Originally Posted by IronManlet
I keep hearing about body imbalances and so forth for using alternate grip, but most of the time I just can't be bothered with straps. I don't like having to bend over to strap up and then having my hands glued to the bar; keeps me from getting a good footing. If you ever see me set up you'd know what I mean.
I have to admit bending over to put straps on is annoying, these days I kneel down after having watched someone else do the straps that way, and find it much better all-round. Of course, you'd still have the foot placement issue to deal with.