SBD Elbow Sleeves 2024 (Pair)

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Size XS

SBD Elbow Sleeves 2024 Features

Introducing our new 2024 edition SBD elbow sleeves.

The SBD elbow sleeves provide maximal support and compression for the joint while ensuring the elbow is free to move easily, preserving range of motion.

The sleeves combine the high-grade neoprene used in our knee sleeves with a thinner interior panel, ideal for pulling and pressing motions.

  • Sold as a pair.

  • Combines a 5mm interior panel for freedom of movement and a 7mm exterior panel for maximum joint support.

  • Reinforced seam construction to maximise longevity.

  • Antimicrobial treatment minimises the build-up of bacteria and reduces odour.

  • Manufactured in Great Britain.

SBD Elbow Sleeves 2024 Additional Information

The 2024 edition elbow sleeves provide all the same performance benefits as the original elbow sleeves but now come with the following features

  • Updated SBD logo
  • New internal lining offering resistance to runs, as well as greater grip and comfort
  • Antimicrobial treatment minimising the build-up of bacteria and reducing odour
  • Heavy-duty seam tape

SBD Elbow Sleeves 2024 FAQs

What has changed with the updated elbow sleeves?

The updated elbow sleeves offer the same great support as our original elbow sleeves, but now incorporate our antimicrobial technology to minimise bacteria and reduce odour, featuring an improved inner lining with greater grip and resistance to runs. They also feature the new SBD logo, bringing further consistency across our product range.

Why has the price increased?

The new elbow sleeves have been updated to include our latest advancements in both seams and linings to further improve longevity and performance. They also now have the same antimicrobial inner lining found in the weightlifting knee sleeves, 7mm knee sleeves and powerlifting knee sleeves to minimise bacteria and reduce odour.

How should I wash the elbow sleeves?

A We recommend hand washing the sleeves with warm water and a mild detergent (or with a specialist neoprene or wetsuit detergent), then allowing the sleeves to air dry standing up.

The spin cycle of a washing machine can damage the sleeve, as the elbow sleeves become quite bulky when wet and can potentially get caught up or damaged by wringing. High heat from a washing machine or a dryer will degrade the rubber in the sleeves (potentially causing shrinkage or brittleness).

What is the warranty on the new elbow sleeves?

We provide a 12-month warranty period against production defects on all our products. Although we expect our products to last a significant amount of time, we would expect that in the rare event that a production defect is missed by our quality control, then it would be apparent to the customer within this period. Issues outside of this period are typically attributable to wear and tear.

 Size Forearm (cm) Forearm (in) Lower Biceps (cm) Lower Biceps (in)
XS 21-26 8.5-10 24-30 9.5-12
S 24-29 9.5-11.5 27-33.5 10.5-13
M 27-31 10.5-12.5 30-37 12-14.5
L 30-35 12-14 33-40.5 13-16
XL 33-38 13-15 36-44 14-17
2XL 36-41 14-16 39-47.5 15.5-19

Measure the circumference of your forearm and lower biceps, taken with your arm locked and muscles relaxed, then choose a size that best fits both measurements.

The elbow sleeves stretch more than our knee sleeves, so if you are between sizes we would suggest going for the smaller size.

We recommend hand washing your elbow sleeves with water or a mild detergent (or a specialist neoprene/wetsuit detergent), then allow the sleeves to air dry standing up.

The spin cycle of a washing machine can damage the sleeve, as the elbow sleeves become quite bulky when wet and can potentially get caught up or damaged by wringing. High heat from a washing machine or a dryer will degrade the rubber in the sleeves (potentially causing shrinkage or brittleness).


Elbow sleeves are compression garments designed to provide support and stability to the elbow joint during weightlifting or other physical activities. Here are some of the benefits they offer:

  1. Joint Stability: Elbow sleeves provide compression around the elbow joint, which can help stabilize the joint during movements like lifting weights. This stability can reduce the risk of injury by minimizing excessive movement or strain on the joint.
  2. Warmth and Compression: The sleeves trap heat around the elbow, which can improve blood circulation and keep the muscles and tendons warm. This warmth can enhance performance and reduce the risk of strains or other injuries.
  3. Pain Relief: For individuals who experience mild to moderate elbow pain or discomfort during lifting, wearing elbow sleeves can provide a degree of relief. The compression can help alleviate pain by reducing swelling and inflammation.
  4. Increased Proprioception: Proprioception refers to the body's awareness of its position in space. The compression provided by elbow sleeves can enhance proprioception, helping lifters maintain proper form and technique during exercises.
  5. Injury Prevention: By providing support and stability to the elbow joint, elbow sleeves can help prevent injuries such as tendonitis, strains, and overuse injuries. They can be particularly beneficial for individuals who engage in heavy or repetitive lifting exercises.

Elbow sleeves can help deadlifting by providing overall stability, enhancing proprioception, and reducing discomfort in the elbows. They contribute to better form and can support the upper body during heavy lifts. However, their primary function isn't specifically tailored to deadlifting.

Elbow sleeves can provide support and stability for various upper body exercises such as overhead presses and dips.

You might consider using elbow sleeves if you experience discomfort during lifting, especially in the elbows. Additionally, if you're lifting heavier weights or increasing your training intensity, elbow sleeves can provide extra support and stability to prevent injuries. Some people also use them preventatively, even before experiencing discomfort, to support their joints during lifting sessions. Ultimately, the decision to start using elbow sleeves depends on your individual needs, goals, and comfort levels during lifting.

Athletes and lifters utilise elbow sleeves to protect their elbows from injuries, enhance blood circulation, and expedite recovery. Additionally, individuals with arthritis or other conditions causing elbow pain can benefit from using elbow sleeves.

Orders are typically processed and dispatched within one to two working days, but we do endeavour to dispatch orders placed before 12:00 Monday to Friday on the same day. You will receive email notification once your order has been fully processed and your parcel is ready to leave our warehouse.

NI and ROI delivery

Orders are shipped by DPD on a next working day service across Ireland.

Postage and packaging rates

Orders under £ / €99 = £ / €5.00
Orders at £ / €99 or above = Free


As the Irish retailer of SBD Apparel, we only fulfil orders being placed in Ireland (ROI and NI)

Orders cancelled after dispatch of the goods will be refunded only once the items are returned to us, and may be subject to a deduction for postage and packaging costs. Items must be returned within 30 days from receiving the goods. Cancellations must be made by email (, quoting your order number.

Defective goods

All SBD Apparel products undergo a stringent quality control process; we expect our products to live up to the highest standards, and guarantee our products against manufacturing defects.

If a product does not live up to your expectations, please contact us and include your order number, name and delivery postcode. As an SBD retailer, we are authorised to assess warranty claims. Warranty claims must be accompanied by proof of purchase.

Let us know what you think of your items. If you are not satisfied your purchase can be replaced at any time or returned after 30 days. All of our products come with a 30 day free return and one year manufacturers guarantee against defects.