So my new gym doesnt have chalk, and I can't bring in chalk

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  1. therealdeal

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    so I can't grip the bar properly for my deadlifts.

    Any suggestions? I was thinking either gloves or straps. Does anyone know where to buy either?
     
  2. Brando

    Brando wanna be :broly: and :bike: crew.

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    My gym doesn't... And yea it is hard to grab.
     
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    bring it anyway? most places say no but dont really give a fuck if you bring it in
     
  4. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    That's what you get for joining a shitty gym.
     
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    bring in metallic colored chalk.
     
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    Its my university gym. :uh:

    And yes, its obviously shitty. I can't for the life of me figure out why I can't bring in chalk. It really pisses me off going there because of all the idiots. They did a multi million dollar renovation over teh summer, and only added 1 new power rack, and its pretty shitty.

    What do you recommend though? Straps/gloves?
     
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    straps work great.
     
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    Straps or just stop being a pussy and hold the weight :hs:
     
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    liquid chalk or staps
     
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    fixed.
     
  11. Jeg1983

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    I would keep taking in chalk until they threaten to kick you out

    then wait a week and do it again
     
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    it is true.
     
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    straps.

    tried heavy deads with gloves before = not as good as straps.
     
  14. Grouch

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    oh course, straps hold the weight for you.
     
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    imo it would be harder with gloves.
     
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    Thats what I was thinking too.

    I might just start bringing in liquid chalk, and like jeg says, wait till they threaten to kick me out.
     
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    Its my university gym, so its covered under my school fees. The only problem is that I paid for a locker. It is convenient for me as well, but honestly, what kind of a gym doesnt allow chalk :ugh:
     
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    get something tacky or just use liquid chalk, or bring a wet rag in a container and tell them that you'll clean it up
     
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    cum in your hands
     
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    you guys aren't serious about the spit..:ugh: ?
     
  21. Perkwunos

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    thjis man speaks the TRUF!
    Put it in ur gym bag and chalk ur ghands in the bag :bigthumb:
     
  22. Grouch

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    absolutly. I used to spit on my fingers before every throw when I was still doing discus.
     
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    I use liquid chalk. It works pretty good.
     
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    I think I'll just carry it in nonchalantly like a water bottle. :noes:
     
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    try it vs barehand
     
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