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Once you decided to build muscle with a  gym workout, then of the first thing you will have to think about is what to wear, namely clothes. And not only this, but other not less important accessories meant to made you training very effective in terms of muscle growth. First of all, the clothes you will choose for your gym training have to comfortable. You come in the to train, but not to catch the attention of other people in the gym. Handy clothes for training will keep you away from many problems, ensuring a high degree of protection of your body against damages.

If you ask bodybuilders about what type of material they prefer their clothes to be made of, then the answer most probably would be a natural one. Clothes made of natural fibers very well absorb sweat while allowing the skin to breathe. This characteristic is extremely important because bodybuilders sweat during training and the excess of water should be absorbed by clothes to let the skin to breathe.

Another important detail regarding your equipment is that your clothes have always to be clean. It doesn’t matter if this is a cheap or expensive piece of clothes, clean it after every workout. This will prevent the occurrence of any disease like dermatitis, fungus or some other skin disease. Clean clothes are a must that you have to follow all the time.

Avoid molded clothes, as you have to feel free in any movement you would like to execute. Too large clothes is another extreme you have to stay away off. It may happen to catch the edges of your large clothes on the edge of a gym machine and you will get injured. The best option in the gym is a warm shirt, shorts, and sneakers. If the room temperature is below 15 degrees than wear equipment able to protect you against muscles hypothermia. you can opt for a  flannelette shirt, sports pants and sneakers.

Training with weights is even more dangerous than the non-weight bearing, as they give excessive load on the joints. If you do standing barbell press wearing inadequate shoes, or old shoes, which does not fix the foot, you risk to damage the ankle sprain, especially when it comes to the deadlift, whereas the load on ankle stress increases. Look for qualitative sports shoes especially if you have the problem of foot - flat.

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Having such a disease, make squats very difficult to perform, as the weight is transferred forward, and the bar takes away the athlete from the desired amplitude. Especially if you have an extreme degree of flatfoot. In this case, you will need special shoes, designed to keep you on the right amplitude. Usually, special shoes for this purpose have hard soles with a pattern that provides a good grip on the floor. Also, it may have a small heel. In addition, it would be great to use a supinator too.

Squats and deadlifts, especially with critical weights, put a big load on the knees. You do not need to wait until knees ache occurs since this already means you get injured. Treatment of joints is a long process, as well as their rehabilitation. This will affect your results, as you will have to abandon training or minimize it.

In this case are used elastic bands able to fix the joints, but not too tight so as not to lead to premature wear. The most piece of equipment every bodybuilder should have are clothes, shoes, gloves, force belt, elastic bandage, towels, wrist straps, head harness, a diary and last but not the least bottle of water.

Clothes

Clothes

Most important features gym clothes have to meet have been described above. Just mention one time the best would be to chose clothes made of cotton, or at least of breathing synthetic materials. Clothing should be good to pass air to be free enough or elastic as to do not limit your movements.

Shoes

Shoes

Shoes have to be first of all comfortable, stable with good ankle support to help you keep your balance and protect your feet from injury.

Gloves

Gloves

After clothes and shoes, gloves are one of the most important equipment you need to wear when training.
They will greatly help in maintaining the skin inside your hands in the proper form. They help you to grip the bar tightly, not allowing it to scroll. This is extremely important in case of weight training when a strong grip is mandatory.

Force Belt

Force Belt

Wide belt at the waist is not just an attribute of cool lifters. When performing certain exercises, it provides protection and support of the lower back. A belt is involved in the stabilization of intra-abdominal pressure, which is destabilized during any attempts at lifting large weights.

Every one of us can know from personal experience that the belt greatly helps to increase the weight of the workload during such exercises as deadlifts, squats, and, of course, with the bench press. At first, glance using the belt in bodybuilding seems to have only advantages, but this is not so.

As a result of numerous scientific studies have revealed the following fact, force belt does not prevent an athlete from the lower back injury, as many bodybuilders believe. It is up to you to chose if you believe these studies or not, and so to make use of a belt or no when lifting weights.

Elastic Bandage

Elastic Bandage

Next in this list elastic bandage. As well as the force belt, bandage has a utility function. When performing such exercises as deadlifts, which is considered one of the most useful exercises for building muscle mass, elastic bandage helps to hold the brush in a flexed position for the time required to perform the approach.

Although if you think about the muscles of the hand, we eventually begin to realize that we are lagging behind in the size of the brush, all because they do not work at full load, so do not use bandages too often.

If you choose to tighten the bandage around the knee when doing sit-ups, you will be able to lift weights bigger than previous operating weight. Bint can also be used when you feel pain on your knees, but is better does not rely on an elastic bandage and seek medical advice. Also, they are largely used after knees injury, helping during recovery time.

Towels

Towels

During the workout, you will need to towels: one for wiping away sweat from gym machine you worked on, and another to wipe your face.

Wrist Straps

Wrist Straps

The straps should be wrapped around the wrists and neck rod, so you get a stronger grip of the bar.  However, it is believed that the constant use of straps does not develop grip strength, so it's best to increase the weight on the deadlift slowly, not trying to set records. Along with this gradually will increase your grow your strength.

Rubber Suit

Rubber Suit

Some athletes use such a clothes, mainly to increase perspiration and get water off the body. However, training with sufficient intensity, will get you to sweat, but the body is still able to breathe properly, which, of course, is a much healthier and preferable option.

Head Harness

Head Harness

Head harness carries the weight, and so train the neck muscles. However, the usual training program involves training the neck, too, and if you do not truly need additional loads, there is no need to use a head harness.

Training Diary

Training Diary

Training diary will help you to keep track of exercises, weights, number of sets and reps. You will be able to always look in the diary entries and view the previous workout.

A Bottle of Water

A Bottle of Water

If you are a bodybuilder you have to drink at least a liter of water during the workout. This is an indispensable element of your gym equipment. These are the most important accessories each bodybuilders need to have when going to the gym. Surely, every one of us can add to this list a  new item, like a player with headphones, or something else which makes your training more enjoyable.

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