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2007/06/08 22:49:45 (permalink)

wraps?

a lad at my gym noticed me struggling a bit with my grip and wrist problems whilst benching and suggested i should maybe get some wraps to help this. anyone else use them fro bench, do they get in the way or anything?
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:12:35 (permalink)
    Wraps for benching...trouble if you ask me. Sure for pulling exercises such as rows and DL. but bench thats a no no in my book. However im sure there will be some people who used em for bench...maybe.
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:14:44 (permalink)
    i would have thought wraps were only usefull for pulling weight like deads etc as opposed to pushing ie bench
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:17:36 (permalink)
    see i had that train of thought to, thought chalk would be more appropriate for bench grip etc?
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:18:34 (permalink)
    i use schiek gloves with wrist supports built in, very handy for pressing, bench, military etc, especially when going heavy.
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:19:44 (permalink)
    yes mate i would agree chalk may well be better for grip,i use gloves they help me a lot,i know a few people wouldnt agree but they work for me.
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:19:56 (permalink)
    where did you get them from bud?
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:20:54 (permalink)
    ive never seen them with wrist supports in mate i would be very interested in some,anyone got a pic?
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:21:22 (permalink)
    How far apart are your hands on the bar?

    It's finally arrived....PM Neb for swaps!


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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:23:10 (permalink)
    on the grip marks mate about 6 inches further than shoulder width but the bars are worn and hard to grip with sweaty hands, also i use the dreaded open palm grip on bench
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:23:58 (permalink)
    guys don't get straps and wraps mixed up, hes talking about just a wrist wrap not a strap that goes around the bar which it seems like some of you by your posts think hes talking about but i could be wrong.
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:24:08 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: twint

    Wraps for benching...trouble if you ask me. Sure for pulling exercises such as rows and DL. but bench thats a no no in my book. However im sure there will be some people who used em for bench...maybe.


    I think you are refering to lifting straps which are used for pulling movements when the grip is weak or to target back muscles.Wrist wraps offer the same sort of support as knee wraps and don`t wrap around the bar,just around the wrist.
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:26:23 (permalink)
    yea i am talkin about the supprt wraps for the wrist and then chalk for the grip side of things

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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:26:42 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: Tat2shep


    ORIGINAL: twint

    Wraps for benching...trouble if you ask me. Sure for pulling exercises such as rows and DL. but bench thats a no no in my book. However im sure there will be some people who used em for bench...maybe.


    I think you are refering to lifting straps which are used for pulling movements when the grip is weak or to target back muscles.Wrist wraps offer the same sort of support as knee wraps and don`t wrap around the bar,just around the wrist.



    I think you are refering to lifting straps which are used for pulling movements when the grip is weak or to target back muscles.Wrist wraps offer the same sort of support as knee wraps and don`t wrap around the bar,just around the wrist.


    Sorry lads low carb day your right i was on about straps.
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:28:22 (permalink)
    ORIGINAL: hardcore4

    yea i am talkin about the supprt wraps for the wrist and then chalk for the grip side of things




    which excerise are we talking about, bench press?? I cant see the logic in using chalk for grip on a pushing movement?

    if your after something with wrist support then id recommend schieks platinum gloves

    http://www.schiek.com/gloves.html
    post edited by Clubber Lang - 2007/06/08 23:30:42
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:30:07 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: b_light

    guys don't get straps and wraps mixed up, hes talking about just a wrist wrap not a strap that goes around the bar which it seems like some of you by your posts think hes talking about but i could be wrong.
    i wasnt wrong,i wasnt wrong, ok im a tit i was wrong i was talking about straps as opposed to wraps
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:30:20 (permalink)
    well does anyone have any suggestions then as when i grip the bar not matter if its on its own or if there are plates on it, if my hands are sweating i cant grip it properly (dont forget i use an open grip)
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:31:54 (permalink)
    why do you NEED to use an open grip? i still think gloves as stated earlier for grip.
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:35:17 (permalink)
    Wraps are great IMO. I'm sure if Pete and the other guys from the P&S section will agree with me if they read this lol
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    RE: wraps? 2007/06/08 23:36:49 (permalink)
    i used to use a closed grip but cant get along with it at all now so prefer to use an open one
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