Best Ankle Braces for Weightlifting

HOW AM I ABLE TO PREVENT OR AVOID AN ANKLE INJURY WHEN WEIGHTLIFTING?

For weight trainers and physically active people the ankle joints endure a wide range of stresses and strains. Some common forms of ankle injuries caused from weightlifting and heavy squats include ligament tears and sprains, stress fractures, Achilles tendinitis and heel pain. Wearing a Bauerfeind brace and ankle support when weightlifting can minimise your chances of injury with it’s enhanced stability, proprioception and medical-grade compression.

Bauerfeind ankle braces also help to promote blood flow with the use of medical grade compression, something not found when using simple neoprene sleeves and braces. A good ankle brace for weightlifting is the MalleoTrain S Open Heel which allows for better contact with the ground and joint stabilisation. Protect your ankle joints so you can lift, squat and enjoy multiple reps without injury

 

HOW TO TREAT COMMON ANKLE INJURIES FROM WEIGHTLIFTING


  • Strains or Sprains. Many strains and sprains can be treated with the RICE method: Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. A good physiotherapist can assist with the recovery as well. If the strain is more severe it may require surgery.
  • Ligament Tearing. Ligament tears generally always require surgery. A torn ligament rebuild uses a graft of tissue, as the ligament will not typically heal properly otherwise. Surgery is minimally invasive, however it can take time for the tear to heal.

    Play it safe: Consult a doctor if you experience unusually intense and persistent ankle pain.

BEST ANKLE BRACES FOR WEIGHTLIFTING


SPORTS ANKLE SUPPORT DYNAMIC

Effective sports support for the ankle to counteract overloading complaints.

$79.95

Feel the effect of lunges and squats on your legs and glutes - not your ankles. Train smarter with effective protection against excessive strain with the Sports Ankle Support Dynamic.

Designed for use during sporting activity, the extremely light and hard-wearing Sports Ankle Support Dynamic supports your ankle during your daily training, protecting against unpleasant overloading.

Sports Ankle Support

Unparalleled comfort, breathability and durability. Protect your ankle from sprains and twists while maintaining peak performance.

$109.95

Improve your endurance and reduce the risk of sprains while running and playing sports with the stabilising Sports Ankle Support.

The extremely lightweight and hard-wearing Sports Ankle Support features an innovative taping strap, which supports the ligaments and protects your ankle against sprains, hyper-extension, and twisting.

MalleoTrain Ankle Support

An ankle brace for treatment of a sore ankle following injury, surgery or due to arthritis.

$129.95

The MalleoTrain ankle brace employs scientifically targeted support to reinforce the stability and strength of your ankle joint. It delivers medical grade compression to improve your circulation which fastens the healing process. Two soft pads are integrated on each side which become active as you move by massaging the ankle joint to reduce swelling.

  • 3D Airknit technology provides moisture-wicking, breathable comfort
  • Compression reduced edges divert pressure at ends
  • Anatomically shaped for a secure fit and freedom of movement

MalleoTrain Plus Ankle Support

An ankle brace for stabilising twisted and sprained ankles.

$159.95

The MalleoTrain Plus lightweight ankle brace stabilises the foot following twists or sprains, as well as in cases of ligament weakness and overloading during sport.

  • Three-dimensional active knit - for a perfect fit.
  • Anatomical shape - Conforms to your body for gentle compression that keeps your ankle in place and improves circulation.
  • Viscoelastic cushions - Increase your comfort with soft pads while stabilizing the ankle and reducing pain and swelling.
  • Three-level strap system - Stabilizes the ankle joint in all directions. An effective alternative to ankle taping or wrapping to keep the ankle and foot in place.
  • Soft knit fabric - Breathable knit is comfortable to wear and keeps moisture away from the body. It is machine washable in the gentle cycle, which helps maintain its elasticity and original fit.
  • Reduced pressure at the edges - prevents constriction.

MALLEOTRAIN S OPEN HEEL ANKLE SUPPORT

An ankle support for improved contact with the ground and a more secure ankle joint.

$129.95

Thanks to its individually adjustable strap system, the MalleoTrain S Open Heel acts like a functional tape bandage. The strap is fastened around the foot in a figure-of-eight pattern, connecting the mid and hind foot with the lower leg to support your ankle in all directions.

  • Reduced pressure at the edges prevents constriction.
  • Three-dimensional active knit ensures a perfect fit.
  • Cut-out for better ground contact.
  • 3-level strap system - works like a functional tape bandage, stabilizes the ankle‘s planes of movement, counteracts supination, binds the midfoot with the distal lower leg with a vertical figure of eight.
  • Breathable active knit gentle on the skin and extremely comfortable to wear.
  • Reduced pressure at the edges to prevent constriction

SHOULD I WEAR AN ANKLE BRACE WHEN WEIGHTLIFTING



Weightlifting puts a lot of load and strain onto your ankles, which help with stabilising your feet and legs. A brace can massage the surrounding muscles and provide further support.