Originally Posted by themaster2981
IM then how about knee wraps? It assists the athlete in squatting more weight at the same time it also keeps the knee safe. Would you call the knee wraps crutches? And would it be safe squatting without knee wraps?
I can't speak for knee wraps, as I have never used them. However, some lifters require knee wraps to squat due to previous injury.
Some consider knee wraps to be raw, although I personally do not.
Originally Posted by ravimolasaria
IM, these tools are supposed to HELP
us to lift better. The problem starts only when we make ourselves dependent on these tools.
Indeed. That was my whole point.