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Old 04-25-2013, 12:42 PM   #1
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Do you think that lifting straps really help improve your lifts? How many of the lifters on here us them? I was told that they would help me lift better, so I could build bigger muscles. True?
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I use them when I get to my heaviest DLs. Now I find that the lifts that were heavy in the past and needed the straps no longer need them, as the loads increase, and the lesser weights can be done strapless.
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yes they do help allot, i personally use grippes now i fined them fare better then straps.
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No doubt, they help a lot. When the grip goes, the form goes.
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I just started using straps ( within the last 6 months) I find them very helpful. My bent over and one arm rows are growing by leaps and bounds
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I use straps for heavy pulls. I don't use them for a lot but bb rows and deadlifts are pretty much it, db rows if I do them also.

I find they help and if you don't rely on them, your grip strength will go up too.
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I use them as well. I have seen an improvement in my form as well.
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