Effectiveness of a Gym Supporter

How Gym Supporters help you?

How Gym Supporters help you?

When you go for a workout, it is important that you concentrate on your warmups first, before hitting it, to protect your muscles. A Gym Supporter, in a way, helps you to protect your groins. 

What is a Gym Supporter?

A Gym supporter also known as jockstrap is an undergarment originally designed for supporting the male genitalia during sports or other vigorous physical activity. More recently, 'fashion jockstraps' have become popular as regular underwear worn by men as an alternative to other styles. Gym supporters are for athletic purposes are most commonly worn by athletes, weightlifters and gym goers. This garment consists of a waistband (usually elastic) with a support pouch for the genitalia and two elastic straps affixed to the base of the pouch and to the left and right sides of the waistband at the hip. The pouch, in some varieties like athletic supporter may be fitted with a pocket to hold an abdominal guard (impact resistant cup, box) to protect the testicles and/or the penis from injury.


Why Gym supporters are necessary?

The supporters are an inevitable part of your GYM accessories since it sincerely does the job of safeguarding your vital organ .During the workouts like overhead triceps,one hand triceps,dumbbell for shoulders,squatting etc.,the entire mass of the body is balanced by lower body highly pressuring the muscles of the male genitals.Excessive pressure in the lower abdominal area causes hernia in male. Hernia is a condition where the abdominal wall is weakened due to relatively high pressure consistently.The result of which is a protrusion of the fatty tissue through the  weakly affected spot. Since the supporters prevent excessive bouncing and heavy blows during the exercises,it greatly reduces risk of hernia. In simple words Gym supporters are not only necessary but a compulsory precautionary measure.

How to wear?

Select the size of your supporter to match your waist size.Wear it just like an underwear and hold the support pouch to your front and let your male organ be covered by the pouch.Adjust to position the  two elastic straps  beneath your butt.You are done wearing the male supporter. Anything as you like,shorts or track pants, can be worn over the jock. Never play a sport or practice a vigorous activity without jock strap or a gym supporter.

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Modified on 24 Jul, 2019

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