Who uses straps when deadlifting?

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  1. deadbolt

    deadbolt New Member

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    ive always thought most people on f&n go strapless, whats the consensus?
     
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    Perkwunos Dog Bones OT Supporter

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    I have not ever used them...
     
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    Phineas Q Stork Active Member

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    I used them for rack pulls once a couple months ago and hated them. I dont really lose my grip unless its a shitty bar
     
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    i use them now because i use overhand grip. I never had to use them when doing mixed.
     
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    IsayHELLA CBS cares

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    hell no on deadlifts...for cleans hell yea
     
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    not 1 on anything, yet atleast
     
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    fag
     
  8. deadbolt

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    what made you switch to overhand only?
     
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    I don't think I would know how to use them properly
     
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    I use overhand grip and no straps.
     
  11. Ceaze

    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    I use them for rack pulls
     
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    haha touche
     
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    grouch does i think.....


    I never use them except for some heavy shrugs
     
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    yes because, 1) bars sucks, 2) hands get sweaty, 3) can't use chalk
     
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    i use chalk
     
  17. deadbolt

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    grouch uses straps for bench press:mamoru:
     
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    We don't have chalk, so yes, I use them for deads.
     
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    If you are worried about symmetry, then it's probably a good idea to go with overhand or at least switch up your grip. I dont usually switch up and the right side of my neck is noticeably thicker than the left.
     
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    If you use a mixed grip a lot, you need to be alternating which hand is over/under
     
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    i only use straps when i do shrugs
     
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    i used to

    my grip is pathetic :o

    i can pull 385 max with straps

    without its more like 300 :o
     
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    i've since quit, now i just DL naked
     
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    seems like it defeats the purpose
     
  25. darkostoj

    darkostoj NEEEERRRRDDDDSSSS

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    i think if you can't grip and have to use straps, you need to check yourself on your forearm strength
     
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