Author - Shem

Wearing Knee Sleeves for chest day???

Omni Compression Knee Sleeves are designed to be used in powerlifting and bodybuilding applications. They will typically be used on leg day or for compound movements like the squat or deadlift. Here I use them on my elbows for my pressing movements. The 7mm Neoprene sleeve provides a thermal compression and support for the elbow joint to assist with injury prevention and aid in recovery. The stability the sleeve provides helps me to power through even when I feel a [...]

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Improve Balance While Fatigued To Increase Performance Of Squat And Deadlift

A study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports found that by wearing a knee sleeve while fatigued, joint position senses were significantly enhanced.(1) Joint position senses is a concept known as proprioception. Proprioception is the sense of the relative position of one’s own parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement. All coordinated movement depends on proprioception. Elite level movements in sport such as pushing for record setting lifts require an elite level body [...]

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4 Reasons To Wear Knee Sleeves When Training Legs

In a day and age when there are literally millions of products available to help you build more muscle and get that ripped hard body you always dreamed about, how can you know what you really need? Your joints feel strong and healthy, does that mean you shouldn’t ever use a knee sleeve? The following four reasons were actually the driving force that found us beginning our product line with a cutting edge knee sleeve.   Injury Prevention – Lifting is [...]

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Omni Compression Launches 7mm Neoprene Knee Sleeves;

Is there relief ahead for weary knees? As Omni Compression brings their first compression product to market, athletes and weekend warriors everywhere are training harder than ever. As the fitness industry grows nearly 5% year over year more people are entering the world of weightlifting. As lifting heavy weights can quickly take a toll on joints, injury prevention and recovery are as crucial as performance. “Joint support is most crucial in those moments when you are pushing your limits.” Shem Swerkes, [...]

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This Snug Burger Joint Was The Highlight Of Our Medford Oregon Trip

We are always appreciative of a good burger joint. We do have our favorites, but there is still a special feeling when you find a new spot that makes a good burger. A burger maybe a little different than what you are a custom too, but a burger that makes you want to go back for more. We found Jasper’s Cafe after thumbing through Yelp on our iPhones for all of about 2 seconds. This place stood out, because it [...]

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