What are lifting straps?
Our lifting straps, also called wrist straps, are made of durable cotton with neoprene padding or in nylon for a thinner feel. Our figure 8 lifting straps, on the other hand, are made of extra thick and durable cotton to withstand the heaviest deadlifts. Wrist straps have a variety of uses. The most common use is for heavy lifting, such as deadlift or other pulling exercises. Our wrist straps are designed to give you better grip control during heavier repetitions.
If you are looking to be able to lift as heavy as possible, without your grip disappointing you, a pair of wrist straps is the perfect training accessory for you. Many times it is the grip that fails. You can not or do not dare to lift as much as you really could. Without wrist straps, there is a risk that you will not fully develop your strength and / or physique.
What is the difference between lifting straps?
Our lifting straps in nylon or cotton are universal wrist straps that can be used by both beginners and advanced lifters for a variety of exercises. Some exercises that you can use them for are deadlifts, dumbbell / barbell rows, chins, lat pulls, shrugs and more.
Our figure 8 lifting straps are more specifically designed for heavy barbell exercises, such as. deadlifts, barbell rows, rack pulls and shrugs. The name figure 8 lifting straps comes from their shape, which looks like the number 8th. We have chosen to make our figure 8 lifting straps from thick and durable cotton for best durability.
How to use lifting straps in cotton or nylon?
Lifting straps can be a bit unusual to use at first, especially if you have never used it before. Wrist straps can not only be unusual, but can also be used incorrectly by mistake, which means that you do not get the intended benefits of using them.
We have made a quick video, which shows how to put on your straps correctly. link to video.
To summarize the video and to start putting on your straps:
1. Slide one end of the long strap through the loop as if making a circle.
2. Open your hands with the palms facing up and slide the loop over your hand and place it on your wrist.
3. Make sure that the end of each strap is directed in the direction of the thumb.
Once you have put them around your wrists, you are now ready to start using them.
To use your lifting straps:
1. Hold one end of the strap with one hand and place it on the bar you are lifting.
2. Wrap excess material in a twisting motion around the bar.
3. You can leave excess material hanging after one or two rotations around the bar.
4. Hold the strap wrapped around the bar by placing your hand over the strap.
5. To tighten, roll the strap so that it fits snugly against the bar.
Great weightlifting straps for your workout
When working out, it's important to have the right equipment to get the most out of your exercises and prevent injuries. Great weightlifting straps are a must-have to take your training sessions to the next level. With our high-quality weightlifting straps, you can be sure you have the best tool to improve your grip strength. Made from durable materials and with a comfortable fit, our weightlifting straps will help you increase workout intensity and improve strength and endurance.
When to use weightlifting straps?
Using weightlifting straps can be a great tool to improve grip strength and increase workout intensity during various types of lifts, such as deadlifts, chins, and pull-ups. If you often struggle to maintain a steady grip during heavy lifts, weightlifting straps may be the solution for you. With weightlifting straps, you can focus on lifting the weight instead of worrying about holding onto it. Weightlifting straps can also help you increase the number of reps and improve strength and endurance. So if you want to take your training sessions to the next level, consider using weightlifting straps to get the most out of your exercises.
How to use our figure 8 lifting straps?
Figure 8 lifting straps are very easy to use, as you can see in this video. link to video.
To easily summarize the video and to start using your figure 8 lifting straps:
1. Insert a hand through one half of the strap.
2. Pull the other end under the bar.
3. Then place your hand through the other half.
Things to keep in mind when using our lifting straps
It is important for you to fasten your wrist straps correctly and wrap them tightly around the bar. This is to keep the wrist and hand close to the bar. One of the most common mistakes is to wrap them too loosely, which does not provide the support and grip you are looking for.
After some time of use, you will notice the benefits of using wrist straps because you can isolate your back muscles during pull exercises, which means you create less stress on your hands, wrists, forearms and biceps.