of my Blogiversary giveaway along with the wrist support wraps and 3 other amazing prizes!

Enter to win both the NewGrip Wrist Support Wraps and the Gymboss Timer below:

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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!

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36 Comments

Mary Beth Jackson
Reply March 11, 2015

I have little skinny wrists too so I bet those wrist supports are very helpful! The timer looks super handy too! Nice review!
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    I literally have baby wrists so these were more necessary than I realized! Definitely helpful!

AmyC
Reply March 11, 2015

I LOVE my Gymboss!! Perfect for Tabata and HIIT workouts :)
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    It really is! :)

Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner
Reply March 11, 2015

Great giveaway! I'd love a gym boss for boxing drills. Thanks for the link up :)
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    It would be great for boxing drills! Thanks so much for linking up :)

Julie @ Running in a Skirt
Reply March 11, 2015

My wrists are scrawny so this is a great review! I bet they really help.
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    They are super helpful! I have baby wrists...the extra support is definitely necessary!

Salt
Reply March 11, 2015

Fantastic giveaway! I could definitely use something like this for the gym. (I also need to get lifting gloves. My callouses are getting out of control!)
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    Thank you! You should check out WeightliftingGloves.com- they have a large variety of really cute ones!

Nicole @ Fitful Focus
Reply March 11, 2015

I could definitely use a pair of these for CrossFit. My wrists are feeling it today!
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    Oh man, I hear ya. These would be perfect for Crossfit!!!

Ivanna
Reply March 11, 2015

When I was teaching boot camp classes I did tons of push-ups throughout the day and my wrists really started to bother me. Purchasing wrist straps was great for me. The ones you are using look much smaller which I like. Wrist straps are a great idea and save you a lot of pain!
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    They are a god send- have literally made a world of difference!

Earl-Leigh
Reply March 11, 2015

I'm excited about the wrist wraps because my left wrist is incredibly weak...thanks tendinitis.
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    Ugh, tendinitis is the worst!

Angelena Marie
Reply March 11, 2015

I have had wrist problems in the past, especially when I start to increase my weights when strength training. I have used a wrist brace before, but I love that these are made for working out!
I love my Gymboss, I don't know what I would do for my HIIT workouts.
Thanks for the great review and all the giveaways!!
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    Gymboss timers are the best and you definitely need to try these wraps out!!!

Aimee
Reply March 11, 2015

I have weak wrists as well, so those wrist straps look awesome! I'll have to get a pair to try them out. Thanks for hosting the linkup each week. :)
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    Definitely try them out and let me know what you think! I love them! Thanks so much for linking up! :)

Smitha @Runningwithsdmom
Reply March 11, 2015

Thank YOU for hosting THIS linkup! I love Link Ups!
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    Me too! Such a fun way to find new blogs. Ps. Sorry I didn't link back, I always forget but I try to promote as much as possible :) I will remember next time!

Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes
Reply March 11, 2015

I have baby wrists like you do, I bet these would come in handy! Great review!
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 11, 2015

    Thank you! These have been a life saver (or wrist saver, actually). I really love them!

Jess @hellotofit
Reply March 11, 2015

This looks like a cool way to save the wrists! Mine definitely hurt after too much weight-bearing exercises (planks, push-ups).
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 12, 2015

    They really are great wrist savers! :)

Marcia
Reply March 11, 2015

I had some wrist supports back in the day when I was way into strength training and I can't even remember what I used them for. I swear by my lifting gloves though. And I NEED that Gymboss!
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 12, 2015

    The Gymboss is a must! :)

Abby @ BackAtSquareZero
Reply March 11, 2015

I have super dinky wrists compared to the rest of my body. so good to know about.
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 12, 2015

    Definitely check them out if you need some additional wrist support, they really have helped me!

Sandra Laflamme
Reply March 12, 2015

I have never used lifting gloves. They sound very helpful for lifting heavier weights!
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    aelicatese
    Reply March 12, 2015

    They are for sure! :)

Dean
Reply March 15, 2015

I would love a Gymboss for my Homeboss (aka, my beautiful wife)!

    aelicatese
    Reply March 16, 2015

    Awww, that is sweet! I bet she would love it! :)

kelly mcgrew
Reply March 16, 2015

i want to try the gym boss!

    aelicatese
    Reply March 17, 2015

    I love mine!

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