Keeping your knees stabilized is essential when it comes to lifting. Knee Caps are specifically designed to provide compression, warmth and lateral stability when performing functional movements such as dead lifts, pistols and squats.
Unlike other supports, Knee Caps are ‘extra tall’ and designed to compress the VMO* at its insertion point above the patella to help ensure proper stability and tracking. Knee Caps also provide compression and warmth to promote blood flow.
*The vastus medialis muscle is one of four quadriceps muscles. It is located on the inner part of the front of the thigh. The lowest part of the vastus medialis, called the vastus medialis oblique (VMO), achieves its maximum contraction during full extension. The VMO helps to stabilize the patella and allow it to track properly.
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Posted by Dr. Mike K. Beggs D.C. on 4th Dec 2013
The Knee Caps are an excellent choice for compression and stability. They have an excellent fit and the extra height is comfortable around the quad. Question of keeping the knee warm is not an issue. They certainly provide a strong feel of functional stability through a full range squat mobility. The 7mm material in the Knee Caps has more stretch in comparison to the original Blue Rehbands. If you are looking for a tighter fit with the Knee Caps, go with the smaller size that what you measure.
Posted by Unknown on 29th Nov 2013
Keeps my knees really warm and supported when doing squats or running.
Posted by Jesus Torres on 29th Nov 2013
Very comfortable, snug fit especially in explosive moves such as snatches and thrusters... Compression in the vmo really made it more efficient to work the knees in excercises; safely.
Posted by Unknown on 20th Nov 2013
I've had these for about a week and used them about 4 times. They keep compression and warmth but the black layering covering the seems is already unglued and coming off. I hope the sewing doesn't rip during a wod.
Posted by Jeffrey Pothoven on 20th Nov 2013
Received my set yesterday and they fit perfectly. I was right at the top limit for size M and got the M and they couldn't fit any better. Really good length, not to short, and very supportive. Not restrictive when in a deep squat but still gives you the feeling of stability and control. Highly recommend. Great product.
Posted by Unknown on 15th Nov 2013
I was a little hesitant on purchasing these knee sleeves. I was planning to get the rehband ones but did not like the color options they had. So I took the plunge and got the small 5mm manifesto's an I'm glad I did they were awesome!
Some things to know before buying them.
1. I didnt really see a sizing chart so I bought one size smaller then what I needed. I like them snug so as to reduce slippage during movement, glad I went that route. I suggest you do the same.
2. The manifestos are all black and the back have the rocktape logo on it the red ones have the grey front red side and roctape logo on the back.
3. The price is for the pair and not just one sleeve. I was unsure so I called and asked them about it.
4. they have excellent customer service. The sleeves I ordered had a small defect on the stitching and I emailed them about it. In about an hour I was sent an email by a rep saying they would send me a replacement asap. now that is service.