Powerlifting Knee Sleeves

These innovative knee sleeves feature high grade neoprene that provides targeted compression, warming your joints and offering maximum support. Experience the confidence boost as you improve your form on squats, lifts, and any activity requiring stability. Choose from multiple thickness options, including the competition grade 7mm, to suit your specific needs.

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What are Knee Sleeves?

Knee sleeves are compressive garments typically made of neoprene or similar materials that are worn over the knee joint. They are designed to provide support, stability, and compression to the knee during physical activities, particularly weightlifting, powerlifting, CrossFit, running, and other forms of exercise.

Benefits of Knee Sleeves

  • Enhanced Support and Stability: Knee sleeves act like extra support for your knees, helping you move with more confidence and reducing your risk of injury. Perfect for exercises like squats, lunges, and powerlifting.
  • Improved Performance: Knee sleeves stabilize the knee joint. This can improve performance in activities like heavy lifting and explosive movements.
  • Reduced Pain: Knee sleeves are helpful if you're dealing with some knee pain. They offer gentle compression that can ease discomfort and help your knees heal properly.
  • Improved Circulation and Recovery: Some studies suggest knee sleeves might improve blood flow, which could help your muscles bounce back quicker after a tough workout.

Features of Knee Sleeves

  • Thickness: Knee sleeves come in various thicknesses, with 7mm sleeves offering the most support, particularly for powerlifting and heavy lifting. Thinner options provide more flexibility and are suitable for activities like running or jumping.
  • Material: Neoprene is the most common material for knee sleeves due to its breathability, comfort, and ability to provide excellent compression.
  • Closure System: Knee sleeves typically utilize a sleeve design for easy on and off, while some may include straps with buckles or velcro for added adjustability.
  • Size Options: Finding the right size is crucial for optimal performance. A snug but comfortable fit ensures proper support and stability without restricting movement.

Why Choose Pro Wolf Knee Sleeves?

Enhance your workouts and support your knees with confidence! Here's why you should buy Pro Wolf Knee Sleeves.

Exceptional Support and Stability

  • Targeted Options: We offer a variety of knee sleeve thicknesses (5mm and 7mm) to cater to your specific needs. Our XTM Gold 7mm Knee Sleeves and 7mm Knee Sleeves (2nd Generation) provide maximum support and stability, ideal for powerlifting, heavy squats, and high-intensity workouts.
  • Durable Materials: Crafted with high-grade neoprene, our knee sleeves offer exceptional compression and support without compromising comfort.
  • Enhanced Performance: By stabilizing your knee joint, Pro Wolf knee sleeves help improve form, leading to potentially heavier lifts and better overall performance.

Unmatched Comfort and Fit

  • Breathable Neoprene: Our neoprene material allows for breathability and moisture-wicking, keeping you cool and comfortable during intense workouts.
  • Ergonomic Design: The unique design of Pro Wolf knee sleeves conforms to your natural knee anatomy, ensuring a snug and comfortable fit that allows for a full range of motion.
  • Multiple Size Options: We offer a variety of sizes to ensure a perfect fit for all body types. Refer to our sizing guide to find your ideal knee sleeve. 

Additional Benefits

  • Improved Circulation and Recovery: Knee sleeves may promote better blood flow, potentially leading to faster recovery after workouts.
  • Reduced Pain Relief: For those with existing knee concerns, Pro Wolf knee sleeves can provide mild pain relief and support proper healing.
  • Durable Construction: We use high-quality materials and reinforced stitching to ensure your knee sleeves last through even the most demanding workouts.

How to Measure Guide

Knee Circumference:

  • Fully extend your leg and relax your muscles. Measure the circumference of your knee joint.
  • Wrap the measuring tape around the center of your kneecap (at the patella).

Calf Measurement:

  • Measure around the thickest part of your calf.

Size Considerations:

  • If your calf is more than 4cm larger than your knee, consider sizing up for a better fit.
  • For a tight fit ideal for powerlifting and squatting, consider sizing down.
  • A regular fitting knee sleeve will provide a snug fit.

Care Guide for Knee Sleeves

To ensure the longevity and performance of your sleeves, follow these care instructions:

  1. Hand-Wash Only: Gently hand-wash your knee piece using water or a mild detergent. You may also use a specialist neoprene/wetsuit detergent for optimal care.
  2. Air Dry Standing Up: After washing, allow them to air dry while standing up. This helps maintain their shape and prevents damage that could occur if laid flat.
  3. Avoid Washing Machine Spin Cycle: The spin cycle of a washing machine can harm the sleeves. When they get wet, they become bulky. Using the spin cycle may cause them to get caught or damaged.
  4. Say No to High Heat: Avoid exposing your sleeves to high heat, whether from a washing machine or a dryer. Excessive heat can degrade the rubber in the sleeves. This may lead to shrinkage or brittleness.

Complete Your Gear with Pro Wolf

The Pro Wolf experience goes beyond knee sleeves. Boost your performance with our handpicked weightlifting shoes and accessories. We offer weightlifting belts, deadlift shoes, and more. Each product is designed to work well together. This provides a seamless synergy for your training.


A knee sleeve serves multiple purposes, primarily providing support and stability to the knee joint. It offers compression to enhance blood circulation, reduce swelling, and alleviate pain. Additionally, knee sleeves can provide a layer of protection during physical activities, aiding in injury prevention.

The effectiveness of knee sleeves varies depending on individual needs and activities. Generally, they are effective in providing mild to moderate support, improving proprioception, and managing pain associated with various knee conditions. However, their impact may differ from person to person.

The lifespan of knee sleeves depends on factors such as usage frequency, intensity of activity, and maintenance. On average, quality knee sleeves can last anywhere from 6 months to a year with regular use. Inspecting them for signs of wear and tear is crucial for determining when a replacement is needed.

Knee sleeves can be worn during a variety of activities, including weightlifting, running, and sports that involve repetitive knee movements. They are beneficial for both injury prevention and post-injury support. It's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized guidance based on individual needs.

While knee sleeves offer support and can aid in injury prevention by stabilizing the knee joint, they do not guarantee complete immunity from injuries. They are a valuable tool when used in conjunction with proper warm-up, technique, and overall joint health. Employing a balanced approach to fitness is essential.

Choosing the right size is crucial for the effectiveness of knee sleeves. Measure the circumference of your knee at the widest point and refer to the sizing chart provided by the manufacturer. A snug fit without causing discomfort is ideal for optimal support and performance.

A snug fit is recommended for knee sleeves as it ensures proper compression and support. However, tightness should not be excessive to the point of causing discomfort or restricting blood flow. It's essential to strike a balance between a secure fit and comfort to maximize the benefits of knee sleeves.

Knee sleeves should be positioned over the kneecap, providing support to the entire knee joint. Ensure that the top and bottom edges of the sleeve are secure without folding or rolling. Proper placement is critical for the sleeves to function effectively during physical activities.

Our 7mm knee sleeves are specifically designed for powerlifting, offering powerful support to help maintain proper form and achieve peak performance during lifts. The compression technology embedded in these sleeves enhances strength, making them essential for serious powerlifters.

Pro Wolf knee sleeves are suitable for a range of activities including powerlifting, weightlifting, CrossFit, and more. They are engineered to provide optimal support and comfort during intense workouts.