Grip, gloves, straps and chalk.
Grip Strength is one of the most critical but neglected aspects of lifting. If you can't hold your grip on the bar, how will you lift it?
Improve your grip strength by avoiding the use of gloves and straps for your lighter sets. I know a lot of people who wear gloves to prevent callous formation. That's a mistake. Callouses are scar tissue, and they improve your grip. They are formed when the skin folds between the bar and your palm. When you use gloves, that's just more pressure on the skin and the bar becomes tougher to grip as there's an extra layer. Think about it, which would be tougher to grip, a thin bar or a thicker bar. Gloves make the bar thicker.
Lifting chalk absorbs the moisture from your hands and makes it dry, decreasing chances of slippage. It's messy, but you'll feel like a badass lifting with chalk. Chalk is the only grip accessory that you can use in professional powerlifting competions. If you workout in a gym where they don't allow chalk,it's time to change your gym.
Coming to straps. Best grip assistance as it brings in your wrist and forearm into the movement and takes pressure a bit off your fingers. Use it only for your heaviest sets though. Don't make it a habit or your grip will suffer.
Trap DL day. 40X5,60X5,80X5, 100X5, 120X4, 130X3, 150X2,160X2, 170X1(in pic) , 180X1. last three with straps.
Finished off with Deficit Stiff legs and rows.
Have a great weekend guys.
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