Extra Strength Knee Sleeves
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Bear Grips 5mm Knee Sleeves are made of high-quality neoprene material featuring quad stitch technology that contours to your knee anatomy for a precise fit. 5mm knee sleeves are ideal for weight training, Cross training, squats, leg press, snatch, lunges, and much more. 

Are your 5mm knee sleeves unisex or are their specific knee sleeves for both genders? The 5mm Bear Grips Knee Sleeves, are for both genders, they come in various sizes ranging from XS - XL. Use the sizing chart to find the correct size for you, or contact us and we will fit you for the perfect fit.

What are the best uses for the 5mm knee sleeves? Our 5mm knee sleeves are ideal for back squats, front squats, leg press, cleans, snatch, lunges, and anything where you are bending down to parallel or below parallel

I have had a previous knee injury, will these help during workouts? Yes, they will provide support to your ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL , and tendons. We added quad stitching and a contouring design so they also reinforce the lateral and medial parts of your knees and limit side to side movements when squatting down. 

I have never wore knee sleeves before, how do these help prevent injuries? Your knees naturally lacks blood flow, so a little tweak or tear to your ligaments or tendons can lead to a long road to recovery. It’s imperative to have protective sleeves on any leg training day. Bear Grips 5mm Knee sleeves provide warmth and lubrication to your ligaments. The 5mm of compression aids in muscle recovery to help keep you performing at your highest level!


  • Constructed of high-quality 5mm neoprene 
  • Contouring design that shapes to your knee anatomy and features quad stitching for a precise fit
  • Supports ligaments such as ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, and tendons around the knee



 How do you measure for the correct size?

Measure around the calf, specifically 4 inches below the knee cap. You can refer to the sizing chart to see what size your measurement would be.

Will these fall off if you run in them?

 How many knee sleeves per pack?

Knee Sleeves are sold as a pair, with two knee sleeves per package

Are these sleeves any good during winter to keep them knees warm while running?

Our Extra Strength Knee Sleeves are 5mm compression sleeves, the compression will promote more blood flow to lubricate joints and let you feel warmer in colder temperatures. We would recommend the Extra Strength Knee Sleeves for weightlifting, We would recommend Knee Sleeves 2.0 for running or cardio, these have 3mm of compression, which could also help keep joints and muscle warm during exercise: https://www.beargrips.com/products/3mm-compression-knee-sleeves-2-0 

Are the sleeves true to size?

Yes, these are true to size. Please refer to the sizing chart.

Do these work well while doing cross training exercises?

Definitely, these are designed for functional training like crossfit, olympic weightlifting, bodybuilding, powerlifting, or for rehab for extra strength knee support.

Are these bulky?

Definitely not. These lightweight sleeves are made for knee performance. No closure straps or wrapping required. Just slide on these extra strength compression sleeves and you’re ready to go.

Would these help a 78- year old male with knee pain from just walking?

 What material are the sleeves made of?

Our Extra Strength Material is made from Neoprene and elastic material for a snug fit.

Can you wear these under jeans?

They can be worn under loose fitting pants, or sweat pants, but would likely recommend to be worn over pants like leggings.


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