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Are lifting straps helping you or setting you up for an injury?

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Do you use lifting straps or have you seen guys or girls in the gym using them for their deadlifts? Are lifting straps safe? Here’s the rationale: since the grip is usually the first thing to go in a heavy deadlift, these straps are intended to augment your grip strength, thereby setting you up for higher poundage. But they may be doing you more harm than good. Aside from helping you to move more weight,┬áthere […]