Completing Home Gym.. Need some gear.

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  1. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    I need to get some last odds and ends and need recommendations on belts, gloves, chalk, wrist straps, elbow/knee wraps, etc?

    I don't have any of these yet - and want to pick them up..
     
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    wow... gloves and wrist straps in the same sentence
     
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    you should be ok with just chalk at first. that's all i have but then again i dont do a whole lot of pulling back work (rows, pulldowns, etc)

    i have thought about using straps for heavy deads instead of using a mixed grip.
     
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    I've never used gloves.. and don't think I need them, but figured I'd take the recommendation anyway. I have enough calluses at this point.
     
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    Bump..?
     
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    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    can I just buy generic chalk at like walmart to use?
     
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    straps...any kind will do- ironmind has the strongest you can get, from what ive heard
    belt...inzer is your best bet
     
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    try dick's sporting goods. that's where i got boxes of mine.
     
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    Sweet. Does Dick's have straps too? Just so I don't have to pay shipping, etc.. or is it not commodity..
     
  10. The Boy Bastard

    The Boy Bastard Bewbie's??

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    I have seen them carry straps in our local store, I do not recall the brand(s).
     
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    They carried Harbringer straps at the 4 that I've been in (3 different states)
     
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    I'll just grab the ironman straps.
     
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    i've had my harbringer straps for ~3 years and had no problems with them.. they're nothing special but hell, they're just straps
     
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    so whats the point of a lifting strap?
     
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    ok i get it ... serves same function as glove. i always see people at gym with them but never paid attention to 'em.
     
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