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Whats holding your lifting back?   One thing may be grip, now on deadlifts powerlifters will need to do some sets without straps to keep there grip strength up. However to prevent tearing calluses and to overload the deadlift straps can be a great addition. For those competeing in strongman strap are allowed so it makes sense to utilise them in training. Another upside of straps is you have balance in the deadlift, with double over hand (DOH) compared to the extra stress on the bicep on the supinated arm in mixed grip & the different loading on the hips...

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