is wraping your wrists into a lift eally that beneficial?

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  1. Blade

    Blade Time to swolercize

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    it seems like im the only who isnt doing it.

    i dont use wraps and sometimes I'll use gloves.
     
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    Blade Time to swolercize

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    yeah, i dont get it either. fuck trying to do 10 things at once.
     
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    i think gloves are faggoty but some will disagree
     
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    Blade Time to swolercize

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    buddy at work has been trying to get me to buy wrist wraps for the longest. he says they are :bowdown: over gloves.
     
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    I used to not give a fuck about gloves, but my hands and wrists feel so much better after using them
     
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    they are :bowdown:
     
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    wrist wraps have their place and i usually only find myself using on back day...... i hate gloves for the simple fact i cant feel metal in my hand.
     
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    but bro your hands develop natural protection... callouses :bowdown:
     
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    Blade Time to swolercize

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    those would work.. so do $5 habinger straps if you arent pulling eleventy billion pounds
     
  11. Mike McDermott

    Mike McDermott It's evolution, baby. OT Supporter

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    i believe you are referring to straps, not wraps
     
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    The only exercise I use wraps in are deadlifts bc the weight my back/hammies can handle is much more than the weight my grip can handle.
     
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    :werd:
     
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    Blade Time to swolercize

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    you mean straps?

    i use wraps on most pressing movements..straps for deads and rows.
     
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    i have a torn tendon in my left index finger, according to my orthopedist, i still dont use straps :fawk:
     
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    whoops yep i mean straps
     
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    straps != wraps
     
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    wtf is going on in here?
     
  20. Blade

    Blade Time to swolercize

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    who knows
     
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    ummm no, wraps are beneficial for pressing movements ie: Bench, strict press and shouldnt be used for lighter weight, do not use the wraps as a crutch as you want to get your wrist strength strong first.
     
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    bwpl... "!=" in programming language means "not equal to," as in.. they arent the same thing.
     
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    wraps for when i go heavy on bench or squats
     
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    you wrap on squats eh? hmmmm
     
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    if you go heavy, you do.
     
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